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| December 11, 2017
The St Ephraim Male Choir presents its Christmas concert titled Orientale Lumen on January 6 at Budapest’s Belvárosi Nagyboldogasszony Főplébániatemplom (Main Parish Church of the Assumption), starting at 7.30 PM.
   
| December 7, 2017
With his magical, unique voice, singing such hits as ‘Sailing’, ‘Rhythm Of My Heart’, ‘Baby Jane’ and ‘Maggie May’, Sir Rod Stewart will step on stage on January 29 at Papp László Budapest Sport Arena.
   
| December 4, 2017
Dreams will come true at the 9th most beautiful Christmas market in Europe until January 1. Budapest’s Basilica Square turns into a festive wonderland, evoking the sights and sounds of Christmas.
   
Source: press release | December 1, 2017
Joulupukki, the Finnish Santa Claus, arrived to Hungary! The heavily bearded visitor from the Nordic lands gave his reindeer a rest: he flew into Budapest on board of a Finnair Embraer ERJ-190 today.
   
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| November 30, 2017
With a broad line-up of the latest movies depicting today’s Jewish culture and heritage, this film fest is the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. The fest will close on December 3.
   
| November 29, 2017
The culmination of Finland's 100th anniversary of independence will be December 6th. In honor of the centenary, many iconic locations and buildings around the world will receive blue-white decorative lighting at the beginning of December.
   
| November 23, 2017
A concert with one of the world’s best orchestras, and a program you help shape together! Prepare your wish-list and spend December 26th with your loved ones and the Budapest Festival Orchestra at the Congress Centre.
   
| November 22, 2017
After last year's Monarchy Waltz Horse Riding Gala, this year Spain's best horsemen, members of Andalusia's Royal Horse Riding School will visit Budapest with their dazzling show on December 2 and 3 at the László Papp Arena.
   
| November 20, 2017
Holidays are drawing near and this means that the M2 Santa Express will be rolling out of the Western Railway Station on the first weekend of December to take children and their families to the Railway History Park.
   
| November 9, 2017
The Palace of Arts brings back again this year its hugely successful Open Air Winter wonderland with plenty of theatre, concerts and children's programs in the Marquee and skating rink, from December 2 until 30.
   
| November 7, 2017
The Budapest Advent and Christmas Fair will be open from November 10 to December 31 with artisanal food products and high quality hand-crafted gifts in one of the city's most beautiful locations, Vörösmarty Square.
   
| November 3, 2017
It has been one year since Zoltán Kocsis left us, leaving behind a gaping hole, along with a task: to collectively preserve and nurture his legacy. On November 6th, his orchestra performs a memorial concert.
   
| October 31, 2017
Dmitri Kitayenko, one of the most highly skilled interpreters of Russian music, is coming to Budapest to conduct the Budapest Festival Orchestra in works by Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky on November 9th and 10th.
   
| October 10, 2017
Hailed as the Oscars of photojournalism, the world's most prestigious annual photo exhibition returns to Hungary this fall to be hosted at Budapest’s Museum of Ethnography until October 23.
   
| October 9, 2017
Art Market Budapest, the leading Eastern European and one of the most prominent fine arts markets in Europe, will bring the attention of art lovers and the international art world to Budapest again on October 12-15.
   
| September 29, 2017
The art of our times will again be highlighted in countless genres, across 30 locations throughout the capital during the seventeen days of this year's CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival between October 6-22.

   
| September 18, 2017
Dialogue, connectivity, openness and curiosity about each other. This is what the BRIDGING EUROPE Festival, hosted jointly by the Palace of Arts and the Budapest Festival Orchestra is all about, September 17-30 with Spain at the forefront.
   
| September 11, 2017
TOMM¥ €A$H is the face who became a fashion icon across Europe with his three-striped Adidas track suit, bizarre video clips and his all-penetrating post-Soviet irony. He will be performing at Budapest Park on September 22nd.

   
| September 8, 2017
If you’ve always wanted to understand the exciting world of artists, look behind the scenes and speak with the artists, then the Gallery Tours Budapest weekend on September 9th and 10th is perfect for you.

   
| August 31, 2017
For the 5th time, Budapest Airport will once again organize the air transport industry’s premier charity sports event on September 2nd and the organizers are expecting more than 1,000 to participate this year.
   
| September 4, 2017
What were the early Soviet space foods and compared to the Mercury Program's space foods? What do modern astronauts eat in space? All these questions can be answered at the Gateway to Space Exhibition until September 11th.
   
BOB | March 29, 2017
The 24th Best of Budapest & Hungary Award Gala was held at the Budapest Marriott Hotel on March 25, to honor the individuals selected as the 2016 Special Award winners.
   
BOB | March 28, 2017
Read on to find out what happened at the 24th Best of Budapest & Hungary Award Gala was held at the Budapest Marriott Hotel on March 25, , and browse our photo gallery too!
   
BOB | March 24, 2017
Based on more than online 10,000 votes, this year the Best of Budapest & Hungary prize are awarded in 46 categories to 211 service providers - the best of the domestic hospitality, hotel and further service industries.
   
| March 1, 2017
Lukas Graham, whose hit single '7 Years' went multiplatinum all over the world, is on an expansive headlining tour, arriving to Hungary on March 19. The band will perform at Papp László Budapest SportArena.
   
| February 24, 2017
Platinum-selling artist Natalie Imbruglia has announced she is heading out on an international tour titled 'Acoustic' this spring. She will step on stage in Budapest on May 2 at the Akvárium Klub.
   
Source: press release | February 10, 2017
Jason Mraz has quietly amassed a youthful, diverse, and vibrant fan-base around the globe. He will soon arrive to Budapest to perform his first concert in Hungary, on March 14 at the Budapest Congress Center.
   
Source: press release | January 31, 2017
Roland Vranik's Hungarian movie The Citizen unveiled as a world premiere at the 27th Stockholm International Film Festival, Northern Europe's leading film event. It premiered countrywide on January 26.
   
Source: press release | January 20, 2017
Anca Miruna Lăzărescu’s feature debut is a Cold War road-movie with some comic touches depicting the true story of the director’s ancestors. The comedy drama premiers countrywide this week.
   
Source: press release | January 13, 2017
Armed with the belief that positive music can change the world, Lucky Chops is on a mission to bring life back into the music industry. The band performs in Budapest on February 7 at Akvárium Klub.
   
Source: press release | January 9, 2017
The Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone ™ concert is the first part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, a new global concert tour celebrating the Harry Potter films, stopping in Budapest on January 21.
   
Source: press release | January 6, 2017
Learn what you are a champion of by visiting this brand new interactive exhibition featuring cutting edge technologies, impressive images and playful tests. The exhibition opens on January 13 at Millenáris, Pavilion D.
   
Source: press release | January 2, 2017
Enter the refreshing and enchanting realm of Byzantine music at an exceptionally beautiful venue! The St Ephraim Male Choir presents its Christmas concert on January 7 at Budapest’s St. Stephen Basilica.
   
the editorial staff of Best of Budapest online | December 22, 2016
As the holiday season approaches, we have decided to describe what Christmas means for us. Let us wish you a wonderful holiday season with the series of these short ‘editorial’ stories.
   
Source: press release | December 18, 2016
The MozART Group, a genius string quartet merging humor with excellent music will visit Hungary again. The not-to-be-missed concert will take place on January 4 and 5 at the Budapest Congress Center.
   
Source: press release | December 15, 2016
December 29 marks the day when the 'Greatest Survivor' of music history, Gloria Gaynor returns to Hungary to step on stage at the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna, performing her biggest hit 'I Will Survive', and more.
   
Source: press release | December 14, 2016
Head to Trafó on December 14-16 for "...a dazzling piece of theatre that makes us contemplate the endless cycle of human destruction but induces a sense of resignation rather than rousing us to action." (The Guardian)
   
Source: press release | December 7, 2016
In this show, Anne Carrere takes Edith Piaf from Montmartre's streets to the Hungarian capital. Following last year's success, Piaf! The Show is on tour again, arriving to the Budapest Congress Center on December 12.
   
