Alice in Chains concert Budapest 2009

Alice in Chains is a very popular band around the world, and though they are not in the highest category of stars, they still have thousands of fans around the world. In Budapest Alice in Chains will perform in Petőfi Csarnok, located in the City Park (close to Szechényi Fürdő, Gundel, Heroes Square etc…) Their tour in 2009 comes as a result of their first studio album in 14 years, Black Gives Way to Blue, which was released September 29.

Alice in Chains Budapest
November 27, 20:00
Petőfi Csarnok

Tickets: Eventim

About Alice in Chains (source: Wikipedia)
Alice in Chains is an American rock band which was formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist Jerry Cantrell and vocalist Layne Staley. Although associated with grunge music, the bands sound incorporates heavy metal and acoustic elements. Since its formation the band has released 4 studio albums, 3 EPs, 2 live albums, 4 compilations, and 2 DVDs. The band is known for its distinct vocal style which often included the harmonized vocals of Staley and Cantrell.

Other events in Budapest

Harlem Gospel Choir Budapest 2009

Harlem Gospel Choir Budapest
Harlem Gospel Choir Budapest

Harlem Gospel Choir is just as regular in Budapest before Christmas as Santa Claus, and so also this year. November 27 Harlem Gospel Choir will sing happy gospel in the Academy of Music in Budapest. This is a great opportunity to hear some really nice black gospel, and maybe it will bring the christmas feeling and atmosphere closer to your heart as well.

Harlem Gospel Choir Budapest
November 27, 19:30
Academy of Music, Budapest

Tickets: TicketPro

About Harlem Gospel Choir (Source: Wikipedia)
The Harlem Gospel Choir is an American gospel choir based in Harlem, New York. It is one of the United States’s most prominent gospel choirs. The group comprises 65 members, ranging in age from 17 to 70. It has toured the world, logging two million travel miles

Other Budapest concerts
Concerts near Budapest

How We See the Finns? Exhibition: Museum of Ethnography

What does a Hungarian think about the Finns? What have shaped their way of thinking of the Finns? What does a Hungarian know about Finland and the culture of the nation?

There is a relationship between Hungary and Finland when it comes to the language. The Finno-Ugric relationship is discussed in the exhibition, and questions are asked as for example: “Why are the Finns so important to us, anyway?” The visitors are also presented what Hungarians choose to think is very typical Finnish.

How We See the Finns? – Finland: A Hungarian Perspective
Museum of Ethnography
June 27 (2009)  – November 28 (2010)

Markus Schinwald exhibition in Budapest Art Hall

Markus Schinwald is an artist born in Salzburg 1973. He is a contemporary artist of a unique character, whose interests include the reinterpretation of myths and human relations. In essence, his Budapest show focuses on the role of the body as defined by its cultural relations, analysing such components as fashion, dressing and gestures.

Markus Schinwald: Pocket History
September 30 – November 2009
Art Hall Budapest

Predators in Natural History Museum


Manking has always been fascinated by predators and in this exhibition the visitors are introduced to different predation techniques, tricks and tools.  With the help of a rich combination of interactive games and visual spectacles the goal of the exhibition is to bring the mysterious world of predators closer, banish misconceptions and fear and give enlightment so that the visitor will know more when he lives than when he came.

March 13 – November 23 (2009)
Hungarian Natural History Museum

Munich, in Hungarian: Hungarian National Gallery

In the period between 1850 and 1914 almost every Hungarian artist spent time in Munich. They went there to receive teaching and inspiration not available in Hungary. In this exhibition the visitors will see what characterize the paintings of that time, and how this influenced the Hungarian painters staying there for months, years or decades.

Munich – in Hungarian
Hungarian National Gallery
October 1 (2009) – January 10 (2010)

Munich in Hungarian - Hungarian National Gallery

József Borsos exhibition in National Gallery

József Borsos (1821-1883, Painter and Photographer )
Exhibition, Hungarian National Gallery, June 18 – October 25, 2009

Jóseph Borsos exhibition - National Gallery of Hungary

József Boros was one of the best Hungarian painters in the 19th century, yet a mysterious one as well. Not to much information has remained about him from his life. He wasnt only painting, but he was also a photographer taking more than 44,000 pictures during his career as a photographer.

József lived in Vienna as well, and in the exhibition paintings can be found from that period as well, making it possible to compare the paintings from his time in Austria and his time in Hungary.

Paintings have been borrowed to the Hungarian National Gallery from private and public collections.

Exhibitions in Museum of Applied Arts

Museum of Applied Arts Budapest
Museum of Applied Arts Budapest

There will be quite some different exhibitions going on in addition to the permanent exhibition in the Museum of Applied Arts in October and November (2009). Below you can see some of them:

October 2 – October 25: Finnish design exhibition
October 2 – November 8: Hungarian Design Awards 2009

If any of these exhibitions should sound interesting, or if the permanent exhibition in the Museum of Applied Arts should sound interesting, just go!