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Orfű Local Markets 2016

This year’s market dates of Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market have been set. This lovable market started in 2013 has an emphasis on local, affordable and sustainable produce: food and also crafts. It is a great social and networking event with around 20 stalls and lots of local artists and craft people including jewellery designers, soap makers, ceramists, textile artists and much more. There’s often music and kids’ activities as well. Well worth a visit!

 

Market days in 2016:

 

9-10 April (during Wild Garlic Festival)
14-15 May (during the 3rd Orfű EcoFest – Pentecost)
28 May  (during the Treasure Baranya Festival)
24-25 June (during the Fishing on Orfű Festival)
16 July
6 August (Orfű Day – Lake Run)
8-9 October (Orfű Pumpkin Festival)

 

 

 

 

Location: Wild Garlic House

Time: 10:00-16:00

 

Contact details of the Wild Garlic House:

7677 Orfű, Széchenyi tér 1.
Tel.: +36-72/598-116, +36-30/7736-538
E-mail: orfu(kukac)tourinform.hu
Web: http://www.medvehagymahaz.hu/en/

 

Come and enjoy these sociable events, get acquainted with producers, and have a relaxing time out!

Inauguration of Bakonya Ecoturism Center

2nd Orfű Ecofestival

Study tour – 7th-8th of August 2014

Study tour for tourism professionals and members of the press

 

Are you interested in eco turism and the unique values of Baranya Greenways? Sign up now to get your place on our unique and exciting study tour!

 

Date: 7-8 August 2014

 

Itinerary: Pécs –  Nagynyárád – Topolje – Batina – Vörösmart – Csúza – Hercegszőlős – Tikves – Kopács – Eszék – Pécs

 

Accomodation: Piros csizma B&B (Suza)

 

Full board, accomodation and bus provided for the participants.

 

Participation is free, but advance registration is necessary. To sign up send your details ( name, address and mobile number) to info(kukac)baranyazoldut.eu. Places are limited (30 persons) and so will be allocated in the order of registration.

 

The tour will take you through the beautiful countryside and rural villages of Baranya County of Hungary and Baranja County of Croatia.

 

More information is available here: Study tour-ENG.

 

The tour is organized by Gyeregyalog.hu Association within the framework of the Hungary-Croatia IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, as part of the Go Green project.

 

 

 

2nd Orfű Ecofestival

Guided walks, environmental educational activities, interactive kids’ zone, eco-conscious practices, arts and crafts workshops and diverse cultural programmes await visitors, young and old alike at the 2nd Orfű Ecofestival, throughout the third weekend of August 2014!

 

The festival is free and open to the public. Join us for lots of fun eco-activities and have a great time with us!

 

Date: 15-17 August 2014

Venue: Orfű, Panorama Camping

 

Side events: Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market, Honey Days

 

Programme of events

Friday, 15 August 2014

 

14:00-16:00 Free visit to Vízfő-spring and Forrásház

16:00 Join us in making a community herb spiral

17:00 Cave adventure tour to the Szuadó or Trió cave (Participation is possible only with advance booking at okoklaszter(kukac)gmail.com.)

 

Saturday, 16 August 2014

 

10:00-18:00 Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market, Honey Days

Concerts: Hanga Banda Folk Ensemble, Cserkúti Szimpatikusok, Carnavalito Ensemble (Latin American songs), István Borsós shawm player, Sándor Csizmadia guitarist-singer

10:00 Guided walk led by the activists of Mecsek Greenway (Itinerary: Orfű – Kovácsszénája – Orfű) The walk starts from Panorama Campsite.

10:00-12:00 Free visit to Vízfő-spring and Forrásház

13:00-15:00 Flavours of the forest and the meadows – workshop on the use and preparation of edible wild plants

14:00-18:00 Join us in making a community herb spiral

14:00 Community gardening – create your own balcony flower box

Location: Panoráma Ecogarden

15:00-17:00 Sample the flavours of the forest and the meadows! – „Eco” food tasting

15:00-19:00 Kids’ Zone – interactive activities

– Learn the secrets of knot making

– Treasure hunt with GPS

– Exhibition

15:00-19:00 Arts & crafts workshop

– toys from scrapwood

– solar dryer demonstration

– eco DIY

16:00-19:00 Cultural programmes for kids

– All there is to know about birds – interactive activities and quizzes

– Introduction of the activities of the Baranya County team of the Hungarian Association of Ornothology and Nature Protection

16:00 Sustainable Development Academy : (permaculture) Film screening

Venue: Panoráma Ecogarden

19:00 Cultural programmes for adults

 

Sunday, 17 August 2014

 

10:00-14:00 Orfű Local Produce and Craft Market

Concerts: Hanga Banda Folk Ensemble, István Borsós shawm player, Sándor Csizmadia guitarist-singer

10:00 Orfű Dragon circular walk (approx. 3 hours)

13:00-15:00 Flavours of the forest and the meadows – workshop on the use and preparation of edible wild plants

14:00-18:00 Join us in making a community herb spiral

14:00 Community gardening

Venue: Panoráma Ecogarden

15:00-17:00 Sample the flavours of the forest and the meadows! – „Eco” food tasting

15:00-19:00 Kids’ Zone – interactive activities

15:00-19:00 Arts & crafts workshop

– toys from scrapwood

– solar dryer demonstration

– eco DIY

16:00-19:00 Cultural programmes for kids

– All there is to know about birds – interactive activities and quizzes

– Introduction of the activities of the Baranya County team of the Hungarian Association of Ornothology and Nature Protection

16:00 Sustainable Development Academy: (Edible plants of the Mecsek) Film screening

 

The festival is organized by Gyeregyalog.hu Association within the framework of the Hungary-Croatia IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, as part of the ’Go Green’ (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/2011) project.

 

 

 

 

EcoFest in Bilje

The EcoFest organized by the Alliance of Hungarian Entrerpreneurs in Croatia second time this year offers a diverse programme of events for the whole family!

 

Date and time: 29 June 2014. 12:00-19:00

Venue: Bilje – Old Drava

 

Join the festival and enjoy a day of free family events on the river bank of the Old-Drava at Bilje!

 

12:00 Opening of an art exhibition with the Danube as its central theme in focus

12:00-18.00 Promoting volunteering and the benefits of voluntary work

12:00-18:00 Biosphere of the reserve – exhibition

12:00-18:00 Canoeing

12:00-18:00 Mongolian yurt on display

12:00-18:00 Land Art workshop

12:00-18:00 Folk games

13:00-14:00 Scouts trails

14:30-15:00 Scouts knots, flag signs

15:00-15:30 Traditional Indian music – live concert

16:00-16:30 Craft workshop – let’s make “friendship bracelet”!

18:00 African drums – workshop and live concert

9:00-18:00 Boat trips to the heart of the Kopacki Meadow (35Kn)

 

Throughout the day: delicious Indian and Hungarian (‘langos’) food and drinks

 

The event is organized as part of the Go Green  (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/2011) project.

Cycling tour along Baranya Greenways – 2nd-3rd days

Cycling tour along Baranya Greenways – 1st day

Workshop – Vörösmart