Zoltán Kovács, the state secretary for communications and international relations, said hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in St. Stephen’s Day celebrations between August 18 and 20 at 14 venues. Kovács told a press conference that preparations for the celebrations of the founder of the Hungarian state are proceeding according to schedule, adding that the World Athletics Championships and diplomatic events will be taking place in Budapest simultaneously. There will be 34,000 fireworks that will light up the sky from 230 launch points, including Szabadság and Erzsébet bridges, as well as river barges and pontoons.
St. Stephen’s Day celebrations to take part between August 18 and 20 at 14 venues
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in St. Stephen’s Day celebrations this year.