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The eighth annual Budapest Burns’ Supper – a Scottish tradition held to mark the memory of the national poet Rabbie Burns – looks like it will have raised another HUF 7 million ($37,000 at January 2005 exchange rates) for sick and needy Hungarian children. The event on Saturday, January 29 2005, was being held for […]
AROUND 300 guests raised more than HUF 12 million for children’s charities on Saturday, 24 January 2004 at the seventh annual Budapest Burns Supper. Highlights at the event, held for the first time at the Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal, included the world champion Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band and the dance troupe Steps of the […]
Four hundred or so tartan-clad guests, gallons of free whisky, plates full of haggis, neeps and tatties (turnips and potatoes) and some incredibly hairy men wielding hefty weapons – it could only be Budapest’s annual Burns Supper. Organised by the Hungarian-Scottish Society, the charity event, now in its sixth year, was held for the first time […]
Whoever it was that first said the Scottish were tight with money was proved wrong when more than HUF 12 million ($42,360 at January 2002 exchange rates) was raised for sick and needy children in the name of one of Scotland’s best-known sons. The fifth annual Budapest Burns Supper, organised by the Hungarian-Scottish Society at […]
Rabbie Burns would have been proud. Scotland’s most famous poet was introduced at the annual party that commemorates his birth as a self-confessed sinner (a lover of women and drink, often to access). But he was also a great humanitarian. The anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth was marked for the fourth year in Budapest on […]
Around HUF 1.5 million was raised at the third annual Burns Supper in Budapest on Saturday, 22 January 2000. The money, made through a contribution from the ticket price, a raffle and an auction, will go to the Semmelweis University Hospital’s second paediatrics department. Last year an operating table was purchased through the fund raising […]
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