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The 73rd Festa della Republica Italian – Budapest

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Friday, May. 30. 2019.

Reception marking Italy’s National Day @ Várkert Bazár – Budapest.

H.E. Massimo Rustico – Ambassador of Italian Embassy welcomed and greeted the huge number of guests. By H.E.’s side his wife,  Gian Luca Borghes – director of the Italian Institute of Culture, Francesco Mari – president of the Italian Chamber of Commerce.  Many more representives of Italy and distinguished guest from Embassies, Trade, joint partners and so forth. H.E. was delighted to see approx. more than a thousand invited guests arrived to the historic surroundings of the Várkert Bazár to celebrate Italy’s National Day and to take part in enjoying the ceremony.

H.E. spoke about the event which also carries as a reminder of the cultural and industrial influence of Italy, while at the same time giving a sense of the spirit of the country in many ways and wished the guests a relaxed evening. H.E. Massimo Rustico  – Italian Ambassador emphasized Italy’s main export products. Italian style and products do not have to be introduced nor popularizing such as food, clothing and fashion, and vehicles as well, just as arts, culture, and tourism. During the reception Made in Italy sweets, meat from Kométa, scootersd from Vespa, Pirelli hoops. The beauty of cars were on the spot: all-new Alfa Romeo, SUV  Stelvio Quadrifoglio, also one of the major sponsors, Fiat Chrysler. The other diamond sponsor, UniCredit. H.E. also added Q.: “The National Day is actually on the 2nd of June, but we hold it to-day on Friday cause on the coming week-end everybody will head for relaxing to the Lake Balaton and did not wish to clash with people’s long weekend holiday plans.”

Representing the government, Gergely Gulyás, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office commented on the long-standing history between the two countries and are partners, both bilaterally and within the European Union, and the minister pledged Hungary’s commitment to the EU, even while member states may at times disagree with one another’s views.

BUT last BUT not least!!! Far from unexpected was the so called “fashion show” with all the outfits in movies worn by the unforgettable famous actress Audrey Hepbourn. Audrey Hepburn featured in several dresses in shooting Italian movies such as “War and Peace” – 1956, directed by Király Vidor. The color white famous dress was made:  ivory gazar silk dress trimmed with silver embroideries and application of small blue velvet horses. See Audrey’s several outfits rolling along at the slideshow.

Update and snaps Aggie Reiter

Herald News: Lindsey Stirling dazzling violinist @ Budapest 2019

Lindsey Stirling – violinist … dazzling artist – above average talent … is no secret to be the 21st century’s most innovative star. She will be returning to Hungary with her super concert  from 8 p.m. on October, 7. 2019 at the Papp László Budapest Sport Arena.

Lindsey Stirling’s headline tours played to a cumulative audience of over 500,000 people worldwide.

In 2017, Lindsey released her first ever holiday album titled Warmer in the Winter and most probably melodies will be on her list at the concert.

Throughout the year on music channels thousands-and-thousands listen to her sophisticated violin playing.

To Lindsey’s  Budapest concert fans may purchase their tickets in several available packages:

VIP1 package – Meet & Greet Experience – price:91429HUF

One premium seat in the first 3 rows (sector 003) to see Lindsey Stirling live

Meet Lindsey! Say hello and snap a photo with Lindsey before the show

Invitation to The Lindsey Stirling Pre-Show Party, featuring;

Private performance by Lindsey Stirling o Q&A with Lindsey Stirling

Interactive party games & photo opportunities

Party snacks & refreshments

Limited-edition merchandise gift signed by Lindsey Stirling

Commemorative laminate & lanyard

Merchandise shopping opportunity before general doors

On-site party host

VIP2 package – Pre-Show Experience – price:57065HUF

One premium seat in the first (4-7) rows (sector 003) to see Lindsey Stirling live

Invitation to The Lindsey Stirling Pre-Show Party, featuring;

Private performance by Lindsey Stirling

Q&A with Lindsey Stirling o Interactive party games & photo opportunities

Party snacks & refreshments • Limited-edition merchandise gift signed by Lindsey Stirling

Commemorative laminate & lanyard

Merchandise shopping opportunity before general doors

On-site party host

VIP3 package – Seamless Package – price:43.405 HUF

One premium seat in the first (8-15) rows (sector 003) to see Lindsey Stirling live

Limited-edition merchandise gift signed by Lindsey Stirling

Commemorative laminate & lanyard

Merchandise shopping opportunity before general doors

On-site party host

Tickets are already out from May, 10.  and can be obtained through broadway.com

Tourist, foreigners to be staying at this time of the year in Budapest may also purchase their tickets to the coming concert in advance before they are sold out.

Update Aggie Reiter

The Art of ZEMA – “Garden of Eden” 2019.

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ZEMA Jewelry House held within the showroom  presenting the latest collection  “Garden of Eden” at the Vajdahunyad Castle just steps from the Hero Square – Budapest.  This time, the ZEMA jewelry collection, inspired by wild flowers in Hungary. The  exhibition  brought the attention to the audience to nearly 400.

The first pieces of Zema Royal’s collection that open a new chapter in the brand’s life, with 18-carat gold brilliantly chiseled porcelain jewelry.