Source: press release | November 18, 2016
The most anticipated animation event of Budapest this fall, the 14th Anilogue International Animation Festival illuminates the screens of three cinemas (Uránia, Puskin and Art+) on November 23-27.
   
BOB | November 14, 2016
A series of programs entitled ‘The Spirit of Hungaricum” invites visitors to Gerbeaud House during the Christmas Fair at Vörösmarty tér, which was chosen the most beautiful Christmas Fair in Europe.
   
Source: press release | November 9, 2016
Guido & Maurizio De Angelis and their band Oliver Onions will be on stage on November 29 at Papp László Budapest Sportaréna to deliver one of the biggest symphonic movie soundtrack concerts ever.
   
Source: press release | November 7, 2016
British alt-rock legend Placebo celebrates a 20-year career with an extensive tour of the UK and Europe, stopping in Budapest on November 11 to play at the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna.
   
Source: press release | November 4, 2016
A unique concert-show, impressive 3D visual effects, fantastic music virtuosity: the great VIVALDIANNO production finally visits Hungary! Head to the Budapest Sport Arena on November 13!
   
Source: press release | October 21, 2016
The Cure arrives soon to Budapest to perform at Papp László Budapest SportAréna on October 27. This is their first major European tour since 2008, playing 30 shows in 17 countries including Hungary.
   
Source: press release | October 20, 2016
Three luxury brands, The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Vass Shoes and Simon Skottowe Bespoke Tailors joined forces for one night and hosted a prestigious event on October 13 to showcase their latest collections.
   
Source: press release | October 19, 2016
A delicate and sensitive musician, moreover, a top manager with a violin: Midori Seiler, the Japanese-Bavarian, world-famous artist comes to Budapest on October 23 to perform with the Budapest Festival Orchestra (BFO).
   
Dorka Tamás | October 14, 2016
On October 28-31 the 6th Mozinet Filmdays brings the best films from this year’s Cannes International Film Festival to Hungary. Six films will premier during the film fest and ten additional titles will be replayed.
   
Source: Press release | October 13, 2016
To be organized between October 13-16, Art Market Budapest is Eastern Europe’s leading international art fair. Exhibitors from more than 20 countries are arriving to Millenaris Cultural Center with thousands of works.
   
BOB | October 5, 2016
The 25th CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival kicks off this Friday featuring more than 100 programs at multiple venues. Dance, music, theater, fashion and fine art are all on the table between October 7-23.
   
Source: press release | October 4, 2016
This week, on October 9 Bryan Adams arrives to Budapest again. The world famous singer brings his new Get Up Tour to the Hungarian audience. You’d better put on your dancing shoes!
   
BOB | September 30, 2016
Researchers' Night, an annual series of event celebrating science and technology, will be held on September 30 this year, presenting a great number of programs in and out of Budapest, all free to visit.
   
Translation: Alexandra Ruff | September 29, 2016
Hungary's first ever Happiness Map has been created by The World is Better With You Foundation. Surprisingly, it turned out from the detailed report that Hungarians are not as melancholic as many believe!
   
Source: press release | September 28, 2016
25 years ago, the country's biggest fruit and vegetable market specializing in wholesale trade opened its gates. Today over 400,000 buyers and 200,000 sellers visit the market, which is open six days a week.
   
Translation: Alexandra Ruff | September 23, 2016
International award winning documentaries from September 24. BIDF starts this week, held for the third time in Budapest. This year almost 80 films are waiting for us to enjoy at 4 amazing venues.
   
Source: press release | September 21, 2016
Budapest Design Week kicks off this week on September 23, featuring more than 120 programs. Hungary's most prestigious design event focuses on the diversity of relationships between man and design this year.
   
BOB | September 14, 2016
Fancy a visit at the Parlament or the Sándor Palace? On September 17 and 18, museums, churches and historical buildings (normally closed) are opening thier gates for the public at multiple locations countrywide.
   
BOB | September 13, 2016
This Friday will see the start of the three-day-long National Gallop on Heroes' Square in Budapest. This fest is a celebration of the 'Hungarian wirtschaft' with horseback riding and hussar traditions, first organized in 2008.
   
BOB | September 9, 2016
Organized annually by the Jewish Tourism and Cultural Centre, the Jewish Cultural Festival in Budapest is a great opportunity to learn about Hungarian Jewish culture. Hurry up, the Festival ends on September 11!
   
Source: Press release | September 9, 2016
Canadian rock band Nickelback brings "one hell of a loud party" to Hungary next week on September 16, at Papp László Budapest Sport Arena. You should better buy your tickets before they sell out!
   
Source: press release | August 29, 2016
Hailed as the Oscars of photojournalism, the world's most prestigious annual photo exhibition returns to Hungary this fall to be hosted at Budapest’s Museum of Ethnography on September 23 - October 23.
   
Source: press release | August 22, 2016
Almost half a million people attended the 24th Sziget Festival from more than 100 countries. The non-stop week of fun is now over, but the dates of the 25th Island of Freedom are already revealed.
   
BOB | August 15, 2016
This festival is the most significant forum for living folk culture in Hungary. Organized on August 18-21, traditionally at the Castle District, the festival celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
   
Source: press release | August 10, 2016
On August 12 and 13, a super-spectacular magic show awaits us at the Margaret Island Open-air Stage, where Europe’s youngest, yet already world-renowned masters of illusionism will guide us into the world of magic.
   
Source: press release | August 1, 2016
Prominent members of the F1® world celebrated the 31st Hungarian Grand Prix weekend with a huge and glamourous party in the company of celebrities and hundreds of Formula 1® fans.
   
Source: press release | July 22, 2016
Following the previous years’ successes, the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace will host one of the most prestigious sporting event’s after parties, ‘THE HUBLOT GR1D CLUB™ BUDAPEST 2016’ on July 24.
   
Source: press release | July 19, 2016
Enjoy a great selection of classical, gipsy, swing and klezmer music, world hits and bar mood pop music, in the very heart of Budapest, at the Vajdahunyad Castle in City Park, twice a week until August 4.
   
Source: press release | July 12, 2016
Sziget Festival has reached a new milestone by selling out all of the 7 Days Passes before July. The Island of Freedom will also set a new record in the number of nationalities represented at the event.
   
BOB | July 6, 2016
The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix is being organized for the 31th time at Hungaroring, Mogyoród. The race officially starts on July 22, Friday, to end on Sunday afternoon.
   
Source: Press release | July 5, 2016
The annual summer concert series at Budapest’s Zoo held between July 6–August 24 stages light jazz, pop and klezmer concerts at two venues: the shore of the scenic Great Lake, and the Main Entrance Square.
   
BOB | June 30, 2016
‘The two gentlemen of Verona,’ Shakespeare’s remarkable comedy will play on July 1 at the Margaret Island Open-Air Stage in its original language, as the Shakespeare’s Globe theatre company’s authentic performance.
   
Translation: Alexandra Ruff | June 27, 2016
One year passed by since DeadLens Pictures presented the short film Gift, which was a great success. This time they lay emphasis on the dangers of drunken driving and the importance of responsible alcohol consumption.
   
Source: press release | June 23, 2016
Budapest's annual open-air summer festival of opera, music and dance, staged at two open-air theatres, one on Margaret Island and one in Városmajor Park, celebrates the Year of Romance in 2016. See their July offer!
   
Source: press release | June 14, 2016
Have a sleepover with history and spend the night in museums! On June 25, museums open their doors to visitors until 2:30 am for this annual event which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year.
   
Source: press release | June 13, 2016
Anastacia’s new tour entitled Ultimate Collection began in April in Italy, and after 40 stops will arrive in Budapest, on June 22, with I’m Outta Love, Left Outside Alone, and several other hits that have conquered the world.
   
Source: press release | June 10, 2016
Enter the refreshing and enchanting realm of Byzantine music at an exceptionally beautiful venue! The St Ephraim Male Choir steps on stage on June 19 at Budapest’s St. Stephen Basilica!
   
