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1. Marc Dillard, Deputy Chief Of Mission, U.S. Embassy In Budapest

2. Luis Fernando Murillo, Professor Of Psychology, McDaniel College

3. Batjin Zorigt, Business Unit Director, Partner, HPS Creative Agency

4. Shaan Bhasin, Founder & CEO, Know Your Noise Consulting

5. Olga Lo, Watercolour Artist & Fine Arts Teacher

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Calendar highlights

Paint & Drink - Magical Night

Pop over to ChampionWine this time to learn how to create a beautiful magical night painting, while tasting a great collection of wines, and then take your own masterpiece home!

20 August - 1061 Budapest, Jókai tér 6

Bachata Hearts @ Hall Of Art

Friday night Bachata session on the terrace of the 'Hall of Art' in the 14th district. This dance training/practice is set to music from all styles of Bachata - a genre of Latin American music that originated in the Dominican Republic.

21 August - 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 37

Witchcraft & Wizardry Adventure In Budapest

Grab your wands and don your cloaks as you hit the streets of Budapest at this spell-binding outdoor adventure game - if you think you have what it takes to solve a mystery click this headline for details.

22 August

Budapest Rooftop Cinema: Moonlight @ Mammut

A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.

23 August - 1121 Budapest, Lövőház u. 2-4.

Fermentation Workshop In English

Here you can learn several traditional fermentation techniques, and understand how they work and the effects they have on our bodies. E.g. you can try aged kimchi and other lacto-fermented vegetables.

24 August - Budapest

Pepita Jazz Session With Coquette 5 @ Dürer Garden

As usual, this live band extravaganza will summon the spirit of the roaring ‘20s and ‘30s with the best songs to dance to from that era.

25 August - 1146 Budapest, Ajtósi Dürer sor 19-21.


DSK Terrace: Green Oasis In Heart Of Budapest

Enjoy summer to the fullest, invite the team at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest. DSK terrace is a lush little island waiting for you in the middle of the city, for breakfast to energize you for the day, a leisurely brunch, a quick lunch to refill during midday or a lingering dinner in the evening that you crave for!

Brand New Cars @ U-Save Auto Rental Hungary

Brand new cars are arriving daily at U-Save Hungary to solve the safe mobility needs of expats here. So wherever the road leads you this summer… U-Save!

Budapest's Beautiful Gellért Spa Reopens Soon, With Lower Prices

The Gellért baths, adjacent to the Buda hotel of the same name, will reopen on September 1, spa news website Termál Online learned.

New movies in Budapest