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Actual news from Hegyvidék

Hegyvidék Summer Picnic. On 28 May, the Hegyvidék Municipality and MOMkult invite everyone to the Chestnut Garden (Gesztenyés kert) for a full day's joint recreation. In addition to numerous concerts and children's performances, there is also a fairy-tale playground, handicrafts, skill games, a mobile exit room and an obstacle course with tricky glasses. There will be a variety of dining options in the area of the event, and around the stages you can relax on beer benches, beanbags, armchairs, or get into a picnic atmosphere on the blanket with you.


Fabulous adventure on the main street of Hegyvidék. As part of the family program series organized in the Margaréta playground and in The Town Hall Square (Városháza tér), on 21 May from 10 am we can plant herbs and flowers that can be taken home later on, we can make eco-instruments, and from 11.30 we can listen to the concert of the Aranykapu orchestra, which draws on Hungarian folk traditions. On 22 May, from 10 am to 1 pm, crafts, a dance house, glitter tattooing, balloon folding, as well as the Zabszalma orchestra from 10 am and the fabulous performances of the Kalimpa theatre at 11:30 am await the children and their parents.


Garage sale. On May 29, from 10 am to 2 pm, the municipality will organize the next community fair in the square in front of the mayor's office (Böszörményi út 23-25.). The Hegyvidék Unloader is both a market, a community experience and a step towards a more sustainable and environmentally friendly purchase. Used but still in good condition clothes, books, utilities and ornaments can change hands in the "flea market" of the 12th district.


Screening day. Skin and oral cancer screening will take place on May 21 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Energy-Life Fittness Studio (2 Királyhágó St.). All participants will receive a gift at the screening. The organizers also give advice on a healthy lifestyle on site.


Movies in English. From May 26 a much-anticipated new action film, Top Gun: Maverick, will be screened in CinemaMOM (53 Alkotás St.) in English (with Hungarian subtitles), in which Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer reprise their roles in the first Top Gun in 1986. On May 29, Tchaikovsky's ballet The Swan Lake will be screened by The Royal Ballet in London.


Jazz concerts. As part of getCloser Concerts, jazz singer Stacey Kent will perform at MOMKult theatre (18 Csörsz St.). On May 25, at 8 pm., Son Del Nene from the world of Latin jazz will give a concert here, who are worthy successors to the great generation of Cuban musicians, members of the Buena Vista Social Club.


Stand-up night. Russell Howard, one of the most sought-after comedians in British stand-up, host of the hit RUSSELL HOWARD's Good News BBC series and the acclaimed TV show The Russell Howard Hour, will also present his night of Respite in Budapest as part of his biggest world tour to date. Venue and time: MOMkult (18 Csörsz St.), May 29, 7 pm.


Würzburg trombones. The trombone players of the Würzburg Academy of Music will be a guest at the Hegyvidék Cultural Salon (2 Törpe St.) on 21 May from 6 pm. Entry is free of charge, but registration is required (, +36-1/202-2509).


Classical music for children and adults. On 22 May, from 17:00, the Surján Chamber Ensemble will hold an "Omnibus concert" at the Lóvasút Cultural and Event Center (64 Zugligeti Rd.). The family string ensemble selects from the repertoire of classical chamber music in its programme, which is intended for both adults and children. The youngest children are waiting for a baby mat, while the preschoolers and schoolchildren are assisted by a music teacher with drawing and moving activities.