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What's On in Hungary this August - Quick Guide to Best Events

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Popular Opera: The Magic Flute

The combination of Mozart's marvellous music and Schikaneder's coming-of-age storyline comprises this evergreen favourite. Miklós Szinetár's production is suffused with the opera's rich world of symbolism.

10 August - Budapest Opera House

Director's Workshop: By Amy Dugas Brown

This workshop explores this complex process of directing, synthesising impulses, meaning, text, metaphor, space, sound and composition, all by using balance, pattern, rhythm, emphasis and contrast in staging.

11 August - Bernecebaráti

Open-Air Opera: Attila

Giuseppe Verdi created a fiery, dynamic and complex work of art, inspired by Attila the Hun, leader of the feared Eurasian nomads. The story is based on Zacharias Werner’s 1809 tragedy Attila, King of the Huns.

12 August - Margaret Island Theatre Budapest

Design Fair: WAMP's August Edition

As one of Hungary’s largest and longest-running design initiatives, WAMP creates a sustainable, people-centred alternative to malls through regular fairs, allowing designers to meet the public face to face.

13 August - Várkert Bazár Budapest

Hip-Hop Concert: Macklemore

Returning to Sziget, Seattle’s multi-platinum and Grammy-winner rapper continues to push ahead, using his platform, resources and creative pursuits to have an impact on issues of race and social justice.

14 August - Sziget Festival Budapest

Thrash Rock: Beartooth & While She Sleeps Gig

US hardcore punk joins forces with Sheffield metalcore for a night of relentless noise at Buda’s rock roadhouse, the Barba Negra. Headliners Beartooth from Ohio throw a few catchy melodies in with the thrash.

15 August - Barba Negra Budapest

Modern Jazz: Mózes & Kaltenecker

Keyboardist-composer Zsolt Kaltenecker and singer-songwriter Tamara Mózes create jazz and improv sounds reminiscent of Kraftwerk, Pink Floyd, even Björk, perhaps best described as progressive chamber artpop.

16 August - Opus Jazz Club Budapest


See August 20th Fireworks from Sky Garden of Mystery Hotel

The Mystery Hotel's team invites you to a special event on 20th August in Budapest, to watch the festive fireworks and commemorate Hungary's birthday in style from the top of the property.

ISD Becomes Hungary's First IB Continuum School

Thanks to the establishment of an international school in Debrecen, high quality multilingual education is now available not only in the capital, but also in another dynamically developing part of the country. Click this headline for more info.

Veneers – Get The Hollywood Smile, by Evergreen Dental in Budapest

Porcelain and composite veneers are particularly successful nowadays, because only a very small amount of tooth enamel is removed, the teeth do not have to get a crown immediately; in addition, veneers are very beautiful and durable.

Whiskynet Insight: Koskenkorva - Honest Vodka Made Sustainably

Embark on a captivating and sustainable journey with Koskenkorva Vodka – an iconic spirit from Finland, celebrated not only for its exceptional purity and versatile charm but also for its commitment to sustainability.

Hungarian ‘Business Excellence’ Award For Hertz Rent A Car

Superbrands is already known to the general public and symbolizes high quality. As part of the international program, the best consumer and business brands receive awards.

New movies in Budapest