FEST CONFERENCE 14-16 June 2023 – Veszprém, Hungary

From Spinning Rooms to Trendy Café's

FEST and Csűrdöngölő Kulturális Egyesület have the pleasure to invite the international storytelling community to the annual FEST conference 2023 in Hungary from 14 – 16 June 2023. We invite storytellers from Europe and beyond to visit the vibrant 2023 European Capital of Culture, the "City of Queens" in Veszprém -Hungary.

The Theme of the conference is: "From Spinning rooms to trendy cafés" so we will exchange knowledge and experiences on how our intangible cultural heritage transferred into a living and blooming art, we all represent Today. 
Our Hungarian Hosts Csűrdöngölő Cultural Association and Meseszó Association are already planning the event and have no the desire to make it a fantastic experience for all of us. 

Conference Venue

The event will take place in the Hangvilla Event Center, this is the newest multifunctional, community building that organises an area of different programs and events realised with unique features.


For the 2023 conference FEST will not organise the accommodation. All participants will need to book their own accommodation. 

Booking instructions will follow! You can't make any bookings for these hotels online, every communication will go through email. 

Some hotel suggestions:

Budget hotel: Dormitory of Pannon University. 

15 min walk from Hang Villa

"Master" College

József Attila u. 34/2, H - 8200 Veszprém,

Phone: +36-88-623-000

Don't now what to expect?  

Look at the recap of the previous FEST-conference Lithuania

Invitation FEST Conference 2023



Csűrdöngölő Kulturális Egyesület

Meseszó Egyesület

Holnemvolt Storytelling Foundation

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