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World Press Photo Exhibition Opens in Budapest

Sep 22, 2022

The World Press Photo 2022 exhibition was opened at the Hungarian National Museum this Thursday, presenting close to 140 photographs from around the world. According to the organizers, the public can discover many carefully uncovered stories in the World Press Photo exhibition. The four global winners have each spent years working on their subject. Documenting […]

Identity-Seeking Paintings by Tamás Dezső

Sep 20, 2022

Hungarian artist Tamás Dezső's exhibition ‘Hypothesis: a letter to all, exploring the connections between the living world and man’, will be on view at the Capa Center in Budapest from September 22 to December 23. The series, which explores the complex relationships of the living world, was inspired by the artist's philosophical studies and is […]

Vígszínház New Season Presented

Sep 15, 2022

The Budapest theater Vígszínház [‘Comedy Theater’] held its season opening meeting on September 14. For the 2022/23 season, the theater is planning to present eight shows in three venues. On October 8, Viktor Bodó will direct Kafka's ‘The Castle’, while on October 22, the Pesti Theater will premiere a contemporary English play, ‘Incognito’, directed by […]

Vaszary Rediscovered

Sep 14, 2022

A new exhibition of the works of János Vaszary, a foremost master of Hungarian fine art distinguished by great stylistic diversity, opening in the Hungarian National Gallery this Wednesday, presents seventy paintings out of which twenty-four were previously unknown to the public as well as to professionals. The paintings encompass virtually the entirety of Vaszary’s […]

Open Day at the Cervantes Institute in Budapest

Sep 8, 2022

The Cervantes Institute is not only the largest Spanish language teaching institution in the world, but also offers free cultural programs to promote and disseminate the culture of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries. This Saturday, September 10, the Cervantes Institute in Budapest is organizing an open day where visitors will be able to attend free tutorials […]

French Institute: 30th Anniversary by the Danube

Sep 7, 2022

The 30th anniversary of the current building of the French Institute, inaugurated in 1992, in Budapest will be celebrated with a program of events spanning all the arts this Saturday, September 10 from afternoon until midnight. Although the French Institute was founded in 1947, it moved from the Szegfű Street building to its new building […]

Hungarian Cinematographer Wins Emmy Award

Sep 5, 2022

Hungarian cinematographer Marcell Rév has won this year’s Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (One Hour)’ for an episode of the television series ‘Eurphoria’. The Hungarian cinematographer was already nominated last year for an episode of the HBO series (Trouble Don't Last Always), and this year, he won the award for another […]

Szinyei Painting Featured on Budapest High School Mural

Aug 30, 2022

‘Balloon’, a painting by renowned Hungarian artist Pál Szinyei Merse has been reproduced on a 500m² firewall in the courtyard of the Budapest high school named after the painter. “It is unique not only in Budapest, but also in Hungary, to put an authentic reproduction of a famous painting on a firewall. In nearly 20 […]

South Korea, Guest of Honor at the Festival of Folk Arts

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 23, 2022

To mark the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Korean Cultural Center in Budapest, the Republic of Korea was the Guest of Honor at this year’s Festival of Folk Arts traditionally held around St. Stephen’s Day in the Buda Castle. At the country’s greatest festival of folk arts, Korean craftsmen presented their skills in […]

Sziget Festival Ends

Aug 16, 2022

After two years of forced hiatus, the relaunched Sziget Festival was met with great interest, according to a statement by the organizers. The event closed with a total of 452,000 visitors. The festival started last Wednesday with a full house, and on Friday and Saturday, it was close to being full. Chief organizer Tamás Kádár […]

A Cultural Bridge Between Turkey and Hungary

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 12, 2022

The Yunus Emre Institute is a world-wide non-profit organization created by the Turkish government in 2007. Named after the famous 13th-14th-century poet Yunus Emre, it aims to promote the Turkish language and the Turkish culture around the world. Its objectives include carrying out educational practices with certificate programs in fields such as Turkish language, history, […]

Life is Beautiful – Sziget is about to Start

Aug 9, 2022

World stars, big favorites, currents names, established artists from previous seasons and hundreds of non-musical programs, in the usual diversity of genres. This is what Budapest’s Sziget (‘Island’) Festival – one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe – offers for the "big comeback" between August 10 and 15 after two years of […]

Paloznak Jazz Picnic

Aug 6, 2022

Paloznak, a small village of 500 people on the northern shore of Lake Balaton, has once again become the Balaton capital of jazz, funk and soul for three days (August 4-6). The big concerts are held at the main stage next to the village with guest resting on blankets during the day and dancing on […]

Free Evening Screenings on Margaret Island

Aug 2, 2022

From this Tuesday until August 14, the public can watch free movies sitting on the lawn of the Margaret Island Athletic Center in Budapest. This year's Cinema Island will screen comedies and dramas from Spain, Austria, Poland, Estonia, the Czech Republic, France and Finland. EUNIC Hungary, the Hungarian network of European cultural institutes, will screen […]

Valley of Arts Kicks Off Near Lake Balaton

Jul 22, 2022

The organizers of the largest all-arts festival in Hungary are awaiting visitors with more than two thousand programs in 36 locations in the villages of Kapolcs, Taliándörögd and Vigántpetend, near the northern shore of Lake Balaton from July 22 to 31. The programs inlcude big stage concerts, fabulous panoramas, theater, new circus, contemporary literature, exciting […]

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