OOoCon2010/Official Community Activities

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Official Community Activities

(at your own cost)

Danube Evening Cruise with Dinner


Date: September 2, 2010 (19:30-21:30)

Departure: 19:30 from the Chain Bridge port (located just a short walk from the conference center)

During the 3-hour journey diners can savour the sight of an illuminated Budapest skyline. While you glide down the Danube River, our English-speaking guide will briefly introduce you to some of the most interesting sights in the Capital. A Hungarian-style buffet will also be served on board. The evening program will offer you the opportunity to chat with fellow conference participants while sampling a few Hungarian dishes and taking in the city all at the same time.

Price: 20 € per person for cruise with English-speaking guide, 1 drink and buffet dinner

The event will take place with a minimum of 50 registered guests.

Reservations will be confirmed on a first-come first-serve basis.

Reservation deadline: August 30, 2010

(Local registration at CEU, Nador 9, is also possible no later than August 31, 16:00 at the registartion/info desk.)

Reservation and Booking
Advance booking and payment is required. Please download the Reservation Form and send it to:
Pannonia Tourist Service
9 Rakoczi ut, Budapest, H-1088
Tel: 36-1-266-8281, 36-1-338-4225, Fax: 36-1-338-4258
E-mail or
For further information please feel free to contact Pannonia Tourist Service.

Open Festival

Date: September 1, 2010 (Wednesday)

As of the anniversary the open source community is organizing a free festival for those interested in Hungary. There will be concerts, birthday surprises and a very special exhibition on the current situation and progress of copyright policies, and the most known people and developers of the open source world will be there to meet with. Programs&Timeline:

Time Event Location
18.00-19.00 Copyright exhibition opening Outdoors
19.30 anniversary celebration Aquarium
20.00 Bardo (Live Music) Outdoors
21.30 Fireworks Park
22.00 Qualitons (Live Music) Aquarium
24.00 Barabás Lőrinc Eklektrik (Live Music) Aquarium
02.00 Dj Superman & Mango Cafeteria

Facebook: RSVP to the Open Festival

Széchenyi Bath

Date: September 3, 2010, Friday

Finishing an exciting but evenly tiresome conference you just can't do better than going to the best public bath in Europe.

  • Programs&Timeline:
    • Meeting at 19:00 at the station of Széchenyi Fürdő, - M1, Yello line -,
    • Bathing till 21:00 than leaving for
    • a late Dinner with some goodbye drinks from 22:00 to morning at Kertem pub (open air) in the Városliget park, walking distance from the Bath (in case of rain at Blue Tomato pub in the city)
  • Requirement:
    • swimming dress
    • towel

Facebook: RSVP to the OOoCon2010: Széchenyi Bath

Buda Castle

Date: September 4, 2010, Saturday

For everyone who have time and enthusiasm for history and historic buldings

  • Programs&Timeline:
    • Meeting at 10:00 at Clark Adam Ter, Lanchid Budai-hidfo (Adam Clark Square, at Chain Bridge, Buda-end)
    • Up into the Castle at 10:15 by Sikló (€3) than walk around pathes, visiting museums by request.Avaliable Museums:
    • Lunch at 13:00 at Szent Jupát restaurant (named after the Hungarian boat which sailed around the globe)
  • Requirement:
    • comfortable shoes

Facebook: RSVP to the OOoCon2010: Buda Castle

Registration to the program(s):

If you would like to participate in the Buda Castle walk and the Széchényi Bath visit, please send an e-mail with the subject “ProgramReg” to Zoltán Csetényi ( and indicate the name of the program you would like to join.

For the Buda Castle walk please indicate your favorite museum.

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