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by majmunka
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Afterword
Replies: 10
Views: 859

Afterword

Dear Friends, thanks for coming, thanks for the many lovely presents, for your kind words, for the flowing love, for keeping the music alive. It was a hard work to organize the Event but I loved (almost) every moments and seeing the joy on your faces was gratifying. This Event will be one of the mos...
by majmunka
Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Press
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: Press

We had 2 minutes in the Cultural News on M5 channel yesterday. They say "150 performers gathered up from all over the world..." :lol: (Well, kinda true, if you think about our 2 AM performances in the bar... :lol: ) It's from 22:39 - short interviews with Marton Janosy, Mallory and Janerik. https://...
by majmunka
Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Information about the morning activities
Replies: 0
Views: 262

Information about the morning activities

Hi Friends, here is the information about the morning activities. You can find the meeting time, meeting point and directions in this file. The information will be posted on a board at the Venue so you can also check them there. Enjoy your day :) Eva https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ET6y47knw4O_RtRA...
by majmunka
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Press
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: Press

by majmunka
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Press
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Press

by majmunka
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Travel Tips #5 - Weather
Replies: 0
Views: 248

Budapest Travel Tips #5 - Weather

According to the forecast, Budapest will be hot. Some tips: #1 Pro tip: bring a wet hand towel with you. Wrap it around your neck or wrist and wipe your face if you feel too hot. #2 Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses – kinda obvious ;-) #3 Water: even though the public toilet situation is pretty bad in Buda...
by majmunka
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Teasers #4
Replies: 0
Views: 254

Budapest Teasers #4

For those who plan to stay a bit longer and want more music :D There is a series of free music events called mini concerts including a taste of gipsy music or transylvanian folk music. Gipsy music - Central Market Hall (Központi Vásárcsarnok) at Fővám tér 1,2,6,8,10 August 11:00AM and 11:30AM Chimes...
by majmunka
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Travel Tips #4 - Bike rental
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Budapest Travel Tips #4 - Bike rental

Hi guys, some people asked me about renting bikes in Budapest. Some advice first: - the Buda side (West) of the city is hilly, the Pest side (East) is flat :) - Car drivers are not really considerate so ride carefully. Some bike rental companies: Donkey Republic https://www.donkey.bike/cities/bike-r...
by majmunka
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Updated Event Program
Replies: 3
Views: 1579

Updated Event Program

Hi Friends,
I hope you're getting ready :)
Here is the updated program with more details.
You can also find it clicking on this link:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DVR ... sp=sharing
ProgramSs.jpg
by majmunka
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Travel Tips #5 Map
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Budapest Travel Tips #5 Map

Here is a good interactive online map with the main sights, stations, hotels, restaurants, lookout points, etc.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ms ... 56554&z=15
by majmunka
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Teasers #3
Replies: 0
Views: 282

Budapest Teasers #3

While it's definitely not EVERYTHING you need to know, it will do nicely as a teaser :D
Thanks to Eva Poola for the link.

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/videos/t ... dapest.cnn
by majmunka
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Travel Tips #4 - Money
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Budapest Travel Tips #4 - Money

Budapest Travel Tips #4 Money The Hungarian currency is Forint (HUF). While some places (not so many) accept Euros, the rate is bad. In most places (like supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, ticket machines) you can pay with credit cards but small shops, small restaurants, streetfood tracks might not ...
by majmunka
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Travel Tips #3 - Transportation 2.0
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Budapest Travel Tips #3 - Transportation 2.0

One more post about transportation It's usual in Hungary that the transportation company times their reconstruction works for the summer holidays. This year is not different so brace yourself. Here's the main traps: - Metro line 3 (blue) is closed after 8:30 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends. R...
by majmunka
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Teasers #2
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Budapest Teasers #2

There's a great Frida Kahlo exhibition in the National Gallery.
Due to high demand, it's open every day (including Monday) from 10 Am to 5 PM.
http://mng.hu/temporary_exhibitions/frida-kahlo-122938
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by majmunka
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Travel Tips #1 - Transportation
Replies: 10
Views: 616

Re: Budapest Travel Tips #1 - Transportation

Your guess is correct, Keleti is the East station :) Take subway M4 (green line), it has a terminus there so there's only one way. Get off at Kalvin square (3rd stop) and change for subway M3 (blue line) to the direction of Ujpest Kozpont. Nyugati (West) station is the 4th stop. From there you can u...

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