What is Budapest This Week?
Budapest This Week is a weekly guide with our curated list of the best events, activities and things to do in Budapest. From dance performances and exhibition openings to hot new restaurants and festivals, we cover the very best of what Budapest has to offer. Whether you’re a native of Budapest, a local expat or a traveler, we guarantee that you’ll love this weekly guide.
FILM FESTIVAL AT CIRKO GEJZÍR
Where? Cirko Gejzír Cinema – 15–17 view map
When? Until Wednesday, July 20th
Visit this truly local place in the coming weeks and enjoy a great selection of over 80 movies during the Szánsájn Fesztival. Screenings will include The Clan, A Gun in Each Hand, Tasting Menu, Beyond the Hills, Love Is All You Need, Almost Perfect, Cockpit, Walesa: Man of Hope, Phoenix and more. Click here for ticket info and to see the full programme.
GOGOL BORDELLO CONCERT
Where? Barba Negra Track – 2 Neumann János Street, 1117 Budapest view map
When? Tuesday at 6:30pm
Enjoy a night out and great music this Tuesday with Gogol Bordello, a gypsy punk band from New York. Happy music, great atmosphere and dancing are guaranteed. Get you ticket on the venue’s website.
Where? National Gallery (Buda Castle A-B-C-D building) – 2 Szent György Square, 1014 Budapest view map
When? From Wednesday, June 29th to Sunday, October 2nd
This highly anticipated retrospective exhibition opens this Wednesday, showcasing over 80 paintings (both portraits and nudes) and sculptures by Modigliani from various private collections and major museums. Budapest is the second stop of the exhibition after Villeneuve d’Ascq in Northern France, where these exceptional works were on display at the Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art. Featured image by mng.hu.
COMMUNITY MARKET AT ÉLESZTŐ
Where? Élesztő – 22view map
When? Sunday from 8am to 2pm
We’re very excited about this new happening at Élesztő this Sunday. There will be organic produces, cooking, live music, coffee, sparkling wine and fröccs as well as activities for kids. This market will be organized on a regular basis in partnership with VinoPiano, a great wine bar and the latest addition to the Élesztő community.