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Children’s Borsodi Fonó

 

Full-day series of events in the spirit of folk traditions Do not just see it, live it! Soulful folk dances, magical tales, skillful masters and the immersive world of Diósgyőr Castle welcome the army of children in the almost two weeks-long Children’s Borsodi Fonó in May and June every year.

CURRENT OFFERS

Children’s Borsodi Fonó

 

Full-day series of events in the spirit of folk traditions Do not just see it, live it! Soulful folk dances, magical tales, skillful masters and the immersive world of Diósgyőr Castle welcome the army of children in the almost two weeks-long Children’s Borsodi Fonó in May and June every year.

COSTUMED GUIDED TOURS

Each of the costumed tour guides embodies a character, adding a special perspective to the basic information about the castle.

COSTUMED GUIDED TOURS

E ach of the costumed tour guides embodies a character, adding a special perspective to the basic information about the castle. Thus, for instance, the lady-in-waiting enriches the description of the luxurious interior of the queens’ suite with information that provides a fuller picture of the life of women in the Middle Ages, while the knight draws attention to the military aspects. Beside guided tours, visitors can get to know the castle individually, helped by interactive tablets as well as touchable medieval period furniture and tools.
Guided tours start every 30 minutes from the starting point in the Upper castle yard.
If you arrive with a group to visit the castle, please register the selected time and date in advance as well as the data of the group under the Group registration menu point.

CANNON SALUTE IN THE HONOUR OF VISITORS

On the Italian bastion a copy of a 16th century cannon, capable of operating, receives the visitor

CANNON SALUTE IN THE HONOUR OF VISITORS

O n the Italian bastion a copy of a 16th century cannon, capable of operating, receives the visitor. The sight is impressive but our noble visitors can request that upon arrival they be greeted with a cannon salute.
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

WEAPON AND CHAIN MAIL SHOW

The knights of the castle initiate visitors into the mysteries of medieval armament and military tactics.

WEAPON AND CHAIN MAIL SHOW

T he knights of the castle initiate visitors into the mysteries of medieval armament and military tactics. The period outfits and costumes can be tried on by visitors to have a better feel of medieval knighthood. You may get an insight into the secrets of making a chain mail, starting from folding the eyelets to interweaving them.
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

MEDIEVAL PENMANSHIP

Our master of penmanship familiarises visitors with the history of initials, the world of medieval codices, and visitors can go home with a diploma made with their own hands.

MEDIEVAL PENMANSHIP

O ur master of penmanship familiarises visitors with the history of initials, the world of medieval codices, and visitors can go home with a diploma made with their own hands.
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

ARCHERS’ SHOW AND ARCHERY

In the archery range, located at the foot of the castle, visitors can get acquainted with the details of this ancient occupation.

ARCHERS’ SHOW AND ARCHERY

I n the archery range, located at the foot of the castle, visitors can get acquainted with the details of this ancient occupation.
If you are interested, please select the service under the menu point Group registration. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

HERB SHOW AND CONSULTATION

The herbalist of the castle initiates visitors into medieval medicine, and also gives tailor-made consultation about the multifaceted use of herbs and spices.

HERB SHOW AND CONSULTATION

T he herbalist of the castle initiates visitors into medieval medicine, and also gives tailor-made consultation about the multifaceted use of herbs and spices.
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

KNIGHTS’ COMBAT

The weapon and costume show of the Order of the Golden Spur of Diósgyőr evokes the outfits worn in the court in the 14th century and reenacts a contemporary military combat style. 

KNIGHTS’ COMBAT

T he weapon and costume show of the Order of the Golden Spur of Diósgyőr evokes the outfits worn in the court in the 14th century and reenacts a contemporary military combat style. Apart from the clash of period weapons, the audience can take part in a cheerful knights’ challenge.
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

FIRE JUGGLERS’ SHOW

A “fire taming” show in period costumes, involving two or three people. Fire blowing, fire turning, fire swallowing, fire dance, fire chains and wands evoke the world of medieval showmen. 

FIRE JUGGLERS’ SHOW

A “fire taming” show in period costumes, involving two or three people. Fire blowing, fire turning, fire swallowing, fire dance, fire chains and wands evoke the world of medieval showmen. The program provides an unforgettable experience especially after dusk!
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

THE TREASURE OF KING LOUIS THE GREAT CASTLE GAME

Children visiting the Castle of Diósgyőr know that medieval walls hide secrets, so they explore the castle with gleaming eyes to find the treasure that it has to offer to them. 

THE TREASURE OF KING LOUIS THE GREAT CASTLE GAME

Children visiting the Castle of Diósgyőr know that medieval walls hide secrets, so they explore the castle with gleaming eyes to find the treasure that it has to offer to them. We wish to maintain this natural curiosity with our program with which students can obtain knowledge by experience and can immerse themselves in careless playing and treasure hunting. The aim of the session is to find King Louis the Great’s treasure, hidden in a mysterious corner of the castle. However, children have to face numerous challenges on the way to the treasure, proving their knowledge, aptness, and clear heart. One variant of the program is adapted to the age of kindergarten groups, and the other is adapted to the age of primary school groups.
If you are interested, please select the service under the Group registration menu point. A colleague of ours will contact you via e-mail with a tailor-made offer.

DEAR VISITOR!
To register a group, please complete the following request sheet and select a date and time for a costumed guided tour of the castle. Please be informed that your registration is deemed accepted if an employee of ours has confirmed it by e-mail. It may happen that the date and time selected are already booked. Our employee will propose another date and time in the light of the number of group members and the requested services. All necessary information will be made available in a letter of confirmation by e-mail, tailor-made to your needs.
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