27-28 August 2016, Budapest (Hungary)

After a long time of absence and after there has been one Meeting Of Styles some years ago, the capitol of Hungary now jumps back on the map representing styles and skills from the southeast of Europe. The spot is very nice so better prepare yourself!

Budapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary and one of the largest cities in the European Union. It is the country’s principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. According to the census, in 2011 Budapest had 1.74 million inhabitants,the Budapest Metropolitan Area is home to 3.3 million people.

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The first settlement on the territory of Budapest was built by Celts before 1 AD. It was later occupied by the Romans. The Roman settlement – Aquincum – became the main city of Pannonia Inferior in 106 AD. At first it was a military settlement, and gradually the city rose around it, making it the focal point of the city’s commercial life. The Romans constructed roads, amphitheaters, baths and houses with heated floors in this fortified military camp.

 

The transportation authority of Budapest operates one of the largest public transportation systems in Europe, which covers the city of Budapest and 80 surrounding suburbs. Budapest’s public transport system consists of four metro lines, with Line 1 (Yellow) — constructed 1896, being the second oldest in the world; 5 suburban railway lines, tram lines, trolleybus and bus lines. On an average weekday, BKK lines transports 3.9 million riders.

The wall is more than 200m long and 5m high. More than 1000squaremeters are waiting to be transformed into one big piece of art.

The program:
August 26 – 19:00 – Absolut freedom exhibition opening at Gregersen Art Point (1093 Budapest, Lónyay utca 31.)
August 27 – 10:00-20:00 – Start the painting at the MOS Wall (1185 Budapest, Május 1 tér)
August 27 – 22:00-4:00 – Party at the Ankert club
August 28 – 10:00-20:00 – Painting at the MOS Wall

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