WCNA 2018 Budapest

Social programs


Welcome Reception

Price: Free of charge, included in registration fee (preliminary registration is required).
Additional tickets for partners are available for 30 EUR/person.
Venue: Pesti Vigadó (congress venue)

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The organizers welcome the attendees of WCNA2018 with a cocktail reception. The aim of this event is to get known each other, greet old friends and get new ones.

Congress Dinner (Optional)

Price: 70 EUR/person
Venue: Lázár Equestrian Park (H-2182 Domonyvölgy, Fenyő u. 47.) 
Departure: 19.00 from Pesti Vigadó (congress venue)  by bus
Dress Code: Casual

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This evening excursion will take us to the picturesque Domony Valley, which is a developing agricultural and entertainment site approximately 35 km from Budapest. This valley features the neighbourhood of Gödöllő, an area of environmental protection. The nine hectares of this beautifully maintained farm is owned by the 19 time horse coach driving World Champion Lázár brothers, and features Hungarian heritage breeds such as the wooly racka sheep and the puli, the corded coated sheepdog. The welcoming atmosphere will feature horses, live music and the best of Hungarian hospitality, dishes and wine. A visit to the Lázár Equestrian Park and a horse show are all included.

Sightseeing Tour (Optional)

Price: 35 EUR/person (Minimum number of participants: 15)
Departure: 17.00 from Pesti Vigadó (congress venue)

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An evening sightseeing tour highlights the most attractive features of the capital city. Discover the most important sights in Budapest. Let us show you the main attractions on both sides of the River Danube. Walk around the Castle District, enjoy the view from the Citadel and see the top attractions of Pest. 
Transportation is by bus, English-speaking guide, entrance fees and refreshments are included.

Post Congress Tour (Optional): Danube Bend, Visegrád, Szentendre – Artists’ Village)

Price: 70 EUR/person (Minimum number of participants: 15)
Departure: 09.00 from Pesti Vigadó (congress venue)

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The program includes visiting the picturesque Visegrád in the Danube Bend, which was the seat of the Hungarian King since medieval times, exploring the ruins of the 750 years old Royal Palace and the medieval fortress. On the way back to Budapest we stop at Szentendre, which is a small picturesque art village on the Danube bank, 10 km to the North of Budapest. We walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and go up the narrow streets to the panorama point to see the Danube. We then simply enjoy the special atmosphere of this village. You can also take the opportunity to visit the museums (for example the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum, the Confectionery Museum-with buildings and people made of marzipan), or you can choose to visit the shops of the village.
Transportation by bus, English-speaking guide, entrance fees and lunch are included.