The Hungarian Defense Ministry announced today that military aircraft will invade Budapest airspace on Monday. Below you can read why.
The army prepares
The technical term for what the Hungarian Air Force will be doing over Budapest on Monday is airspace surveillance, Blikk.hu wrote. The military operation will take place in the early afternoon.
The Ministry of Defense said the operation is in preparation for the August 20 festivities.
Military aircraft will hold an air show on August 20 starting at 9 a.m. The duration of the show will be one hour and will take place on the Danube. However, to do this, military helicopters and fighters must carry out preparation operations on August 15 between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The ministry warns all residents of the affected area that the operation will be noisy. In addition, a section of the river will be closed during airspace surveillance. However, the defense forces will do everything to minimize the disruptive effects on citizens.
The biggest August 20 festivities ever – with lots of reviews
As we reported, the Hungarian government wants to hold the biggest fireworks display for August 20 this year, a national holiday in Hungary when the country celebrates its birthday. Many, mainly opposition leaders and mayors, said the money spent on these shows should instead be allocated to reducing the crisis caused by war, record inflation and soaring oil prices. energy. HERE we have listed some major Hungarian cities that have announced that they will not be holding fireworks to save money.
The Mayor of Budapest, Gergely Karacsony, said he wouldn’t hold the fireworks. However, he added, there was nothing he could do to stop it. “I have no say in what and how much the government plans to do in the capital. If it were up to me, there would be no fireworks, and the billions would go to help those who are now forced to pay higher rents on top of runaway prices,” he said. .
Meanwhile, organizers of the August 20 celebrations have announced that food and drink prices will be considerably lower than the current average. HERE you can read the price list.
Source: blikk.hu, DNH