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18-23 july 2023

hungarian Handpan &
worldmusic gathering

→Rise in hug

Újra várunk titeket Pápateszéren
2021. augusztus 10-től 14-ig


Thank you for being with us! See you next year!

who are we

The HUG gathering is awonderful human togetherness, the main purpose of which – as the name suggests– is a great hug, an embracing connection betweenthe lovers of handpan, nature, and ourselves. 
The new venue of the event is Pápateszér, located at the foot of the Bakony Mountains, surrounded by pine and oak forests and deer herds. In such a fabulous environment, we can recharge for five days. ...

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win a mag handpan!

Would you like to have your own handpant? Get a HUG festival pass to take part in the raffle. An original MAG Instruments handpan from Győr will be raffled off among those who buy a presale pass. All purchased passes participate in the game!
The exact date of the draw will be announced soon!

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hARMony with nature

The aim of our festival is to coexist in peace with nature, to damage it as little as possible and not to produce any garbage!The event is garbage-free, so please e.g. do not bring disposable items, plastic packaging. We also have compost toilets.
Please bring a mug, cutlery, plate, everything you need for meals and drinks. Buffets do not provide disposable plates / cups as we do not want to produce garbage.There are no trash cans at the festival!Try to produce as little garbage as possible: please collect any packaging materials and bags in a proper place.

Rise in hug

This year, in an unusual way, you could already start connecting with the sounds and music on the eve of the HUG Festival, because thanks to a special collaboration, the Rise in Love Festival held last September will move to Pápateszér, under the name RISE IN HUG. On July 26, 2022, from 5 p.m., we will set off with a wonderful, heart-opening cacao ceremony, celebrated for us by the Guatemalan dj-producer MOSE. In the meantime, the Medicina band will join him, who will lead you to higher dimensions with healing chants and mantras, and then we can move on to MOSE's dj set. The evening will be closed by the SavaBorsa dj duo with their electronic world music set.

Rise in HUG



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