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01
Jul
2022

Henri Matisse - Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou in Paris

Place: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Ends on 30/Oct/2022

This is the first representative exhibition featuring Henri Matisse’s art in Hungary. The selection comprising seminal works from the Centre Pompidou is supplemented with pieces from other European public collections. The more than one hundred exhibited works will be arranged into eight chronological-thematic sections, and the exhibition will also highlight the diversity of genres in Matisse’s oeuvre. Photo: Henri Matisse: Interior in Yellow and Blue, 1946, Centre Pompidou, Paris Musée national d’art moderne – Centre de création industrielle © Succession H. Matisse / HUNGART 2022

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10
Aug
2022

Sziget Festival

Place: Hajógyári Island, Budapest

Ends on 15/Aug/2022

One of Europe’s largest music festivals, known as the "Island of Freedom", will open its gates again in 2022. The festival awaits festival "citizens" for over 6 full days on 60 different stages with more than 1,000 productions. Many international and world stars will take the stage this year as well - in the line-up we can find among others Dua Lipa, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Stromae, Bastille or Alan Walker.

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04
Sep
2022

Jewish Cultural Festival

Place: Budapest

Ends on 11/Sep/2022

The main element of the art festival is the popular and classical music concerts, but you can also choose from literary and other cultural programs. The event awaits visitors at five venues, including the famous Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest neolog synagogue in all of Europe, and the Rumbach Street Synagogue, renovated and reopened last year.

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08
Sep
2022

Budapest Wine Festival

Place: Buda Castle

Ends on 11/Sep/2022

Marking the beginning of autumn, the Budapest Wine Festival is known all over Europe as a significant event where thousands of oenophiles wait with budding anticipation to sample the creations of the finest Hungarian vintners as well as products made by the 15 guest countries’ winemakers. Enjoy the astonishing panoramic view of the banks of the Danube while navigating your way through a diverse gastronomic landscape and chose from a broad variety of concerts and folk shows.

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11
Sep
2022

Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon

Place: Budapest

Marking the beginning of the autumn season, the Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon is visited by people from around 80 different countries each year. Colourful events and a course meandering through World Heritage Sites further boost the popularity of the run. Get through the 21 km individually or in a team of two or three.

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15
Sep
2022

Pálinka Festival of Gyula

Place: Gyula

Ends on 17/Sep/2022

The three-day festival is one of the biggest gastronomical events of the Southern Great Plain, which attracts thousands of visitors year by year. Pálinka-contest, the procession of Pálinka-orders and tasting programs highlight the noble Hungaricum and besides, concerts, exhibitions and further programs ensure the amusement.

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30
Sep
2022

Red Wine Festival of Villány

Place: Villány

Ends on 02/Oct/2022

This year, the red wine festival will be held again in Villány, which is the southernmost and one of the most popular red wine producing regions in Hungary. Traditionally held on the first weekend of October - during the harvest season - the festival features not only the finest red wines, but also a variety of traditional, artistic and cultural programs. One of the happiest elements of the event is the harvest procession. Photo: Villányi Vörösbor Fesztivál

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30
Sep
2022

Grape Harvest Days of Tokaj

Place: Tokaj

Ends on 02/Oct/2022

Tokaj, the centre of the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region, has been holding a grapes and wine festival since 1932 with activities for adults and children alike. The programme includes a cooking contest, a harvest parade, various concerts, traditional festivities, and the inevitable wine tasting as well.

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01
Oct
2022

National Gallop

Place: Heroes' Square, Budapest

Ends on 02/Oct/2022

Hungary’s greatest horsing event, which has become a tradition by now. Be part of this unique experience, where the best horsemen cross swords with one another in Heroes’ Square, a fabulous UNESCO World Heritage site.

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06
Oct
2022

Art Market Budapest

Place: Budapest

Ends on 09/Oct/2022

Since 2011, Art Market Budapest has been held each year with international exhibitors and visitors coming from all over the globe. The core concept of the contemporary art fair has been to create a fresh “cultural region” that provides space for young shooting stars of the new generation as well as for well-known and renowned artists.   Photo: Balázs Csizik

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08
Oct
2022

SPAR Budapest Marathon

Place: Budapest

Ends on 09/Oct/2022

Choose a distance that suits you and be one of the nearly 30,000 participants who join the SPAR Budapest Marathon® Festival. Run the official distance of 42.195 kilometres individually, with your partner, or in a four-member relay team. As an alternative, you are offered to discover the city taking a 30 or 10 kilometres long route.

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14
Oct
2022

Füred Harvest Days Festival

Place: Balatonfüred, Tagore promenade

Ends on 16/Oct/2022

The Harvest Days Festival is a great opportunity to taste some of the best wines in the “Hungarian sea” region. After attending a series of gigs and shows, you may enjoy the parade – the highlight of the festival – featuring wine orders, horse-drawn carriages, hussars, majorettes, and a large crowd marching through the city, accompanied by a brass band. Photo: CsodalatosBalaton.hu

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20
Oct
2022

Csabai Sausage Festival

Place: Békéscsaba

Ends on 23/Oct/2022

For more than two decades, this cheerful revelry has been attracting lots of visitors to Békéscsaba, the home of the paprika-and-cumin-based “Csabai sausage”, recognized as a Hungaricum. Several hundred people will knead and stuff sausages together during this four-day event, where traditional producers and local artisans will offer their products while Hungarian musicians will play on the stage.

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27
Oct
2022

El Greco Exhibition

Place: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Ends on 19/Feb/2023

The Museum of Fine Arts – whose exceptional Spanish collection preserves the most works by El Greco in Europe after Spain – will host the first large-scale Hungarian exhibition devoted to the master. The ca. eighty pieces, including more than forty autograph masterpieces will allow visitors to gain a comprehensive insight into El Greco’s unrivalled art. Photo: El Greco: Laokoón, 1610–1614 National Gallery of Art, Washington, Samuel H. Kress Collection © Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.

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