The products of the ZEMA porcelain jewelry house consist of self-designed and executed pieces, which are made by in the family house of the family enterprise. The specialty of the brand is that each piece of the unique form and pattern range praises the work of porcelain-making professionals.

The ZEMA’s own designs, the initial forms are made by sculptors, and then decorated by painters and porcelain painters. The premium quality jewelry is a trademark of 21 carat gold and 23 carat platinum. The brand’s product range also includes the prominent role of Hungarian culture and tradition, which reflects the specific underlying content and purpose of the collections. As a result, ZEMA won the National Value in 2014. In 2017, the domestic brand introduced at the New York Fashion Week.

The ZEMA brand has been well-received at several international exhibitions, such as Birmingham Autumn Fair, JCK Las Vegas and Bijorcha Paris, and has participated in the Essence International Fashion Showcase during London Fashion Week.  ZEMA has also been successful on the Saudi Arabian and Azerbaijan business forum. ZEMA’s international distributors can be found in Austria, England, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, and the Canary Islands.

Update and snaps Aggie Reiter

Chris Botti Concert @ Budapest – 2019

 

June, 5. 2019.  – 7.30 p.m.

Chris Botti, Grammy Award-winning trumpet artist and composer … fusion of sounds will be here again to hold a concert at MOM  Entertainment Center – Budapest.

His name is well known by the Hungarian jazz audience, and he is now returning to Hungary. Chris Botti is perhaps the greatest figure in the young trumpet generation. He has been attracted to the genre since his teenage years and has created a unique style over the years.  He is fond in improvising, but his music is not unbridled. He prefers pop forms, but he is attracted by the atmospheric quality that characterizes jazz.  He has already won one of the best jazz album titles in his career, which has been labeled with several albums.

Sy Smith will also be on stage at Chris Botti’s upcoming Budapest concert. The American singer sang alongside world stars like Whitney Houston, Usher or Eric Benet.

His music has already been discovered by the film world, and with Sting he wrote a film sound in 1999, but perhaps the greatest award was the 2005 Grammy Award.

He is also a great showman and this can be witnessed at his forthcoming concert in Budapest. Tickets are already out and available through eventim.hu

Look forward to see and hear  why musical geniuses such as Sting, Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell  wished to play music together with him.

Update Aggie Reiter

Luis Fonsi VIDA on World Tour – Budapest Sport Arena – 2019

Luis Fonsi is coming to Hungary again and is looking forward to his Budapest concert. He gave a successful concert in Budapest Park two years ago. Probably,  the biggest pop hit of the past few years is Despacito and on August, 17, will fill the house head-to-toe swaying in latin music at the Papp László Budapest Sport Arena.

The Latin Grammy award-winning Puerto Rican singer  will give a real large-scale fiesta boosts to the Hungarian audience and encourage them to dance to his hits. As it turned out, the singer will visit a Hungarian gym and a local restaurant before the concert.

The 40-year-old singer-songwriter is one of the best-known performers of Latin music. Until now, over 20 years of his career, his albums have become gold and platinum in many countries  such as: Mexico, Spain, United States, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela), and he has also received the Latin Grammy.

He wrote himself in the history of music in 2017 when Daddy Yankee released his song Despacito, became a world-wide success.

Update Aggie Reiter

“Fare Cinema” – Italian Film Review 2019 @ Budapest

Fare Cinema  – “The Profession of the Photographers” Italian Film Review

 May, 20 – 28. 2019.

For the second time this year the “Fare Cinema”  the Italian Film Institute, organizes the Italian Film Festival with the Uránia National Film Theater.   The event was initiated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation launched last year with the aim that foreign institutions for diplomatic and cultural networks for promoting Italian cinema.

This year between May, 20 to 28, some of the famous representatives of the Italian film industry will visit the Hungarian capital again, the film director – Pippo Mezzapesa and director and film critic – Mario Sesti will join the “Fare Cinema.  For  overview see Uránia National Theater’s site: https://urania-nf.hu/film.

Update Aggie Reiter

Herald News: Keep Floyding … Pink Floyd tribute ensemble @ Budapest

Keep Floyding the Hungarian group are following the footsteps of the great predecessor for over  20 years.

The Pink Floyd tribute ensemble on  Friday, May 10, 2019.Budapest – Hungary, but perhaps the entire Central European region, recently appeared at the Polus Cinema Rock Club before the screening of the Live at Pompeii concert film.

On Friday, May 10, 2019. they will play the full program of Live at Pompeii in the Aquincum Amphitheater in a truly authentic environment. Of course, not only in the sound, but in the spectacular world, as they try to follow the footsteps of the great predecessor. Along the concert a complete orchestra, saxophone and vocals will accompanied the group . Within their repertoire includes rarely heard music and naturally will not miss Pink Floyd’s greatest hits covering songs such as: the Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall . The group will perform in front of nearly one thousand Pink Floyd music fans upon the sun setting venue and later by the illuminated lights at the amphitheater which is a sophisticated place that existed from way back in the Roman age. The concert will take place at the open circular with a central space surrounded by tiers of seats.

Update Aggie Reiter