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Star Wars: New Hope in Concert @ Budapest – 2018.

 

Papp László Budapest Sport Arena

District, XIV., 2 Stefánia Rd. Budapest

Tuesday,  8 p.m. October 16, 2018.

 Star Wars: A New Hope Concert and Film Show

Surely for many seared into the minds of generations of wonder-struck children … and adult … the music of Star Wars and echoes the first words of the Star Wars film  … “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” 

To-day the grown up generation as parents probably coming with their kids to the show to relive and show their kids their favorite film from the late 70s.  An absolute treat for the Star Wars fans. Will most probably enjoy watching pictures on enormous cinema screens and spectacular laser lighting and hearing the music remembering along the way as they grew up with this spectacular film in the history of films.  Share  with your family an exciting journey, not experienced before.

Previously, the performance was held at many parts of the world e.g. London, Ontario, California and coming soon within the Central European tour to Budapest. The audience will experience a visual and acoustic blast at the same time. The film-style, digitally completely revised version of the 1977. Since the release of the first Star Wars movie nearly 40 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by John Williams.

After the 2007 facelift of the film has undergone recently refreshing of blood to the XXI. century requirements. The Death Star and the Tatooine planet are almost in reality … bringing three truckloads of equipment … having a three-story high-rise projector pioneers the Star Wars movie as it has not been seen by the most fancied fans in the past 40 years.

The sophisticated show with powerful music production is provided by the world-famous Prague Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor – Christopher Eliot, who play Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ everlasting melodies at the live concert from the original trilogy, running in chronological order, accompanied by clips from the films at the live concert. John Williams has become world-famous for the eight Star Wars films, and for the 1977 song “A New Hope” he also received an Oscar Award. The Empire Returns, The Jedi Returns and The Enchanting Power Music have all been nominated for the most important award in the film industry. Williams has a total of five Oscars, 4 Golden Globes, seven BAFTA and 22 Grammy Awards. With 50 Oscars, John Williams is the most nominated live person, and in the history of the prize he is the second most nominated artist after Walt Disney. John Williams joined the Hollywood Hall of Fame in 2000 and received the Kennedy Center Life Prize. Composer John Williams’ spectacular symphonic soundtrack was named the greatest film score of all time by the American Film Institute .

This is a once-in-a-lifetime  date, opportunity to experience for Star Wars fans. So off you go start to plan to be present, go back in time on the journey with the Star Wars legends. Give a treat for yourself by being at the “Star Wars in Concert” … gain an unforgettable concert experience, no matter if saw it before to re watch enjoy it again.

The tickets quickly are running out, make sure to get your seat at the Arena.

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Mexico Festival @ Budapest 2018.

Mexico Mood in Budapest!

Mark the date to the last week-end … good-bye to August and hit the road to the Mexican colors, lights, shapes, moods, flavors in Budapest

  September, 14 – 16, 2018.
District XI., Bartók Béla Road – Budapest

Mexico’s colors, moods and flavors can be at the fingertips by visiting the festival. May attend at the painters and photo exhibitions also switching over to the workshops. Fiery dance performances, performances and concerts will most probably move the body. Three days  gastronomic delights Mexican cake tastings, Street Taco Mexican Grill at Arriba Taqueria … Spicy meals, for the sweet tooth, alsorts of sweets will make to dance the buds. Movies and stories tell about Mexico. About the exhibition in Budapest will be mentioned the spirit of Frida Kahlo. The children will have the opportunity to create their own artwork inspired graphics by Frida. Also to play a Mexican game! Shoot the ass! – Piñata. Beside many concerts on Friday Réka Tóth and Ágnes Csiki: The Ellas Duo acoustic concert and PERKALAND percussion experience – experience workshop. The 3 day program are full of entertainment.

Participation in the programs is free!

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The 21st Jewish Cultural Festival – Budapest

House of Bálint – Budapest

District, VI., 16. Révay Street

Between August, 27 and September, 27, 2018,

Every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Djerba mood and color schemes.

On the closing day, Thursday, September, 27, 2018, 5 p.m. family programs will be on the spot.

Within the framework of the 21st Jewish Culture Festival there are more on-site performances, and concerts in Budapest including at the House of Bálint with photo exhibitions, live music, documentary screening.    The program is held with the support of the Tunisian National Tourist Office whereas will be presenting a photo exhibition of the last flourishing “Jewish community in the heart of the Arab world”- Island of Djerba

The official opening on August, 27, 2018, at 5 p.m. will be held by András Heisler, President of the Association of Jewish Communities in Hungary (MAZSIHISZ).

