Category Archives: Culture

Budapest ANNO – Margaret Island

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Margaret Island This colourful island is the place for the brand new (and huge) musical fountain of Budapest; the most popular park of the city with the most popular running track; also venue for two swimming pools, one of which

Jazz in the Palace

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Besides the many things you can do in our national holiday, I’ve something even more fine and exclusive, especially for Jazz-lovers. Since 2005, MÜPA (Palace of Arts) offers us FREE but high quality Jazz concerts, in a beautiful venue, right

Coincidance: The Irish Impulse

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Next week, the day after the beautiful fireworks in Budapest, there’s no need to sleep all day long. Instead, grab a mug of coffee and find yourself in the Városmajor open-air theatre (but I’m sure you’ll manage) at 8 pm.

Our national holiday, 20th of August

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What do we celebrate on this day? The foundation of the Hungarian state, the anniversary of our first king, St. Stephen’s canonisation and burial as well as the Celebration of the New Bread. This is the day of the Flower

VeszprémFolk kul

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Mighty Balaton Instead of dying under the sun, I have a going out programme for you which includes cold water, festivals, varied music, events and nightlife. Simply take part in the Nagyon Balaton (Very Balaton in English) Festival which encompasses

Erzsébet Square – The Square One

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If you ever come to visit Budapest, and wonder where to go out, you’ll shortly realize that Erzsébet square is the alpha and omega of the ever-bustling nightlife of the downtown. Being in the heart of Budapest, this is the

Helmut Newton – Museum of Fine Arts

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Want to see naked women in Budapest? Helmut Newton (1920-2004) is a well-known German-Australian photographer, noted for his fashion and commercial photography. During this exhibition, you can get to known Newton’s career through 250 photos, all reflecting his different creative

Review >> Night of Museums

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Museums and exhibitions If you’re fond of museums and exhibitions, Budapest has an awesome festival to offer you every year around June: the Night of Museums Festival. But don’t think of crawling from one boring place to the other, on

Bosnian movie – Children of Sarajevo

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Starting this weekend, there will be a film showcasing Bosnian movies that deal with the unique topic of post war Bosnia; survival in a semi-European state as an orphan of the war. Wars always leave many orphans and broken families,

Illusion

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Illusions is the performance of the Budapest Secret Theater, and is coming to you as a part of a series called ‘Short and Sweet’. The idea behind Short and Sweet was to bring short plays to the audience, and the

Ploutos

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It is amazing just how well the plays of Aristophanes have stood the test of time. Not only are they still played today, and by contemporary, modern theater troupes, but they have also kept their political and social relevance. A

Art Nouveau Masters

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The exhibit with the title visible above is still in Budapest! It will be here until February, and it is one of the largest exhibits of applied arts and crafts in the world. It is an exhibition of the collected

Summer In O Buda 2013

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All summer long, the thrid district, historically known as Ó Buda, will become the site of a cultural watershed of sorts. Music, food, games and of course a family friendly atmosphere will be awaiting those who venture into the third

Aloe Blacc Gig In Budapest!

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A new and exciting soul singer from California, Aloe Blacc is known for his hit single “I Need A Dollar, Dollar”, and his song has pretty much become an emblematic song that is likely to become the theme song for