Youngary, a ruin pub in the Cuckoo’s Nest

Pop and prose performances, exhibitions, performances by contemporary Hungarian artists

The star of Budapest’s night life, the ruin pub style is arriving to Tel Aviv, right into the Cuckoo’s Nest, with the cooperation of the most vibrant pubs of the Hungarian capital. The JaffaFest, the International Theater Festival, turns the Cuckoo’s Nest into an Israeli ruin pub, where contemporary artists, dj and pop musicians perform under the title of Youngary. Visitors and participants of the festival can witness the unique Hungarian magic embedded into Tel Aviv’s nightlife. During the festival a special menu of Hungarian food and alcohol will be served.

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The Plato Karataev Duet is an indie-folk formation in Budapest, and their debut album in 2017 has received many positive reactions both in Hungary and abroad. June 15, 16


Szabolcs Czeglédi is the frontman of the band, composer and singer of Run Over Dogs. He has performed several times in Europe and the USA. June 17, 18


Márton Hangácsi represents the tradition of the old street musicians, singing and playing a specialized guitar with a pedalboard. June 19, 22


Ohnody Duo – Dóri Hegyi singer-composer’s project. The duets express romantic emotions and sex. June 23


Szeder-duo – Krisztina Szeder-Szabó has been writing music since the age of 14 and has already created the Szeder formation. She’ll perform with violinist Árpád Szabó in Tel Aviv. June 25, 26


Lee Oliver is known from the Trillion and Ék bands, accompanied Deep Purple for a year, Andras Kundlay Saunders, Intim Torna Illegal and Anna and the Barbies. June 29, 30


Youngary in the Cuckoo’s Nest – June 15-30