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Jewish Cultural Festival offers music, literature between September 3-12

The 25th Jewish Cultural Festival will offer music and literary events throughout Budapest between September 3 and 12, the organisers said on Wednesday.

Events will be held at the Great Synagogue in Dohany utca, Europe’s largest, and at the Frankel Leo, Hegedus Gyula and Rumbach street synagogues, as well as in the Balint House, House of Music Hungary and Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena, they said in a statement.

The festival will be opened by the Budapest Klezmer Band giving a concert and concluded with a performance by the Sabbathsong Klezmer Band.

International performers will include the Voices of Yemen, Omri Mor Trio, Alex Jacobowitz, Leonid Gutkin, and guests of the Binah Orchestra.

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