• Hungarian National Holiday Events, 18 -  20 August

    Hungarian National Holiday Events, 18 - 20 August

    • 31 Jul 2018 7:46 AM

    Here's a quick summary of what will be officially going on from Friday until Sunday, the 'National Holiday of the Foundation of the Hungarian State'. Included is info about an 'Air and Water Parade' in the front of Parliament, a 'Street of Hungarian Flavours', concerts at Clark Ádám Square, and the ceremonial hoisting of the national flag, plus a fair few fireworks.

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  • Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto, Margaret Island, 3 & 5 August

    Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto, Margaret Island, 3 & 5 August

    • 26 Jul 2018 10:45 AM

    The intricate story of Rigoletto is full of Baroque contradictions as it moves along to its inevitably dark conclusion. What may be Verdi’s most popular opera uses immersive musicality to tell a story of doubt and self-sacrifice through a magnificent performance, which is the second major opera premiere of the Budapest Summer Festival this season.

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  • Béjart Ballet Lausanne: Magic Flute, Margaret Island, 28 July

    Béjart Ballet Lausanne: Magic Flute, Margaret Island, 28 July

    • 26 Jul 2018 10:39 AM

    Following their popular performance last year, the highly innovative ballet troupe Béjart Ballet Lausanne will return to Margaret Island, who will follow up their anniversary tour by staging Mozart’s most popular work, the magnificen The Magic Flute through the power of classical balett, for the first time in Hungary.

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