Source: press release | June 9, 2016
The latest music festival of Budapest, the purely vocal Budapest A Cappella Festival – featuring music versatile in space, time and genre – introduces exciting international and Hungarian productions, on June 17-19.
   
Source: press release | June 1, 2016
On Sunday, June 5, Judafest Street Festival will revive the exceptional Jewish heritage with live performances, concerts, free gigs, a kid’s court, food and drink specialties and a colorful all-day street fair in Kazinczy Street.
   
Source: press release | May 31, 2016
The largest formation of a stage production in decades, the musical-historical journey entitled Here you must live and die is presented by Gábor Koltay on a 1,500 m2 stage set at Heroes' Square on June 17-18.
   
Source: press release | May 26, 2016
Following last year’s big success, BFO organises the Dancing on the Square project this year again. The grand event, which Iván Fischer describes as a “celebration of tolerance”, will take place on 3 June at Heroes’ Square.
   
Source: press release | May 17, 2016
Boris Eifman is regarded as the most renowned ballet choreographers of the 21st century. His name hallmarks the famous Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, which will perform Anna Karenina in Budapest on June 5-6.
   
Source: press release | April 26, 2016
Enter the refreshing and enchanting realm of Byzantine music at an exceptionally beautiful venue! The St Ephraim Male Choir steps on stage on May 1 at Budapest’s St Stephen Basilica!
   
Source: press release | April 25, 2016
The upcoming spring edition of the 4/4 concerts, traditionally organized at Budapest's Zwack Museum will feature Éva Bodrogi, Katalin Koltai along with the Mariann Falusi and Péter Sárik Duo on April 29.
   
BOB | April 21, 2016
Budapest’s annual International Book Festival starts today. Considered the largest event on the Hungarian book scene, the four-day fest is traditionally hosted by Budapest's Millenáris Park.
   
Source: press release | April 20, 2016
The Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition is being organized for the 34th time at the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center in Budapest, at Nagymező utca 8. The exhibition closes on May 29.
   
BOB | April 14, 2016
OSA Archives, an organization committed to architecture, have initiated a joint attempt to open and introduce as many 100-year-old houses as possible, on April 16-17, marking the 99th and 100th days of the year.
   
Source: press release | April 13, 2016
The Budapest Festival Orchestra is dedicating the entirety of their season finale concert to Mozart. Iván Fischer has selected a program from the productive yet fiery last year of the composer’s tragically short life.
   
Source: press release | April 11, 2016
Do not miss this unique night adventure entitled 'Chinese Light Magic' at the Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden. The biggest light festival in Central Europe kicked off on April 8 and is open until May 22.
   
BOB | April 6, 2016
Read on to find out what happened at the 23rd Best of Budapest & Hungary Award Gala on April 2 at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, and browse our photo gallery too!
   
BOB | April 5, 2016
The 23rd Best of Budapest & Hungary Award Gala was held at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest on April 2, to honor the individuals selected as the 2015 Special Award winners.
   
BOB | April 1, 2016
Based on more than online 10,000 votes, this year the Best of Budapest & Hungary prize are awarded in 47 categories to 285 service providers - the best of the domestic hospitality, hotel and further service industries.
   
Source: press release | March 4, 2016
Head to the NextArt Gallery (Budapest, District 5) and visit Szabolcs Szolnoki’s exhibition entitled 'Social Solitude'. The feelings of isolation and “being lost” are in focus in these works. The exhibition closes on March 25.
   
BOB | February 23, 2016
Celebrating a half-century of rock with the release of their 19th studio album, 'Return To Forever' the Scorpions are on a global 50th anniversary tour and arrive in Budapest's SportAréna on February 29.
   
Source: press release | February 8, 2016
Budapest’s Korean Cultural Center presents one of the best Korean pianists, Sunwook Kim, to the Hungarian audiance. He will make his debut in Hungary on February 8 at the Budapest Music Center.
   
Source: press release | January 20, 2016
Similarly to the geniuses of the 19th century, Jörg Widmann lives a double life: he is one of the most popular composers of Germany and a celebrated clarinet virtuoso. He will perform in Budapest on January 24.
   
Source: press release | January 6, 2016
After several years’ preparation, a comprehensive retrospective show of Hungarian painter Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka is open in the former Military Headquarters building of the Buda Castle until January 31.
   
Source: press release | December 29, 2015
One of the best klezmer bands in Europe, Budapest Klezmer Band will stage an unusual and unconventional concert on the first day of 2016. The venue is the Budapest Congress Center, the concert starts at 8 PM.
   
Source: press release | December 11, 2015
On December 14 Nigel Kennedy, the virtuoso violin and viola player will present his LP introduction tour, titled 'The New Four Season'. Head the Papp László Budapest Sports Arena this weekend!
   
Source: press release | December 2, 2015
On December 6, 2015 in the Budapest Congress Center the biggest hits of Barbra Streisand will be performed by ensemble Stúdió 11 and three singers with extraordinary voices - Erika Náray, Lilla Polyák and Andrea Szulák.
   
Source: press release | November 24, 2015
On November 29, Budapest's Millenáris Park will present a large scale event aimed exclusively at women. Entitled ’Womanity - Celebrate Yourself!’, the event kicks off at 10.30 at Building E.
   
Source: press release | November 6, 2015
On November 13-15, the Vajdahunyad Castle (City Park) will be loud of bird singing: it’s time for the bird carnival! Europe’s bird fanciers will gather for the 13rd time to enter a contest for their beloved pets.
   
BOB | October 29, 2015
Just recently, on October 28, the team of Best of Budapest & Hungary joined with Oscar Hair & Beauty Salon and Maserati to celebrate Halloween with a spooky and cool party at Paulay Ede Street.

   
Source: press release | October 28, 2015
On the invitation of Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, Australian choreographer Antony Hamilton finally arrives to Budapest to present his shows 'Black Project 1' and 'MEETING' on October 29-33.
   
Source: press release, translation: Magdolna Németh | October 20, 2015
Hungarian musician Péter Sárik is mostly known as a jazz pianist and jazz composer. He is a multifaceted artist with many talents: his latest album presents a repertoire of songs he wrote for his favorite singers.
   
BOB | October 16, 2015
Attracting 2.5 million people each year in some 100 different locations, the world’s most prestigious annual photo exhibition opens at Budapest's Museum of Ethnography on September 25.
   
Source: press release | September 25, 2015
‘Research is cool!’ is the motto of this year’s Researchers' Night, an annual series of events that celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2015. The program series takes place tonight at multiple venues.
   
BOB | September 18, 2015
Parov Stelar usually performs legendary shows that are hard to forget: following their concert at Sopron's VOLT Festival we can hardly wait for their upcoming concert at Budapest Park this evening.
   
Source: press release | September 16, 2015
A thrilling performance arrives to Budapest and other Hungarian cities this weekend. The “Red Army Choir” and its Dance Ensemble will perform classics such as Kalinka and the Partisan Song.
   
BOB | September 15, 2015
This Friday will see the start of the three-day-long National Gallop on Heroes' Square in Budapest. This fest is a celebration of the 'Hungarian wirtschaft' with horseback riding and hussar traditions, first organized in 2008.
   
BOB | September 4, 2015
Each building has its own story. The Cultural Heritage Days program, to be organized on September 19-20 this year, is designed for those who are interested in these stories, and like to discover hidden attractions.
   
Source: press release | September 2, 2015
Do you want a sho®t? This is how organizers of the 11th Busho International Short Film Festival invite us to the cinema on the first week of September. Head to the Vörösmarty Cinema (Pest, Üllői út 4)!
   
Source: press release | August 28, 2015
Organized annually by the Jewish Tourism and Cultural Centre, the Jewish Cultural Festival in Budapest is a great opportunity to find out everything about Hungarian Jewish culture. This year the fest starts on August 30.
   
