Sziget – Police running crime prevention point at festival

Police have set up a crime and accident prevention point within the area of the Sziget Festival, with uniformed and plainclothes police on duty in large numbers on Hajogyari Island, according to a Budapest Police Headquarters (BRFK) spokesman.

Simply Red, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna, December 6, 2022

Hucknall’s top song was a cover of himself

It seems like there have been Simply Red concert posters around town for yonks now, but unfortunately the coronavirus pandemic kept screwing things up, like it did everything else (remember Sziget?). Finally, though, the English soul and pop band will be in Budapest on ...

Budapest by balloon

From the canvas to the clouds

Hungarian artist Pál Szinyei Merse’s defining painting “Balloon” from 1878 can be seen in the National Gallery and now has literally floated into the city proper after 144 years with much celebratory fanfare, as it beautifully matches the occasion of a new venture in ...

John Cleese is still breathing and will finally appear in Budapest

English funnyman John Cleese has defied death and his “Last Time To See Me Before I Die” tour will finally get to Budapest this June 11 and 12 after being postponed in April 2020 and then in June 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...