Posts Tagged ‘entertainment’

LUX Film Days @ Budapest – 2018.

LUX FILM DAYS  – Uránia National Film Theater

District, VIII.  21. Rákóczi Rd. – Budapest

From November, 7 – 9., screening of the three finalists nominated by the European Parliament  for the 2018 LUX Film award will be screened at the Uránia National Film Theater – Budapest.

Contrary to the tradition of the prize, works in competition – albeit subjectively and stylistically different – are linked to the complex issue of European identity and the sensitive representation of the current social phenomena affecting all of us. Another common feature of this year’s finalist films is that all three creations focus on female heroes. The works in competition – although thematically and stylistically different – but keeping with its tradition of award-linking of European identity is a complex and sensitive issue of the representation of the current social phenomena affect us all. This year’s finalists films more in common is that all three sets female heroes work at the center.

Refugee critique can be seen from a new, original perspective, Styx – November, 7. – 7 p.m. German-Austrian film drama, 119 minutes, 2017 (Recommended for over 12 years of age) – Director: Wolfgang Fischer.

November 8. – 7 p.m  The Other Side (Original title: The Other Side of Everything) with subtitles, Serbian-French-Crama documentary, 100 minutes, 2017. Director: Mila Turajlić. The director tells the history of the recent Yugoslavia and Serbia through the history of her own family.

A personal documentary film exploring the context of individual life and historical responsibility, November, 9. – 7 p.m. Iceland Amazon(Original title: Kona fer í stríð / Woman at War) – Debut in Cannes – with subtitles, 101 minutes, 2018. Director: Benedikt Erlingsson. Icelandic-French-Ukrainian co-working original form solutions with a wry sense of humor black comedy debuted at Cannes.

The audience can vote on their favorite movie this year at http://www.luxprize.eu until Januar, 31. 2019. Each voter participates in a competition and in July 2019,  and the winner upon votes  can attend at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and there will be introduced the winner of the audience votes and will also feature in the ten nominated films of the LUX Film Prize for the following year.

Update Aggie Reiter

Royal Moscow Ballet – „Swan Lake” – Erkel Theater – Budapest

Erkel Theater

District, VIII., 30. Pope John Paul II. Square – Budapest (II. János Pál pápa tér 30.)

The most popular of all Classical Ballets – „Swan Lake” will be drifting to Budapest on  Monday, December, 3. 2018 by the well-known superb Royal Moscow Ballet dancers, demonstrating their continuing quality of dance and performances in dramatic production of this timeless favorite set of Tchaikovsky’s superb score. Tchaikovsky’s world-famous piece was directed by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov and Anatoly Emelianov. Originally presented, with choreography by Julius Reisinger – Bolshoi Theater, Moscow – March, 4. 1877 but superseded by a new choreographic version by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov  – Maryinsky Theater, St. Petersburg – February, 8. 1895 and subsequently established as one of the masterpieces of ballet.

The famous Act II of Swan Lake, choreographed by Lev Ivanov as part of a memorial tribute to Tchaikovsky who had went ahead the year before.

This legendary piece is a dream to come true to the ballet dancers to perform on stage and almost every ballet company in the world it in their in repertoire.

The famous Moscow Ballet of Classical Choreography was founded in 1990, with ballet dancers from the leading theaters of the CIS Countries and the Bolshoi, Kirov and Ballet Theater of Kiev and Odessa.

The company developed by Anatoly Emelianov and their first performance was held on August 12, 2002 – the show was attended by illustrious guests.  On their 10th anniversary of the dance group was already over 20 modern and 15 classical ballet performances on stage, which Anatoly Emelianov choreographed.

Since its establishment, the company has toured around the world to countries, such as: France, Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Ireland, Germany, but also performed in Israel, in the Canary Islands, China, Korea, Japan, Malta and Sri Lanka where the audience greeted the performances with huge ovation.

Tickets Theater’s Box Office.

Update: Aggie Reiter

Capa Grand Prize Hungary – 2019

For many who sing, write, dance, act, study, run is not just a hobby, it is a lifestyle, just like to the photographer who takes a good snapshot and keeps a moment from running away. And as George Bernard Shaw once said … “A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.” 

The Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center – District VI., 8th Nagymező Street – Budapest, invites you and your friends to the opening ceremony of the three Capa Grand Prize 2018 scholarships and the Capa Grand Prix 2018 and the announcement of the three Capa Grand Prix 2019 scholarships for the next year. The guest will be welcomed by Orsolya Kőrösi, Managing Director of Capa Center and
István Virágvölgyi, secretary of the Capa Grand Prix. The Capa Grand Prix 2018 scholarships are – Máté Bartha, Adél Koleszár and Dániel Kovalovszky – their series can be viewed at the exhibitions, and the one of their snap will be awarded by the jury for the Capa Grand Prix.

The two events will take place at the Capa Center on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of Robert Capa’s birth.

The Capa Grand Prize Hungary 2019 is only awarded through the contest … it is not based on nomination.  Hungarian citizens and/or foreign citizens working in Hungary are eligible to enter.

The awarded prizes are appreciated by the members of the jury:  Lars Boering, director of World Press Photo, Louise Clements, Art Director of QUAD also Director of the FORMAT International Photographic Festival, Oliva María Rubio, Curator and Artistic Director of La Fábrica and Katalin Spengler art collector, journalist, editor.

Before the awarding of the grand prize, the fellows present their finished work to the jury in person and in English, at a joint public exhibition in the Capa Center. Beyond the fellowship grant, the Capa Center provides funds for the preparation of the exhibition.