Source: press release | August 19, 2015
August 20 is the greatest national holiday for Hungarians, celebrated with day-long festivities and fireworks. The foundation of the state is commemorated in all the 3200 towns and villages of Hungary.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | August 18, 2015
In the beautiful setting and historic atmosphere of the Buda Castle, this year's edition of Festival of Folk Arts will kick off soon, celebrating its 29th anniversary with a myriad of cultural and gastro programs.
   
Source: press release | August 14, 2015
On 26-27 August, Budapest Summer Festival presents a dance show titled 'The adventures of Marco Polo' that is promised to be a real specialty. The show will be staged at Margaret Island.
   
Source: press release | August 11, 2015
The Budapest Summer Festival presents a dance performance on August 14 at the Margaret Island Open-air Stage, about the adventurous and extraordinay life of Count Maurice Benyovszky.
   
Source: press release | August 6, 2015
Sziget Festival, recently crowned Best Major European Festival, hosts a wide range of programs for 23 years now: all genres and art forms are represented during the 7 days of non-stop partying.
   
szabadter.hu | July 9, 2015
Budapest Summer Festival presents 'Ooh La La,' the Night Revue Circus at the Margaret Island Open-air Stage. The joint production of the Open-Air Theatre, Bor Productions and MACIVA is staged on July 30 - August 1.
   
Source: press release | July 8, 2015
Budapest Airport has received the “highly commended” award at the ACI Europe (Airports Council International) annual conference and was ranked among the best three airports in Europe.
   
BOB | June 30, 2015
Enjoy a great selection of classical, gipsy music in the scenic setting of Vajdahunyad Castle (City Park). Also, find out more on the castle - did you know that the construction was first built of cardboard?
   
BOB | June 26, 2015
Only one week to go till Telekom VOLT Festival opens its gates with a great line-up of more than 130 artists on 5 stages. Traditionally held in the Western-Hungarian city of Sopron, the fest starts on June 30.
   
Source: press release | June 17, 2015
Have a sleepover with history and spend the night in museums! On June 20, museums open their doors to visitors until 2:30 am for this annual event which celebrates its 13th anniversary this year.
   
BOB | June 16, 2015
This summer welcomes the 20th ‘Jubilee’ production of the Danube Carnival that is “traditionally all about traditions.” The event series started already started, and will end on the 21st.
   
Source: press release | June 2, 2015
One of the last years’ most exciting bands finally arrives to Hungary! OneRepublic will step on stage on June 7 at Papp László Budapest Sport Arena bringing their greatest hits such as 'Counting Stars'.
   
Source: press release | May 26, 2015
A new exhibition opened at Trafó just recently to run until June 20. The joint production which concludes the spring-summer season of Trafó Gallery is the first major presentation for two young artists in Hungary.
   
Source: press release | May 18, 2015
Roxette is arriving soon to Budapest! Their tour will conclude during their 30th anniversary (2016) and has therefore been named ‘The XXX - Anniversary Tour’. Head to the Budapest SportAréna on May 19!
   
BOB | May 7, 2015
The Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition is being organized for the 33th time at the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center in Budapest, at Nagymező utca 8. The exhibition closes on May 23.
   
Source: press release | April 30, 2015
The annual May Day of Museums is organized soon, on May 16 - 17, traditionally at the Hungarian National Museum and its neighborhood. The festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
   
Source: press release | April 24, 2015
Bianka Dobó, the newest artist of NextArt Gallery, explores the relationship between individuals and how they react to the space around them in her first exhibition to be open until May 9.
   
Source: press release | April 23, 2015
Plexus is a scenic optical theatre that could well be a contemporary circus. Head to Budapest's Trafó on May 8-9, for a unique show, presented by the French director and physicist Aurélien Bory.
   
Source: press release | April 20, 2015
This play is a coproduction of Roland Rába and the Proton Theatre to be on stage at Budapest's Trafó on April 21-22. Entitled Utolsó (Last), this play probably falls into the zombie drama genre.
   
Source: press release | April 13, 2015
The Titanic Film Festival is one of the greatest film events in Hungary that gives an overall selection of the best contemporary films every spring. This year, the nine-day-long fest takes place on April 10-18.
   
Réka Alíz Francisck | April 7, 2015
Budapest’s International Book Festival, to be organized on April 23-26 this year, is considered the largest event on the Hungarian book scene. The fest is traditionally hosted by Budapest's Millenáris Park.
   
BOB | April 1, 2015
Budapest100 is a unique program mobilizing the entire city. The civil urban festival has an outstanding community building effect by bringing people of different social background and generations closer.
   
BOB | March 31, 2015
If you have an eye for beautifully restored veteran, antique, nostalgic and classic vehicles, don’t miss this event to be organized on April 10-12, at the Railway Museum in Budapest's District 14.
   
BOB | March 24, 2015
This year the Best of Budapest & Hungary prize will be awarded in 59 categories, based on more than 9,000 votes, to acknowledge the best of the domestic hospitality, hotel and further service industries.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | March 17, 2015
The Hungarian capital will stand with the rest of world in the fight against climate change on March 28 this year, during Earth Hour, the global sustainability movement annually organized by WWF.
   
Meribel Sinikalda | March 9, 2015
Not long ago we were lucky to have a number of foreign contributors. We asked them to share their thoughts on living in Budapest and also on Hungarian people. Find out what Meribel Sinikalda from Estonia has to say.
   
Source: press release | October 17, 2014
Budapest's Istituto Italiano di Cultura introduces the cultural diversity and beauty of Italy this week, on October 17-19, during a series entitled 'Italian Caleidoscope,' offering a great number of programs.
   
BOB | October 7, 2014
Another edition of Csodalámpa Wish Granting Foundation’s cooking course took place recently with a special, pizza-making program, this time at Symbol House, to, as usual, grant a wish for a seriously ill child.
   
BoB | August 29, 2014
I Like Budapest, the newest brand of Budapest Week Publishing, joined with Oscar’s Hair & Beauty Salon, l’Occhio di Stile and Ferrari to celebrate summer in the city.
   
BOB | July 29, 2014
Starting out as an alternative festival in 1993, the annual Sziget Festival is one of the largest music fests in the world and certainly the best party-filled week of the year in Hungary, this year organized between August 11-18.
   
Source: press release | June 17, 2014
Budapest's annual open-air summer festival of opera, music and dance, staged at two open-air theatres, one on Margaret Island and one in Városmajor Park, kicked off with Ferenc Snétberger's concert.
   
Source: press release | June 11, 2014
Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet is coming to Budapest to be staged at the Margaret Island Open-air Theatre on June 21. This will be a very unique presentation of the drama of delayed revenge, get your tickets fast!
   
Source: MTI | March 28, 2014
This year the Best of Budapest & Hungary prize will be awarded in 58 categories by the professional jury to acknowledge the best of the domestic hospitality, hotel and further service industries.
   
BOB | March 10, 2014
Since 1993, Budapest Week Publishing has conducted a survey amongst its readers and partners regarding their favorite providers to be considered as the best in the trade. Now it’s time for you to choose the best!
   
BOB | February 27, 2014
The Diplomacy and Trade Business Club has recently presented its annual Valentine's Day Gala, traditionally at Corinthia Hotel Budapest – this year, in a splendid carnival atmosphere!
   
BOB | February 12, 2014
The Diplomacy and Trade Business Club will soon present its annual Valentine's Day Gala, traditionally at Corinthia Hotel Budapest. This year, prepare for a splendid carnival atmosphere!
   
BOB | February 6, 2014
The legendary British hard rockers, who originally formed in 1968, are set to treat fans across Europe to several live performances in 2014, including in Budapest, on February 17, at Budapest Aréna.
   
BOB | January 31, 2014
For one day, the Far-East moves to Budapest’s Millenáris Park. Join a number of Chinese and Hungarian artists, acrobats, musicians, athletes to celebrate together the Year of the Horse, on February 1!
   
BOB | January 10, 2014
The International Circus Festival is traditionally organized every other year in Budapest. It is a unique celebration of the 'circus world' and at the same time, a competition for the participants.
   
