Sziget Festival opens with 95,000 visitors
Budapest's Sziget Festival opened with a full house of 95,000 visitors on its first day on Wednesday, featuring a concert by Dua Lipa on the event's main stage.
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.
Justin Bieber confirms performance at Sziget Festival
Justin Bieber has confirmed that he will give a concert at the Sziget Festival on August 12, the festival's organisers told MTI on Tuesday.
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 ...
Szekely Festival returns to Budapest after two-year hiatus
The Szekely Festival dedicated to Szekler gastronomy, handcrafts and music will return to Budapest after a two-year hiatus from Friday to Sunday, Finance Minister Mihaly Varga said.
Night of Museums to present events at over 400 locations
The twentieth Night of Museums running until the early hours will be held on June 25, featuring concerts, guided tours and interactive presentations at more than 400 locations.
Riff-raff welcomed as comedy giant Cleese finally comes to town
On the tram on the way to see John Cleese in Budapest, my mind was taxed for much of the time by the question – would temperamental Basil Fawlty be there in full flow this night? If so, I wondered, and perhaps secretly hoped, ...
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. ...
Paloznak Jazz Picnic to feature Emeli Sande, Lisa Stansfield, Richard Bona
Emeli Sande, Lisa Stansfield, Stereo MC's and Richard Bona will be among international stars to perform at the Paloznak Jazz Picnic celebrating this year its 10th anniversary, the organisers said on Tuesday.