Date: 12 April at 17.00-18.30
Venue: American Corner Debrecen
From Kossuth to Búzadara:
Intercultural conversation about Debrecen as a place to live, visit and study
Registration is required, please sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/wXj7QYdzaJ2sRrz23
Debrecen, Hungary’s second largest city is the economic, educational, scientific and cultural center in the eastern part of Hungary. It has been the stronghold of Protestantism, which is why it is often called the “Calvinist Rome”, and has been Hungary’s temporary capital twice. It is well-known for the internationally acknowledged university that attracts an increasing number of students from all over the world. But what does it offer to foreigners? And why is it often labeled as an upcoming tourist destination? The program helps you answer these questions and explore the many wonders and attractions Debrecen “has in store” for you. Participants will have the opportunity to join an interactive conversation about Debrecen as a place to live, visit and study, covering fields like history, culture, language and gastronomy.
Program facilitator: Nóra Erdei
My name is Nóra Erdei. I was born and raised in Debrecen, studied English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen. Since graduation I have been working in the tourism industry for more than a decade now. At the moment I am the PR and social media manager of VisitDebrecen, the local city brand and tourism marketing board, and am responsible mainly for marketing campaigns, press studies and social media coverage. Last year I started my own business as a certified tour guide under the name “Explore Debrecen with a local by your side” offering tailor-made city tours in and around Debrecen. My mission both as a proud local and as an experienced tourism professional is to show travelers as well as temporary residents and locals what a great place Debrecen is as a tourist destination. Besides individual travelers and groups from all over the world I have been working with many Hungarian and foreign travel bloggers, journalists and television crews, incl. Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, and CNN Travel.
The program is related to Debrecen City Day celebrated on April 11.