BOB | January 7, 2014
Traditions of mourning, grieving for the dead and giving condolences vary from country to country. At the Korean Cultural Center, an exhibition presents the way Koreans accept the death of their loved ones.
   
Source: press release | January 2, 2014
Race across the streets of New York this weekend! There's no need to cross the ocean - simply grab your bike and head the Korda Film Studio in Etyek (a small village, just west of Budapest).
   
BOB | December 6, 2013
This annual community jogging does not draw the crowds that the Spar Marathon did, however it is a lot more spectacular, especially when it comes to the outfits of the joggers: Santa hats, Speedos and bikinis only.
   
BOB | November 12, 2013
On November 21-24, Budapest's Hungexpo will host two huge festivals to prepeare children and adults alike for the winter, suggesting the cold months can be so much fun, indeed.
   
BOB | November 7, 2013
Would you like to help enabling the poorest Indian children to learn? On November 17, Chance India Foundation will organize a charity dinner. Supporting a good case feels great, and this time, tastes great too!
   
BOB | November 4, 2013
Bruno Mars will soon step on stage in Budapest! He has already kicked off his Moonshine Jungle tour, arriving at Papp László Budapest Sportaréna on November 7. Did you know his original name is Peter Gene Hernandez?

   
BOB | October 21, 2013
Classics by William Shakespeare will be on screen at Budapest's Uránia National Film Theatre during this fall. On October 24, Macbeth will be staged/screened, starring Kenneth Branagh.
   
BOB | October 14, 2013
Budapest's Istituto Italiano di Cultura introduces the cultural diversity and beauty of Italy this week, on October 18-20, during a series entitled 'Italian Caleidoscope,' offering a great number of programs.
   
BOB | September 18, 2013
Running a marathon is one of the most challenging and rewarding events that any of us will experience. Start training now, as in a month, one of the most prestigious Marathon will be organized in Budapest!
   
BOB | September 18, 2013
The annual season-ending exhibition of old timers will be organized at SYMA hall, on October 25-27. Prepare for a time-travel experience and lots of fun! The even is ideal for your whole family.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | September 17, 2013
Since its first edition, the annual Nemzeti Vágta (National Horse-Racing) has been drawing huge crowds to Budapest’s Heroes’ Square. The massive event this year celebrates its 6th edition.
   
Source: press release | September 6, 2013
Hungexpo and HG Media Group jointly present a large scale event aimed exclusively at women. Entitled ’All for Women. Fair and Attention Just for You’, the event kicked off yesterday and is open until Sep 8.
   
Source: press release | September 3, 2013
Czech musician Iva Bittova will arrive soon to Hungary to promote her new album, entitled simply ‘Iva Bittová.’ She will step on stage at Budapest's Palace of Arts on September 12.
   
BoB | August 30, 2013
Multilingual and multicultural, Manu Chao has made music since the late ‘80s as leader of rock outfit Mano Negra (named after an anarchist organization that operated in Spain) and then as a solo artist.
   
BOB | August 29, 2013
The ninth New Orleans Swing Festival will be all about swing. We suggest visiting the first evening of the three-day fest: this concert will feature a long-awaited guest, John Allred, on August 30.
   
BOB | August 27, 2013
Presenting a wide selection of concerts and theatre performances, this multicultural festival introduces Hungarian Jewish culture and traditions every year, this year until September 2.
   
Source: press release | August 15, 2013
GOUBA is a regular program in Budapest inviting both tourists and locals for a refreshing walk in the heart of the city. On August 18, Gozsdu Udvar will host the event at Budapest's District 7.
   
Source: press release | August 9, 2013
Visitors and aviation enthusiasts are now able to use the observation terrace located on the roof of Terminal 2A. The facility is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This weekend entry is free.
   
BoB | August 5, 2013
Starting out as an alternative festival in 1993, the annual Sziget Festival is one of the largest music fests in the world and certainly the best party-filled week of the year in Hungary, this year organized between August 5-12.
   
BOB | July 26, 2013
The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix 2013 just started officially, at Hungaroring (often referred to as the citadel of motor sports), just east of Budapest, to end on Sunday afternoon.
   
Source: press release | July 24, 2013
The complex of Symbol Budapest hosts great restaurants and legendary parties . The most prestigious and sought after event every year is the Official GP Afterparty, to be organized on July 28.
   
BOB | July 23, 2013
On the night of Hungarian Grand Prix, on July 28, Buddha-Bar Hotel will host a highly prestigious event in Budapest, entitled GR1D CLUB AFTER PARTY. Starting at 10 PM, this will surely be a night not easy to forget!
   
BOB | July 22, 2013
Budapest's annual open-air summer festival of opera, music and dance is staged at two open-air theatres, one on Margaret Island and one in Városmajor Park, on the Buda side of the city.
   
Source: press release | July 17, 2013
A new permanent exhibition opened last month at Budapest's Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism, where visitors can find out how Hungarian trade has developed in the past two centuries.
   
Source: press release | July 15, 2013
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Budapest and the Korean Cultural Center's joint venture entitled 'Korean Wave' kicks off today, with a number of gastronomy and cultural programs.
   
BOB | July 9, 2013
For a truly authentic Cuban experience, head to the Buena Vista Social Clul concert on July 21. The venue is the Open-Air Theatre on Margaret Island. The event starts at 8PM with cigar, rum and timeless, magical music.
   
Source: press release | June 24, 2013
The Sziget Eye, one of these days' biggest attraction in downtown Budapest, according to many, welcomes visitors until mid-July in District 5's Erzsébet Square, before arriving to Sziget Festival.
   
BOB | June 13, 2013
This summer welcomes the 18th edition of this event that is “traditionally all about traditions.” The most spectacular part of the carnival is the procession of both Hungarian and foreign folk ensembles.
   
Source: press release | May 7, 2013
Time is flying like crazy: there's only two more weeks to go till the Budapest concert. Depeche Mode arrives on May 21 and will step on stage at the Puskás Ferenc Stadium to perform a fantastic 2-hour show.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | April 18, 2013
Budapest’s International Book Festival is considered as the largest such event of the Hungarian book scene. This year's edition kicks off today. You'll find our cookbook Italian Dreams there too.
   
BOB | March 26, 2013
Budapest Week Publishing presented the most outstanding restaurants, hotels and winemakers of the past year with the coveted Best of Budapest & Hungary Award during the 20th annual gala on March 23.
   
Source: press release | March 25, 2013
An exhibition entitled 'Remix Our Future' opened recently at the White Lounge bar of Hotel Le Méridien Budapest, showcasing Heineken beer bottles, designed by young Hungarian artists.
   
BOB | March 12, 2013
The best programs, great food delivered by the best restaurants and wineries, good company: this is how most of our guests describe our annual gala in a nutshell. Find out more - we invite you on a tour behind the stage!
   
Source: press release | March 7, 2013
Abba - The show comes to Budapest again. There is no doubt that this is the most authentic ABBA show to date, featuring original band members including Ulf Andersson & Mats Ronander.
   
Source: press release | March 6, 2013
The Embassy of India in Budapest is organizing a film festival on the side-lines of the annual India Festival in Hungary. The five-day multiculture festival kicks off today with a dance show.
   
Source: press release | February 28, 2013
Korda Filmpark in Etyek will be opening its gates free of charge on March 2, from 10.00 A.M. to 6.00 P.M. Take a guided tour to discover a real film studio and enter the amazing world of filmmaking!
   
BOB | January 4, 2013
Farsang, as the Carnival season is called in Hungarian, is a prominent period of the year considering both folk and modern traditions. It wil soon begin, on January 6, to last until February 22, Ash Wednesday.
   
Source: bkv.hu | December 20, 2012
Budapest’s special Christmas tram that has become so popular with passengers of all age and nationalities, is running again this year to lift some spirits, on lines 2A, 19 and 47.
   
Source: press release | December 17, 2012
On Dec 26 Adrien Szekeres gives a world-class symphonic concert at the Sportaréna. The most modern audio and visual technology, the cheerful milieu and the unique voice of Adrien will make the day unforgettable.
   
