DATA: 05 - 21 October 2018
PLACE: Budapest, Hungary.
CAFe Budapest is, by now, one of the top names in the panorama of autumn events. The name should not be confusing as it stands for the acronym of Contemporary Art Festival. And we are probably facing the most important contemporary arts festival in Hungary.
This year the 27a edition is celebrated, with over 200 events in 45 different locations. A program, as usual, very rich, during the 17 days of the CAF and Budapest Festival. It ranges from contemporary classical music, popular music, jazz, visual art, theater, and much more.
The CAFe Budapest Festival will focus on the work of Béla Bartók and the art and artists of the Baltic States. Also for the 2018 edition, the CAFe Budapest Festival will boast some "related" affiliated events, such as the Budapest Ritmo world music festival, the Art Market Budapest and the Margin Literary Festival and the Book Fair.
An event of great prestige that is also an excellent excuse for a holiday in Budapest, a city of great charm and charm.
HOW TO GET
The CAF and Budapest 2018 Festival will take place in over 40 locations scattered throughout the city. Müpa Budapest, Liszt Academy, BMC, Akvárium Klub, A38 Ship, the Várkert Bazar (Castle Garden Bazaar), Vigadó, Uránia National Film Theater. A really wide list, including museums, theaters, clubs.
To reach the various locations, you can use the excellent public transport. An efficient network of rail and road transport links in a capillary way the three great areas that characterize the city, namely Buda, Obuda and Pest. Thanks to it, anyone can move around Budapest without any problem. With the convenient Budapest Card, you can also travel on all means of transport and visit Budapest's sights and attractions. All the info on vehicles and tickets, from this link.
PROGRAM AND TIMES
For the edition of CAF and Budapest 2018, you can choose from around 200 events, the one that best suits your tastes. Seventeen days with concerts, theatrical performances, film festivals, dances and much more.
We start the day 05 with Budapest Ritmo, and performances at the Ludwig Museum and Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library. At 19: 30, appointment at Müpa Budapest - Béla Bartók National Concert Hall with Sinfonietta Riga. Tickets starting from 2400 Ft.
Here are some of the events to report:
09 / 10. At the 19: 30, at the Akvarium Klub, the talented Masego will perform. Ticket for sale at 5500 Ft.
14 / 10. Lovers of dance and ballet can not miss HUNGARIAN NATIONAL BALLET: TRIPLE DANCE, at the Müpa, at 11: 00. Tickets from 2900a 4500Ft.
16 / 10. At 19: 00, at Várkert Bazár - Event Hall, musicians, dancers and orchestra come together in spectacular choreography with RESONANCE 451 - THE REGENERATION. Tickets, 2500 Ft
18 / 10. Visual effects, acrobatics and art will be featured at the Trafó House of Contemporary Arts for the show PEEPING TOM: MOEDER. Event not to be missed, at 20: 00. Protagonists will be artists with "terrifying talent" as defined by "Le Monde". Price, 2800 Ft.
21 / 10. The succulent "dessert" of the CAF and Budapest 2018. The latest shows, starting from 15: 00, at the Müpa Festival Theatron with RECIRQUEL COMPANY BUDAPEST: MY LAND and the ending THE KING'S SINGERS (19 hours: 30) at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall.
The price of the tickets vary according to the event and the location. Tickets can be purchased on the official website, at the ticket offices of the Müpa Budapest, or the tourist centers.
WHERE TO SLEEP
Budapest is a city with an excellent accommodation offer, and excellent value for money. You will stay in excellent facilities, centrally located, without spending too much.
Our advice is to find accommodation near public transport. In this way, you can easily move and easily reach the headquarters of the CAF and Budapest Festival.
Centrally located in Budapest, 1 is a minute's walk from Blaha Lujza Square M2 Metro Station and 800 meters from Dohany Street Synagogue. Omega Guesthouse Budapest It offers free WiFi.
All rooms have air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a shared kitchen. Double rooms starting from about 40 € per night. Book from here at the best price.
Hollo offers self-catering studios within easy reach of the city center and the metro station. Hollo Apartment offers accommodation in 400 m. Dohany Street Synagogue and the Opera House are featured at the apartment. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Excellent value, quality-price, with prices equal to about 50 € per night. Info and reservations from this link.