Gay Budapest

!TAPE - Straight-Friendly Queer Clubbing

In the heart of the city, every Thursday night at AnKERT Klub, Paulay Ede utca 33. No admission charge. Terrace, cloakroom, lounge, dance hall. Two DJ's, nu-disco, deep house, indie, pop. Music from 9pm, dance most likely from 11.30pm. Crowd is mixed, mainly 20-35 y.o. Hungarian gay guys. No dress code, no basement, no excuse!
At Ludwig Múzeum, curated by Jean-Jacques Lebel
Beat Generation / Allen Ginsberg

Through January 12, 2014. Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, the legendary Beat Generation. NYC and SF 1940s beginnings, live performances, films (including “Pull My Daisy”), texts, photos, discussion, art reproductions, handwritten drafts, unpublished documents. A new language/ new ways of living; a poetic world view, with effects still felt today.
True Magyar hospitality
Budapest Pride | LGBTQ Festival 2014

June 27 - July 6, 2014. Annual festival week, a variety of events in different parts of the capital; includes film screenings, discussions, workshops, theater performances, art exhibitions, !TAPE – pRide and other parties, burlesque, drag shows, concerts, picnic, and Saturday afternoon Budapest Pride March. See fb
Bears, cubs, muscle bears and hairy wonders
Budapest Bears | Magnum Bear Party

June 28, 2014, 7pm at Magnum Sauna, Csepregy utca 2, Budapest. Sexy bear guest from Zagreb: Rade; DJ Perfecto, sexy house sounds; chips/ salsa/ sangria. Video room: Where the Bears Are Season 1, plus educational movies to brush up your technique. Honey Aufguss in the sauna, the night’s sexiest bear butt election. Clothes on, or in a towel – all welcome.
One of Europe's largest annual music fests
Sziget Festival

August 11-18, 2014  multi-cultural festival of music on Óbudai Island each year. Take local train (HÉV) departing from Batthyány tér. Around 1000 performances take place each year during the week-long festival. There are YouTube live streams if you can't make it, and an official "after movie" to be released after the event.
Mr Bear Hungary 2015
Budapest Bears Weekend

August 21-24, 2014. The Biggest Bear party in Central Europe for bears, cubs and admirers at WhyNot Cafe, Action Bar, Habroló Bistro, and Magnum Sauna. Cruising, Sauna, Party, Karaoke and Mr Bear Hungary Election. Also ongoing: once a month every last Saturday party for meeting bears and their chasers; gay bears from Hungary and around the world.
The 19th annual
Budapest Pride LGBTQ Film Festival

October - November, 2014, usually at Toldi Art Cinema. Once part of the Budapest Pride Cultural and Film Festival, now an expanded event series. Film screenings in Budapest, Pécs and Szeged. The majority of the titles are award-winning films that will be shown for the first, possibly the only time in Hungary.
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