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1. An entertaining video* is now included in the review of this community party:
See What Happened @ St. George's Day Bash - Bowie, Charity & Partying for England

* Shot by Connall Charlton & set to the classic Bowie track 'Let's dance' this film rocks!

2. You can see events happening these days listed below and in Calendar:
E.g. Floralia Spring Festival, Botellón Community Event, Tech-Funk Party.

3. Also below are new Movies & Specials + fresh News, Info & Inspiration:
E.g. Price Caps Extended, New Sziget Fest Features, Photo Festival Opens.

We hope you like what's in it for you below.
Best wishes from Team

See Star Cyclist on Roads Here: 'Tour De Hongrie' is Under Way

BREAKING | news & more

Now On: Budapest Photo Festival

V4 Festival to Offer 100+ Programmes

Why is Budapest Referred to as Euro Capital of Porn?

Foreign 'Guest Worker' Community in Hungary Rises to 81,000

US Envoy Asks Hungary to Focus on Ukraine War, Not 'Fake' Issues

Sziget: New Features Revealed for 'Island of Freedom' in Budapest this Summer

'Hungary Has Highest Inflation, Among Lowest Wages in Europe', Complains Shadow PM

Watch: Orbán Decries LGBTQ+ Rights, Migration & Soros at CPAC Hungary

Fewer Foreigners Buying Property in Hungary – Nationalities Info Revealed

Watch: Momentum Party Removes Fence Outside Orbán's Office, Again

Watch: 'Everything You Didn't Hear the Pope Say in Hungary'

Watch: Orbán Claims Hungary Has 'Liberal Virus Antidote'

US Envoy to Hungary Slammed by FM Szijjártó

Price Caps Apply Till Year-End in Hungary

Calendar highlights

Community Event: 'Botellón' Season Opening

Spanish for "big bottle", this is a 'night time activity when people congregate in public areas to socialize while drinking & enjoying music'. Free entry, and you can bring your own drinks or buy at bar nearby.

11 May - Eiffel Tér Budapest

Tech-Funk Party: Be Massive at Marriott

The 20-year-old 'Be Massive' party event series doesn't limit itself to genres, it does have a great reputation for playing top-quality electronic, indie, techno, break, and house music.

12 May - Budapest Marriott Hotel

Electronic Concert: Christian Löffler

Pure Lust presents electronic music star Christian who combines melancholy with euphoria, "All my music is connected by a gloomy spirit, which is minted by a warm sincerity”.

13 May - Akvárium Klub Budapest

Spring Festival: 'Floralia'

One of the oldest cultural events of Budapest, it draws on Roman traditions to create an "unforgettable experience for a diverse audience in an authentic setting for the occasion," say the organisers.

14 May - Aquincum Museum Budapest

Contemporary Dance: 'Amber'

By expressing passion, intimacy and attraction the six dancers in the piece are placed in a state of consciousness... "that can have an overriding power for anyone who has the chance to watch them," we're told.

15 May - Trafó Budapest

Contemporary Dance: Yvette Bozsik's 'HA DÔ'

Tadashi Endo is one of the greatest butoh dancers & choreographers living today, he has been head of MAMU butoh centre in Germany for 25 years. His work HA DÔ is performed here by the Yvette's company, itself celebrating its 25th anniversary.

16 May - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Opera Perfromance: 'The Woman Without a Shadow '

Opera in three acts, in German, with Hungarian, English, and German subtitles. Conceived at wartime, this tale is about humanity, self-sacrifice and the appreciation of happiness.

17 May - Opera House Budapest

Specials Continues to Expand - Deliveries to Offices are Next

"At Kifli, we believe that access to high-quality fresh food and snacks delivered to your workplace fits into our mission to improve people's lives in Hungary," says Gabriel Makki, CEO at 

Hertz Hungary Wins Superbrands Award Again in 2023

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.

Enjoy Asian Street Food @ Night Market in Chinatown Budapest

You're invited to the most authentic "Asian street food night market" in Budapest every night between 5-11 pm from now until 31 August.  

WhiskyNet Insight: Three Special Highland Single Malts

The Scottish Highlands was named as one of the ‘Best of the World’ destinations of 2023 by National Geographic. There is no wonder why: with dramatic landscapes, romantic castles, lush green fields and crystal clear water, this is the perfect location to produce award winning whiskies.

Invitation: HeartfeltEnglish Fund Raising Fashion Show on 27 May

Discover the heartwarming world of HeartfeltEnglish, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free online English lessons, language camps, and language exam preparations to children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

New movies in Budapest