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A huge and merry party featuring beautiful Ludmilla and her friends till dawn with simply the best music on a great night to remember.
The government plans to spend Ft 3.5 billion on the opening ceremony of the World Aquatics Championships in July, Index reports. Organisers are hoping to attract The Rolling Stones as the highlight of a 90-minute opening ceremony on a stage on the Danube.
Programme: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Astor Piazzola: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Tango compositions of Bardi, Melfi, Pérez and Rodrigez
The 37th Budapest Spring Festival, between 31 March – 23 April, awaits visitors with a wide programme of events that involves many of the arts: classical music, opera, jazz, world music, dance, contemporary circus, theatre and the visual arts.
Now on until 16 April 2017. The collection of modern Hungarian drawings once owned by György Gombosi was purchased from the art historian’s family in 2016 by the Museum of Fine Arts – Hungarian National Gallery.
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Now on until 1 May. Continuing the series featuring prominent Hungarian artists, an œuvre exhibition of Lili Ország (1926–1978), a prominent figure of modern Hungarian painting, is held at the Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest. The show, comprising more than 300 works, will have two curiosities.
Hungary is a committed member of NATO and is ready to participate in shaping the alliance’s collective security, the Hungarian defence minister said on the sidelines of a NATO Transformation Seminar in Budapest. It is necessary to increase defence spending, but it is also important to use that budget more efficiently, István Simicskó told a press conference.
The government will publish all EU tenders for the 2014-2020 period next week, which puts the country ahead of most countries in the region, government office chief János Lázár told a conference. Accounting for the prior period will be closed by June 30 to avoid a loss of resources, and the number of contested cases is minimal, he told the conference organised by financial news portal Portfolio.
The opposition Socialist Party is looking for ways to offer prescription drugs free of charge to people older than 65, the leader of the party said, Gyula Molnár, said at an event organised in cooperation with pensioner unions. The total cost of such a programme, covering drugs prescribed by family physicians, may not cost as much as an annual 20 billion forints (EUR 64.7m), he said.
Short-term fixes for boosting Hungary’s competitiveness will focus on areas such as tax administration, a review of building permits and protecting small property owners, Mihály Varga, the economy minister, told a press conference after the inaugural meeting of the National Competitiveness Council.
As a result of recent work progress, BKK Centre for Budapest Transport, being in charge of the introduction of the automated fare-collection (AFC) scheme, and German supplier Scheidt & Bachmann jointly approved the updated project schedule for system introduction which includes the testing of an access gate to be installed at one of the metro stations by 31 July 2017.
The winter operation of MOL Bubi has ended, so all the public bicycles are back in service now after having been inspected and undergone the necessary repairs during the winter.
The government and Hungarian lawmakers have the responsibility to protect Hungarian businesses “against a multinational flaunting its power”, the head of the government office said, referring to Heineken’s trademark dispute with a Romanian brewery over the rights to the brand name Igazi Csiki Sör.
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The volume of retail sales in Hungary in January was up by 4.8% according to raw data, and by 3.8% adjusted for calendar effects, compared to the equivalent month a year earlier, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office (KSH) said today in a second estimate of data.
The Heineken Budapest Nightlife Awards 2017 lined up 150 nominees in 12 categories, and the top three places in each category are listed below - based on almost 30 thousand votes from people based in Budapest. Noteworthy winners include: Humbák Művek for Best Pub, Raktár for Best Bar, and Budapest Park for Best Concert Venue.
When I came to Budapest many pints of Guinness ago, there weren’t too many places celebrating St. Patrick’s day. Now the city has many venues that embrace this joyous occasion, none more so than one of the original Irish pubs in town.
Here’s a list of some of the biggest concerts in Budapest in 2017 to look forward to.
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