• 'Festive Gala', Opera House Budapest, 19 August

    'Festive Gala', Opera House Budapest, 19 August

    • 11 Aug 2022 11:52 AM

    The most beautiful excerpts of Italian opera are presented by Fabio Sartori, special guest start of the Tenorissimo festive opera gala. The renowned tenor is partnered by leading soloists of the Hungarian State Opera: Zsuzsanna Ádám, Csilla Boross, Gabriella Létay Kiss, Orsolya Sáfár, and Andrea Szántó.

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  • Opera Performance: Attila, Margaret Island Budapest, 12 & 14 August

    Opera Performance: Attila, Margaret Island Budapest, 12 & 14 August

    • 11 Aug 2022 10:34 AM

    Legends, secrets, past and future. 400 sqm LED walls, 21st century visual technology, film effects.  The spectecular animated environment evokes the atmosphere of the time with Verdi's monumental and passionate music in the Hungarian-related opera on 12 and 14 August on the open air stage of the Margaret Island Theatre. 

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  • Ride To Sziget Festival With City Taxi

    Ride To Sziget Festival With City Taxi

    • 11 Aug 2022 10:18 AM

    Following the tradition of previous years, the official taxi partner of Sziget is expat friendly City Taxi. The special Sziget service has fix rate prices you can trust.

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  • Plainclothed Police Also on Patrol at Sziget

    Plainclothed Police Also on Patrol at Sziget

    • 11 Aug 2022 9:44 AM

    Police have set up a crime and accident prevention point within the area of the Sziget Festival, with both uniformed and plainclothes police on duty in large numbers on Hajógyári Island, according to a Budapest Police Headquarters (BRFK) spokesman.

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  • MOL Succeeds In Getting Friendship Pipeline Oil Flowing Again

    MOL Succeeds In Getting Friendship Pipeline Oil Flowing Again

    • 11 Aug 2022 9:17 AM

    Hungarian oil and gas company MOL has succeeded in its negotiations with Ukraine and Russia to restart oil flows via the Druzhba pipeline to Hungary, Slovakia and Czechia, by paying the transit fee for the Ukrainian section of the pipeline, MOL told MTI on Wednesday.

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  • Bicycle Ambulance Gets Trial Run in Hungary

    Bicycle Ambulance Gets Trial Run in Hungary

    • 11 Aug 2022 7:31 AM

    The National Ambulance Service (OMSZ) is conducting a trial run of a bicycle ambulance unit for employees who are willing to undertake the task for extra pay, Népszava reports.

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  • Planned Gas Price Increase in Hungary Condemned by DK

    Planned Gas Price Increase in Hungary Condemned by DK

    • 10 Aug 2022 12:21 PM

    Opposition Democratic Coalition has condemned an upcoming ‘double price increase’ for gas, with spokesperson Olga Kálmán telling an online press conference that “in the current situation, the government should not increase utility fees even once, let alone twice”.

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  • Hungary Not Getting Russian Oil Through Friendship Pipeline

    Hungary Not Getting Russian Oil Through Friendship Pipeline

    • 10 Aug 2022 11:13 AM

    The delivery of Russian crude oil to Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia via the “Friendship” crude oil pipeline stopped last Thursday, several domestic and foreign media sources have reported. Quoting Bloomberg sources, Telex writes that as a result of sanctions, Russia is unable to pay the necessary transit fees.

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