The result will be presented by the jury president: Gábor Gerhes – visual artist – university professor

The exhibition can be visited free of charge from October, 18. up to November, 05. 2018.

Update by Aggie Reiter

Official Opening – 5th Indian Film Festival – Puskin Cinema


A week at the Puskin Cinema to lose time with enjoying Indian Films.

The event was open by H.E. Rahul Chhabra – Ambassador of India to Hungary along with the
Curator Indian Film Festivals Worldwide – Captain Rahul Bali – Indian Film Festival Hungary and other VIP representatives.

Captain Rahul Bali took on a difficult task because he wanted to compile a film selection that faithfully reflects the typical atmosphere of Indian films and best describes a wide range of human emotions and virtues, such as love, attachment, loyalty. The film festival gives you the opportunity to experience these feelings on real movie screen with Indian songs, dances and music. Man watching Indian movies experiences the most subtle and striking feelings; Perhaps this also explains why India is so popular all over the world.
Jab Harry Met Sejal – 2017 – 144 minutes full of entertainment, screened around prominent capitals.

Last night officially screened Jab Harry Met Sejal (English: When Harry Met Sejal).

An Indian romantic comedy film written and directed by Imtiaz Ali. It features Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan in the lead roles. Pre-production of the film begun in April 2015 and principal photography commenced in August 2016 in Prague, Amsterdam, Vienna, Lisbon and Budapest.

Directed by Imtiaz Ali, Produced by Gauri Khan
Starring Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan
Production company – Red Chillies Entertainment
The films are in Hindi language with Hungarian subtitle.

Updates of screenings: http://puskinmozi.hu/programok/indiai-filmhet-2018

Update Aggie Reiter

The 5th Womanity Festival – Budapest

Saturday, 29. September, 2018.

Europa Congress Center 10 a.m. 6 p.m.

District, II., 5-7. Hárshegyi Rd. Budapest

Take part of  the country’s dominant female event. The main topics of the event this time have taken the courage ambitions, self-realization and redesign.

At the  Full-Day Women’s  Conference the visitors can meet at the Women Stage leaders of major companies such as  Microsoft, Mercedes-Benz, Gedeon Richter Plc., MagNet Bank, T-Systems and many others as they share their experiences. Also hear their own stories of remarkable leaders, athletes, artists, entrepreneurs who are not afraid to target their greatest dreams. Did they …? In any case, they did something very well, because today they are among the most successful ones.

In the exceptionally spectacular, interactive women’s experience area, visitors may experience the products and services of 40 exciting brands with just a single entry ticket.

The entrance ticket cover participation at the stage and adventure programs.

Until September, 28.: Adult Ticket: 6490HUF.  On the spot: 9900HUF

Student and pensioner ticket is free of charge.

Update Aggie Reiter

Hearld News … Renouncement – Alan Parsons Project – Budapest

The Alan Project Parsons Project regret to inform the audience that the Eye in the Sky – Musicians of the Alan Parsons Project Meet – The Voice of Mike Oldfield Band concert to be held in the Budapest at the MOM  – Entertainment Center fall short on November, 14 and November, days performances.

Was to-day made the announcement regarding cancellations for technical backgrounds.

The tickets purchased so far are redeemable for 30 days from the scheduled concert dates.

Ref. to previous update:

https://rollinginbudapest.com/2018/06/26/alan-parsons-live-project-budapest-2018/

Update Aggie Reiter

Aussie Contemporary Circus Theater – Trafó – Budapest

Trafó House of Contemporary Arts.

District, IX., 41. Liliom Street – Budapest

 September, 27. 2018. – 8 p.m. – sold out
September, 28. 2018. – 8 p.m
September, 29. 2018. – 8 p.m. – sold out

Ticket prices: 3000HUF

The group formed in Adelaide – Australia in 2009. A Simple Space  is their 3rd show and has achieved huge international success, receiving multiple awards, and having performed more than half-a-thousand times in 24 countries across the world.

The follow-up show Backbone, created in 2017, has already been nominated for multiple awards, and toured to festivals internationally.  The audience maybe never have had seen such a breathtaking performance before! The dynamic acrobatics and contemporary circus theater, full of original twists and most probably many will hold their breath,  watching the acrobatics unparalleled energy and charm that made this unique company famous. There will be also live percussion on stage. In circus and theater with the lighting design and operation it present an uplifting sight  all the way through 60mins.  Gravity & Other Myths have performed Exhale at festivals, award ceremonies, corporate functions, fundraisers and parades and for the first time arriving to Budapest.

Acrobats: Martin Schreiber, Lachlan Binns, Jascha Boyce, Jacob Randell, Lewie West, Lewis Rankin, Joanne Curry, Mieke Lizotte, Lachlan Harper, Jackson Manson. Musicians: Elliot Zoerner, Alexey Kochetkov. Director: Darcy Grant. Design and light designer: Geoff Cobham. Producer: Craig Harrison. Creative companion: Triton Tunis-Mitchell

Supporters: Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals Inc., Adelaide Festival, Sydney Festival and Aurora Nova.

Not to be missed … get into the mood to see a Circus Theater performance of the 21st century … hurry-up to get your ticket on the spot (4 p.m. 8 p.m.) or: through English site:  https://trafo.jegy.hu/program/gravity-other-myths-aus-backbone-93036/445291?lang=en  before they are sold out (only left for the day September, 28.!)

Update Aggie Reiter