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Actual news from Hegyvidék

Plans for the renovation of Városmajor. The Budapest Development Centre announced the results of the landscape design tender for the renewal of the Park of Városmajor. Based on the winning plan, the green space can be expanded by one and a half hectares, and a lake can be created on the site of the open-air stage maintained in the capital, if an agreement can be reached on the relocation of the institution. According to the ideas, the historical park area closer to Széll Kálmán Square will have a quieter, rest garden and walking garden function, while the part of the community sports fields and playgrounds for activity would be placed on the side of Szent János Hospital. Visual designs of the winner and the other award-winning entries can be viewed on the website.


A single-parent center has opened. In front of the Southern Railway Station, at 1 Magyar Jakobinusok Square, the first single-parent center of Buda has opened. An internationally pioneering initiative, the site provides a wide range of practical help, programs, training and support community spaces for single-parent families free of charge. You can read more about its operation on the page.


Drinking water may become cloudy. The Budapest WaterWorks is expected to carry out repair work with significant intervention by 11 April. During the works, two main pressure lines must be closed at the same time, which plays a decisive role in the supply of drinking water in several metropolitan districts. As a result of the intervention, consumers can experience water disturbances on both the Pest and Buda sides, but this natural accompanying phenomenon does not affect the quality of drinking water, which can be consumed safely after a few minutes of settling.


Movies in English. CinemaMOM (53. Alkotás St.) also features a crime thriller based on Agatha Christie's novel of the same title, Death on the Nile, two superhero films, Batman and Morbius, and the animated family comedy The Bad Guys.


Easter tradition. The Jókai Club, the Svábhegy Tradition Preservation Association and the German NationalIty Council of the 12th district Budapest Hegyvidék Region will hold its 12th annual event entitled Fasting and Easter for the 12th time this year. On Saturday, April 9, from 10 am to 1 pm, a dance show of the district's national preschoolers and schoolchildren, the Lara Tales Band live music, interactive puppet performance, handicrafts, petting zoo and tasting of original Swabian strudels await you and your families in the Jókai Club (5. Hollós Rd.).


Dance of elements. The Urban Verbunk Band, which is touring the world, will perform on April 7 at 7 pm in the theatre hall of MOMkult (18. Csörsz St.). Performers make their extraordinary dance production spectacular with a more than 2,500 liter water-filled pool, flaming floors, sparkling drumsticks, and a 40 square meter trampoline mat.


A hundred years of love. The Group'N'Swing Orchestra performs popular Hungarian love hits of the past hundred years in a two-act musical performance at MOMkult (18. Csörsz St.) on April 10 from 7 pm. The musical eras are brought to life by the most well-known Hungarian dance songs, from waltzing, tango, swing, rock and roll, diszko to pop, rock and funky.


Masters of virtuosity. Formed in 2007, virDUOso members, guitarist Vihula Mihajlo and blockflöte artist Dániel Szurasenkó perform 17th-18th century melodies in modern arrangements. On April 12, from 7 pm, the duo will perform the virtuoso works of the outstanding masters in the dome room of MOMkult (18. Csörsz St.)


Glass sculptures in the gallery. Imprint City is an exhibition of György Gáspár's works from 8 April to 7 May at the Hegyvidék Gallery (10 Királyhágó Square). In addition to the glass sculptures made with experimental procedures, the Ferenczy Noémi Award-winning artist also presents his paperwork and unique drawings, this time.