Today, the Valley of Arts Festival has opened its gates for the 27th time. Natalia Oszkó-Jakab, program and marketing director and Mayors of Kapolcs, Taliándörögd, Vigántpetend and Kőbánya spoke at the opening press conference of the festival. Veronika Harcsa and Bálint Gyémánt's joint production put the opening ceremony to a higher level. Each venue opened its gates; from light music to literature, nouveau cirque and other various programs were waiting for the visitors on the first day. It was worth it to arrive in time for the programs, especially for the evening Pink Martini feat. China Forbes Concert. Programs of the first day among others were the Excanto concert with its baroque and renaissance music in the Roman Catholic church of Kapolcs, the Katona József Theater’s performance 'Breathe'. at the Fidelio Theater Stage, Anima Sound System original, 20 years old line-up on the Panorama Stage, Mary Popkids and Mörk at the Kőbánya Court, Group Momentan, RögvEst and Verslavina at the Kaláka stage.