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The Káptalan street @ Pécs will be a cavalcade of collective art 2022.


Shortly coming up at Pécs … concerts, literary programs and playhouse at the Múzeum utca Plusz Fesztivál – Museum Street Plus Festival.

Among dozen of programs, concerts, literary evenings and children’s programs await the audience at the Múzeum Utca Plusz Festival @ Pécs between August 18 and 21. 2022.

A taster of the programs:
A part of the Múzeum Utca Plusz collective art troupe from August 18-21. Among a lineup of superb artists: Beton. Hofi, Ohnody, I Am Soyuz, Óperentzia will perform, while the literary line is represented by famous actors such as József Wunderlich, Anikó Für, Eszter Csákányi and Steve Hajdu. Most of the programs are free to visit!

The festival starts on August, 18 at 4.30 P.M., with a parade accompanied by the joyous music of the PTE Brass Band and the dancing of giant banns. From 5 P.M., Juci Németh and Hunor G. Szabó will take the stage, and the evening will end with a folklore whirlwind and dance hall.

During the festival, Ohnody, who combines different artistic trends, will perform in the courtyard of the Museum Directorate, Óperentzia, the indispensable band of the Hungarian underground, and also to Kubali in Pécs. I Am Soyuz, with its personality and humorous and thought-provoking stories, creates an intimate atmosphere at its concerts, where special instruments such as ukulele, melodica, omnichord and banjo are played. The a/m program are are free of charge.

One of the hottest figures in Hungarian rap, Beton. Hofi, will perform in the Káptalan Kert – Kaptalan garden , whose lyrics show a great balance between street slang based on the identity of the eighth district and smart, self-reflective sensitivity. The guest of the concert is Lil Frakk.

Awesome concerts awaiting for to-day’s music lovers: Ivan & Tha Parazol, Blahalouisiana and Kaktus will take the stage there; but there will be a special concert in Pécs with the participation of O’Sullivan, Doggos, Jam&Slam + Slow, BandiT, Dj R-Nold; after which the up-and-coming Hungarian singer-rapper, T. Danny, further heats up the atmosphere.

There will also be no shortage of literary programs. In the framework of “Trans-hearing, Karinthy and his friends, Kabaré 2.0”, may take a poetic journey around the skull of Frigyes Karinthy and his friends with the participation of Eszter Csákányi, Ferenc Elek and Steve Hajdu.

“Word – Game” is a reading performance of the word games of contemporary poetry with actors such as Gabi Hámori, Zsolt Trill and József Wunderlich. What can we hear? Paraphrases of great poems and today’s viral poems, quarantine cabaret dialogue and monologue.

On the closing day, may enjoy a soul-refreshing literary inhalation entitled “Minden Titok” – “All Secret” at the musical literary evening with Anikó Für and Róbert Hrutka.

This year as well, there will be Design Liget – Design Grove a creative space and art market, children’s programs, guided tours, a Roman-era playhouse, a children’s concert by Alíz Bogárdi, and those interested can try the Parnassus game, which is a creative provocation on the border between theater and visual arts. In the Rózsakert – Rose Garden families are welcomed on Saturday with Episcopal children’s programs, including a Kaláka group concert.

The ISTER stand – Roman-era playhouse and digital museum offers varied programs for children and adults every day of the event from 10 A.M. – 7 P.M. Roman jewelry making, Roman food tasting, Roman clothing demonstration, Roman coloring, archaeological puzzle, site exploration tools presentation (radar, drone, metal detector), quiz, urban detective adventure game, but there will be special guided tours of Baranya Aranya – An Early Avar Cemetery Reveals its Secrets. exhibition and crafts based on Vasarely’s works.

During the event, the programs organized by the Janus Pannonius Museum can be visited free of charge,  but the museum exhibitions can be viewed with extended opening hours and with a 10% discount.

On August, 20-21, a slice Pécs gastronomy – Baranyai Gastro Piknik will add color to the Múzeum Utca Plusz event, where you can sample the best of the region’s restaurants in two days under the shady trees. Bistro food, street food, wineries and local producers on the spot  around one place. Enjoy the traditions and new flavors from all over Baranya County.

Organisers of the Festival: Zsolnay Örökségkezélő NKft, Made in Pécs, Janus Pannonius Museum, Diocese of Pécs.

Update Aggie Reiter

Herald News: Splendour @ “SZIGET” Festival – Budapest – Hungary – 2019.

The biggest and most recognized music festivals in Europe!

Music festivals have been taking the world by storm for decades … visitors each year come from all over the world to see some of the biggest names in the music industry.  “SZIGET” is the famous summer music festival that has been held annually in Hungary since 1993. The festival showcases indie rock, hip hop, electronic and alternative genres. Many celebrities like other musicians and famous actors come to enjoy the festival. At the “SZIGET” the landscape and sound perfectly match to bring the mood to enjoy the festival. Venue by the River Danube with plenty of on-site camping solutions, but some like it put themselves away for some hours in a tent. Those who to arrive early will surely find their spot. Stay tuned so you don’t miss the beat …  updates in the months to come. The festickets are already out!


Europe’s answer to Glastonbury adds more huge names including Mura Masa, Tom Odell, Johnny Marr, Grace Carter and Khruangbin. August, 7 – 13 2019.   –  Full Week to free your mind! –  Venue: Óbudai-sziget, Budapest, Hungary.

