Party into the New Year in Swing/ Jazz/ Funk style at the iconic riverside Budapest Balna, a fascinating contemporary venue near the city center by the river Danube. The Whale back shaped Balna offers Hungary’s biggest and boldest celebration of swing, jazz and funk on New Year’s Eve: come and enjoy the delicious meals, or dance the night away. This NYE party is a can’t miss event in Budapest.
Tickets are priced with an early bird deal at €125, including an all inclusive Buffet Dinner with a Welcome Drink and Midnight Bubbles along with the Party!
Date & Hours: 9pm on Dec 31, 2018 – 5 am on Jan 1, 2019
Venue: Panorama Hall of Budapest Whale by the river Danube
Price: approx. €125 / HUF 39,990
Inclusions of Swing NYE Budapest
- NYE Party from 9pm to 5 am
- Live Music: Balint Gajer, the Catsby Band and Eliza Bliss
- Live DJ
- Buffet Dinner
- 1 Welcome Drink (Hungarian Palinka 4cl or Soft Drink)
- 1 Glass of Sparkling Wine at Midnight
- Shared Gala Tables for 10-12 persons
Be on your feet jiving on Dec 31 on the Swing, Jazz, Funk NYE 2019 Party in Budapest by the river Danube.
New Year’s Eve Swing, Jazz Budapest Line Up
At the NYE Party some of the most decisive and versatile personalities of the Hungarian swing and bar music scene will perform, including the Hungarian ‘Duke of Swing‘ aka Balint Gajer, a popular talent featured in the Voice Hungary show, the Catsby Band (swing & electroswing
combining the retro sounds of the 1920s-40s with modern beats), and, last but not least, Eliza Bliss, an amazing electric violinist of classical crossover songs.
Balint Gajer will perform songs by Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Louis Prima, and covering some well known old-time favourites. The
Catsby Band will provide a real swing / electro-swing experience on stage inspired by Caro Emerald, Parov Stelar, and the Electric Swing
Eliza Bliss is famous for her Far Eastern inspired classic jazz music played on electric viola (from Blackpool to Budapest).Booking Tickets
Schedule of NYE Swing & Jazz Party
9 – 10 pm: Live DJ
10 – 10.45 pm: Eliza Bliss Concert
11 pm – 1.15 am: Catsby Band Concert
1.15 – 2 am: Balint Gajer Concert
2 – 5 am: Live DJ
Menu of Budapest NYE Swing Party
Cold Dishes and Salad Offers
New Year’s Eve Pork Ribs with Clove & Sour Cherry Ragout (LF, GF)
African Catfish with Lettuce, Lemon and Dill (LF, GF)
Grilled Goat Cheese with Honeyed Beetroot Salad (LF, GF, V)
Mixed Green Salads with Mini Mozzarella and Grape Tomato (GF)
Lentil Salad with Blue Cheese and Fried Tomato (GF)
Creamy Tarragon Pork Soup with Fresh Lemon
Hot Dishes with Matching Side Dishes served on Platters
New Year’s Roast Pig with Red Cabbage, Apple and Onion Mashed Potato (LF, GF)
Red Wined Beef Stew with Cottage Cheese Noodles (LF, GF – except the side)
White Cod Fillet with Lemon- Butter Sauce
Pork Medallions with Mushroom Sauce and “Röszti” (Mashed, Fried Potato) (LF, GF – except the side)
Mushrooms filled with Spinach and Cheese, Rice with Vegetable (GF, V)
Thousand Islands Dressing
Fresh Herbs and Lemon
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Red and White Vinegars
Mixed Bakery Goods
Floating Island (GF)
Gerbeaud Slices (Layered Cake with Sweet Dough & Apricot Jam with Ground Walnuts)
Chocolate Mousse with Orange
Apple Strudel with Sweet & Sour Topping (sour cream with sugary cinnamon)
Cherry Strudel with Sweet & Sour Topping (sour cream with sugary cinnamon)
Midnight Drinks & Foods
1 Glass of Sparkling Wine
Frankfurters with sweet Mustard (GF) and Bread
Lentil thick soup with smoked Gammon Joint pieces – traditional Hungarian dish (lentils bring good luck as they symbolise coins / wealth)
LF – Lactose Free
GF – Gluten Free
V – Vegetarian
Have a brilliant and dynamic night, and enjoy the classic hits in a modern yet classy place. The Panorama Hall is situated on the 2nd floor of the modern whale shaped Budapest Balna, just near the most fascinating river sights in Budapest.
This fantastic New Year’s Eve Party is equally appealing to younger and more mature visitors, and is especially attractive to families and groups where mixed generations wish to celebrate the last day of the year together in a fun party.
This NYE Party in Budapest isn’t one for those who want to go to bed early, you can keep partying right up until 5am. Sign us up!
Tickets are selling very fast, so book as early as you can to make sure you won’t miss this party on Dec 31.
Directions to Budapest Whale
There are several bars and restaurants in the Whale complex. The venue of the NYE Swing Party is on the 2nd floor in the Panorama Hall.
Smoking opportunity: at the terrace of Whale Bistro (ground floor).
Accessibility: the Panorama Hall can also be approached by elevator. The toilets are also accessible for wheelchair user guests.
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