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Programme Guide for May

Film, culture, music, sports, traditions, art and many other excitements await those wishing to immerse themselves in Budapest this May. Let’s see what possibilities you have to relax in the Hungarian capital this month. Take a look at our programme guide for May.

 

DAY OF ÓBUDA / 2-4 May, FŐ TÉR, DISTRICT III.

Fő tér in Óbuda offers visitors free concerts, street food, special drinks, family programmes and a real carnival atmosphere.

CITYMATINÉ / 4 May, PALATINUS LIDO

One of the most popular electronic music party series in Hungary starts its 2019 season at Palatinus Lido. 

DAY OF FOLK DANCE / 11 May, LISZT FERENC ACADEMY OF MUSIC 

This event is organized country-wide to commemorate the foundation of the first Hungarian urban dance house. In Budapest, a concert is given at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music to celebrate the day. 

EUROPE DAY / 12 May, SZABADSÁG TÉR 

Free concerts, information on the EU, various programmes for families and children, creative workshops, quizzes, and games await visitors at Europe Day, organized at Szabadság tér, on 12 May.

 TATTOO FAIR / 11 May 

Tattoo enthusiasts won’t have to sit at home between 11 and 12 May: this tattoo convention will be accompanied by a beer festival, concerts, discussions and various other programmes.

 GIORGIO MORODER / 15 May, PAPP LÁSZLÓ BUDAPEST SPORTARÉNA

Giorgio Moroder is often referred to as the “Father of Disco” and credited with pioneering electronic dance music. The music producer and winner of several Academy Awards and Grammy Awards included Budapest in his first European tour in 2019. This spectacular production by the legendary performer will be on the stage at Papp László Budapest Sports Arena on 15 May. 

ART CINEMA NIGHT / 17 May 

5 art cinemas, 14 rooms, 1 event in the capital. On 17 May, you can watch an unlimited number of films, being screened continuously from 6 pm to 6 am, with just a single ticket. In addition to the biggest art cinema hits from previous months, you can also see pre-premier screenings. 

MUSE / 28 May, PAPP LÁSZLÓ BUDAPEST SPORTARÉNA 

Muse arrives in Budapest with their new world tour, Simulation Theory. One of the world’s best concert bands will perform at Papp László Budapest Sports Arena on 28 May. 

SPORTS EVENTS: 

EU RUN/ 12 May, SZABADSÁG TÉR 

24th ALDI WOMEN’S RUNNING GALA / 19 May 

INTERNATIONAL EQUESTRIAN VAULTING CHAMPIONSHIP / 3-5 May 

FINA CHAMPIONS SWIM SERIES 2nd EVENT / 11-12 May

WOMEN’S EHF CUP FINAL (HANDBALL) / 11-12 May

HUNGARIAN KICKBOXING WORLD CUP / 17-19 May

UEFA WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL / 18 May

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