“ONE WITH NATURE” WORLD OF HUNTING AND NATURE EXHIBITION

75,000 square metres, 8 pavilions, the FeHoVa PLUS International Weapons, Fishing and Hunting Exhibition, the OMÉK Hungarian Agriculture and Food Industry Exhibition and Fair, and a host of other locations. The biggest nature exhibition of 2021 will cover hunting, the protection of nature, aquatic habitats, nature conservation and its future, biodiversity, and the sustainable use of nature. It will also cover, for example: falconry; poaching, our common enemy; gastronomy; and innovation.

WORLD EXHIBITION PROGRAMME OF EVENTS | HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS | EVENT 2021 VENUE | OPENING CEREMONY 25 September HUNGEXPO

Opening concert with the Hungarian National Philharmonic
Orchestra and Choir
Works including a premiere of a piece composed by László
Dubrovay to celebrate the Exhibition
26 September
Müpa Budapest
– Bartók Béla National
Concert Hall
International Hunting and Game Management Conference 29 September
– 3 October Pavilion C
FeHoVa PLUSZ – Weapons–Fishing–Hunting Exhibition and Fair 30 September
– 3 October Pavilions B and E
National Gallop 1 October
– 3 October Heroes’ Square
Hungarian and International Trophy Exhibition 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
Hunting in the 21st Century – exhibition of weapons 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
12th Open European Taxidermy Championships – introductory
exhibition
25 Septembe
– 14 October Pavilion G
Giant Aquarium 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion D
OMÉK – National Exhibition and Fair of Agriculture and Food 7 October
– 10 October Pavilions B and E
Display of coursing and muzzleloader weapons 25 September
– 10 October Kincsem Park
Display of falconry and bowhunting 25 September
– 10 October Kincsem Park
Equestrian display 26 September
– 10 October Kincsem Park
Festival of Diana – two one-act French baroque operas on the
theme of hunting performed by the Orfeo Orchestra and Purcell
Choir
13 October Academy of Music

THE CENTRAL EVENT OF THE “ONE WITH NATURE” WORLD OF HUNTING AND NATURE EXHIBITION
WILL BE HELD AT HUNGEXPO IN BUDAPEST FROM 25 SEPTEMBER TO 14 OCTOBER. MEANWHILE THE
MAIN VENUES OUTSIDE THE CAPITAL WILL BE SOMOGY COUNTY, KESZTHELY, HATVAN AND VÁSÁROSNAMÉNY.
THE SERIES OF EVENTS IS ESSENTIALLY A MULTI-FACETED, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROFESSIONAL,
EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL “NET”, COMPRISING A WIDE RANGE OF ELEMENTS, FROM
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS TO ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS AND
CULTURAL FESTIVALS. ALL THIS IS ASIDE FROM THE CAVALCADE OF EVENTS IN THE PROVINCES.
BELOW IS A SELECTION OF THE EXHIBITION’S VARIOUS EVENTS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION
HERE IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY, AS THIS PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE WILL BE SUPPLEMENTED
BY A NUMBER OF EVENTS. THE ORGANISERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO
THE PROGRAMME OF EVENTS.
CONTINUOUS EVENTS
EVENT 2021 VENUE

Future of Nature – Innovation Showroom 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion C
Presentation of coursing 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion F
Presentation of hunting with muzzleloader weapons 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion F
10-metre indoor shooting range: archery for all,
shooting with muzzleloader weapons
25 September
– 14 October Pavilion F
Presentation of falconry 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion F
Presentation of bowhunting 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion F
World Conservation Forum 2021 25 September
– 10 October Pavilion A
Virtual reality – hunting game 25 September
– 10 October Pavilion A
Events on the stands of the invited international exhibitors 25 September
– 10 October Pavilion A
Public feeding of rare Hungarian fish species 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion D
Giant Aquarium 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion D
Hunting dog shows 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion D
Fenséges új utakon “On Majestic New Roads” – 1971 documentary film
screening
25 September
– 14 October Pavilion H
Hunting in the 21st Century – exhibition of weapons 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
12th Open European Taxidermy Championships – introductory exhibition 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
Trophy judging 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
Virtual hunting game 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
Interactive photo area 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion G
Treasures of the Carpathian Basin 25 September
– 14 October HUNGEXPO
“Magic of the Forest” event for children 25 September
– 14 October HUNGEXPO
Gastronomy Walkway 25 September
– 14 October HUNGEXPO
Music Pavilion 25 September
– 14 October HUNGEXPO

