The 50-meter tall Hungarian Ferris wheel – set up at Dunakapu Square – provides excellent bird’s eye view to the city centre of Győr, as well as the Moson-Danube, the bridges of Győr, the Radó Island and the towers of the surrounding churches. Further details: www.gyororiaskerek.hu Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 2 pm – 9 pm Friday: 2 pm – 10 pm Saturday: 11 am – 10 pm Sunday: 11 am – 9 pm During Advent (29th November – 23rd December): Monday-Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm Friday: 11 am – 10 pm Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm On Holidays: 24th December: 10 am – 4 pm 25th-26th December: 2 pm – 10 pm 31st December: 10 am – 12 pm 1st January: 2 pm – 8 pm
Exhibition of Malasits Zsolt painter and Lipovics János sculptor Venue: The hall of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Győr-Moson-Sopron County The exhibition can be visited on workdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FILL A SHOEBOX WITH LOVE! Wrap up your gently-used toys for Christmas this year! Your toys are going to brighten up Christmas for the kids of Bárczi Gusztáv Curative Pedagogic Institution and Children’s Home. You can bring your gifts to the Visitor Center of Győr from the 15th November until the 15th December during opening hours. Please make a note on the shoebox that you would suggest it for a boy or girl and the suggested age group.
The host congregations of Five Churches Festival open the gates of the churches also this year for one another and for all those visitors who are interested in celebrating together at the time of Advent and Hanukah. All those visitors are welcome warm heartedly to the light and classical music concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, movie displays; music school concerts, local history walks, family programmes and religious events who wish to listen to and live through the real message of the festival. https://ottemplom.hu/en/
The city is surrounded by a festive glow again in December. Advent Győr waits for the visitors with fascinating atmosphere by offering special cultural and gastronomic programmes. The unique illuminations of the Square accompanied by music provides a memorable experience for children along with the kid’s rail, the merry-go-round and the Nativity play that remind us about the upcoming Christmas. At Dunakapu Square a skating rink and a 50-meter tall Ferris wheel wait for you, from which you can have a look at the city with splendid festive illuminations. Several interesting programmes are organized in Győr for adults and children alike besides the seductive fragrance of mulled wine and roasted chestnut. Opening ceremony: 29 November 5:00 p.m – Széchenyi Square You can find all the programs here.
Special light show displayed on the buildings of Széchenyi Square and Advent light show at the wall of the monastery From Monday to Thursday: 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Friday–Saturday: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. Sunday: 6:00 p.m., 8:00. p.m., 9:00 p.m.
The skaters are waited at the following times: Monday–Thursday:10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (starting time for each turn: 10:00 a.m., midday, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.; Duration: 90 minutes) Friday–Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (starting time for each turn: 10:00 a.m., midday., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.; Duration: 90 minutes) Christmas opening hours: 24th December: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 25th December: 2:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. 26th December: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening hours at New Years’ Eve: 31st December 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 02:00 a.m. 1st January 2020: 2:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.
With the performance of Győr Nemak-Dana ETO HC Figure Skating Division.
Concert of the teachers of the Ferenc Liszt Music School Memorial concert organized in the memory of a former piano teacher of the music school. Admission is free.
Regional round of the FIRST LEGO League international robot building and programming competition The robot competition with its unique atmosphere has plenty of attractions to show for the general public. Everything is about robotics this day. Visitors can get familiar with a collaborative industrial robot, and they can try the attractions of the newly opened digital experience centre of MobilITy-Győr. The visitors of Mobilis have the opportunity to build and program robots, they can meet humanoids as well as get an insight into the world of 3D modelling, what is more they may meet virtual reality and extended reality during the programmes of the experience centre.
The temporal light phenomenon caused by filled particles penetrating into the atmosphere at the northern part the Earth is called the aurora borealis, the Northern Lights. If you have it on your Bucket List, or you are lucky enough that you have already seen it, come and create it in a painting as well. It is made with fluorescent paint so it will brighten your dark room. 30% discount with GyőrCard!
Program: R. Wagner: The Flying Dutchman Overture, WWW 63 R. Strauss: Four Last Songs, TrV 296 F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphony no. 4 in A major, “The Italian”, op. 90 The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Kálmán Berkes Featuring: Csilla Boross – soprano