Saint Martin’s Day


On Saint Martin’s Day, a celebration takes place in the village with roast goose, new wine and lots of music and dancing.

12th November 2022

Where: Gyenesdiás Kárpáti János Elementary School

2022 programs

6 pm Kids’ performance
6.15 pm Opening ceremony
6.45 pm new wine tasting and distributing the roasted goose
Traditional folk music and dancing

This year, for the first time, St. Martin’s Day is spent in the spirit of culture, in addition to the essential roasted goose dinner and new wine tasting, organized by the Municipality of Gyenesdiás and the Gyenesdiás Public Culture Foundation

Our St. Martin’s Day program begins with the traditional lantern procession of schoolchildren, which is followed by a welcoming speech from István Árpád Dongó, the chairman of the board of trustees of the foundation. After the welcoming the reports and evaluation of the cultural and artistic groups will take place. After the opening of the festive evening, Father Zoltán Kerekes, parish priest of Gyenesdiás, blesses the community.

The official program is followed by the tasting of the new wine and the distribution of roasted goose. Meanwhile, local cultural groups entertain the audience with their shows. The Harangláb Ensemble provides musical accompaniment.

The evening ends with dancing.

Cakes and drinks are welcome at the event.

You are also warmly invited! Attendance is free!