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Two-Day Korean Cultural Festival in Budapest

May 2, 2024

On May 18 and 19, the KoreaON cultural festival will be held in Hungexpo Hall B in the Hungarian capital: free programs, big stage performances, dance and music performances, including MayTree, will take place in Budapest, where visitors will have the opportunity to discover the cultural values of the distant country on almost 1,500 square […]

Béla Kondor Painting Not Seen for 40 Years Auctioned

Apr 25, 2024

In addition to a painting by Béla Kondor that has not been seen for four decades, a major work by Jenő Gábor and a still life by Dezső Czigány are also on offer at the spring auction of the Virág Judit Gallery in Budapest. The Virág Judit Gallery will hold its 75th Spring Auction of […]

Top Performers of Jazz and Popular Music at Müpa

Apr 15, 2024

Performers from the international forefront of jazz and popular music will be arriving at Budapest's Béla Bartók National Concert Hall at the Palace of Arts (Müpa). Jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater and her bandmate will perform on the June 30, the American band Take 6 on July 6 while Postmodern Jukebox will give a double […]

Rhoda Scott, Roby Lakatos at the Masters & Pieces Concert

Apr 13, 2024

For the second time this year, the Masters & Pieces concert will take place at the Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest. On 12 September, the world-famous American jazz pianist Rhoda Scott, who plays the Hammond organ, will perform with Hungarian artists, violin virtuoso Roby Lakatos, cymbal virtuoso Jenő Lisztes and singer Gigi Radics. The event […]

Cultural Cooperation Inspired by James Joyce's Novel Ulysses

Apr 10, 2024

The Embassy of Ireland in Hungary, the City of Szombathely and the Leopold Bloom Art Foundation have signed a tripartite cooperation agreement for closer cooperation in the Bloomsday project in Szombathely and the placement of the Foundation's art collection in the Szombathely Gallery. "Culture forms a special bond between Ireland and Hungary, and in my […]

Divas and Icons Exhibition at the Hungarian House of Music

Apr 9, 2024

Alongside Rihanna, Cher, Tina Turner, Edith Piaf, Marilyn Monroe, the Hungarian House of Music in Budapest will present the stories of Hungarian singers Éva Marton, Zséda, Magdi Rúzsa, Zsuzsa Koncz and other artists in an exhibition entitled ‘Divas and Icons’, starting on May 18. ‘Diva & Icons’ is an international traveling exhibition of the Victoria […]

Museum May Fest Again at the Hungarian National Museum

Mar 27, 2024

The Hungarian National Museum (MNM) will organize the May fest of Museums for the 27th time, on May 25-26. The professional programs and workshops of the country's largest museum event are in the spirit of the motto of ICOM, the International Council of Museums – Museums for Education and Research. In addition to the professional […]

André Kertész 130th birthday Celebrated with 3 Exhibitions

Mar 11, 2024

To commemorate the 130th anniversary of the birth of the world-famous Hungarian photographer André Kertész, the Hungarian National Museum will organize a series of exhibitions between March 23 and September 22 in Esztergom and two venues in Budapest. A selection of Kertész's photographs purchased from New York in 2021 will be on display, allowing the […]

Hungarian Winner at This Year's Oscars

Mar 11, 2024

Hungarian production designer Zsuzsa Mihalek won an Academy Award, jointly with Shona Heath and James Price, for her work in the American movie ‘Poor Things’ the principal filming of which took place in the Hungarian capital. Zsuzsa Mihalek was not present at the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, but her co-recipients accepted the 'Best Production […]

Performances with English Subtitles at Vígszínház

Mar 4, 2024

From March, four highly successful shows, The Great Dictator, The Great Gatsby, Cabaret and The Seagull can be seen with English subtitles at the Vígszínház theater in Budapest. Stage adaptations of internationally well-known titles promise an exciting experience for foreigners living in Hungary and tourists visiting this country, the theater says in a statement. From […]

1912 Rippl-Rónai Masterpiece at the Art and Antique Fair

Feb 28, 2024

A painting by József Rippl-Rónai that has not been seen for almost eighty years is the most valuable piece at this year's Art and Antique Budapest exhibition and fair, which starts on Thursday and will be hosted by the Bálna events center in Budapest. The painting, titled 'Szent Pál Fair', was painted in 1912 by […]

Rome-Budapest, 1800-1948: a Judit Virág Gallery Exhibition

Feb 21, 2024

The renowned Hungarian artist Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka's priceless painting of the Moon in Taormina, which has not been seen by the public for a long time, will be included in the exhibition entitled Rome - Budapest, opening at the Judit Virág Gallery this Thursday, the gallery told MTI on Wednesday. According to the statement, the […]

Istanbul’s Earliest Panorama Pic in Digital Collection

Feb 5, 2024

Two new items from the former Corvina Library of Hungary’s King Matthias and the earliest panoramic photograph of Istanbul, consisting of ten images, have been made available to the public in the digital collection of the National Széchényi Library (OSZK). The inclusion of the new items was announced at a press event, which was part […]

Robert Burns Birth Anniversary in Budapest

Jan 29, 2024

An occasional All Star bagpipe band performed this Monday at the changing of the guard on the occasion held by the Hungarian-Scottish Society and the Robert Burns International Foundation at the main staircase of the Hungarian Parliament building to mark the 265th anniversary of the birth of Scottish national poet Robert Burns. The birth anniversary […]

Forty Galleries at the Art and Antique Art Fair

Jan 21, 2024

Around forty classic and contemporary galleries, auction houses and thousands of works of art will be on show at the Art and Antique Budapest art fair from February 29 to March 3 this year at the Bálna Budapest Event Center. Hungary's largest classical and contemporary art fair will feature paintings, sculptures, jewelry, special carpets, furniture […]

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