REPEATING WEEKEND EVENTS
EVENT 2021 VENUE

Display of coursing and muzzleloader weapons 25 September
– 10 October Kincsem Park
Display of falconry and bowhunting 25 September
– 10 October Kincsem Park
Equestrian display 26 September
– 10 October Kincsem Park

ONE-OFF EVENTS

Dog event: nine Hungarian breeds, participation throughout the day,
according to demand 25 September Pavilion D
Thematic days of invited nations 25 September
– 14 October Pavilion A
National Hunting Horn Championship 26 September Pavilion D
Hunting talk show 26 September,
3 October, 10 October Pavilion F
Nine Hungarian breeds, participation throughout the day, according to
demand 26 September Pavilion D
Dachshund – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 30 September Pavilion D
Manhunt – Hunting dogs in pursuit of humans 30 September Pavilion D
Hungarian vizsla – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 1 October Pavilion D
Beagle – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 1 October Pavilion D
Bloodhound – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 2 October Pavilion D
German pointer – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 2 October Pavilion D
Bowhunting thematic day 2 October Kincsem Park –
conference hall
European Deer Calling Championships, awards ceremony 3 October Pavilion D
Falconry specialist day 3 October Kincsem Park –
conference hall
Dachshund – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 3 October Pavilion D
Erdélyi kopó (Transylvanian hound) – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 3 October Pavilion D
Fox terrier – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 7 October Pavilion D
Sighthounds – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 7 October Pavilion D
Small mongrels, “Laikas” – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 8 October Pavilion D
Bloodhounds – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 8 October Pavilion D
Labradors – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 9 October Pavilion D
Coursing specialist day 9 October Kincsem Park –
conference hall
Dachshund – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course 9 October Pavilion D
Jagdterrier – “Two ends of the lead Master’s Course” 10 October Pavilion D
Manhunt – Hunting dogs in pursuit of humans 10 October Pavilion D
Hunting with muzzleloader weapons thematic day 10 October Kincsem Park –
conference hall
Agricultural and life sciences university day 12 October Pavilion A
FCI European Dog Show 28 December
– 31 December Pavilion A

EVENTS OUTSIDE BUDAPEST
EVENT 2021
HATVAN

“TrashArt” – exhibition, film screening, photography exhibition 15 September – 24 October
Schools’ days – Aladár Pitypang and his friends, dog-lovers’ gathering Weekdays: 28 September
– 14 October
Retro Day 1971 9 October

BŐSZÉNFA

Exhibition of the large game animals of Zselic 15 September – 24 October
Tractor tours for game watching and “listening to deer roaring”
24 September – 26 September,
30 September – 3 October,
7 October – 10 October, 14 October
– 17 October
“My favourite game animal” – game watching in the wildlife park 24 September – 17 October
Walking with the deer – twice-daily guided tour 24 September – 17 October
Deer watching carriage tour 24 September – 17 October
“Night of the Hunters”: Somogy County Consortium’s opening event for the World
Exhibition
24 September – 26 September,
29 September – 6 October,
9 October – 12 October, 15 October –
24 October.
The use of Hungarian draft horses in game management 24 September
What you need to know about game meat” – the biological value, processing, preparation
and cooking of game meat – workshop, practical presentation
27 September – 28 September,
7 October – 8 October,
13 October – 14 October
28 September – 29 September,
3 October – 4 October,
9 October – 10 October, 14 October
Management of game areas and game feeding, workshop, field demonstrations 5 October, 11 October

KARDOSFA

Trophy Show
24 September – 26 September,
30 September– 3 October,
7 October – 10 October, 14 October
– 17 October
Art exhibition (hunting painters and sculpture in wood) 24 September – 26 September, 30
September – 3 October,

ZSELIC

Presentation of nature, VR salon
24 September – 26 September,
30 September – 3 October,
7 October – 10 October, 14 October
– 17 October
“Hunting Omnibus” tours
24 September – 26 September,
30 September – 3 October,
7 October – 10 October, 14 October
– 17 October
6th “SEFAG-KELLYS Zselic Maraton” cycle race as part of the World Exhibition 26 September

