Sziget Festival draws around 420,000
The main organiser of the Sziget Festival has expressed satisfaction with this year's attendance of some 420,000 festival-goers, despite it falling short of last year's figures by around 30,000.
Dutch biggest group of foreign festival-goers at Sziget
Dutch festival-goers form the largest group of foreigners at this year's Sziget, Hungary's biggest music festival, organiser Tamas Kadar said during a walkthrough on Wednesday.
August 20 celebrations to span three days in Budapest
More than a hundred programmes will be on offer during a three-day festival in Budapest to mark the August 20 national holiday celebrating Hungary's statehood, the event's organisers said on Tuesday.
Summerfest international folklore festival starts on Saturday
Summerfest, an international folklore festival held in Szazhalombatta, south of Budapest, will get under way on Saturday, organisers told MTI.
Miskolc international film festival to open on September 1
The CineFest international film festival, organised for the 19th time this year, in Miskolc, in northern Hungary, will showcase 17 films including award winners in Cannes, Venice, Berlin, and Karlovy Vary between September 1 and 9, organisers told MTI on Wednesday.
Paloznak jazz festival to feature Rick Astley, Level 42
The 11th Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival to be held near Lake Balaton on Aug 3-5 will feature international performers, such as 1980s star Rick Astley and jazz-funk group Level 42 from England, along with renowned Hungarian performers.
Jewish Cultural Festival offers music, literature between September 3-12
The 25th Jewish Cultural Festival will offer music and literary events throughout Budapest between September 3 and 12, the organisers said on Wednesday.
Sziget to showcase international array of circus talents
Visitors at this year's Sziget Festival will be treated to a showcase of four circus troupes on each day of the event being held from Aug 10 to 15, organisers have said.
Famous figures of past and present at Budapest Madame Tussauds
A new Madame Tussauds has opened its doors in downtown Pest, just three weeks ago on May 25. Needless to say, this deluxe and lavish affair hardly requires an introduction from me – the splendid historical and contemporary wax figure sculptures draped in highly ...
Night of Museums to offer over 2,000 programmes nationwide
More than 2,200 programmes including concerts, guided exhibitions and interactive events will await visitors at 442 venues nationwide at the Night of Museums on June 24, an official of the ministry of culture and innovation told a press conference on Tuesday.