Budapest Ritmo supports up and coming bands from the Central European region. On the 4th of October Hungarian and foreign bands selected by an international jury take the stage at Szimpla. 

Showcase Jury:

  • Simon Broughton – editor-in-chief of Songlines magazine
  •  Hilde Bjørkum – executive director of Förde Folk Music Festival (Norway), chairman of Norway Festivals
  • Dejan Vujinovic – artistic director of  EtnoFest (Serbia)
  • Barak Weiss – Artistic Director at Israel International Showcase for Jazz and Worldwide Music
  • Tony van der Eecken – director of world music programming of BOZAR (Brussels, Belgium)



Concert schedule may be subject to change.


Showcase DAY

3 October // Thursday
Free of Charge


4 October // Friday
3000 HUF


5 October // Saturday
3000 HUF


6 October // Sunday
3000 HUF

Ritmo Pass

4-6 October // 3 days
7 500 HUF

Concert programme

The concert schedule may be subject to change