Spanish Film Week – Uránia Cinema – Budapest – 2017

October, 17. – 22. 2017.

On October, 17, the National Film Theater of Uránia starts with a new national film week  in Budapest. During the session  12 movies will be screened.

Starts off with THE CHESS PLAYER – (Original title: EL JUGADOR DE AJEDREZ)

The film is in Spanish language with Hungarian subtitles. Drama, film runs 98 min, released date: 2017.

In brief storyline:

In 1934 Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Championship of Chess and meets a French journalist, Marianne Latour, and they fall in love. At the end of the Civil War, Marianne convinces Diego to live in France with their daughter, where shortly afterwards Diego will be accused of spying by the Nazis and imprisoned in an SS prison. In prison, Diego will try to survive in a hostile environment thanks to Colonel Maier’s passion for chess.

Directed by:Luis Oliveros, screenplay: Julio Castedo, cast: Marc Clotet, Melina Matthews, Alejo Sauras, Stefan Weinert, Mike Hoffmann, Andrés Gertrúdix, Pau Durà, Lionel Auguste, Maarten Dannenberg, Christian Stamm, Juan Del Santo, Blanca Zurdo, Karlos Klaumannsmoller, Scott Alexander Young, Martin Angerbauer, Jaume Cervera. Cinematography by:Juan Carlos Gómez, film editing:Teresa Font, art director:Mónika Esztán, costumes designer:János Breckl, music: Alejandro Vivas Puig, producer:Juan Antonio Casado, Julio Castedo, Gerardo Herrero, production:Ishtar Films, Tornasol Films, Hernández y Fernández Producciones Cinematográficas.

Tickets available on the spot at the ticket office.

To view the coming up screened spanish films visit:  http://www.urania-nf.hu

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The Celtic Voice of Angels – Budapest – 2017.

The Celtic Voice of Angels are arriving to Budapest from Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – UK   and the beloved multi-platinum Irish music sensation will fill the air  at 8 p.m. in the László Papp Sport Arena – Budapest on Friday, November, 10. 2017.

So get ready to book your seat, cause the Celtic Woman for sure will be taking the audience on a “Healing Concert” 

They are out again on a worldwide tour by vibrating the Irish traditional angelic voices by Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist –Tara McNeill, accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skill bring a fresh fusion of musical and timeless Irish tradition.

Featuring many songs from their Voices of Angels album. This coming up inspiring live concert– “not to be missed”. The audience will see – hear many songs from their Voices of Angels album. A real superb mixture of traditional Irish folk songs and Celtic tunes to modern songs.

The songs to be heard honor Ireland’s past and bring a contemporary edge in a way that reflects the vibrant, modern nation that Ireland has become.

As Ireland is about to commemorate the events of 100 years ago that led to the nation’s independence,

Celtic Woman offers a spirited rendition of “Óró sé do bheatha ‘bhaile”, a traditional Irish song that became closely associated with “The Troubles” after the 1916 uprising in Ireland, during the Irish War for Independence. They also perform such traditional Irish songs such as “Bean Pháidín” and “Siúil A Run” highlighting the Ireland’s heritage and its Gaelic, its indigenous language, along with “Walk Beside Me” and a cover of The Waterboys’ – “The Whole Of The Moon.” 

Their GRAMMY Awards took place on February, 12. 2017., at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, that stood for the GRAMMY nomination under the Best World Music category for their album „Destiny”. Also Celtic Woman has been named Billboard World Album Artist of the Year six times. This is the Celtic Woman’s 12th consecutive No.1 in the Billboard World Music Charts since the group’s formation  and recently received a No.1 in the Billboard World Music Chart and Classical Chart with their album „Voice of Angels”.

Celtic Woman released its first album in 2005 and has recorded eight albums since then and toured in  23 countries at the four corners of the Earth countless times. They have sold over 10 million records worldwide.

The foundation for Celtic music’s popularity outside Ireland and Europe was built by tapping into the success of artists such as Enya, Moya Brennan and Clanned, just to name a few and along with stage shows with Riverdance and Lord of the Dance, the Celtic Woman has been described as being “The Riverdance for the Voice”

Tickets through internet or shop on the spot: http://www.eventim.hu/en/tickets/celtic-woman-budapest-papp-laszlo-sportarena-984404/performance.html

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Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems – Budapest

Rail Safety First

The company opens up a new factory hall and presents their new workshop at Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems in Budapest. This is a 5.28 billion HUF expansion and within this development the company becomes the world’s largest manufacturer and developer of railway braking units and one of the leading training centers in Hungary, whereas Knorr-Bremse offers driving simulators and e-learning systems for optimum train crew training with workshop demonstration.

For over thirty years, the Knorr-Bremse plant in Aldersbach has been a key feature of the economic landscape in the district of Passau. In the recent years the factory has developed into the largest European production site for disc brakes and electronic braking systems for commercial vehicles. The production of disc brakes and electronic braking systems are employed  at 30 countries around the world.

The Commercial Vehicle Systems division offers its customers braking systems for trucks, buses, trailers and agricultural machinery. In the chassis systems sector, Knorr-Bremse is a leading player in electronic controls and driver assistance systems as well as in air supply systems. Other product fields include steering systems, powertrain-related systems and torsional vibration dampers for diesel engines.

