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Truffle and lagotto festival at Alsópetény

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Truffle and lagotto festival at Alsópetény

The fruffle and lagotto festivel is going to be held for the fourth time at Alsópetény. This year we are waiting our visitors with extended opportunities on 22nd October and 23rd October. About the programmes in details:

22nd October

Professional day: conference about truffle
Date and time: 2022.10.22., 11.00-22.00
Place: Prónay castle, 2617 Alsópetény, Kossuth str. 34.

Price: 37.000 Ft

The price of the conference includes entry fee for the professional presentations on 22nd October and food, and the entry fee to all the programmes on 23rd October.
Ticket purchase and room reservation:

23rd October

Main programmes of the festival:

-        tournament for truffle seeking dogs

-        beauty contest for lagotto

-        fair for handmade truffle products and forest mushrooms

-        opportunity for food consumption on the Prónay Terrace, variety of truffle courses and hot drinks

Date and time: 2022.10.23., 9.00-16.00
Place: Prónay castle, 2617 Alsópetény, Kossuth str. 34.

Entry fee for the whole day: 1000 Ft/ person
Contest fee for dogs: 2000 Ft/ dog

Deadline for signing up for the contest: 2022.10.15. (by filling in the form and paying the registration fee)

There is no opportunity to sign up dogs on the day of the contest.
You need to fill in the form as many times as many dogs you want to registrate.
Please print out the form and hand it over at the registration desk.

Detailed programmes

Programmes for 2022.10.22.

11.00 Opening ceremony
Luca Tóth, individual dog trainer: Dog, main character of truffle hunt
Tamás Varga, grapolia: liquid vitamin for dogs
Szilvia Farkas, trainer: My dog: my colleague, my friend, my teacher
12.30 Lunch
14.00 Truffle tour
14.00 Movie – The truffle hunters
17.00 Dr. Brandt Sára, Pannon truffle: insight into the raising of truffle and tender system
18.00 Inauguration of knighthood
19.00 Gala dinner

Patron of the event: Dr. Nagy István agriculture minister


Programmes for 2022.10.23.

9.00 Start
10.30. End of arrival of contesting dogs
11.00 Start of truffle seeking tournament
11.30-14.30 Parkfood terrace with truffle specialities
13.30 Lagotto beauty contest
14.30 Announcement of results
16.00 End of the day

Vaccination books must be by hand for all the arriving dogs.

Truffle specialities will be prepared freshly in the Parkfood terrace buffet and you also will have the opportunity to buy truffle, products made out of truffle, tools for seeking truffle, all kinds of dog equipment. Relaxing boxes and playground are awaiting our guests. Different excursion routes are available nearby and the Cser lake is found in the village which is perfect for dogs to swim. Lagotto specialists, owners, breeders will answer questions in connection with owning lagotto.

We welcome not only professional dog breeders but also non-professionals.

You can pay by SZÉP card, bank card, cash.

Further information in connection with programmes and registration: Szilvia Farkas +36 20 330 9191,

Waiting for you at Alsópetény!


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