Events Calendar

Concerts, exhibitions, and other upcoming events in Budapest we're excited about.

18 events
Showing 18 upcoming Budapest events within all categories

What is it?

This exhibit shows the finest Art Nouveau pieces from the collection of the Museum of Applied Arts. In addition to Hungarian, British, Austrian and French styles of Art Nouveau are also presented. Visitors will get a glimpse into typical bourgeois Hungarian homes of the turn of the century that often featured Zsolnay ceramics, glass works by Tiffany, and jewellery by Lalique.

What is it?

A selection of 300 photos sourced from the massive archive of Fortepan, a digitalized photo platform. Local Hungarians captured these images, which show memorable moments over Hungary's 20th century from their own perspective.

What is it?

Father of Frida Kahlo, Guillermo Kahlo was an important German Mexican photographer, documenting Mexico in the beginning of the 20th century. He specialized in architectural landmarks and churches, but of the 56 works in total there are also a couple of photos on display showing his famous daughter, Frida.

What is it?

The exhibit shows almost 50 images made by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian-born war photographer. The works include a photo capturing a speech of Trotsky that Capa made on one of his first assignments, and plenty of images from war zones around the world.

What is it?

Based on the collection of Centre Pompidou, this large-scale temporary exhibition in the Hungarian National Gallery documents the main trends of the Surrealist movement through the works of its central figures, including Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, Joan Miró, Yves Tanguy, René Magritte, Pablo Picasso and Francis Picabia. Surrealist photography is represented by Man Ray and Brassaï.

What is it?

Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky is best known for his early achievements in color photography and documenting in pictures the tsarist Russian Empire between 1909 and 1915. Apart from 50 or so of his images, the exhibit also features contemporary artists' creative takes on the technology of color photography, and works directly influenced by the Prokudin-Gorsky.

Drum Club feat. Chris.SU

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What is it?

Another raging night with the kings of the amen break. Chris.SU will present his Planet Hell EP release set. Also on the bill, the servants of the broken beats, Incident, Ninive and SiN.

Ramin Sayyah - live

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What is it?

Polyphonia will take over the hottest club in Budapest. The style of simultaneously combining of modular synths and analogue machines to shake the floor up. The uncut composition will be written and played by Ramin and his guests. This time Sibil from France will be heating up the space with electro records, to get the desired dancefloor heat for the start of this unlikely event.

Lick The Click Sunburst

party
What is it?

In 2011, the Lick The Click crew (Isu, Chrom, Crimson) got tired of going on a summer hiatus with their weekly parties, so they decided to give the Sunburst parties a try on Saturday afternoons at the A38 terrace. The event became a hot sensation, and they are now in their 9th season. Note that the party really does kick off at 2 p.m.

Lobster Theremin label night

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What is it?

Full on insanity as always, when the Designer Drums related Lobster Theremin label is takin Larm over for the whole night. Music will be provided by kingpins Asquith, Supreems, Route 8 with the support of Soundbank and Akos V. Prepare for one of the hottest parties in the season of the primary techno club of Budapest.

SIN TE SI

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What is it?

Cult status dance music from the eighties and their contemporary clones. The organic blend of synthetic styles, all shaken together by the best sonic bartender, d. j. Expect italo, hi-nrg, electro, new beat, pre-house and post-disco.

Aspirin: Carrageenan (BE)

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What is it?

Twice this month, Aspirin will bring the heat to the dancefloor with a great selection of live and dj sets. Abstract, Experimental, Techno, Electro, IDM or just tender Acid. The live set will be delivered by Carrageenan from Belgium, while local heroes Mesterhazy and Sinclair will ride the turntables.

Crisis 52: Crimson b2b Imre Kiss, Aiwa

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What is it?

Last time local heroes Imre Kiss and Crimson dug into their dj bags, it turned into a legendary 4 hour set, with the spiciest beats. AIWA is delivering the usual elevated vibe on the highest level.

Béla Bartók Memorial Concert

Classical music concert
What is it?

Gifted local pianist, László Borbály, plays piano pieces by Bartók, Bach, Kodály, and Ligeti in the Béla Bartók Memorial House, just a bit outside the city center.

OMOH feat. Boris (Ostgut Ton)

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What is it?

Queer weirdos, and all freaks welcome to the exceptional nights of OHMO, to celebrate the technosexual revolution. Behind the decks besides the local crew, Boris from Ostgut Ton will be the guest.

What is it?

Two Belgians, one Hungarian, and a Luxembourgish at the crossroads of Radiohead, Damon Albarn, Modeselektor and Miles Davis. The opener of the night will be 5K HD, an avant-garde pop group from Austria.

DJ Skull

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What is it?

Not only is DJ Skull pure essence of the future sound of Chicago, but its embodiment: he can be counted as one of the strongest identities fronting the vanguard sound of wind city's underground. Local legends LAU and obwigszhy will take care of the rest of the night.

Erik Sumo Band (H)

Concert
What is it?

Some of the most characteristic soundtracks of Hungarian film history are linked to Linda and Liza, the Fox-Fairy. Erik Sumo, the composer of Liza, will now present its new album, "Mount Fuji."