Through the photographs of Anikó Hortolányi and Tamás Falus, the audience may see the life of the world-famous La Ghriba synagogue and the plethora of famous pilgrimage annually.

At the opening live Klezmer and Arabic music with Bori Magyar singer, accompanied on guitar by Dániel Kardos.

At 5.30 p.m., a 30-minute screening will take place of dr. Zoltan Csermák special documentary film about the life of Jews in Tunisia.

To take part at the event is free of charge.

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Budapest Zoo … Hot Jazz Band – Amadinda

Thanks to the Budapest Zoological and Botanical Garden, this year the Hot Jazz Band jointly with the Amadina Percussion Ensemble will hold on a “Hot Summer Night” a concert in every sence during the early evening on Wednesday, August, 8.

Count on Wednesday to be (most probably as weatherman said without rain but as having extremely high daily temperature above 35C). The temperature won’t drop down too much during the evening concert. Ain’t no worry cause there will be refreshment bar available on the spot.

The Hot Jazz Band Special Kossuth Prize-winning sound comes to life in the fantastic world of music within the most popular compositions in Hungary reminiscent of the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s also with popular Broadway tunes. The audience will be taken on a joint musical excursion in the world of rhythms where classical musicians transformed into jazz musicians playing on vibraphone and virtuoso solo on marimba. The audience may enjoy the variety of exciting musical instruments, known hits by two first-class ensemble.Enjoy your joint musical excursion in the world rhythms by classical musicians transforming into jazz musicians and experience virtuoso vibraphone and marimba solos. Real musical delicacy for all ages.

Access to the venue begins at 6 p.m., tickets to the Zoo’s concert allows entrance by the audience to walk around the Zoo and have a peck to the animals. Concerts starts at 8.30 p.m.
The tickets are available online or at the gate.

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„Alan Parsons Live Project” – Budapest – 2018.

„Alan Parsons Live Project”

Members of the band: Maggie Reilly- singing, David Paton – bass guitar – vocals, Calais Brown – guitar, Irving Duguid – key, Dave Stewart – drums.

November, 14 and 15. 2018.

8 p.m. MOM Sport – Budapest.

When legends meet, we can really expect magic to happen!

Probably many have the original (vinyl) and also the CD! but to hear them live will be a treat for their music lovers by bringing old memories and joy.

PILOT, ALAN PARSONS PROJECT’s music core and MAGGIE REILLY from the MIKE OLDFIELD BAND will unlock their treasure chest with their cuttings as they jointly.

There will be a 2 day concert bringing an unforgettable musical experience to the audience in the house. The super-music of the three decades, and full-scale production as powerful step towards the future CLASSIC ROCK.

Alan Parsons LIVE project – a legendary music icon – has been nominated for the Grammy Award 11 times. The sound of progressive rock. Alan Parsons, a real renaissance man and a talented musician, created the Alan Parsons project. The biggest commercial successes that met extraordinary applause, among other successes, Billboard Top 40 hits, such as “Eye in A Sky”

They have created a genre that leads generations to the life of their movie music. After a long list of “Magic”, “January”, “Just a Smile” and “Call Me Round”, PILOT has moved on to become a column member of the project. As part of the ALAN PARSONS PROJECT (APP), the PILOT rock band played on all albums from “Tales Of Mystery And Imagination” to “Stereotomy”. Leaders were with tools such as “Eye In The Sky,” “Do not Answer Me,” “Lucifer,” and “Let’s Talk About Me”and many more on both German and American charts.

Jumping into the past … „Parsons Project were an English rock band active between 1975 and 1990, whose rosters consisted of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson. They were accompanied by a varying number of session musicians. Alan Parsons met Eric Woolfson in the canteen of Abbey Road Studios in the summer of 1974. Parsons had already acted as Assistant Engineer on the Beatles’ albums Abbey Road (1969) and Let It Be (1970 and had produced several acts for EMI Records. Woolfson, a songwriter and composer, was working as a session pianist; he had also composed material for a concept album idea based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe.. Most of the Project’s titles, especially the early work, share common traits … these were likely influenced by Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon (1973).

The Alan Parsons Project – Don’t Answer Me – 1980  … The tune whispers the atmosphere of the 80s

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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – Budapest – 2018.

The world-famous Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox arrives to Budapest to put a spell on the audience with the last century’s classic sounds.

