A commemoration was held in Budapest’s Dohány Street Synagogue on Sunday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of city’s ghetto.
Liszt Ferenc International operator Budapest Airport inaugurated a pier to serve low-fare airline passengers that will gradually be expanded in an 8.5 billion forint (EUR 25.5m) investment.
The number of passengers at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport has passed the 16 million mark, the airport’s operator said.
Victoria Eugenia Henao, Pablo Escobar’s wife has written an autobiographic book; she visits Budapest so that she can meet her readers at the beginning of December.
Visitor numbers at Budapest spas rose by 12% year on year to 3.9 million in the first three quarters of the year, the marketing director of spa operator BGYH said in an interview to business daily Világgazdaság.
Retail workers union KDFSZ has asked Budapest’s new mayor, Gergely Karácsony, to urge big retailers in the capital to close shop early on Sundays, daily Magyar Nemzet reports.
“The regional program support office of the United National Organisation’s Office of Counter-Terrorism will be in Budapest”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Thursday in the Hungarian capital. Szijjártó gave a speech at the opening of an English-language conference entitled: “Racialisation that Leads to Terrorism: Regional Political Responses and Risk […]
The Budapest Spring Festival (BTF) will host classical concerts, opera, ballet, dance and theatre performances between April 3 and 19, 2020, organisers said. Csaba Káel, director of the Budapest Palace of Arts and head of the BTF operative body, said Giselle, a production by Győr Ballet and violinist Félix Lajkó, will open the festival.
The Hungarian flag was hoisted in front of Parliament and lowered to half-mast on Monday morning, to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of Soviet forces crushing the 1956 uprising.
A reconstructed post-WWI monument dedicated to the martyrs of the communist Red Terror in 1919 was inaugurated by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and House Speaker László Kövér next to Parliament.