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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Sting live in Budapest – 2017.

8 p.m.  – Papp László Budapest Sport Arena

Sting live in Budapest on October 13th, 2017., after a 5-year-break. Following sold out concerts across North America, Europe, South America and Mexico …

Sting’s 57th & 9th World Tour,  taking the world by storm!

Sting is joined by a 3-piece band including his longtime guitarist, Dominic Miller, Josh Freese (drums) and Rufus Miller (guitar) with special guest Joe Sumner, as well as accordion player, Percy Cardona, who regularly performs with The Last Bandoleros.

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner – October, 2. 1951. – Great Britain. Born and raised in the shadow of a shipyard in a little town of North of England, but left everything behind to make music and the rest is his history in music of the 20th century. The followers of his fans he is simply Sting – singer, songwriter and actor. He already top the charts with the new wave rock band, namely “The Police” from 1977 to 1986, and also started his solo career in 1985. As a solo musician and a member of The Police has certainly received during his career a bunch of recognitions: 16 Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, Golden Globe, an Emmy and four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. He has well deserved his place at Songwriters Hall of Fame – 2002 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of  The Police in 2003.
Also received CBE from Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace “Services to Music” and the best way he have celebrated his own music was his songs addressed in such an awesome way at the Kennedy Center Honor at the White House –  2014. Sting was awarded the Polar Music Prize in 2017.

Tickets on sale via http://www.livenation.hu and http://www.ticketpro.hu

There are 5 different seating, Front of Stage and standing tickets.

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James Newton Howard – Budapest

First ever Live Concert Tour on his way to Budapest!

Budapest Arena

Sunday, November, 5. 2017.  – 7.30p.m.

The 3 Decades of Music for Hollywood concert production will be a celebration of career highlights with music, spoken word and video.

James Newton Howard will conduct a symphony orchestra and choir comprising over 100 performers on stage through suites of recent as well as classic film hits.

His tour is wind-driven through his most popular melodies starting off November, 3. –  London at the Royal Albert Hall. His next station is Budapest – Papp László Arena on November, 5.  where and when  the Hungarian winner of James Newton Howard’s Singing Competition Fanni Kincses will be on stage. The concert tour sweeping through Europe’s  grounds, ending December, 1. 2017., in Frankfurt – Jahrhunderthall.

Internationally renowned Grammy and Emmy award-winning American film composer, James Newton Howard, announced on June 1st 2016 that he will appear in various European cities as part of his first ever live concert tour in November 2017, with a program that will celebrate and commemorate highlights from three decades of film scoring for Hollywood.

James Newton Howard is currently composing the music for the prequel to Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which will be released November this year. He is widely known for his music for classic films like Pretty Woman, Prince of Tides, The Sixth Sense and King Kong, as well as for recent releases such as The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Concussion, The Dark Knight, and Blood Diamond. His most recent massive success, The Hunger Games series, included the song “The Hanging Tree,” performed by Jennifer Lawrence, which peaked at a No. 2 position on the Billboard Hot 100 and high on many other charts around the world.

James Newton Howard has composed music for over 120 films, including the Academy Award-nominated scores for Defiance, Michael Clayton, The Village, The Fugitive, The Prince of Tides, and My Best Friend’s Wedding, and Academy Award-nominated songs for Junior and One Fine Day. Howard also received Golden Globe nominations for his massive orchestral score for Peter Jackson’s blockbuster remake of King Kong, his provocative symphonic score for Defiance, and his songs from Junior and One Fine Day.

He also in the late 70s and early 80’s toured with Elton John as a keyboardist. It was in the 1980s that he began working on film scores.

Howard won the 2009 Grammy Award for his co-score with Hans Zimmer for The Dark Knight, and received Grammy Award nominations for music from Blood Diamond and his song from One Fine Day. In addition, he won an Emmy for the theme to the Andre Braugher series Gideon’s Crossing, and received two additional Emmy nominations for the themes to the long-running Warner Bros. series ER and the Ving Rhames series Men. In 2008, World Soundtrack Award named him Film Composer of the Year for his work on the films Charlie Wilson’s War, Michael Clayton and I Am Legend.

The tour will be accompanied by a fantastic light show, and the concert will be enhanced with projections of the most exciting scenes of many of the films he has worked on.

Even to-day Howard continues to receive awards and recognition. He has received the ASCAP Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement as well as, this year, the BMI Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets for the concert available through internet: interticket and eventim.

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Time Travel to Gyula – Reconstructed Franciscan Ruin.

It is expected that the Franciscan ruin of Gyula will be handed over  under with the Roman Catholic Mass, after consultation with the Church, is expected in October.

Last year, Mayor Ernő Görgényi initiated the possibility that in the 2017 budget, the city should provide this source of money.

The historical site is definitely  to be a more promising tourist destination than ever before.

The Franciscan monks established in 1410 by the pope in the estate of Gyula, once 35 meters in length and 10 meters wide.  The Franciscan Garden – Church and Monastery in 1905, was requested by János Maróti major of Macsó the permission from the pope to set up the Franciscan monastery. Most of the population lived in this area until 1566., when most fled from the attacks of the Turks.

According to historians and archaeologists at the first half of the 20th century in the Franciscan Garden  at the Epreskert Street, two Hungarian ladies were buried in the 16th century, Erzsébet Corvin and Beatrix Frangepán. Both remnants were discovered in the 1930s. The shrine and the built-in cells were reconstructed in the 1960s and some of them are still visible today.

There is no doubt that very few people know at Gyula and its surroundings that the Gyula Franciscan monastery and the church were extremely unique and great at the time. In terms of its function, it also played a prominent role since three provincial meetings were held here. During the Reformation, it was important for the Catholics to have the region, a dominant and strong Catholic institution.

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