BUDAPEST RITMO IS THE FESTIVAL OF NEW CONNECTIONS, ENCOUNTERS AND DISCOVERIES ORGANIZED BY HANGVETŐ AND CAFE BUDAPEST.
Its second edition in 2017 has world music artists arriving from over twenty countries; performing on three stages throughout three days. In the vein of last year’s Ritmo, new cooperations between Hungarian and foreign artists will be fostered, exceptional productions born. This October, violin phenomenon Félix Lajkó with fascinating Polish string band VOŁOSI will blow you away; the young stars of tamboura, Söndörgő and Amsterdam Klezmer Band will team up to rock you; Veronika Harcsa sings with explosive Transglobal Underground & Fanfara Tirana; legendary singer Mónika Miczura ’Mitsou’ of Ando Drom fame and Tunisian Jawhar will enchant you with their delicate duet. Sample the best Central and Eastern European bands, check out rarely heard South American and African artists in the heart of Budapest: Akvárium Klub, for three days.