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Evening Concerts at the Budapest Zoo

Evening Concerts at the Budapest Zoo June 27, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden – Budapest’s largest zoo located in the leafy green yet central City Park – hosts evening concerts between July the 6th and August the 7th every Wednesdays for the tenth year running. Concerts will be held in the Palm House and Japanese Garden, where...

August the 20th: Celebrating Hungary Day

August the 20th: Celebrating Hungary Day June 24, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Hungarian history is full of invasions and occupations meaning Hungary has several independence days. However, because all the liberations meant the beginning of a new occupation, national holidays mainly commemorate failed revolutions as opposed to celebrating the freedom they brought along with them. With...

Children’s Day

Children’s Day May 28, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
In Hungary the first Sunday of May belongs to the mums and the last to the children, which means it’s Children’s Day tomorrow! Photo courtesy of: http://www.flickr.com/photos/emptyjames/4769197822/ Mothers Day this year coincided with May Day and were both celebrated by smaller fairs dotted around...

May Day

May Day April 30, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
With May Day coming up tomorrow, the city is full of so-called majális’s – little fairs with music stages, food and drink stalls and on occasions, fun fair rides. May Tree (Photo courtesy of: http://budapestterminal.hu/cikk/385-majus-elso-vasarnapja) May Day in Hungary is a working holiday just...

Critical Mass!

Critical Mass! April 27, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Critical Mass Finish What is it? Huge crowds of cyclists swarming the inner city with the aim is of drawing attention to cycling and other alternative means of transport, asserting cyclist’s right to the road and promoting this healthy, fun, cheap and environmentally friendly way of getting about...

Budapest to Host European Gay and Lesbian Championships in 2012

Budapest to Host European Gay and Lesbian Championships in 2012 April 27, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The EuroGames is the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender sporting event in Europe and in 2009 two local groups; the FriGo and Atlasz Sport successfully bid for Budapest to host the 2012 Games! Budapest EuroGames 2012 (Photo courtesy of: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=65899392504) Fighting...

ZP Opens it’s Gates!

ZP Opens it’s Gates! April 20, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
The Zöld Pardon, more commonly known amongst locals as ZP – a great outdoor venue by the Danube –  kicks off this year’s season on the 21st (that is tomorrow) with Irie Maffia, a famous local reggae and hip-hop band! They are making a come-back after half a year away, so large crowds...

Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition at the National Museum

Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition at the National Museum March 28, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition is being held at the National Museum for the 29th time now, this year as part of the Budapest Spring Festival from the 26th of March and 8th of May. Picture from the Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition of 2009 by Veres Viktor (Blikk): Malev’s Boeing 737 Next Generation...

Easter the Hungarian Way

Easter the Hungarian Way March 24, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Easter in Hungary is a two-day holiday celebrated in accordance with the Eastern Orthodox Church, spiced with many age-old folk customs unique to the country. On Holy Saturday believers gather together for Midnight Mass; the Resurrection Ceremony where Easter songs and hymns are sung. Traditional Folk...

Big Gigs: Faithless at the Sports Arena

Big Gigs: Faithless at the Sports Arena March 21, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Attention all Faithless fans: Faithless are playing in Budapest at the Budapest Sports Arena at 8pm this evening! If you don’t already have tickets, you can still get them on the spot! Prices range form 6100ft to 14,100ft. Faithless at the Orange Music Experience Festival in 2005 (Photo courtesy...