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Hungary’s President Expresses Condolences To Queen Over Manchester Bombing

5 hours 29 min ago
Hungarian President János Áder has expressed condolences to Queen Elizabeth II over the bombing in Manchester on Monday evening. Áder expressed sympathy for the families of the victims and wished people injured in the blast a speedy recovery.

American Bomb Found At Ferihegy Near Budapest Airport

9 hours 29 min ago
A World War II bomb was found near terminal two of Liszt Ferenc airport on the premises of the former airplane memorial park, communication officer Zita Markovics told the state news agency on Monday.

See What Happened @ Hungarian Days, Central Market Hall

10 hours 29 min ago
The Department of Retail and Wholesale Market of Trade Department of Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hall and Market Management of the Municipality of Budapest organized another of their traditional series of International market days.

Orbán’s Cabinet Awaiting US Response Concerning CEU

10 hours 29 min ago
The government is waiting for a response from the US administration concerning talks on Budapest’s Central European University, the foreign minister said on Monday. So far, the US side has not named their negotiator, Péter Szijjártó told a press conference.

'Hey, June 2017', Mupa, 7 - 20 June

11 hours 29 min ago
Once again this year, lovers of popular music can expect unique concerts and unforgettable moments from the Hey, June! programme. As in past years, Müpa Budapest’s summer-launching festival will showcase the very best the Hungarian pop scene has to offer, with acts from several generations taking to the stage. The bands and performers invited always bring something special, unusual and new for these occasions, and this year will be no different.

Children's Day @ Mupa, 28 May

11 hours 29 min ago
The Palace of Delights awaits families who wish to spend their time in active, creative and meaningful activities. The children's concerts, dance performances and fairytale theatre performed on stage - as well as musical and other creative activities, skills development programmes and games taking place in other parts of the Foyer - are closely linked to a weekly theme and to concerts and other performances elsewhere on the Palace of Arts programme.

Coming Up: Vambo, Gozsdu Mano Club, 24 June

11 hours 29 min ago
Vambo are a London based rock band and are playing two shows in Hungary in June to co-incide with the release of their debut single, "Now You See Me".

Translator In Migrant Trials Charged With Perjury

11 hours 37 min ago
The Kecskemét Prosecutor’s Office brought perjury charges against a translator involved in the trials on the 2015 Röszke disturbances involving migrants, the prosecutor’s office said. On September 16, 2015, Hungarian police stopped illegal migrants attempting to break through the gate at the crossing point of Röszke-Horgos on the border between Hungary and Serbia.

EC: Substantial Fiscal Effort Needed In 2018 For Hungary To Meet Requirements

11 hours 39 min ago
The European Commission recommends that Hungary in 2017 and 2018 pursue its fiscal policy in line with the requirements of the preventive arm of the Stability and Growth Pact, which translates into a substantial fiscal effort for 2018, the EC said in its draft country-specific recommendation published on Monday.

National Roadshow Launched To Promote The 17th FINA World Championships

11 hours 49 min ago
The national roadshow launched by Bp2017 World Championship Organising and Managing Nonprofit LLC. on 19 May in Aréna Pláza Budapest aimed at promoting the 17th FINA World Championships in July and features spectacular installations, exciting prize games and renowned athletes. In addition to several sites in the capital Győr, Pécs, Szeged, Debrecen and the World Champs hosting city Balatonfüred are among the stations of the promotional campaign.

Foreign Ministry Sees Opportunity For Hungary - US Agreement On CEU

11 hours 49 min ago
Hungary could negotiate an agreement with the US administration concerning Budapest’s Central European University, the press chief of the Hungarian foreign ministry said on Friday. Tamás Menczer argued that there were three such agreements in effect between the two countries, and voiced incomprehension at the US position that the federal government had no authority over education cooperation accords.

Is Demand For Hungarian Workers Abroad Likely To Futher Increase?

11 hours 59 min ago
Demand for Hungarian workers abroad is likely to futher increase and it is therefore important to continue wage increases in Hungary in order to prevent the emigration of workers, the head of the chamber of industry and commerce said in Friday’s daily Magyar Idők. László Parragh said wages for skilled workers should be increased by around 20 percent and the government should further cut taxes.

Coming Up: Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Festival 2017, 3 July - 17 August

12 hours 9 min ago
This year, between July 3 and August 17, the Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival cordially invites everyone to its programs, offering seven classical music concerts and performances by the Budapest Bar, the Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra and the Sabbathsong Klezmer Band. Ticket prices are uniform for each concert, no seat reservations.

Coming Up: Red Bull Air Race Budapest 2017

12 hours 29 min ago
Budapest is the spiritual home of the Red Bull Air Race and will once again be the fourth stop on the 2017 World Championship calendar. As one of the most popular stops, the Hungarian capital always pulls in a monumental crowd to witness the racing action. In 2009, 650,000 spectators lined the banks of the Danube, and when the city earned a spot in the 2015 race season, fans returned in their thousands once again. For this season, it'll be a summertime spectacle as the pilots head to Hungary on 01-02 July.

Restaurant Review: Hello Hal - Fighting The Current

12 hours 29 min ago
As many sushi bars have opened in Budapest recently as sand by the sea. However, not a lot of people have heard of a fish bar, and Hello Hal in Ráday utca will be a real discovery for all those who are brave enough to let go their traditional images of fish dishes and are ready to try something new.

Energy Regulator Fines Elmű HUF 50mn

12 hours 29 min ago
The energy regulator MEKH has fined electricity company Elmű Ft 50 million for failing to incorporate debt collection fees into its terms.

Tickets Available: Chris Rea Concert, Budapest, 6 November

12 hours 57 min ago
The famous English musician returns to Budapest to give a concert on 6th November in the László Papp Budapest Sports Arena. Chris Rea will be touring his forthcoming studio album Road Songs for Lovers.

Bartók DanceTriptych, Hungarian State Opera, 28 May – 4 June

Mon, 2017-05-22 12:30
As part of the HungarianFest organised by the Hungarian State Opera, the new production entitled Bartók DanceTriptych promises to be a unique treat for our dance-loving viewers. Three one-act dance pieces composed by Béla Bartók are presented in one evening, each of them choreographed by a different artist.

Orbán’s Cabinet To Introduce Further Measures To Help Families

Mon, 2017-05-22 12:00
The government has decided to take further measures to help families, with an emphasis on helping mothers get a job and opening creches at workplaces, the human resources minister announced. Speaking at an event organised by the German Economic Club (DWC) in Budapest on Saturday evening, Zoltán Balog said the government would spend a total 6 billion forints (EUR 19.4m) on the creche programme.

World Family Summit To Be Held In Budapest Between 25 - 28 May

Mon, 2017-05-22 12:00
The Budapest Family Summit, an event focusing on, surprisingly enough, family issues, will be held later this month in Budapest, from May 25th to the 28th. The event will include famous politicians, scientists, and thinkers. You can view a video of him giving a TED talk on “the psychology of evil” on the video below.

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