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Xpat Opinion: New Football Stadium In Budapest

4 hours 25 min ago
Football is the national sport of Hungary. The most popular football club, with a million fans, is Ferencvaros, also known as Fradi or FTC, who will enjoy a dazzling new home stadium in autumn, 2014. Construction work began this week on the 26,000-seat complex of the green-white-green club, according to the latest UEFA standards, which require a north-south orientation, so the existing arena on Ulloi ut, Budapest, which is currently being dismantled, will be shifted 90 degrees.

Hungarian Response To Criticism Concerning Service For The Homeless

4 hours 25 min ago
In response to the statements made by the UN special rapporteur on adequate housing and the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, the Hungarian Government rejects the groundless criticism levelled against the fourth amendment of the Hungarian Constitution on April 3, 2013.

Invitation: Ferenc Fehér: Running, Atrium Budapest. 12 - 13 April

4 hours 25 min ago
Running – that is, escaping from our familiar world to the other part of the world where everything is unfamiliar and unexplored. To create a choreography by integrating these impressions and influences. Our lifestyle is rather fast, and it is difficult to slow down.

Invitation: American School's International Festival, 21 April

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 14:00
A fun-filled charity event to celebrate the unique diversity of the American International School community, on Sunday the 21st from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Everyone is welcome, bring your family & friends for food and games, admission is free!

Wizz Air Announces Flights To Dubai From Budapest

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:55
Low-cost airline Wizz Air will operate direct flights to Dubai from Budapest from October 28, commercial director György Abrán announced yesterday. Wizz Air will service the Budapest-Dubai route four times a week, flying from Budapest in the morning hours.

Invitation: NAWA Budapest Event: Organic Budapest, 9 April

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:50
North American Women's Association of Budapest invites you to discover all things organic in Budapest! Matthew Hayes is an organic grower - teacher at St Istvan's Agricultural University and long time Budapest resident - who has had a hand in helping to develop every aspect of the expanding bio market in Hungary. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9, from 10a.m. to noon.

Britannica International School Budapest Students Among The Best Scholars Of The World

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:45
Britannica International School, Budapest won the first prize in the World Scholar's Cup when taking part in its regional round in Prague on Saturday 16 March. Britannica students, Balazs Somogyi, Zsófia and Valentin Kapitany succeeded in not only gaining 15 medals, but winning the Senior Division's Overall Champion Team trophy!

Now On In Budapest: The Loveliest Girl In The World Exhibition

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:40
The Loveliest Girl In The World exhibition speaks in the intricate process that shapes individuals into full-fledged adults. The exhibition also highlights gender equality and human rights of children in subtle, innovative ways.

Paprika Isn’t Always Paprika In Hungary

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:30
When Hungarians speak of “paprika,” they could be referring either to the whole pods of different members of the capsicum family, or to the spice obtained from them. Fresh bell peppers, for example, feature just as largely in many Hungarian dishes as the spice does, and they are equally popular raw. And it’s not surprising that they should be so popular; they are available in such a range of colors, shapes, and flavors, that it is impossible to tire of them. Read on for a description of all the different types of paprika, including our fav: ram’s horn!

Invitation: Hangovers, By Marianne Powell, Spinoza Theatre Budapest, 1- 2 May

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:30
Jen thought she had it all together; a good job, a great flat in Budapest and a relationship, with Tamás, that finally seemed to be heading in the right direction. Then her sister Laura arrived to stay…Budapest Secret Theatre’s new production is directed by Virginia Proud, and stars Faye Bradbrook, Amy Madeley and Gergő Frumen.

The British Embassy In Budapest Is Temporarily Unable To Accept Telephone Calls

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 13:00
Due to a technical problem with our telephone exchange, we are unable to accept telephone calls at the moment. We are working on resolving this issue, and hope to have our phone system fully operational shortly.

Vaya Con Dios Farewell Tour, Budapest Aréna, 6 April

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:00
Vaya con Dios is coming to play their last live concert in Budapest. The band is celebrating their nearly 30 year carrier with a farewell tour. Don’t miss the last chance to see them live.

Cooking Class At Buddha Bar, Budapest, 13 April

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
Would you like to know how the world-known Buddha-Bar specialities are prepared? Osama Kutaini Executive Chef and Shodzsi Hiroe Sushi Chef lead the course together, where among others you can learn about tips and tricks of sushi making and the secrets of Tom Yam Soup, the popular Buddha-Bar Chicken Salad and the Singaporean Tiger Prawns. Get busy behind the scene at the Buddha-Bar, first time April the 13th, Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm.

'Palace of Delights', Every Sunday At Palace of Arts In Budapest

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
The events in the Cifra Palota series held every Sunday are open to active families looking for creative, meaningful activities. The children’s concerts, dance performances and fairytale theatre performed on the stage – as well as musical and other creative activities, skills development programmes and games taking place in other parts of the foyer – are closely linked to concerts and other performances elsewhere on the Palace of Arts programme.

Fresh Film In Budapest: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
"The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence."

Fresh Film In Budapest: 'Olympus Has Fallen'

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
"When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster."

CEU Business School Budapest Event: Lean Startup Methodology On 19 April

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
You are cordially invited to the upcoming roundtable discussion organized by the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation on: Lean Startup Methodology: Is experimentation an alternative to planning? on April 19, 2013, 18:00-20:00 p.m. in Room G015 at the CEU Business School

Biffy Clyro, Mika & Many Others Visit The Island Of Freedom In Budapest

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
About two dozen new acts received their “concert visa” to Sziget, the ‘Island of Freedom’. Among the names we can find one of the best British live bands, Biffy Clyro, and one of the most talented and fun performer of today’s pop scene, Mika. In addition the suggestive, dynamic electronic production of Nero and many more will perform as well. The non-stop week of fun is once again guaranteed, this year between 5-12 August in Budapest.

Tobin May Serve One Or Two Days Here In Hungary

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:00
Francis Ciaran Tobin may return to Ireland one or two days after he begins to serve his prison term in Hungary, and may serve the rest of his sentence there, Justice Minister Tibor Navracsics told M1’s “Az Este” programme on Wednesday evening.

Music For All at 20th Titanic Festival In Budapest

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 11:02
The jubilee Titanic International Film Festival between 5-13th April will offer a selection of music-themed films again. In the Music For All section six documentaries, two feature films and one short will be screened. The audience can see an intimate musician portrait about Adam Green, a Grammy Award-winnig roadmovie with Mumford & Sons, an incredible late-in-life rise of a 62 year-old soul singer, a guitar prodigy and his fight with the degenerative Lou Gehrig’s disease, a documentary about the Pulp, the history of UK record shops, a rock ’n’ roll swindle and Plan B’s debut thriller.

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