BOB | December 14, 2012
Teddy Bears will be auctioned off to raise awareness and support for disabled people, part of a long-term campaign entitled ‘Adopt a Teddy Bear’. The auction starts at 7 PM, the venue is Budapest’s Polgár Gallery.
   
BOB | December 12, 2012
Chocolate, wine, tie and socks – perhaps these are the most boring gifts for Christmas. If you have difficulties in finding the most suitable present for your loved ones, this article helps you.
   
Source: press release | December 7, 2012
Hungarian pianist will present his biggest-ever musical show, HAVASI Symphonic Arena Show at the Budapest Sports Arena on December 9. Get ready for a breathtaking symphonic experience!
   
Source: press release | December 5, 2012
A brand new exhibition kicks off at Budapest's Molnár Ani Gallery today, entitled 'Core of Thought', presenting works of Attila Rajcsók. Opening speech will be delivered by art historian Tekla Uszkay.
   
Source: press release | December 4, 2012
Prepare yourself for a creative Xmas this year! Go and visit the Kreatim Christmas Exhibition and Art Fair at Átrium Cinema&Theatre on December 9. Open from 10.00 AM to 8.00 PM.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | December 3, 2012
Amiche dell’Italia, a Budapest based nonprofit organization organizes its annual Charity Gala Dinner on Monday, December 10. The venue is again Budapest's NOBU restaurant.
   
Source: press release | November 29, 2012
A "Brazilian Film Festival" will kick off soon at Budapest's Művész Mozi (Art Cinema). Between November 30 and December 2, the audience can see seven contemporary Brazilian films.
   
BOB | November 29, 2012
Hungary's only art fair displaying antiques kicked off yesterday, this year at Budapest's Millenáris Park. To be open until December 2, this year's edition offers a wide range of programs.
   
Source: press release | November 22, 2012
The Ambassador of Mexico Isabel Téllez Rosete handed over an art collection to Sándor Bodó, Director of the Budapest History Museum. The collection will be exhibited in the second half of 2013.
   
Source: press release | November 20, 2012
HUNGEXPO launches a new exhibition to open the winter season for skiers and other winter sports' enthusiasts this weekend. Entitled 'Winter Fun', the festive event will present brand new programs.
   
Source: press release | November 19, 2012
The legendary Beaujolais Nouveau, this year’s first new French wine arrived to Hungary not on stage-coach or riverboat but on board of an Air France flight completed by a CRJ-1000 aircraft.
   
BOB | November 9, 2012
After the great success of last year's edition, the Diplomatic Spouses of Budapest will again organize a Diplomatic Fair on November 25 to raise money for its charity institutions.
   
BOB | October 25, 2012
Budapest Week Publishing’s Diplomacy and Trade is a media sponsor of a fascinating and somewhat ‘scentertaining’ event to be held at Budapest’s Madison-Absolute Beauty salon on October 30. Entry is free.
   
Source: press release | October 12, 2012
Often referred to as "The Prince of Romance," Richard Clayderman will step on stage in Budapest on October 14, at Papp László Budapest Sportaréna. Expect a scenic concert with a symphonic orchestra.
   
BOB | October 5, 2012
Entitled 'Works of Art and Criminal Cases – Our Cultural Heritage Stolen and Recovered', a unique exhibition has opened at Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibition closes on October 14.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | September 28, 2012
Attracting 2.5 million people each year in some 100 different locations, the world’s most prestigious annual photo exhibition returns to Budapest. The venue is the Etnography Museum.
   
Source: press release | September 19, 2012
Organized on Sep 21, Swing and Soul Day offers a great range of dance related programs at Budapest's Millenáris Park. Look after your body and think of dance as a source of energy! Oh, and ALL THAT SWING!
   
Source: press release | September 6, 2012
The new season of the Budapest Festival Orchestra again opens with the Budapest Mahler Festival. The program reflects the revamped strategy of BFO, which focuses on new, modern music and a young audience.

   
Francisck Réka Alíz | August 28, 2012
Presenting a wide selection of concerts, theatre performances and film screenings, this multicultural festival introduces Hungarian Jewish culture and traditions every year, this year until September 4.
   
BOB | August 15, 2012
Starting out as an alternative student festival in 1993, the annual Sziget Festival is one of the largest music fests in the world and certainly the best party-filled week of the year in Hungary.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | August 7, 2012
We have just tried the latest addition to Budapest’s buzzing party scene, the brand new Sky Bar, on the rooftop of Párisi Nagyáruház. Read on, open the photos and find out why we love this place so much.
   
BOB | August 6, 2012
The 22nd edition of the annual Vajdahunyadvár Summer Music Festival in the City Park presents a wide range of performances. Tonight the Hungarian Virtuoso Chamber Orchestra is on stage.
   
BOB | July 30, 2012
Holdudvar's open air film screenings will start today with a French film premier. The series of program is organized every Monday until July 30, introducing a selection of six French films.
   
Source: press release | June 15, 2012
Have a sleepover with history and spend the night at museums! On June 16, museums open their doors to visitors until 2:30 am for this annual event which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
   
Source: press release | June 14, 2012
The Danube Carnival is a unique arts gathering in which the people living along the River Danube present their traditional arts with a focus on musical events, every summer, this year until June 17.
   
Source: press release | June 6, 2012
Last chance to see: Entitled 'BLOOMING ART', the latest contemporary jewelry exhibition of Sterling Gallery in Budapest's District 9 at Ráday Street Nr. 31. is closing soon, on June 8.
   
www.turizmus.com | May 30, 2012
The organization of the international conferences (ICCA) has recently published its statistics for 2011. On the basis of the announced results Budapest is proud to report its outstanding 11th place.
   
Source: press release | May 24, 2012
Between May 24 and 27, an extraordinary festival entitled ‘From the rill to the Ocean’ will be held in Budapest, dedicated to Hungarian folk music and world music, presenting the latest and most exceptional tunes.
   
Source: press release | May 22, 2012
In support of the SOS Children's Village Foundation in Hungary, an auction will be organized on May 24 at Budapest's Rózsavölgyi Szalon. Registration for the auction starts at 5.30 PM.
   
Source: press release | May 7, 2012
Estonian Week is the biggest annual Estonian-related event held in Hungary. A major part of the program is dedicated to filmography as 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Estonian film-making.
   
Source: press release | May 4, 2012
Hungarian fashion designer Tünde Hrivnák recently unveiled a new collection called "BY ME Spicy" that features accents based on the well-known traditional Hungarian embroidery motifs.
   
Source: kultura.hu | May 2, 2012
A museum celebrating more than a thousand years of Hungarian invention – built in the form of a Rubik’s Cube – could be opened in the Hungarian capital as soon as 2017.

   
Source: press release | April 27, 2012
The final programs of the four-weekend-long festival entitled ‘Colours’ are starting soon. Organized by Odeon Lloyd Cinema, this weekend’s programs will feature the Balkan region.
   
BOB | April 25, 2012
The Best of Budapest Award is the measure of quality – a recognition that can be won by service providers in Hungary who maintain a high quality service. Here's the list of the best of 2011!
   
Source: press release | April 23, 2012
The Oldtimer Expo is the largest veteran vehicle exhibition in Central Eastern Europe, according to the organizers. If you have an eye for beautifully restored vehicles, don’t miss this event!
   
Source: press release | April 17, 2012
Best of Budapest and Le Meridien Hotel Budapest cordially invite you to attend an exclusive Cheese and Wine Dinner to be organized on April 21 at the hotel’s Le Bourbon Restaurant.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | April 12, 2012
OSA Archives, an organization committed to architecture, have initiated a joint attempt to open and introduce as many 100-year-old houses as possible, on the 100th day of the year.

   
Enikő M. Tóth | April 5, 2012
Sprinkling cologne on girls, painting eggs and a little pálinka – that is how Easter is celebrated in Hungary. Read on to see where you can experience the original Hungarian Húsvét!
   
