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Second Lavender Days in Szeged – 27-28 June 2015

The Botanic Garden and the Cultural Office of Szeged organize the Lavender Days in Szeged for the second time.

The venue of the program is the Hortus Botanicus university garden (Szeged, 42 Lövölde street). The program is open for the public between 27-28 June 2015 (Saturday, Sunday), between 9:00-18:00 o’clock.


Programs:


27 June (Saturday)

10.00 University Theatre Play

10.30 Time travel to the herb garden of a medieval monastery – performance and exhibitions

11.00 Opening ceremony of the Hungarian artist, Rita Sonkodi’s painting exhibition

11.00 Concert of the band Terbes

13.00 University Theatre Play

13.30 Creating our own safe pharmacy at home - exhibition

14.00 Ruction in Lavender Forest – family theatre play

14.30 Everything you need to know about lavender - presentation

15.00 „Levendula száll az éjen át…” Performance of the Szeged’s National Theatre’s artists

16.00 SZ.E.M.FÉNYVESZTŐS - Szirtes Edina Mókus’s performance

17.00 How to make soap at home – presentation and practice


28 June (Sunday)

10.00 Time travel to the herb garden of a medieval monastery – performance and exhibitions

10.30 Performance of the band “Haramia” for children

11.00 The magic crowns, which rolled away – Interactive play for children

13.00 Folk medicine at home – performance

13.00 Apiarian exhibition, harvesting honey, honey tasting

14.00 Time travel to the herb garden of a medieval monastery – performance

15.00 Concert of the Meszecsinka Duo

16.00 Bulgarian folk dance teaching

16.30 How to make soap at home – presentation and practice


Description of Lavender:

Lavandula (common name Lavender) is a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates as ornamental plants for garden and landscape use, for use as culinary herbs, and also commercially for the extraction of essential oils. The most widely cultivated species, Lavandula angustifolia is often referred to as lavender, and there is a colour named for the shade of the flowers of this species.


Prices:


Full Price: 1100 HUF

Student/Employee of the University of Szeged: 700 HUF

Kindergarten student: 300 HUF

Children under 3: FREE

For more information please visit the official website of Second Lavender Days in Szeged.

SZTE Experience


Yuanyuan_ChenYuanyuan Chen - International Economy and Business - Stipendium student

My first impression about Szeged was, that it is „a standard lovely Western city. You can see colourful buildings everywhere; enjoy the sunshine, walk in the nature, study in the bright, high-tech library”. I think this is a perfect place for students where they can experience sparkling culture diversity, enjoy the peacefulness of everyday life, meet a lot of kind and motivating people, enjoy the inspiring academic atmosphere, taste the food not only from Hungary but also from the world. I can call Szeged my second home.


simsonSimson Ndadaleka Shaakumeni - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - PhD Studies

I heard about Stipendium Hungaricum from a fellow countryman. I would love to teach at a university one day, but a Doctorate degree is often required in order to do so. That is why I came to Szeged, where I am currently working on my doctoral thesis in educational science – my special field of interest is scientific literacy of students. Life is completely different in Namibia; it is mostly a rural country and agriculture is still hardly mechanised and many homesteads in villages in the countryside are built of wood. The weather is totally different from the one in Szeged, the cold and icy weather caught me by surprise after returning from Christmas holiday, I didn’t have proper shoes so my feet were constantly freezing.

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