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Budapest Weekly: Things To Do 26 April – 3 May

Things to do 26 April - 3 May in our Budapest Weekly Newsletter

Learn about virtual events, music, arts, and gastro in Budapest this week. If you haven't already, sign up for our newsletter to get Budapest updates!

Things To Do 26 April - 3 May


Virtual events

Remote cinema: Művész, Puskin, Toldi, Tabán, and Kino Cafe have started showing movies on film.artmozi.hu. You can buy tickets and watch them at home.

This Wednesday, you can enjoy online wine tasting with the following drinks:
- Írsai Olivér 2019, Geszler Winery, Mór Region
- Szürkebarát 2018, Váli Winery, Badacsony
- Kékfrankos 2017 Cseri Winery, Pannonhalma

There is a dance workout live stream by Arthur Murray Budapest Dance Studio on Monday morning.

Watch daily videos on the YouTube channel of Central European Dance Theater.


Gastro

The Mom Biopiac farmer’s market is open again and now operates on Saturdays.

The Pancs farmer’s market, pancspiac.com offers a selection of goods from many producers. Orders placed by Tuesday will be delivered to your home in Budapest on Friday or Saturday.

New initiatives are focusing on specific Budapest districts. Such is the case with Zugló Bread Community, and Babka restaurant also launched a similar one in Újlipótváros.


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Arts

The illustrations of contemporary Hungarian graphic artists are at the centre of My Little Beast online exhibition. View beasts and imaginary creatures in children’s book illustration.

Art from home: there are seven online mini-tours at the Museum of Fine Arts, and these are perfect for kids. The child-friendly exhibitions consist of stations, making it easier for learning, and they help to accommodate the visual experience.

In the online gallery of the Kiscelli Museum, photos of two exciting projects can be viewed as part of the virtual backup: the station building and the fast-food restaurant of the Southern Railway Station.

Pop street artist 0036Mark’s posters can be found in hidden downtown doorways or windows of empty shops. The method of the artist is unique: he places the characters of old Hungarian cartoons in international pop culture.

Although Budapest Art Week had to be cancelled this April, fortunately it has got the new dates already. The exhibitions take place from 16-25 October 2020.

Acb Gallery presents its first online exhibition, Hands That Make The World Go Round Even In Times Of Quarantine. The artworks are engaging in an important dialogue with the unique character of the space, which has been an abandoned flat used as storage in the past years.


Music

The autumn 2020 tickets of the Academy of Music are already available for purchase, with Julia Leznyeva, Il Giardino Armonico, Isabelle Faust, Emmanuel Pahud, and his brass band partners, among others, as well as many excellent Hungarian musicians performing at the concerts.

Müpa Budapest has opened up its season ticket general sale for the 2020/21 season, because the venue will remain closed until 7 July 2020. The upcoming season will feature legendary conductors, world-class soloists and outstanding ensembles, including Sir Antonio Pappano and Rome's Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra, Daniele Gatti and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Harding and the Vienna Philharmonic, István Várdai, the Ballet Company of Győr, Ádám Fischer, Víkingur Ólafsson, Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Elīna Garanča, one of the finest mezzos of our time.

Alternative rock band Quimby will make available its 25th-anniversary grand concert on Sunday night, which you can enjoy from your home.

Music video premieres: a recent video by Anima Sound System, ‘Lord of the Desert, was shot in the Israeli desert. The new video of Mary PopKids performing `The Carnival` of their upcoming LP, coming late 2020, premiered in April. Odett’s new single Fehér Fényis available now with a video recently published on YouTube.

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