KASSAI VALLEY

Display of horsemanship from the period of the Magyar conquest of the Carpathian
Basin and interactive session, presentation
25 September – 26 September,
1 October – 2 October, 8 October –
Falconry – presentations, displays (György Lóki, falconer) 25 September – 26 October,
1 October – 2 October,
Handover ceremony for the „2021 World Exhibition Commemorative Path” 25 September

KECSKEMÉT

International Show for German Shorthaired Pointers 30 September – 2 October

EVENTS OUTSIDE BUDAPEST
KASZÓ

Handover ceremony for the “Music of the Forest” Music Pavilion as part of the World
Exhibition 25 September
International Bloodhound Competition 30 September – 3 October
V4 Countries’ Artificial Blood Tracking Competition 6 October
European Dachshund Cup and Terrier Competition 8 October – 10 October
Tour on narrow-gauge railway for listening to deer roaring
9 October – 11 October, 16 October
– 18 October,
23 October – 24 October
Trophy Review and family day in the forest 9 October
Tour on narrow-gauge railway for listening to fallow deer roaring 16 October, 23 October

KAPOSVÁR

Opening and handover of the venue for the Páll Endre youth event „I’m Going to be a
Hunter” 25 September

ROPOLY

Local producers’ market 25 September – 26 September
Handover ceremony for the Shrine of Saint Hubertus 25 September
Mass in honour of Saint Hubertus 25 September, 15 October
Carriage driving competition 25 September
5th “Welcome to the Autumn” Race at the Zselic Park of Stars, as part of the World
Exhibition 25 September
World Meeting and Competitions for the Erdélyi Kopó 15 October – 17 October
Hunting Dogs World Cup 25 September

KESZTHELY

Safari Club International General Assembly 25 September
Commemorative tree planting as part of the World Exhibition 8 October
Felvidék Hunters’ Week 9 October
Globe-trotting Hunters – Hunters’ Book Club joint exhibition 9 October
Week of wood-carvers and hunting knives 9 October
Week of dishes prepared from fallow deer meat 9 October
Regional trophy gathering 9 October
Falconry display – Open day: in keeping with tradition, the display will be “live”, in the
hunting area. Participants will be able to discover the secrets of falconry. 10 October

NAGYSALLÉR

“Hunters’ Memories” exhibition 9 October
“Trophies and Capers” or “Hunters’ Parade” 9 October
Trophy Review 9 October
Mass in honour of Saint Hubertus 9 October
“Trophies and Capers” or “Hunters’ Parade” 26 September

GÖDÖLLŐ

23rd European Deer Calling Championships 1 October – 4 October

BALATON

9th International Balaton Boilie Angling Contest 2 October – 9 October

EVENTS OUTSIDE BUDAPEST
VÁSÁROSNAMÉNY

Historical bowhunting competition 25 September
Fire archery display 25 September
Opening ceremony – Historical periods, the arrival of hunters, ecumenical service 26 September
Erdély/Partium hunters’ week 26 September – 3 October
Presentation by József Mónus, multiple world record holder in combat, target and
long-range archery 26 September
Week of dishes prepared from red deer meat 26 September – 3 October
Week of oil paintings, graphics and porcelain painting 26 September – 3 October
Globe-trotting Hunters – Hunters’ Book Club joint exhibition 26 September – 17 October
Opening of “The Treasures of our County” (mansions, country houses, medieval
churches, natural assets) 28 September
Book signing by B Zoltán Kiss for his book “Vadászigazolvány” 1 October
Sighthound judging 1 October
The role of the Hungarian sighthound in traditional hunting methods 1 October
Day of Erdély foods 1 October
The region’s wine and pálinka gastronomy 2 October
Bereg Day of Song day-long concert 2 October
Day-long specialist conference on hunting cynology 2 October
Bereg Day of Song 30-minute concert 2 October
Felvidék Hunters’ Week 4 October – 10 October
Week of wood-carvers and hunting knives 4 October – 10 October
Week of dishes prepared from fallow deer meat 4 October – 10 October
Sustainable land use 7 October
Day of Felvidék dishes 8 October
Book signing by Tamás Ugray for his book “Vadászok mindörökké” 8 October
World record fallow deer from Guth – Dr. Árpád Szalacsi, Péter Bartucz, Béla Baráth 8 October
Regional trophy gathering 9 October
Globe-trotting Hunters Jubilee Celebration 9 October
Closing ceremony 9 October
Mass in honour of Saint Hubertus 9 October
Red deer-fallow deer trophy gathering 9 October
Adrienn Lipp film screening and book signing: Diana nyeregben (“Diana in the
Saddle”) 9 October
Film screening: Vadonvilág – Gróf Széchenyi Zsigmond nyomában (“Close to the
Wild: On the Path of Count Zsigmond Széchenyi”) 9 October
Transcarpathian Hunters 11 October – 17 October
Nature photography and film week 11 October – 17 October
Week of fish dishes 11 October – 17 October
HZP – Herbstzucht Prüfung (Autumn breeding test) – German shorthaired pointer
conformation test 15 October – 17 October
Day of Transcarpathian dishes 15 October
Book signing 15 October
Hunting filmmakers’ professional forum 15 October
Performance by the Transcarpathian Illyés Gyula Theatre 15 October
Nature photographers’ professional forum 16 October