American indie rock nobility The National complete the illustrious Sziget headliner bill, joining global superstars Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Florence + The Machine, Post Malone, The 1975, Twenty One Pilots and Martin Garrix. New additions to the genre-spanning line-up also include Brooklyn folk rockers Big Thief, DJ powerhouse Jax Jones, Canadian experimental rock collective Broken Social Scene and more.

With seven albums under their belt – four of which made NME’s top 500 albums of all time list – The National are one of the most successful and revered American rock bands in history. A sincerely conscious and political five-piece, their poetic, melancholic form of indie art-rock has won them awards including a Grammy in 2017, and their headline performance is set to be unmistakable to miss!

The undisputed king of collaborations and incredible multi-instrumentalist Mura Masa joins the line-up as well as powerful pop ballad one-to-watch Grace Carter. British music royalty and ex-Smiths and Cribs guitarist Johnny Marr is set to rock the Budapest stage, while British homegrown singer-songwriter Tom Odell will soothe the crowds with his stunning vocals and musicianship.

Texan psychedelic rock trio Khruangbin’s unique blend of soul, funk, instrumental rock and world music will provide the soundtrack to the sunny Hungarian summer, while electronic duo Honne’s synthpop baggers are perfect for when the sun starts to go down. Also announced are the likes of house music veteran Sonny Fodera, DJ, producer and remix wizard Jax Jones, emerging electronic star David August and more new talent to discover.

Over the years “SZIGET” has played host to some of the most prestigious names in music, including the likes of David Bowie, Oasis, The Stone Roses, Iggy Pop, Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys, Sex Pistols, Dua Lipa and Kendrick Lamar.

More than just its headliners, “SZIGET” brings together a program of world music, theater, cabaret, installations, performances and art. Set in the heart of Budapest on Óbuda Island, “SZIGET”is a community built festival and known as the ‘Island of Freedom’. Attended by 500,000+ Citizens from over 100 countries each year, the festival is dedicated to embracing diversity as a part of its ‘Love Revolution’, using the power of the community to celebrate and bring love, acceptance, tolerance and freedom to the heart of Budapest and beyond. With preparations well underway for next August, year 27 is set to be ” “SZIGET”’s biggest and best festival to date.

“SZIGET” returns in 2019 between 7 – 13 August. Three-day tickets are now on sale starting at €199, with a ticket price increase set for 7 March. For more details stroll over  @szigetofficial

NEW LINE-UP ADDITIONS … The National , Mura Masa, Johnny Marr, Tom Odell, Big Thief, Honne, Jax Jones, Coheed & Cambria, Broken Social Scene, Khruangbin, David August , Polo & Pan, Black Mountain, Ocean Alley, Grace Carter, Sonny Fodera, Burak Yeter

ALREADY ANNOUNCED … Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran, Florence + The Machine, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, The 1975, Martin Garrix, Richard Ashcroft, Franz Ferdinand, James Blake, Years&Years, Tove Lo, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Kodaline, Chvrches, Jungle, The Blaze, Razorlight, Son Lux, Richie Hatin CLOSER, Maribou State, Jain, IDLES, Yeasayer, Yellow Days, Parcels, Superorganism, Pale Waves, Tove Styrke, Boy Pablo, Masego, Iamddb, Protoje &The Indiggnation, Xavier Rudd, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Alma, Gang Of Youths, Of Mice & Men, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Wanda, W&W, Vini Vici, Carnage, Sigala, Yungblud , Elderbrook , Roosevelt , Anna of The North , Hucci, Fakear, Tamino, Valeras , Welshly Arms”

Source: Sziget Press

Stay tuned for the line-up of Entertainment to already trigger your Mood!

Update by Aggie Reiter

“Stairway to India” – economic, culinary, tourism event in Budapest

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The India Ambassador’s resident was surely fascinating venue a real tourism venue and worthwhile walking dozen-and-dozen up the

“Stairway to India”

so told the Ambassador as greeting and thanking the invitation.

A composite event on promotion of India States –  their economic, culinary and tourism potentials, coupled with a food pairing and wine-tasting event was organised at Embassy Residence on May 12, 2018. The event also promoted samples of wineries from Hungary’s regions as well as from India.

The States of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Hyderabad, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West-Bengal, and their ”Make in India” potential, were showcased to a distinguished audience of around 200 dignitaries from government and businesses from Hungary. VIP guests included former PM Péter Medgyessy,  Dr. Pana Petra, Deputy State Secretary for Foreign Trade, Mr. Szilveszter Bus, Deputy State Secretary for Southern Opening, MFAT. The event also showcased a Rajasthani folk dance, which was performed by Ms. Judith Abraham, followed by a puppet show by Markus theatre.

In his welcome speech, Ambassador Rahul Chhabra also informed the guests about the upcoming 4th International Day of Yoga and 3rd Ganga Danube-Festival and introduced to audience and the media present, the famous Hungarian actress – Boglarka CsoszYoga Brand Ambassador.

The event was very well received by the visitors. Many took the occasion and inquired about the different states and regions with the tourism opportunities India has to offer.

Just a glimpse into the Rajasthani folk dance:

Update snaps, video: Aggie Reiter