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Brush with fame

It's obvious for those who already know his work: Mihály Munkácsy is the most…

Verbal scrap

BRIT & Echo Award winner Rory Graham (aka Rag’n’Bone Man) will embark on the…

Not only for tourists

There are restaurants in the city that people born and raised here would never…

Bloodhound on the trail

Simenon unleashes a wham-bam opening here that has our head in a spin trying to…

Co-teaching makes program special

English-Hungarian Bilingual Education Program, a forward-looking education…

Celebration centres on ladies

Women were to the fore when Tunisia’s Ambassador to Hungary, Her Excellency…

Looking for a lovely international kindergarten in the heart of Budapest?

When I was a teenager, my Mum had some money saved, so she asked her good…

Inspire, excel, exceed

Record numbers attended the Open Days on 5 and 12 February at Britannica…

High standards, respect for all

The BME International Secondary Grammar School (ISGS), founded in 1992, is one…

Faster, more discreet and more exclusive

An airplane stops in the parking position on the tarmac. A few minutes later, a…

An investigation in reverse

The last time we encountered Detective Chief Inspector Maigret he was run-down…

Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated worldwide

The Ambassador of Ireland Mr. Pat Kelly and Ms. Margaret Kilmartin organized the…

Budapest, Győr join Global Greening

St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and March 17, better known as St.…

The most elegant wine event of Central Eastern Europe is moving to the Castle Garden

After 8 years a new venue was found for the VinCE Budapest Wine Show taking…

Wine Production is for Women

Good female professionals are more and more recognized, respected and sought…

Climate change brings sparkling wine revolution for England

French champagne houses are buying land in England as more and more awards are…

Nostalgia... what nostalgia?

If you are expecting the traditional arena-friendly band to deliver their…

Wonder men and woman

The Harlem Globetrotters basketball circus is coming to Hungary this April with…

Magical skates, musical scales

Russian ice-skater Evgeni Plushenko and violinist Edvin Marton combine for an…

Eating, drinking, dancing

The Imperator has little in common with the so-called “scene restaurants” that…

Think: Nordic

The Think:Nordic conference at Corvinus University of Budapest on March 3 will…

Birds of paradise

I dislike the mindlessness induced by social media. I loathe the barrage of…

Double celebration for Kuwait

The State of Kuwait’s Ambassador to Hungary, Dr. Hamad Burhamah, hosted a…

Serious penalties for data breaches

Interview with Dr. Arne Gobert, managing partner of Gobert & Partners legal and…

Self-painted pieces of art

In the beginning the painter is sitting in front of an empty canvas, the writer…

Cheers!

In a previous life, while working with a think-tank in London, a report came…

Over the top with the last man standing

Harry Patch didn’t climb Everest, split the atom, sail solo round the world,…

V4 strengthens Europe: PM

Europe "needs to go back to the drawing board" because it has failed to achieve…

Let the slugfest begin

After President János Áder called the next general election for April 8, parties…

Higher than ever before

Traffic at Liszt Ferenc International Airport grew to a record 13.1 million…

Oscar hat-trick in reach

The American film academy has nominated Ildiko Enyedi's romantic drama “On Body…

Up there with Europe’s best

Outside the Hungarian borders Alexandra Borbély earned much applause for her…

Watching from the wings

This edition in Penguin Random House’s one-a-month reissue of the 75 Maigret…

Enslaved by ISIS

On the cover of her book, Nadia Murad looks at first glance like a normal…

All change on Ukraine border

As many benefit from and enjoy today's open, free borders throughout mainland…

Down south by the border

The “Sunshine City” of Szeged with its outstanding university, illustrious…

A shop window onto Vienna’s streets

The 40-plus hotels in which The Budapest Times has bedded down in 15 or so…

Absolute power corrupting absolutely

Journalist and author Paul Lendvai lays down his brief for this book: to deal…

International Hospitality Awards® 2017 is to announce the best hotels in Europe

The Gala Awards Ceremony of the International Hospitality Awards® 2017 will take…

Special is the word

Winter is a time for heavier, richer food, and the latest annual “Chef’s winter…

‘Your room is – almost – ready’

Conversion of one of Budapest’s architectural masterpieces, Párisi Udvar, into a…

Insights into the human condition

The Budapest International Documentary Festival will run at Cinema City Aréna…

The saint of singers, songsmiths and showmen

This weighty 510-page oral history manages to be biography, autobiography and…

Death never far in ‘suicide’ squadron

When brave men and women are put to the test in war, heroic deeds follow. World…

The advent of gratitude

Advent is here. Christmas is in sight. The season of goodwill and glad tidings…

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes from farm to fame

David Bowie’s death in January 2016 leaves drummer Woody Woodmansey as the only…

The ruin bar of us all

Budapest’s social scene is dominated by the ruin bars that occupy District VII.…