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Budapest’s Best Nightlife Award Winners
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.
See What Happened: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Becketts Style
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.
Great Concerts To Look Forward To In 2017
Here’s a list of some of the biggest concerts in Budapest in 2017 to look forward to.
Gardenexpo, Budapest Aréna, 24 – 26 March
"The garden is my soul, the green island of my peace. The garden is the cradle of my mood, swinging, holding and feeding my mind. The garden is my friend who is loving, caring and entertaining my family. For me the garden is not a dream, I just love it in every condition."
Earth Hour In Hungary This Saturday
On Saturday March 25th at 8:30pm millions of people in Hungary and all around the world will switch off lights for one hour to celebrate their commitment to the planet. This year Earth Hour Hungary is celebrating innovative people working for a greener future, and will combine the power of classical music with the power of climate action.
Fire Destroys A Robin Hood Film Set At Korda Studio Near Budapest
Fire erupted at the Korda Film Studio in Etyek Tuesday morning, destroying the largest set of the $100 million Mid Atlantic Films’ production of Robin Hood starring Jamie Foxx. Some 30-40 people were in the 1,500m2 hall at the time, but none were injured.
Szijjártó Inaugurates Embassy Building In Washington
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó inaugurated the new building of the Hungarian embassy in Washington, DC. Speaking after Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi’s greeting, Szijjártó expressed hope that the opening of the new building would mark the start of new initiatives resulting in a “common success story” with the US.
Venue Change: Morning Seminar With Lisa Nichols, Budapest, 29 March
For AmCham members only. Lisa Nichols is one of the world’s most-requested motivational speakers, as well as media personality and corporate CEO whose global platform has reached and served nearly 30 million people. From a struggling single mom on public assistance to a millionaire entrepreneur, Lisa’s courage and determination has inspired fans worldwide and helped countless audiences break through, to discover their own untapped talents and infinite potential.
Hip Hop Dance Championship & K-Pop Festival, 25 - 26 March
Four world-famous hip-hop dancers come to Budapest to be the jury to the largest hip-hop championship in Hungary on 25 March from 10 a.m at Láng Sport Centre. The winner will go the US world championship organised between 4 – 6 August.
Hungary Expresses Condolences Over London Terrorist Attack
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has expressed his condolences to the victims of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London in a letter sent to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Orbán’s press chief said on Thursday. The Hungarian government expressed its sympathy to families of the victims in Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, and wished a speedy recovery to those injured, the foreign ministry told MTI.
Corporate Sport Donations To Be Public
The Capital Court yesterday ordered ministries to reveal the names of companies that used corporate tax allowances to support sports, in a case launched by anti-corruption agency Transparency International.
Hungary To Change Forestry Laws To Tackle Climate Change
The government plans to make changes to the forestry law with the aim of increasing the area of woodland in the country and planting species which can adapt to climate change, the farming minister told public radio.
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