Szeged, Hungary - The Szeged Open-Air Festival is Hungary's largest 'open-air theatre' event. This festival with a tradition stretching back over 75 years is held annually. The programmes primarily comprise of music and dance performances. The festival is the most visited summer cultural event in the region. The unique nature of the theatre performances is enhanced by world premieres and the internationally ranked performances staged with the Szeged Cathedral as the backdrop.