Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Celtic Woman @ Budapest Congress Center 2019

The Grammy nominated Celtic Woman bringing a little piece of Ireland to Budapest!

Budapest Congress Center

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

October, 25. 2019.

Real Art –  Really Rare to be found these days!

They have sold ten million of albums throughout the world and keeping up world tours. One of the most famous group in contemporary Irish music. The composed of members are three excellent singers and one violinist.

Since 2005, in co. Since then, they became the well deserved sophisticated popular music group dedicated to traditional Celtic music. In 2017, they reached a Grammy nomination for their studio album called „Destiny”. Celtic Woman performs with three awesome vocalists Mairéad Carlin, Éadha McMahon and Megan Walsh. A major member of the group is also the great violinist Tara McNeill.
The Celtic Woman on stage will also be joined by more than ten musicians playing traditional Irish musical instruments. Together with excellent singers and violinists, they will be accompanied by music and dance group.

Their performances are complemented by traditional Irish dances, pipers and latest modern stage technique. This all creates a unique show full of beautiful singing and dancing. Special effects such as fire and projection complete the medieval atmosphere, which inherently belongs to this music.

The Celtic Woman is one of the most famous performers of traditional Celtic and Irish music of to-day. Over four million viewers joining  their concerts. They also  were recognized by magazine Billboard seven times as a best musicians in the world music industry. Celtic Woman toured in the United States of America, Japan, Australia, China, South Africa and Europe.

In America they entertained previously three presidents …  Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

A pitty to miss this Irish group, so make sure to reserve your seat ASAP cause they will be holding only a one-time concert here in Hungary.

Tickets to the October’s Budapest show can be purchased through the Internet channels and also through the Budapest Congress Centers ticket box.

Update Aggie Reiter

 

Part2 … The XVIII. Century’s Mummies from the City of Vác – Hungary

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KOMPLEX Event

District, VI. 26 Király Street – Budapest

Thursday, 16. August, 2018

Live Open History Book at your fingertips introducing more than 100 origins of artifacts, at the venue of 2200 square meters, with more than 1000 years old Mummies. The visitors can learn countless interesting facts.

Mummies have been found all over the world, not just in Egypt, but in Europe, South America, Australia, Asia, and even the Canary Islands . Even today, mummies are discovered in different continents.

The XVIII. Century’s Vác Mummies – Hungary

At the World Mummies Exhibition, the former three members of the family, the mother, the father and their little one year old child Jánoska was brought from the White Church at Vác.  The bodies were kept in crypts after their tragic fate of  Tuberculosis, but in the 1700s it was not uncommon to suffer from pneumonia disease. By the sophisticated examination has also helped domestic and international scientists in Tuberculosis research.

In a nutshell of Vác. “Vác has been a diocesan center since medieval era. The town situated on the eastern bank of the River Danube. It was an important river crossing and famous trade center. Life in this flourishing small town was completely wiped out during the Turkish subjection. The Turkish army burned the buildings and blew up the castle before their withdrawal. The town, liberated in 1686, with left in ruins. Only a few could survive by hiding in small chambers and wine-cellars in the neighbourhood. The bishop had a major role in rebuilding and repopulation the town. Bishop Mihály Dvornikovics had Catholic artisan families settled from German, Czech and Moravian regions, promising them certain preferences. Thereafter Vác began to develop and flourish. Beside the organized resettlement, some of the old families in refuge returned and further families arrived in the hope of more favorable opportunities.
The Rákóczi war of independence put an end to then town’s development for a while. The Habsburg troops occupied Vác in 1707. In 1709 the Serbian mercenaries serving th Habsburgs ravaged the town and caused even more devastation than the Turkish.
In 1730 2/3 of the town burned down. The soldiers returning from the war against the Turkish army brought back the plague, which reached Vác in 1740. The epidemic took 10% of the population. The hospital and pharmacy were built at 1763. Maria Theresa visited Vác in 1764, which proved to be of great significance for the life of the town.Following the royal visit the town continued to grow. The printing press was established there in 1775. In 1802 nation-wide donations contributed to the establishment of the Asylum for the Deaf.”

Exhibition is open every day from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. The ticket office open on the spot 8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. The site purchased ticket only entitles same-day admission. The exhibition is open until 8 p.m., but can only enter by visitors to the exhibition area until 6.30 p.m.

JVS group Hungary slogan – “Our mission is the SHOW”!

Update  and snaps Aggie Reiter

 

 

Tamás Széll won the European final at the Bocuse d’Or chef Olympics in the European final – Budapest – 2016

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This year was the first time the capital of Hungary hosted twenty top chefs to participate in the Bocuse d’Or contest on the continent of Europe.

The title of the competition came from Paul Bocuse, one of the world’s famous chefs. He was dedicated in using the high-quality of fresh ingredients. He was the father – founder of the International Bocuse d’Or cooking competition  in 1985. Since then, the Bocuse d’Or competition is considered as the world’s most prestigious culinary tournaments. It is organized every two years at the Sirha International Hotel, Catering and Food Trade Exhibition in Lyon – France.

For the past three days, the world of gastronomy most probably kept their eye on watching the superb chefs preparing their dishes at their very  best in Budapest.

The last day was having the most prestigious chef competition as part of the BOCUSE D’OR European Selection took place at the Hungexpo – Budapest Fair Center and Sirha Budapest trade show. “Sirha” – worldwide event for the food service and hotel sectors and in gastronomy particularly the Bocuse d’Or Europe and highlighted its presence in Budapest.