November,. 6. 2017. – Chris Rea live in Budapest!

Chris Rea live in Budapest  after a five-year break on November, 6. 2017 at the  Papp László Budapest Arena.

Chris Rea  boosts off with “Road Songs for Lovers” European Tour 2017.

Chris Rea will be returning to Europe after the Summer of 2017 following his very first US and Australian concerts. Chris Rea will play a full European and UK tour in October, November and December, to celebrate the release of his new album, “Road Songs for Lovers”.The album will be released in September, within the European tour starting off October, 7.  in the Netherlands. .

Like all truly great artists, Chris Rea has followed his own unique artistic vision and a path that is his and his alone. And although his exemplary musical output to date is deeply embedded into the framework of the world’s rock n roll DNA, it is also safe to say that his presence has been something of a glittering thorn in the side of an industry that has always had him down as a perennial outsider. Artist and painter, blues aficionado and self-confessed motoring nut, filmmaker and Italian-influenced classical music composer, eclectic and maverick are two terms that hardly come close to describing a man who has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide for just being himself. In 2017 Rea returns to what he’s best known for: an album of gorgeous rock ballads which showcases Rea’s unique voice and a songwriting skill at the top of his game.

The Budapest show will be held in the theatrical layout, fans should make sure they have their tickets soon this time not to miss the concert as the  previous one. 

There will be only seated tickets available via http://www.livenation.hu and/or on the spot.

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Birkás – Wild-Pear Pálinka in the Protection Program- Hungary

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Continuous expansion of Hungary’s pálinka map, reported in Birkás Pálinka House by Sándor Fazekas – Minister of Agriculture, Sándor Fazekas  – Minister of Agriculture, Minister of State for Environment, Agricultural Development and Hungarica.   István Birkás – Birkás Pálinkaház owner of Vasi spoke about the wild pear pálinka, which has received national origin protected under the Protection Program.

The wild-pear pálinka contains ABV of 40%.  Everyone can find the flavor of their taste within having a sip of the traditional Birkás pálinka products

People on the hills in the region of the Vasi-Mountain have been dealing with growing fruits and vegetables for many a year.

The family enterprise is dealing with distilling since 1990. Been distilling for the trade since 2006. We The pálinka is produced in their distillery in Győrvár with the traditional double-distilled way, along with a modern one-step distilling equipment.

Every step, starting from growing fruit to bottling, is done by our enterprise. Thus guarantee the quality of each and every bottle. In order to protect quality and traditions their products bear the name of our family.

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International Contemporaray Art Fair – Budapest 2017.

International Contemporary Art Fair

Millenarian – 16-20. Kisrókus Street – Budapest

October, 12. through October, 15. 2017.

Art Market Budapest 2017 not just Art Lovers are more than welcomed … over 500 artists, 100 exhibitors…  art photo collections, 25 countries will be present.

This year the guest of honor is Israel.

“The fair provides the largest selection of artworks coming from the emerging Eastern European region which is currently getting increased attention globally with some now emerging stars of the future and representatives of the neo-Avant-Garde tendencies of the 1960’s and 70’s. This, combined with an inspiring new generation of artists from the West, helps bring some fresh blood to the global art scene,” says Attila Ledényi, Founding Director, Art Market Budapest.

Open hours:

Thursday, October, 12. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday, October 13 11 .am. – 10 p.m.

Saturday, October, 14. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

On October, 12. 11 a.m. – shoots off with David Bowie 1982-1992  by Tony MrGee

“This year, Israel has been selected as the guest of honor. “The professional partners include the energetic team and owner of the Serge Tiroche Collection and the international godfather of art James Snyder, who will represent the Israel Museum. From an amazing young generation of video and photo artists such as ILIT AZOULAY or Dana Levy to works and a site specific performance by the legendary Joseph Semah, the Israeli repertoire will include some 50 artists to choose from,” says Ledényi. He is also the founder and CEO of EDGE Communications, an art management agency with an expanding international portfolio. Also as a collector and promoter of art, he has been included among the 15 most influential personalities in Műértő’s Art Power 50 repeatedly since 2011.

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Countrywide – Dinning City National Restaurant Week ” – “Országos Éttermi Hét”

Dining at a high class restaurant is generally an expensive matter, but not during the Dining City Restaurant Week, shooting off from October, 9 – 15. 2017.

The event welcomes quality food enthusiasts with 3-course basic menus from 3300HUF up to the exclusive menu offers at special gourmet restaurants for only 4900HUF.

A hundred middle and upper-class category participating reastaurants  in Budapest and all over the country where guests can pre-book tables in advance, by chosing the date and the restaurant they wish to visit.

The National Restaurant Week is the perfect time to choose the venue for special dedicates to get more acquainted with the most  mouth-watering specialties of the Hungarian cuisine at some of the best of Hungary’s restaurants.

Participating restaurants aspire to present the best of their cuisine by serving their guests gourmet dishes of all kinds. Tables for the 13th National Restaurant Week cannot be booked in person or on the phone, only and exclusively through  www.etteremhet.hu.

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