BOB | April 4, 2012
The annual spring cleaning has started in Budapest. As soon as the weather turned nicer, immense efforts has been made to take away the sign of winter from roads and public places.
   
BOB | March 28, 2012
Budapest Week Publishing awarded the most outstanding restaurants, hotels and other service providers of the past year during its Best of Budapest & Hungary Gala 2012, one of the most exclusive events of Budapest.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | March 26, 2012
The Francophone Festival is organized for the 12th time this year. Besides Budapest, Debrecen, Győr, Miskolc, Pécs and Szeged are also scenes for the series of programs during March.
   
Source: press release | March 20, 2012
Budapest's annual Spring Festival has kicked off recently with an exhibition entitled 'Art deco and modernism', at the Museum of Applied Arts. This year's edition features various programs including a play with John Malkovich.
   
BOB | March 8, 2012
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Budapest’s Babar Bistro proposes an irresistible menu that are sure to delight women’s palates at Budapest’s first Femcafe Gastro & Fashion Night.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | March 5, 2012
March 5 marks the foundation of Budapest's Museum of Ethnography, more precisely the day when János Xantus, a self-educated scientist, explorer and zoologist was appointed as director of the institution.
   
BOB | February 3, 2012
Two annual exhibitions will open on February 5 at Hungexpo. UKBA and FOODAPEST together will cover the full food sector with many new features and rich accompanying programs.
   
BOB | January 26, 2012
The International Circus Festival, traditionally organized every other years in Budapest, is held 9th times this year. A unique celebration of the 'circus world', this fest is also a competition.
   
Enikő M. Tóth | January 25, 2012
These dodges are the deputies of the respect of technique. Some of them are carefully designed, some of them are monumental but they have one thing in common: they all provide our comfort.
   
Enikő M. Tóth | January 20, 2012
They were born at the same time, in the beginning of the 20th century, when Budapest’s new, modern city center was designed. Klotild and Matild are the legendary palaces of Ferenciek Square.
   
vizrakter.hu | December 22, 2011
If you are bored of the rushing and sometimes annoying crowd in shopping malls, go to the Vízraktér and participate in the Anti-stress Xmas workshop. Don’t rush, make Christmas stressless!
   
Source: press release | December 14, 2011
Csárdás, Polka, Zepperli is a brand new exhibition at the Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism. Find out why does gastronomy and dance walk hand in hand. The exhibition is open until April 29.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | December 9, 2011
Would you like to surprise your loved ones with special gifts for Christmas? We have listed the best fairs in town for this weekend. What is more, you’ll find delicious food and programs there too!
   
Enikő M. Tóth | December 8, 2011
Shopping makes people happy. In this article we show you the best places, you can dive into the shiny world of shop-windows and search for trendy shoes or culinary specialities.
   
Source: press release | December 7, 2011
Celebrate the Rebirth of the Sun and Light in style by visiting the exhibition of Budapest's Sterling Gallery, starting tomorrow, presenting unique design jewelry pieces of well-known Hungarian jewelry designers.
   
M. Tóth Enikő | November 30, 2011
Muezzins calls to player to one of the churches made into Mosque. The streets have the charming smell of baklava or kanafeh. There was a time, when the Turkish Buda was admired for its charm.
   
BJI | November 25, 2011
Judafest Jewish Gastronomy Festival is organized between November 27 and December 1 in Kazinczy street with popular and less familiar tastes of Jewish cuisine, and free cultural programs.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | November 23, 2011
At the end of November Vörösmarty Square turns into a festive market place, hosting the annual Christmas Fair which is considered one of the largest Christmas fairs in Europe.
   
Source: press release | November 10, 2011
Winter has arrived to Budapest – at least to the City Park's Skating Rink. The 2nd Monster Energy Budapest Fridge festival starts today with gastronomy, sport and music programs.
   
Source: press release | November 9, 2011
The Diplomatic Spouses of Budapest will organize a Diplomatic Fair on Nov 20 to raise money for its charity institutions and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the organization.
   
Best of Budapest | November 8, 2011
The vote for the cover of Best of Budapest Book, 12th edition has been closed. As there was voting possibility on several websites we are summing up the results. After the final decision we come back with the final cover. Thanks for you votes! - The Best of Budapest Team
   
M. Tóth Enikő | October 24, 2011
In October, the lights of autumn give the world a tarnished color. Isn’t it a perfect time to take a journey to the past? Return to the Age of Millennium more precisely, the golden days in Hungary.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | October 21, 2011
Budapest’s Király utca (the words translate to King Street) is a place that uniquely serves as a bond with the 18th and 19th century. It’s definitely worth visiting!
   
M. Tóth Enikő | October 13, 2011
Hair done in massive buns, mini skirt and nylon stockings: the 60’s was an unmistakably lovely decade. In our new series we invite you to a retrospective journey to this period.
   
BJI | October 6, 2011
Budapest’s district 9, often called Ferencváros, will host a name-day celebration, commemorating Assisi Szent Ferenc (St. Francis of Assisi), patron saint of the local church at Bakáts Tér.
   
BJI | October 3, 2011
HOVENTA, a professional cooking exhibition organized for the third time in Hungary, will be the host of this year’s Hungarian finals of Bocuse d'Or, one of the most prestigious cook contests in the world.
   
B. Sz. | September 27, 2011
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, one of the leading figures of the Spanish cultural-and art revolution, has payed a visit to Hungary to present her new design for Nescafé’s Dolce Gusto coffee machine.
   
B.Sz. | September 26, 2011
The Polai Dance School invites you to its Oct 1 "Show, ami show” dance spectacle to the Orfeum Pesti Mulató, starring the most prominent dancers of the Hungarian competitive dance and revue scene.
   
B. Sz. | September 23, 2011
„Europeum, where the city meets” was the slogan of the newest mall in Budapest. On Sept 17, for the second time, the mall opened its gates, or rather its shops for the Fashion Bazaar.
   
B.SZ. | September 22, 2011
The spritzer, alias ’fröccs’ in Hungarian, has been around and in glasses since 1842. It refreshes the drinker and it pleasantly dilutes the wine, thus it deserves a festival of its own.
   
Press release | September 21, 2011
Couples booking their wedding at InterContinental Budapest by the 19 September 2012 will have the chance to return to the hotel for a very special first year anniversary.
   
Réka A. Francisck | September 20, 2011
The exhibition of replicas of China's first emperor’s famous terracotta army was prolonged up until Sep 29 due to its success. The show features replicas of the most famous clay figures in the world.
   
Horizon | September 19, 2011
An Oldtimer and Youngtimer Festival is being held at the Papp László Budapest sport Arena for the first time between Sep 23 and 25. The primary goal of the organisers is the creation of a new tradition.
   
B.Sz. | September 19, 2011
The Polai dance school invites you to its Oct 1 Show, ami show dance spectacle starring the most prominent dancers of the Hungarian competitive dance and revue scene.
   
Horizon | September 14, 2011
Towers and palaces, mansions and industrial buildings, breweries and caves that are closed throughout the year are opening their gates on 17 and 18 September in Budapest and other European cities.
   
B.Sz. | September 9, 2011
The Hungarian state Opera House is preparing for a world premiere on September 7: a special opera and ballet production where live performance will be fused with 3D technology.
   
B.SZ. | September 8, 2011
The opening of the Bizottság-exhibition in the Műcsarnok also launched the Tíz hét – tíz szó – tíz terem ( Ten weeks-ten words-ten rooms) series of family programs aiming to popularize arts.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | September 5, 2011
This was the 11th edition of the annual SeptEmber Fest. Again, a cavalcade of cultural and gastronomy programs entertained visitors last weekend at Budapest's Népliget park in District 10.
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | September 2, 2011
A true wine city experience awaits you this weekend. The Budafok Champagne and Wine Festival, to be organized for the 22nd time this year offers a variety of cultural events and culinary delights to please every palate.
   