Representing Hungary –  chef Tamás Széll and his team … Kevin Szabo – Commis, Frigyes Vomberg – Coach  and  Szabina Szulló –  Team Captain coined the Hungarian team … won the world’s most prestigious cooking championship in the Bocuse d’Or European final – Budapest. The photo is taken by the “index.hu”. The main prize involves 12 thousand euros, and this will be divided between the team members. 

The runner-up was the Norway team, while the third was Swedish chefs.

The Bocuse d’Or world final will be held in Lyon next year with the best chefs from America, Europe and Asia.

Update and snaps:  Aggie Reiter

 

3D Printing … Showcasing the Future of the Future – Budapest – 2015.

 

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The 3D exhibition  will only be displayed until  8 p.m. on Saturday, May, 15. … So for those individuals who are interested in the future’s technology roll over to see at the …

District, V.,  Akvárium Club – Elizabeth Square.

Entry free of charge.

Many exhibitors will be pleased to share their experiences … here is a couple, beside others to be worthwhile to stop by and see:

At the Dental Reality 3D System  was  shown, introduced the high level of professional experience in the field of digital dental technology. It is a unique opportunity to manufacture medical implants, primarily bone and dental implant using products like cobalt chrome, titanium or metal systems, Also use the 3D at body and face scanning, digitization. A new age for not only keeping   „flat” photos or saved shots. Deals with 3D body and face digitization and on request for  loved pets, digital image and print can be made for eternal memory. During the exhibition the visitors may stop for a free face scanning.

The Magma Sys offers a wide selection products , as for creative artist,  dental technician, orthopaedic prosthesis makers interior designers, graphic animators designers jewellers, as well as for moulding solutions and creative purposes  with  the new solution in the use of the 3D.

A must see stand and should not to be missed is „Enabling the Future”

The revolution devices are introduced in the 21st. century in healthcare which is access to life changing worldwide.

The team members are a Global Network of Passionate Volunteers … artists, designers, engineers, educators, students, therapists, world-wide community of creative people who are using the 3D printing technology. These volunteers are from Australia, Botswana, Europe, India, Japan, New Zealand, North and South America making the world a place for many different enable individuals by using 3D Printing

E-Nable’s – volunteer, device and designer  Peregrine says .. “When you think about updating part of yourself, you start to look at your entire self as something that is worthy of being upgraded and you see yourself as a work in progress. Anything you can’t do to-day is not because you cannot do it, it is because you cannot do it … YET! A future version of you could do that … if you work at upgrading and improving yourself.”

Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter

DAY2 – “SIRHA” INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION – HUNGEXPO – COOKING AT THE METRO KITCHEN – BUDAPEST

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To-day was the Day of Chocolates, not that the day before and the following closing day the choco will be missing. The main attractions were making deserts in teeny-weeny glasses, choco decorations with presentations of invited professional presenters. Zoltán Kolonics – Pastry Ambassador of SIRHA Budapest

The international pizza baking contest took place during the late morning hours. It is a competition of who prepares the best pizza. The representatives of „Giropizza of Europe” will be the jury of who’s pizza is the best. Giropizza of Europe has established its brand and is well-known throughout Europe.

The Vador booth was elegantly organized with their products well-known in the Hungarian families. product offerings are primarily processed poultry carcasses cut-through product from the downstream products of highly processed, frozen, baked products and many others. Also their goose liver blocks are known abroad. Poultry meat, as duck, turkey are produced Allergen Free. Canned, Portóis Foie Gras Block and gift products are on the market.

In addition to the professional lectures the Metro Academy awaited the previously signed individuals to take  get ready for shopping int he late afternoon hours. Went ” to the market” with István Gálicz professional chef at the METRO Trading Ltd. At the METRO booth a modern market venue was just about a step away from the  booth where the cooking workshop was to take place. After selecting the meat and veggies Tamás  Bereznay professional chef at the METRO who also holds cooking classes at the METRO Ltd. led the candidates to let their imagination fly high in preparing a delicious lunch.

Tomorrow, at the SIRHA exhibition the day starts early. The Bocuse d’Or competition will be the highlight of the SIRHA event. The Bocuse d’Or printed its name throughout the world in history of chef’s competition more than twenty years ago. It is a contest where their works are prepared in front of the audience and no time for relaxing because the dishes have to be prepared within the given time..The jury is less non famous of the world’s greatest chef. After the success achieved by Tamás Széll in 2013. This year the SIRHA in Budapest, will bring on stage the previously selected Hungarian chefs to show their very best in their business. This year’s competition began in January when six chef preparatory training started. Be ready to keep in mind the constituent elements of the menu which will be the Swedish pig, oysters, scallops and black cod.

Time and date of this unique event: Wednesday, March, 12. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  A place to be for locals and  foreigners visiting the chef’s competition, cause the Bocuse d’Or Hungarian qualifier also promises to be exciting.

The participants in the competition are: Daniel O’Shea, Árpád Györffy, Szabolcs Barhó, Gábor Molnár, Zoltán Szűcs and Gábor Galcóczi. The winner will participate  at the European finale in May – Stockholm to compete for being in 2015 at the finals in Lyon.

Finally, it is important to mention that the Hungarian Bocuse d’Or Academy submitted an application to the organize Bocuse d’Or of 2016. Final year European settlement and is included in the short list of Budapest. The chef competition venue will also be within the SIRHA exhibition at the Hungexpo in Budapest – Hungary.

Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter