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Karácsony: Orbán Would Not Be PM Today Without EU Funds

Tue, 2018-03-27 10:00
Without EU funds, Viktor Orbán would not be Hungary’s prime minister today, the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance said at a conference organised by the Foundation for a Liberal Hungary.

Hungary Expels Russian Diplomat Over Skripal Attack

Tue, 2018-03-27 10:00
Hungary has expelled a Russian diplomat in response to Russia’s alleged nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy living in Britain, deputy state secretary Tamás Menczer said.

Video: 'Easter Customs' In Hungary

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:06
"Through the greenwood going / I saw a blue violet growing / I saw it start to wither / Can I water this flower?"
Small boys learn this rhyme when they are still in the kindergarten, and they sing it to girls on Easter Monday, and then promptly 'sprinkle' them — without waiting for an answer to the poem. Many young men, and even older ones, do the same, though the range of verses at their disposal is rather wider, sometimes more sophisticated, and occasionally more spicy.

Coming Up: English Stand Up Comedy, Brody Studios, 4 April

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:04
Give your laughing gear a workout with a healthy dose of English humour courtesy of our host Dave Thomspon and cast of international comedians featuring Sol Bernstein and Jack Holmes.

Coming Up: English Stand Up Comedy, Brody Studios, 4 March

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:04
Give your laughing gear a workout with a healthy dose of English humour courtesy of our host Dave Thomspon and cast of international comedians featuring Sol Bernstein and Jack Holmes.

Együtt Leader Withdraws Candidacy

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:00
The leader of opposition Együtt party, Péter Juhász, has withdrawn his candidacy for a parliamentary seat in Budapest’s 1st election district, he announced over the weekend. In a video recording posted to his Facebook page, Juhász said that his move was designed to “set an example for other opposition parties”.

Economy Minister: Hungary In No Rush To Adopt Euro

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:00
Until Hungary’s economic performance approaches the average of the euro zone or Germany, there is no need to rush the adoption of the euro, Economy Minister Mihály Varga said in an interview published in Saturday’s issue of daily Magyar Hírlap.

Local Opinion: Election Campaign In Full Swing

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:00
With just two weeks to go till the Parliamentary election, weeklies and the dailies’ weekend editions discuss corruption scandals and ponder what comes after 8 April.

Coming Up: Editors (UK), Akvárium, 16 April

Mon, 2018-03-26 10:00
One of the most prominent bands of British indie who loosely melt together kicking guitar sound with refined electronica will return for another fabulous gig to Budapest!

'Easter Festival' @ Hollókő

Sat, 2018-03-24 10:00
Hollókő, the venue hosting the event has been a World Heritage Site since 1987. The village, built in the 17th -18th century, was the first in the world to receive the title as a village due to the unique preservation of the traditional settlement form, traditional architecture and village life before the 20th century’s agricultural revolution in its original state.

Budapest Festival Orchestra: Discover The Moment, 2018-2019 Season

Fri, 2018-03-23 16:00
According to conductor Iván Fischer, the “orchestra of the future” plays early music, new music, opera, strictly classical music and crossover, and the musicians even sing.

Titanic International Film Fest In Budapest, 4 -13 April

Fri, 2018-03-23 15:06
The programme of the 25th Titanic Film Festival is complete and from 4th April the festival brings films of 34 nations to Budapest - Titanic. Coloring Your World.

X-Trial World Championship Budapest

Fri, 2018-03-23 15:00
The final round of the FIM X-Trial World Championship to take place at the Papp László Aréna of Budapest in just about a week, on 29 March 9 riders from 5 different nationalities will compete in a spectacular and thrilling motorbike event, defying gravity in a world-class light and sound show of more than 3 hours.

Harmonia Jazz Workshop, Budapest Jazz Club, 23 March

Fri, 2018-03-23 14:00
Calling all English speaking jazz lovers in Budapest to The Harmonia Jazz Workshop at the Budapest Jazz Club with a cick-off at 20.00 on Friday, 23rd March 2018 proudly presents the Róbert Lakatos Trio.

See What Happened @ BISB's Performing Arts Showcase

Fri, 2018-03-23 13:04
Around 180 students from Years 2 to 12 at the British International School Budapest - plus a few teachers and parents - shared their performing arts talents last week. This special showcase was held on two evenings, with each night featuring Physical Theatre, Gymnastics, Cheerleading and a range of musical performances.

UK Ambassador To Hungary Calls For Action Against Russia

Fri, 2018-03-23 10:00
The British ambassador to Hungary says it is the duty of every country to resist the aspiration of the Kremlin to divide the international community, HVG reports.

Easter Monday Brunch, Corinthia, 2 April

Fri, 2018-03-23 10:00
Our Easter Monday brunch is dedicated to both modern customs and old traditions. A giant bunny welcomes guests with gifts and a traditional sprinkling of water. For this Easter treat, we offer palinka-based long drinks for you, and colourful lemonades for the kids. That is, if they can take a moment away from the egg hunt. All is accompanied by live music from the Csicsó Band.

Opposition Parties In Debate About Cooperation With Jobbik

Fri, 2018-03-23 10:00
Representatives of five opposition parties agreed on the need for a regime change, but had a sharp debate whether or not they should cooperate with radical nationalist Jobbik ahead of the upcoming parliamentary election, at a conference.

Tainted Cumin Products Found

Fri, 2018-03-23 10:00
Nébih has found cumin product tainted with poisonous seeds of jimsonweed (also known as devil’s snare) the food safety authority announced on Thursday.

Hungary Submits Counter Claim In EU Infringement Procedure Concerning Migrant Quotas

Fri, 2018-03-23 10:00
The Hungarian government has submitted a counter claim to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the infringement procedure which the European Commission (EC) launched against Hungary for failing to implement the community’s quota decisions.

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