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
EVENT 2021 VENUE

35th congress of the International Union of Game Biologists
(IUGB)**
21 September
– 24 September Pavilion C
FACE Conference (the European Union’s federation for hunting
and nature conservation)* 25 September Pavilion C
International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC)
67th General Assembly*
26 September
– 28 September Pavilion C
Wildlife Forum. Event of the Collaborative Partnership for
Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW)*
26 September
– 27 September Pavilion C
International Hunting and Game Management Conference*** 29 September
– 3 October Pavilion C

  • Professional event not open to the public
    ** Attendance subject to prior registration and payment of attendance fee
    *** Except on the professional day, no registration required, attendance is possible with an entry ticket to the World
    Exhibition. On the professional day entry is subject to registration and payment of an attendance fee.

INTERNATIONAL HUNTING AND GAME
MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
„BIODIVERSITY – PROTECTION OF NATURE, WILDLIFE AND HABITATS”
SPEAKER 29 September TITLE OF TALK

Danene van der
Westhuyzen 10.30 – 11.00 Understanding the Role of Hunting in Namibia’s Conservation (English)
Dr. Imrich Šuba 11.10 – 11.30 Impact of large carnivores on game management and hunting (Hungarian)
Niels Holger Hahn 11.40 – 12.00 Human dimensions of wildlife management: The gray wolf population in
Germany as an example (English)
Sándor Sipos,
Ivica Budor 13.00 – 13.30 Game management in the Bilje/Bellye Estate – past and present
challenges (Hungarian/English)
László Albert 13.40 – 14.00 Close-to-nature hunting practice in Newfoundland (Hungarian)
Miklós Váczi 14.10 – 14.30 Control of predatory pests using birds of prey (Hungarian)
Dr. Jonathan C.
Reynolds 14.40 – 15.00 Predator management for small game in present-day agriculture, wildlife
and politics: the UK experience (English)

“HUNTING AND SOCIETY”
SPEAKER 30 September TITLE OF TALK

Torbjörn Larsson 10.00 – 10.30 Hunting and Society: Possible Conflicts and their Solutions (English)
Laird Hamberlin 10.40 – 11.00 The conflict between hunting and society around the world (English)
Gábor Nagy 11.10 – 11.30 The relationship between hunting and nature conservation, illustrated
with a practical example (Hungarian)
Dr. Attila Szinay,
Dr. Orsolya Bolyky,
Dr. Eszter Sárik
11.40 – 12.00 The characteristics and causes of hunting accidents involving firearms,
and options for preventing them (Hungarian)

INTERNATIONAL HUNTING AND GAME
MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
SPEAKER 30 September TITLE OF TALK

Miklós Lóránt 13.00 – 13.20
A presentation of the LIFE project entitled “The Cross-border Protection
of the Great Bustard in Central Europe”, with particular emphasis on
cooperation with game managers (Hungarian)
Nate Watson 13.30 – 13.50 Where now for hunting (English)
Dr. Ferenc Jánoska 14.00 – 14.20 The problem of road vehicle collisions with game animals in a European
context (Hungarian)
Péter Szabó 14.30 – 14.50 The presentation of hunting in forest teaching and in Hungarian forestry
forest schools (Hungarian)
Dr. Eszter Kovács
Tormáné 15.00 – 15.20 Conflicts and opportunities for cooperation in game management and
nature conservation (Hungarian)

“GAME HEALTH, NEWS AND CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS”
SPEAKER 1 October TITLE OF TALK