B.Sz. | September 1, 2011
Is there a thing such as fairplay in Budapest? In order to answer this question, the Sopron Bank erected two drink automats based on a honor system in two of the busiest spots in the city.
   
B.Sz. | August 31, 2011
There is no limit to the number of those who like sweets, regardless of their age, sex or financial situation. For the greatest joy of those chocolate lovers, the Buda Castle will host the Sweet days chocolate and sweets festival.
   
B.Sz. | August 28, 2011
Pozsonyi Pickick, Újlipótváros’s "village day," organized for the first time in 2009 on Pozsonyi St. between Jászai Mari square and Szent István park, has already became a tradition.
   
BOB | August 23, 2011
On the perfectly organized August 20 celebrations of the Budapest Marriott Hotel and Diplomacy&Trade representatives of 50 embassies and around 200 CEOs with their families were invited to watch this sky show.
   
Enikő M. Tóth | May 2, 2011
For its construction Chain Bridge was bought off. Eiffel Tower is told to be coded in its framework. This was the first bridge in Budapest that exploded, only it happened by accident. "Maggie" celebrates its 135th anniversary.
   
BJI | April 15, 2011
On March 26, 2011, InterContinental hotel again hosted the Best of Budapest Gala. Awards were handed out to the most outstanding restaurants, hotels and other service providers of the past year.
   
Source: Press release | March 21, 2011
Part of the opening ceremony, the airport has been officially renamed to be Budapest Ferenc Liszt airport – to mark the anniversary of Hungarian composer Ferenc Liszt.

   
Enikő M. Tóth | March 10, 2011
It was the longest chain bridge for years, it slipped during the constructions. It might have been the spirit of Queen Elisabeth, murdered in 1898, who saved it from total explosion. Besides, it has a secret cinema…
   
| January 13, 2011
They seem so young. As if it were only yesterday that we had first visited their party but it happened 20 years ago. The only difference is the size of the stage nowadays.
   
| December 22, 2010
Family, love, warm atmosphere of home, gifts and well-set table – that is Christmas for lucky people. However, there are many of us who are in need, even in these holy days.
   
BJI | December 17, 2010
Having discovered the importance of environment-consciousness, an international group of investors introduced the environment-friendly taxi company 'Green City Taxi'.
   
| December 15, 2010
The most photographed statue is Marton László’s Little Princess sitting on the iron handle of Pest prom. Almost everyone looks at it, and photos are taken, with the Castle of Buda in the background.
   
M. Tóth Enikő | December 14, 2010
Snow, rain and wind. This would be at least unpleasant even for Santa’s reindeer, Rudolph; although he has fur. But what could Santa do without sledge, in swimming dress, in the cold?
   
Francisck Réka Alíz | December 9, 2010
Shooting of movie 'El Ángel de Budapest', a Spanish-Hungarian co-production to be released in 2011 started recently in Budapest.
   
| November 22, 2010
German painter Christa Bartesch hosts an open studio on Nov 27 at Haggenmacher Udvar. Find out what she thinks about modern art.


   
M. Tóth Enikő | October 29, 2010
Liberty Bridge might be short, but on the other hand it has a long history and the weirdest stories. Once covered with grass, one of its rivets was inserted by an emperor. Also, people tend to climb it too often.
   
sajtóanyag | October 18, 2010
Hungarian students are organizing a charity mega-concert for the purpose of aiding victims of the tragic flood of toxic red sludge. The list of performers and sponsors is almost endless.
   
HB | October 8, 2010
Budapest has been trying to catch up with the great cities of fashion. Although it is far from the catharsis yet, we are on the right path. Fashion Street and Andrássy Street are the pioneers.
   
M. Tóth Enikő | September 14, 2010
“At night it is pulled to the Tunnel” – sounds the elfish gossip from the late 19th century. Chain Bridge, the first permanent bridge of Budapest was and still is a symbol of patriotism, advance and cohesion.
   
BJI | September 13, 2010
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Széchenyi Hill Children’s Railway, a new, one-of-a-kind garden-railway line was opened to the public in Budapest's Railway Museum.
   
M. Tóth Enikő | September 7, 2010
Built for the jubilee of Hungarian governor Miklós Horthy's regime, ruined in World War II and reconstructed by two different regimes, Petőfi Bridge celebrates its 73rd birthday this week.
   
M. Tóth Enikő | August 16, 2010
It is almost impossible to evade the biggest railway stations when you spend a couple of days in Budapest. However, we rarely notice the secret beauties of these buildings.
   
Best of Budapest | August 11, 2010
A festival city has been built on the Hajógyári Sziget (Shipyard Island) on the river Danube in northern Budapest. The Festival features 200-250 programs a day on 55 venues.
   
M. Tóth Enikő | July 21, 2010
This year, summer heat seems to hit all the records. What can be more enjoyable than spending our time by the pool. Whether it is for medical treatment or simple fun, Budapest provides you the best spas.
   
Luxury Club, HB | July 9, 2010
Since hundreds of years entertainment has been one of the most popular activities. On these occasions we want to have a right royal time, so this is when the ‘where’ and the ‘who else’ matters.

   
BJI | July 6, 2010
Hungary’s first 3D street art (pavement painting) festival was held recently in Budapest, introducing three Hungarian art groups and the world famous street artist Christiane Jessen-Richards from Berlin.
   
VAM | July 5, 2010
Photo exhibition, wine tasting, fashion show and Hungarian innovations were all includes in the programs the 4th Király Street – Design Street festival offered.
   
Sándor Laczkó | July 2, 2010
The logo of the Hungarian meat processing company Pick will be visible on McLaren Mercedes cars during this year's Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix.
   
Dorottya Vannai | May 28, 2010
One of the Belgian EU presidency summer event locations is Sziget festival this year. Károly Gerendai is pleased with the cooperation. It means, they count with the Sziget festival in Europe.
   
Dorottya Vannai | May 14, 2010
Red carpet, liveried hosts, velvety armchairs and luxury services. The Majestic Imperator saloon train has arrived at Budapest. What is more, it is going to be a regular in Hungary.
   
Dorottya Tuba | May 11, 2010
Hey-ho in the Liget… goes the Hungarian song. The new Liget card was launched with this slogan. By buying it, one can visit the entertaining institutions in the City Park for a reduced price.
   
Dorottya Vannai | May 3, 2010
In the middle of the economic recession it sure does good for Sziget to win Vodafone as the main sponsor of the biggest summer happening. As regards entrance fees, prices will be reduced!
   
Dorottya Vannai | April 27, 2010
The rules of the road have changed. From now on, they can enter a one way street; they can go forward to the red light leaving cars behind. They are the ‘new generation’ in Budapest.
   
Dorottya Vannai | April 16, 2010
Organizers of Best of Budapest Gala always make an effort to exceed their performance of the previous year and astonish their guests with more diversified programs and delicious meals.
   
edited by: Dorottya Vannai | March 31, 2010
Our biggest event took place last Saturday. We, organizers, usually get to know how the guests enjoyed themselves from their feedbacks. Read their comments so You might take a fancy and join us in 2011!
   
| March 9, 2010
Celebrate the big green day of the Irish on March 20 with a traditional Irish Gala dinner; taste delicious Irish food and drinks, listen to Irish music and dance as a real Irish!
   
Dorottya Vannai | February 15, 2010
This year we were there at the Opera Ball! Brilliant settings, marvelous dresses, clicking champagne glasses and tired celebrities added to the atmosphere of the ball. But we really enjoyed ourselves!
   
Enikő M. Tóth | February 11, 2010
Sparkling, golden champagne, unique smell of antique vaults and a man, one of the most successful managers of his age. The history of Törley family is the legend of knowledge and stringency.
   
| January 31, 2010
The best companies in the HORECA sector are awarded on March 27, 2010 in the InterContinental Budapest hotel on the Best of Budapest Award Gala organized by Budapest Week Publishing.
   
| January 25, 2010
The renewed Budapest Opera Ball, which is the most famous and most awaited event of the Carnival season, is organized for the fifteenth time on February 13, 2010.
   
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