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1. H.E. Kumar Tuhin, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Hungary
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3. Jaap Scholten, Writer, Owner Of The Writer's Villa

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BCCH Ice Hockey & Skating @ Jégkert Café

Start the new year at Jégkert Café where you and your kids can learn the basics of hockey and ice skating while having traditional winter beverages.

31 January - 1027 Budapest, Bakfark Bálint u. 2.

Grand Chinese New Year Concert @ Palace Of Arts

According to the Chinese calendar, the Year of the Dog makes way for the Year of the Pig on 5 February. This concert series brings leading Chinese ensembles to perform traditional Chinese music, dressed in the appropriate attire.

31 January - 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1.

Bear Festival @ Budapest Zoo

Exciting 'bear events' in- and outside at Budapest Zoo for 3 days. For children who are younger than 14 years, the admission fee is only HUF 200, if they arrive with a teddy bear or wearing a bear costume.

1 February - 1146 Budapest, Állatkerti krt. 6-12.

Workshop: Become A Dynamic Presenter @ D18 Café & Bar

In the Become a Dynamic Presenter Workshop, Alex Macintosh will teach you how to reduce anxiety on stage, how to use your voice, body and energy to deliver an engaging, impactful speech.

2 February - 1066 Budapest, Dessewffy u. 18-20.

Disney On Ice @ Budapest Aréna

Enter a winter wonderland featuring the most magical moments from across the Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, and Frozen.

1 February - 1143 Budapest, Stefánia út 2.

Exotic French Concert @ No. 6 Studio Of Hungarian Radio

Soloists of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir performing melodies by Messiaen, Ravel, and Debussy.

4 February - 1088 Budapest, Pollack Mihály tér 8.

Budapest Bossanova @ Budapest Jazz Club

Authentic bossa nova vibes from Brasil, intimate, light tunes with traditional bossa rhythm.

5 February - 1136 Budapest, Hollán Ernő u. 7.

Castle Garden Bazaar Cinema: Van Gogh Of Wheat Fields And Clouded Skies

A new look at Van Gogh, through the legacy of the largest private collector of artworks by the Dutch painter: Helene Kröller-Müller, who, in the early 20th Century, ended up buying nearly 300 of his works.

5 February - 1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 2-6.


World Record Attempt @ Britannica International School, Budapest

At Britannica International School, Budapest, students, staff and parents took part in a Guinness World Record attempt on Wednesday 23rd January 2019. Click this headline for details.

Special Effects Company Seeks Marketing Specialist

This renowned event production company is looking for a Marketing Specialist to coordinate its internal and external marketing and communications activities internationally.

Ad Hoc Tax Consultancy From Colling Accounting & Consulting

As part of this service Colling performs the following tasks: Addressing ad hoc taxation issues and problems,consultation; Requesting the official position of the tax authority; Administering the applications for conditional tax assessment; International tax consultancy.

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