They are on their new European tour again and coming to Budapest

May, 17. 2018.,

8 p.m.  – Papp László Budapest Sports Arena.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Juke chosen music, colorful instrumentation, matched the songs with great musicians, not to mention the performers catchy beautiful voices enchanting the fans.

With Postmodern style, a unique feeling of life and a great atmosphere for those around the globe to enjoy their favorites live. Scott Bradlee’s creativity has no limit, he is the one who invents everything that is so successful in making music, songs, concerts, and videos.

The audience can experience a real historical music journey that rolls back in time to the American music world of the 1920s.

The Postmodern Jukebox music blurs the boundaries between the generations. The postmodern style stop all gaps, within their live show.

The  PMJ  is not a band, rather a lifestyle and is going to bring the Budapest’s audience quite a unique breathtaking show.

Tickets can be purchased on the spot at local ticket office and/or through…

http://www.eventim.hu/en/tickets/scott-bradlees-postmodern-jukebox-budapest-papp-laszlo-sportarena-443328/event.html?

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Badacsony Wine Region – New York Palace Hall of Rome – Budapest 2018.

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On Saturday, April, 14. 2018. the Badacsony Wine Region wines arrived to Budapest.

This time, with more than 150 kinds of wines from 35 wineries, 15 touristic service’s operators in the Hall of Rome, were waiting for visitors.Thanks to the popularity of the event in recent years, the number of visitors has increased remarkably, thus exiting the beautiful cafe venue, so this year the 400 square meter Rome Room and its hall hosted the program. Was an excellent choice to change the venue, cause it was so cosy and friendly to chat with the wine makers at such an environment. A real pearl scenery. The visitors were received by organisers attentive. The smiling wine lover guests met each other of who had not met over a year at the Badacsony Wine Region gathering at the New York Palace in Budapest and learn the new wines, and became some of their new their favorites. No wonder … In the most popular wine region of the Lake Balaton Uplands, the soil and the sun, the lake water and the Mediterranean climate, the love and expertise of the people living here makes it wonderfully harmonious, fiery and characteristic wines.

In addition to the excellent wines of the region offered unforgettable experiences to the visitors with all year round better-and-better programs, culinary wonders and cozy apartments and hotels.

This diverse supply this year for the first time to recognize visitors to the event, there was among the exhibitors of the most famous hotels mentioning the Hotel Bonvino Badacsony, really remarkable program booklets ideas for visitors were on the spot with experts to give ideas where to spend the long or short holidays, handicraft producers, restaurants make sure are delicate to match the wines and delicacies. The Lábdi Piac – Market – Badacsony presents home-made syrup, jams, noodles, chruchy-munchies, pastes made of herbs, home-made bread.

For real gourmets, the organizers recommend the two masterclasses accompanying the event with renowned performers, interesting themes and exciting items.

Zoltán Sánta WSET CE, Dip WSET (AIWS), Weinakademiker took over the Wine and Spirit Education Trus degree (Level 4) in 2013, with the associated DipWSET title. He is the owner of the Weinakademie Österreich “Weinakademiker” in Rust. He has been teaching since 2011 at the „Borkollégium” … the country’s oldest wine school. In 2016, he also acquired the WSET Certified Instructor Certificate (WSET CE).

“Uri Muri” – presents the diversity of the Kéknyelű of Badacsony through the following excellent and exciting items: Sabar Wine House – Kéknyelű 2017, Málik Cellar – Kéknyelű 2016, Valibor – Kéknyelű – 2016, Borbély Family Winery in  – Kéknyelű 2015, First Hungarian Wine House – Szeremley Estate – Kéknyelű 2006, The Quiet Dividing Vineyard  – Kéknyelű 2013, Summer Cellar – Kéknyelű 2013, Németh Pince – late harvest  Kéknyelű 2005

András Wolf – the executive cafeteria of the Salon Restaurant and the New York Café, member of the Bocuse d’Or Academy, and the jury of the Chef’s Chef  showed wine and food pairs as “Wines for meals or dishes for wines. In addition to the selected wines of Badacsony, the participants can taste the mushrooms they create with the following high quality items: Laposa Estate – Fresh Italian Reisling  2017, Folly Arboretum and Winery  – Cedar 2016, Szászi Pince – Szürkebarát 2017, Weller Winery –  Zeus 2016, Villa Sandahl – Count down 2013, Varga Winery Balaton – Rosé 2017, a’Capella Vineyard – Kékfrankos 2016, Istvándy-  Estate Golgotha ​​2017.

 

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