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Now On: 'Budapest The City Of Music' At 13 Locations
“Budapest, the City of Music” is an annual concert series that will be held for the third time this year in Budapest’s most beautiful locations until 18 August.
Wamp Market: "Design That Suits You", Erzsébet Square, 28 May
These days urban lifestyle concentrates more and more on the protection and sustainability of our environment. As our natural living space is constantly shrinking we thrive to create our own environment more liveable. Weather we consider our daily outfit where environmental friendly materials, functionality and trendiness are now equally principal or our everyday objects, the point is that today’s urban could be able to maintain a lifestyle that is both eco-conscious and stylish.
Children’s Day, Budapest City Park, 27 – 28 May
It’s time for Children’s Day again at the Budapest City Park organised by International Children’s Safety Service.
Budapest Folk Festival, Castle Garden Bazaar, 26 May
Budapest Folk Fest at Castle Garden Bazaar with Vlatko Stefanovski (MAC) & Theodossii Spassov (B) duo, Sena, Barabás Lőrinc Quartet, and Folk pub on 26 May from 7 pm.
Nick Griffin Barred By Hungary From Joining Expat Community
Former 'British National Party' (BNP) leader Nick Griffin has just been barred from living in Hungary. This comes two days after James 'Jim' Dowson, the founder of 'Britain First', was made a "persona non grata" by the Hungarian Government. Griffin was a member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2009 to 2014, and this March he expressed his intention to emigrate to Hungary within the next six months to live as an expat.
Hungary Condemns Bomb Attack Against Former Greek PM
Hungary’s foreign ministry has condemned Thursday’s bomb attack in Athens that injured Lucas Papademos, the former Greek prime minister. Papademos was hurt when an explosive device, said to be a letter bomb, went off in his car.
PayPal Brings Seller Protection To Hungary
PayPal is extending its Seller Protection program in Hungary, covering sellers with the full amount of their payment on eligible sales in cases of unauthorized payment, such as a hacked account or a buyer claiming not to have received an item ordered, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
Cabinet Chief Vows Readiness To Discuss CEU With NY Governor
The Hungarian government has accepted the invitation of the governor of New York to discuss the issue of the Central European University (CEU), as listening to what the governor has to say is a “matter of courtesy”, Cabinet Chief János Lázár said yesterday during his weekly press conference.
Kincsem Breaks Box Office Record For Hungarian Film
Kincsem, a film paying homage to the world’s greatest thoroughbred race horse, has broken the box office record for a Hungarian film, distributor Forum Hungary.
Go While You Can: Budapest’s Planetarium To Close Doors
The building of the Budapest planetarium is in such “a terrible condition” that operator Scientific Information Association (TIT) has run out of money and cannot renovate the building; it will close the institution’s doors on June 18, according to local online news portal pestbuda.hu.
Discussion On Cannabis For Medicine Should Start In Hungary, Says Toxicologist
The legalization of cannabis is “not timely yet” in Hungary, however debate on its medical use could and should be started, toxicologist Gábor Zacher said in connection with liberal MP Gábor Fodor’s submitted draft amendment on the legalization of cannabis.
Prezi Acquires Online Peer Infogram
Hungarian tech firm Prezi, which has become internationally known for its online presentation software, has announced its purchase of Latvian online peer Infogram, which specializes in creating infographics, according to entries on the blogs of both firms.
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