Budapest offers a great variety of events during March. Here are our favourite events you must check out during your stay at THE MAGAZINE HOTEL.
BODY THE EXHIBITION
The exhibition will guide the visitors through the fascinating world of human body and and will allow them to see detailed view deep under the skin from head to heels.
At the exhibition visitors will see: skeletal system, reproductive organs, respiratory organs, blood circulation and also the other parts of human body. There is a special gallery on the exhibition dedicated to the evolution of the human fetus.
Galleries are filled up with large screens with 3D animations and documentaries. The exhibits are placed in different poses. They will reveal to visitors everything that is happening in their bodies while they are moving, during sport activities or through the rest. In every gallery there will be students of medicine ready to answer any visitor questions or give a commentary to individual exhibits.
Prices: from 2 500 to 3 800 HUF
Location: Komplex (1061 Budapest, Király Street 26.)
For more info, please visit the website of The Body Exhibition.
BUDAPEST PHOTO FESTIVAL 2018
28. February – 20. April, 2018.
The Budapest Photo Festival is an annual city-wide exhibition series representing the contemporary and classical values of the photography by the presence of the Hungarian and international art scene.
The festival has two highlighted exhibitions as a frame: the opening international show and a Hungarian contemporary overview. The emphasis – beyond the two highlighted exhibitions – is on the presentation of the international contemporary scene, by the program of the International Cultural Institutes, beside the exhibitions of the biggest galleries, museums and art schools of the Hungarian Capital. The Festival also involves many public programs: lectures, workshops, photomarathon, museum educational events, portfolio review and photobook show, that will take place at the Festivalcenter Budapest Project Gallery.
Location: several places in the city
02 – 04. March, 2018
The 6th Fish Festival moves to a new outdoor venue, the Vajdahunyad Castle in City Park.
Besides a range of fish dishes such as Fishermen’s soup (Halászlé – a typical Hungarian fish meal made usually from carp: fish in paprika broth, harcsapaprikás (cat fish paprikash), fish and chips, the event offers a great variety of programs for all ages. Grey catfish (szürkeharcsa) will be in the focus in 2017.
Cheese, kürtöskalács, sweets, wines and beers, and the pálinka – Hungarian’s favourite hard drink, an essential element of all festivals – cooking competition are the other highlights of the event. Expect crowd and standing in queue for food/drinks just like at any other big festival.
You can view an original fishing village with fishing gear, try adventure angling
Giant cauldron from Szeged – one
of the two Hungarian towns famous for its fishermen’s soup
More than 50 types of catfish dishes
Giant catfish demonstration and roasting
Fishermen’s soup cookers from Baja – the other town well-known for its fishermen’s soup
Popular fish dishes of other nations
Heated playhouse not just for kids (free to use): you can try your hands at contemporary crafts
Lake aquariums showing the flora and fauna of Hungary’s rivers and lakes
Concerts in the afternoon and evenings on all 3 days
Location: bus parking lot at the Art Hall/Heroes’ Sqr.
15. March – National Day
15. March is one of the most important national holidays in Hungary when we commemorate the 1848 revolution against the Habsburg oppression. Commemorations, family programs will take place in the garden of the Hungarian National Museum, on Kossuth Sqr/Parliament and in Buda Castle. Shops, markets will be closed on 15. March and public transport services operate according to holiday schedule. Thermal Baths will be open according to Saturday opening hours and pricing.
For more info, please visit: https://www.budapestbylocals.com/event/15th-march/
30. March – 22. April, 2018.
The season’s largest cultural festival kicks off at end of March with approximately 120 programs in various genres at 40 venues (including public spaces like parks, squares). Franz Liszt‘s oratorio, the Legend of St. Elizabeth will open the 3 and half week event. Besides Liszt’s oeuvre, the festival will also be focusing on Leonard Bernstein who was born 100 years ago (in 1918), and first time an instrument – the piano in 2018 – will also be highlighted in the program.
Location: several places in the city
For more info, please visit: https://www.budapestbylocals.com/event/budapest-spring-festival/