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Happy Birthday Dear Old Budapest – 150 Years Young Today

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Happy Birthday Budapest: Diverse Downtown Programs

The courtyard of City Hall welcomes you with diverse range of programs held with a party atmosphere - such as concerts and an outdoor exhibition - and for an entire week.

17 November - City Hall Budapest

Free Jam Session Nights: Budapest Jazz Club 'Cafe Jam'

Anything can happen on the weekend jam nights when the most popular Hungarian musicians create random formations and play true bebop to entertain the audience. Egri János Jr. Trio will entertain guest this time round.

18 November - Budapest Jazz Club

Wagner's Musical Drama: 'Twilight of the Gods'

Wagner’s monumental, romantic Ring tetralogy is far from a strange story involving German mythological heroes, it is also about the economic, social, and ecological changes and the crisis of values experienced in the past.

19 November - Opera House Budapest

Special Film Screening: 'Love and Death'

At first glance, Love and Death is a parody of War and Peace. The film occasionally switches to silent film burlesque, to give us a breather before we enter the world of Ingmar Bergman.

20 November - Palace of Arts Budapest

1st Round: Budapest Ballet Grand Prix

Held every year, this international ballet competition is open to talented young dancers from all over the world to perform their best in three age groups, in both classical and contemporary dance categories.

21 November - National Dance Theater Budapest

Jazz Gig: Önder Bass Ensemble

The ensemble challenges the conventional role of the bass, transforming how it is approached, perceived or understood, creating a new frame of reference. From hypnotic compositions to labyrinthine drones and chopped-up beats.

22 November - Opus Jazz Club


INSIGHTS from Nord Anglia Education Introduced by Principal at BISB

The British International School Budapest, is fortunate to be part of the Nord Anglia Education global family. This brings many benefits, such as drawing upon the expertise that such a large group of premium international schools brings, writes Ben Turner. Click this headline for details about INSIGHTS.

Spago Budapest Insight: The Secret to the Perfect Turkey

Thanksgiving in America is a time of great tradition. The holiday originated from residents giving thanks to God after the harvest for blessing them with a good harvest. It has become a tradition that continues to this day: every fourth Thursday in November, a bountiful feast is served to give thanks, not only for the harvest, but for everything else they have to be thankful for in the past year.

Robotic-Assisted Surgery at WMC is a First in Hungary

In Hungary, the Wáberer Medical Center (WMC) is the first private clinic to offer robotic-assisted surgery in the private health sector. Surgical interventions of perfect precision performed with the da Vinci surgical system ensures significantly greater patient safety and faster recovery.

Jammertal Wine Estate Wins International Recognition

Jammertal is one of the most successful Hungarian wineries internationally. Since great wines can only be made from particularly high-quality grapes, the evaluation of the wines also elevates the Villány terroir to one of the best blue grape growing areas in the world.

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