17th FINA World Championships In Budapest – Batthyány Square: Standards Set High For High Diving
The construction of the venue of the 17th FINA World Championships’ High Diving competitions has already started in December 2016. The works will have minimal inconvenience for the public transportation on the Buda side of the capital.
Video: International Education Exhibition, Budapest, 19 – 21 January
The 17th EDUCATIO International Education Exhibition is open for everyone who is interested in education, learning, school equipments and teaching tools, etc.
Coming Up: Fishing, Hunting & Arms Exhibition, Hungexpo, 9 – 12 February
Hungexpo is looking forward to meet every hobby or professional hunter, fisherman, off-road vehicle fan, professional, friend or visitor at Fishing, Hunting and Arms International Exhibition, between 9-12th February 2017 at Hungexpo Budapest Fair Center.
Info Session for Masters Programs, CEU Business School, 2 February
Join us for our upcoming Info Session on Thursday 2 February 2017. Earn a U.S. Master’s Degree designed for innovative leaders and professionals in the field of Finance, Business Analytics and Technology Management and Innovation.
Hungary Hospital Waiting Lists Getting Shorter
The number of patients on public hospital waiting lists in Hungary has continued to decrease and the government will spend an additional 5 billion forints (EUR 16.2m) this year on reducing them further, the state secretary for health said.
Hungarian State To Compensate Inmates For Poor Prison Conditions
Prison inmates who have filed petitions against poor prison conditions are set to receive financial compensation from the state, the daily Népszava said on Friday, citing the National Command of Law Enforcement.
Valentine’s Dinner @ Buddha-Bar
A special setup for a special day: marvel your beloved with a romantic dinner at the Buddha-Bar Restaurant! Our executive chef, Osama Kutaini prepares an exceptional Valentine’s Day menu especially for this night which will certainly enchant your partner. Enjoy the taste of Asia, our cutting edge cocktails with a pinch of love potion, the live DJ music and the uncomperable Buddha-Bar atmosphere!
PM’s Office To Cost Ft 4bn
The prime minister will have an office with an area of 13,000 square metres in Buda Castle, which must be furnished, and that is why the project will cost Ft 4 billion, PMO leader János Lázár told a press briefing on Thursday.
MSZP Nominates Botka For Prime Minister But Debates Over Primaries Still Divide Opposition
Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) leadership unanimously agreed Wednesday to support Szeged mayor László Botka (pictured left) to be their party’s candidate for prime minister in 2018 elections. Party chairman Gyula Molnár (pictured right) announced that Botka would receive full powers from the party to conduct closed-door negotiations in coming weeks with other left-wing parties about gaining their support as the opposition left remains fragmented with little more than a year before voters cast their ballots.
Available Services At Széll Kálmán Tér Public Transport Customer Service Centre
From January 2017, penalty fare related services are available at the customer service centre at Széll Kálmán tér. In addition to this new location, the retrospective payment of on-the-spot penalty fares is possible at the following BKK customer service points in Budapest:
Better World Order vs. Commemoration: Competing Budapest Rallies Set For Trump’s Inauguration Day
On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States in Washington, DC, two competing rallies will take place on Budapest’s Szabadság square, one in support of president-elect Trump and the other to thank President Barack Obama for his eight years in office. The square is home to the US Embassy.
Vienna Opera Honours Hungarian Conductor Fischer
The Vienna State Opera announced yesterday that Hungarian conductor Ádám Fischer will be elected an honorary member next Thursday. Fischer made his Vienna debut in 1980 and has since conducted orchestras at the world famous opera house about 300 times.
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