New entertainment venue opens in Budapest

The magical revival of revue

The fantastic, glittering world of revue will return to the stage of Matild Café & Cabaret from the end of October. Three evenings a week – Thursday, Friday and Saturday night – the early twentieth century Pest nightlife will be revived with live performances ...

Budapest Classics Film Marathon to open on Tuesday

The National Film Institute is organising between September 13-18 the 5th international festival of restored films which this year will focus on the central European roots of Hollywood, the institute said on Monday.

Hungary nominates Blockade for Oscar

Hungary is nominating Blockade, a film about the October 1990 taxi drivers' blockade, for the 2023 Academy Award for Best International Feature Film, the National Film Institute (NFI) said on Thursday.

Sziget Festival draws around 450,000 visitors

An estimated 450,000 people attended this year's Sziget Festival, with the event drawing a sell-out crowd on its opening day and near-capacity crowds on two other days, the festival's main organiser said on Monday.

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.