Martin Žižka 10.00 – 10.30 Big game population control, the use of technical tools and its regulation
in the Czech Republic (English)
Dr. Lajos Bognár 10.40 – 11.00 The effect of African swine fever on sustainable game management and
the pork sector (Hungarian)
Prof. Dr. Milutin
Djordjevic 11.10 – 11.30 Occurrence of endoparasites and ectoparasites (particularly Fascioloides
magna) in Cervidae (English)
Dr. Pál Lehotzky, Dr.
Petra Zenke, Dr. Zsolt
Pádár
11.40 – 12.00 Preserving the purity of hunting with the help of DNA techniques (Hungarian)
Tibor Halász 13.00 – 13.20 Spread of Echinococcus multilocularis in predators in the wild (Hungarian)
István Lakatos 13.30 – 13.50 Rare but non-valuable trophy and a serious disease: Antler base disorder in
Cervidae (Hungarian)
Dr. Ladislav Molnár Phd. 14.00 – 14.20 Injuries and diseases of falcons related to falconry utilization (English)
Dr. János Gál 14.30 – 14.50 New technological and animal health challenges for pheasant rearing
(Hungarian)

INTERNATIONAL HUNTING AND GAME
MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
“WHERE NOW FOR HUNTING? – RESEARCH AND VISION FOR THE FUTURE”
SPEAKER 2 October TITLE OF TALK

Jarkko Nurmi 10.00 – 10.30 Sustainable wildlife management – the Finnish model (English)
Prof. Dr. Miklós Heltai 10.40 – 11.00 The future of hunting: opportunities and threats (Hungarian)
Legal roundtable discussion – dr.
Zoltán Sárhegyi & Partners 11.10 – 12.30 The law and lawyers in Hungarian hunting (Hungarian)
Erika Csányi 13.10 – 13.30 An analysis of the home range of red deer stags from a game
management perspective (Hungarian)
Dr. Balázs Németh 13.40 – 14:00 Banning lead in shot and bullets in the European Union
(Hungarian)
Dr. Tamás Tari 14.40 – 15.00 The game management aspects of habitat fragmentation
effects (Hungarian)
Zsuzanna Révészné Petró 14.40 – 15.00 The role of Nyíregyháza Animal Park in species conservation
(Hungarian)

GAME DAMAGE DAY
SPEAKER 2 October TITLE OF TALK

Róbert István Kása 10.00 – 10:30 The methodology for assessing agricultural game damage, or
the Uniform Game Damage Assessment Guide
Dr. Dezső Zsolt Motika 10.40 – 11.10 Four procedures one result: the legal context in Hungary for the
settlement of damage by game species
Zoltán Varga 11.20 – 11.50 The game damage calculator – an innovative application for
use in the assessment of damage by game species
Dr. István Király (co-author: Dr.
Miklós Marosán) 12.50 – 13.20
A method for the objective assessment of stretches of road in
Tolna County’s public road network that are dangerous in terms
of collisions between game animals and vehicles
Dr. István Király (co-author:
Richárd Turbéki, György Balassa) 13.30 – 14.00
The use of drones in assessing damage by game species –
years of field experience, a comparison of data from ground
and aerial sources

“ONE WITH NATURE” CULTURAL FESTIVAL
EVENT 2021 VENUE

Nature photography and “TrashArt” exhibition opening event 24 September Erzsébet tér and Akvárium Klub
terrace
Ballet: “Giselle” 25 September Erkel Theatre
“Under the Protection of Diana”: rare 16th-century depictions of
hunting in stained glass designs by Augustin Hirschvogel
25 September
– 9 October
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest –
Michelangelo Hall
Exhibition of photographs by the hunter and writer Zsigmond
Széchenyi 27 September Robert Capa Contemporary
Photography Center
“People, Animals, Operas” – Hungarian State Opera House gala
concert 28 September Eiffel Art Studios
Exhibition: “Metaphysical Passage Through a Zebra – stories
about hunting and nature” 29 September Ludwig Museum
Literary evening on hunting 30 September,
7 October Petőfi Museum of Literature
Film presentation 4 October,
11 October Uránia National Cinema
Special tour of the collections 5 October Hungarian Agricultural Museum
– Vajdahunyad Castle
Hobo: Hunting 6 October National Theatre
World music concert featuring music from exhibiting countries 10 October –
13 October Akvárium Klub

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