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BUSHO – XIV. International Short Film Festival – Italian Day – Budapest

August, 29.  –  September, 2. 2018.

Italian Cultural Institute – Federico Fellini Hall

District, VIII., 8 Bródy Sándor Street – Budapest

Wednesday, August, 29. –  7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The BUSHO (Budapest Short) International Short Film is being held for the 14th time in Budapest. In the framework of the Short Film Festival – Italian Day is taking place within the cooperation of  the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian National Short Film Center and the Figari Film Festival.

This is an opportunity for the audience to see the Italian short films selected for the occasion introducing also films of the Olbia Figari Film Festival as well. Furthermore during the days of the Festival, including  films of the Portuguese, Estonian, Turkish and Armenian screened at the Institute.

The festival was established in 2004 by a group of young Hungarian filmmakers in order to fill a gap in the category of short film, but over the years it became clear that it was about much more than that. The international breakthrough came rapidly on the 3rd festival in 2007 when shorts were screened from 45 countries.
The number of entries in fiction, animation and experimental category is gradually increasing, in 2011 there were 962 shorts selected by the pre-jury of which 90 made it to the competition. Beside the competition and informational program have plenty of festival screenings, selections of film universities, feature films, film-and all-art workshops in the program. The aim of the “BUSHO” festival is to give ground to young filmmakers for they can introduce, create and together can make a new European Value.

No registration in advance is needed  the access is free of charge.

Update Aggie Reiter

HUNGARY’S 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ACCESSION TO THE EUROPEAN UNIO.

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Venue: Downtown Erzsébet (Elisabeth) Square – Budapest

Sunday, May, 11. 2014.

It all started Ten Years ago  …  The celebration starts at Ten  A.M. …

Ten kilometer on the run!

This week-end, the weather will be in favor for outdoor programs, so the weather guru spread the news, and having had said that, hopefully there is nothing to spoil by enjoying the ray of sun and having a splendid time with family members and friends.

Hungary joined the European Union on May, 1. 2004. and as to celebrate  this event a 10-kilometer run kicks off at 10 a.m. The route planned through one of the most beautiful areas of Europe…  the center of Budapest and the River Danube. Rolling by the emblematic venues … the Margaret Bridge, passing the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, the Rudas Baths, Castle Garden Bazaar and so forth will be a superb occasion for foreigners staying in Budapest to have a glance and better on take a full visit to these highlights of the Capital. These routes were completed by developments of ten major European Union funding. The performers in a ten-year-old Hungary’s run will receive a symbolizing medal.  So for the „roadrunners” pretty sure this a good news … The run is free of charge. Only needed to register before the start off at the competition’s website:  http://bbu.hu/eu10/content/12

The start and the results will be published at the Downtown Erzsébet (Elisabeth) Square. This venue will stand for the day as  Fesztival on the “Day of Europa Day”.  Family programs will be throughout the day. Outlining some program as: kids puppet show, the ester chain fairy band, kids bouncy castle (to loosen their redundant energies), arts and crafts, slam poetry competition, international jazz concert, culinary delights. Needn’t have to worry all your sensory organs will may be filled on the spot.

Beside the 10 years anniversary celebration held in Budapest further additional cities in Hungary are holding Europe Day celebrations between the May, the 1st and 16th. 2014. Here are some dated and cities, if you around these places: May, 1. –Békéscsaba, May, 3. – Somoskő, Szekszárd and Pécs, May, 8. – Kaposvár, Nyíregyháza and Gyöngyös, May, 9. – Kecskemét, Szolnok and Szomnbathely, May, 10. – Dunaújvros, Szeged and Debrecen, May, 11. – Budapest, Veszprém and Miskolc, May, 16. – Győr, Tatabánya and Zalaegerszeg.

A joint sensational jazz concert with 10 awesome musicians, 9 arriving from other European Union countries to celebrate with Hungary the 10th anniversary.  Also the High Mountain Underground, the last but not least the 30Y concert will close the program of the day with guest Jenő Menyhárt.

At the Podium Stage … “100 years, 25 years, 10 years shown through a photo exhibition turning points in Europe”. On display André Kertész, Lobenwein works  of Thomas  and the EU accession in 2004 documenting with photos. In connection with the theme of the day Eph Stephen Zambo will hold a presentation titled: “Iron Curtain in Europe and beyond”.

The Europe Day stands for as European celebration of peace and unity. On this day of historical significance “Schuman declaration” anniversary. This year’s Europe Day celebrations will also be commemorating the history of Europe which is also an important determinant of events. Ten countries joined in 2004 and are celebrating the accession of the ten-year anniversary including Hungary. Most sure many may remember, or should I say will never forget the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain came down 25 years ago, and the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, as well.

The is of the European Commission Representation in Hungary and Széchényi 2020 program supervisor Prime Minister on behalf of the Vienna-Bratislava-Budapest runs BB Ultramarathon organizers. Other supporters of the event are the European Parliament Information Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Update by Aggie Reiter