Halloween Garden Party – Gundel Restaurant – Budapest

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Special delicacies in the Gundel Garden – Budapest

On the last weekend of October, at the end of an unusual gourmet weekend, the best food makers in the country will move into the fabulous garden of the country’s oldest restaurant. At one of the craziest celebrations of the rolling gastronomy home, during Halloween, besides the special delicacies, there are plenty of children’s and family programs!

Food Trucks:
Gundel Crêperie • Gundel Bar • Blue Bird Café • Picnic Utcard • Dropper • Borkas • Beef Bill • Sweeper • Waffel Land • Paneer • Che Che Nemburger • Mexkitchen

For each ticket, a complimentary cup is given served with mulled wine or tea.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the evening, when the last glimmer of light the sun colors the sky with the shade  of darkening in colors,   “Spooky” lovers are invited a cozy common lamp ignition! The carved pumpkins, candles given, on the spot …only the need of you! ”

Admission: 500HUF – whilst under age 14 is free!

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Andrea Bocelli is coming to Budapest 2017.

Papp László Sport Aréna
 District, XIV., 2. Stefánia  Road – Budapest
 Saturday,  8 p.m.  – November, 25. 2017.

Andrea Bocelli is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Bocelli has recorded fifteen solo studio albums, of both pop and classical music, three greatest hits albums, and nine complete operas, selling over 80 million records worldwide. He has had success as a crossover performer bringing classical music to the top of international pop charts.
Andrea Bocelli has been known for over twenty years as one of the most beloved and world-famous stars. After two years, the popular tenor returns to Papp László Budapest Sport Arena , where can hear his unique voice again at a truly special concert.

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The Spookiest Time of the Year – Heroes Square Budapest – 2017.

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This is not just an ordinary pumpkin festival … it is Budapest’s charity pumpkin festival coming around this Saturday at the Heroes Square, starting from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. October, 28. 2017.

For those attendants who what to get into the mood are called to bring their own homemade Halloween pumpkin… why cause at the gathering don’t wish to be pumpkinless… right?!? This evening also calls the participants to bring 1-3 cans or any non-perishable food. All the food will be delivered to the needy children. In other words… all the food go to a non-profit organization, called “Gyermekétkeztetési Alapitvány (Child Nutrition Fundation) and please take a look at the expiration date of the foods!

Since 1993, the Foundation for the Childhood Foundation has been the primary goal of the Foundation to ensure that every child receives sufficient and healthy nutrition regularly. According to national and international surveys 20000 children currently go hungry in Hungary.

This will be a free, non-profit event. There will be no cordons or podium. At the Herero Square anyone can place their pumpkin anywhere but avoid the crowd around the statue. You come along,  dress up in your Halloween costume  and your pet as well. Kindly request not to allow the children to climb up to the statue and also to take care of each other.

Wishing Spooky and Sweet Halloween … Boo-Boo-Boo

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Korean Film Week – Budapest – 2017.

The Korean Cultural Center is organizing a large-scale film festival for the 10th time between October, 25. – 29. 2017. In addition to the 26 films to be screened, in Budapest, following the opening ceremony at the Uránia National Film Theater, the festival will be on out at the Sugár Cinema – Budapest. The premiere of the special women’s characters will be hosted by Premier Cultcafé.
At a closing event of the Korean Film Week in Budapest, the documentary film “Try to Remember”, featuring the work of the first legendary Korean pop singer – The Kim Sisters, that was filmed in Budapest. One of the founders of K-Pop, a pioneer Korean singer, Mia Kim, who is very much popular in the States.The member of the Kim Sisters are currently living in Budapest with her Hungarian-born husband member Tommy Vig – composer and jazz musician.
The documentary will be featured with Hungarian subtitles on October, 28. – 6 p.m. at the Sugár Cinema, and on the 29th at 5 p.m. at the Premier Cultcafé. After the screening, Mia Kim (The Kim Sisters) will be giving a live concert with her orchestra.

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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.