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Actual news from Hegyvidék

Free concerts on Városháza Square. Those who would like to sit outside on warm, summer evenings to listen to good music together with others should visit the Hegyvidék Cultural Salon (2 Törpe St.), on the terrace of which excellent musicians will perform in the coming weeks. As part of the Music Budapest program series, clarinetist József Fritz and banjoist Pál Gáspár will perform classical jazz hits on Friday, July 7. On Saturday, July 8, Las Burekas consisting of Alan Arefiev (accordion, vocals, Boom Boom) and Caspar Thorpe (guitar, vocals, goat's nails), a duo combining Balkan and Eastern European folk music with Latin American groovy, will energize their listeners. On Thursday, July 13, two dedicated interpreters of Spanish, Argentine and Mexican music literature, singer Manuel Betancourt from Mexico and pianist Sebastian Ramirez will perform chamber music productions, and on Friday, July 14, one of the defining personalities of Hungarian ethno jazz, the wind player Mihály Borbély, will arrive with his trio on the terrace of the salon. The duo Cafuné (Anna Pataki – vocals, violin and Márton Stummer – guitar) playing traditional South American guitar music on Saturday, July 15 promises their audience "Latin American happiness and sweet melancholy". On Thursday, July 20, we can meet the Götz Saxophone Quartet, performing classical music masterpieces in jazz adaptations, on Városháza Square, then on Saturday, July 22, we can adventure with István Gyárfás (guitar), Igor Zonda (guitar) and Tamás Káldi (double bass) in the jazz world of the 50s and 60s. All concerts start at 19.00. In connection with the Music Budapest program series, an exhibition of community instruments and interactive spatial music await families every Saturday in July from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm at the Hegyvidék Cultural Salon.

Night chair-lifting. On Saturday, July 15, the Night of the Chairlifts will be held for the eighth time nationwide, and the Zugliget Chairlift will also join the popular event. From the chair-lift you can admire Budapest's night panorama from 19.00 to 1.00, but the valley station closes earlier, at 00.30. A return ticket for the chair-lift ride can be purchased for HUF 4000 (cash only). Children under 3 years old can travel free of charge. In addition to the regular bus 291, the Zugliget Chairlift can also be reached by retro bus R158, this evening. The latter runs between Széll Kálmán tér and Zugliget, and it will only be possible to get on and off at the two terminals.

Summer exhibitions. Artists and designers present their works in biweekly rotations in the summer in the glass-walled pavilion building located on the Sirály Promenade in front of the MOM Cultural Center. The exhibition periods are accompanied by outdoor programs in the form of concerts, book launches, audience and partner meetings. The next artist of will be Boldizsár Szmrecsányi, who will play at the opening of the sculptor's exhibition on Thursday, July 6, from 7:00 p.m. Balázs Zságer, the leading personality of the Hungarian electronic music scene. On Thursday, July 20, at 7:00 p.m., the new exhibition will open: Moses Incze in Soulspace I-II. with guitarist and composer Zoltán Dévényi. The photo exhibition of Róbert Szaniszló, who captures the "speeding circus", the special moments of Formula 1, can be viewed in the Hegyvidék Cultural Salon (2. Törpe St.) from 7 July.

Silent films with piano accompaniment. The Lóvasút Cultural and Event Center (64 Zugligeti Rd.) will again host silent film screenings this summer with piano accompaniment by Miklós Dániel Répászky. First, on Friday, July 14, from 6:00 p.m., we can get nostalgic with classic cartoons. The program is free, but you need to purchase a registration ticket on the web page.