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Exhibition Presents History of Boating in Budapest

Sep 27, 2020

The most interesting moments of the last two hundred years of shipping in the capital are presented at the new, 'Budapest on the Danube. Pictures from the 200 years of shipping in Budapest' exhibition at the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport. In the summer of 1820, Carolina, the first steamer suitable for passenger […]

Hungarian Screenwriter Listed Among the World's Best

Sep 26, 2020

The American entertainment magazine Variety has released this year’s list of '10 Screenwriters to Watch', a list that includes a Hungarian artist Kata Wéber. Variety executive editor Steven Gaydos called the 2020 selections “emblematic of what is needed from filmmakers in this unsettled and challenging time. These screenwriters are taking on the big issues confronting the […]

Romanesque Hall Reopens in Budapest Museum

Sep 20, 2020

After being closed for almost three months due to damage by the pouring rain, the Romanesque Hall of the Museum of Fine Arts can be visited again from this weekend. The hall had to be closed in mid-June, as the museum was soaked due to the extreme rain that was pouring in at the time, […]

Dreher Beer Museum Re-opens

Sep 17, 2020

Scheduled for this year's World Tourism Day, the renovated Dreher Beer Museum will reopen its doors in Kőbánya, awaiting visitors with one of the country's most important beer trade collections from September 23. What ingredients are used to make beer? What beer drinking habits exist? How was beer made in the past and how is […]

Vanessa Kirby in 'Pieces of woman'

Best Actress Award for Hungarian Director's Movie

Sep 12, 2020

British actress Vanessa Kirby was announced this Saturday as winner of the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for her performance in 'Pieces of a woman' of Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó. 32-year-old Vanessa Kirby is best known for her portrayal of Princess Margaret in the television series 'The Crown' (2016-2018), for […]

Opera Stars at The Voices! Concert in Győr

Sep 6, 2020

Adriana Gonzalez, soprano of the Paris Opera and Stefan Pop sang an Italian tenor duet at The Voices! concert in Győr, NW Hungary on Saturday evening. The open-air event featured artists from the new generation of opera stars. Soprano Adriana Gonzalez, the first prize winner singer of Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Opera World Competition 2019 performed […]

Kiskunság National Park collector coins

Kiskunság National Park Collector Coins

Sep 1, 2020

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will issue a silver collector coin of HUF 10,000 and its non-ferrous metal version with a face value of HUF 2,000 on September 2, 2020 to honor the 45th anniversary of the foundation of Hungary’s second national park. The vertical rectangle special collector coins will be issued as a […]

Festive Book Week 2020 Cancelled

Aug 24, 2020

Festive Book Week, the biggest celebration of contemporary Hungarian literature was to be held for the 91st time this year in June. Due to the pandemic, it was postponed to September but now, organizers have canceled it for this year. The original dream of Hungarian author Géza Supka – for publishers, writers and readers to […]

Vígszínház (Comedy Theater in Budapest

COVID-19: Budapest Theater Cancels Performances

Aug 21, 2020

Vígszínház ( Comedy Theater) has announced that Friday night's performance 'The Boys on Pál Street' is canceled due to epidemiological reasons. One of the staff members had a positive test. Furthermore, based on the decision of the epidemiological authorities, the performances in the Comedy Theater and the Pest Theater will be postponed until September 4. […]

Debrecen flower carnival 2020

Debrecen Flower Carnival in Pandemic Format

Aug 20, 2020

The Carnival of Flower, held annually in the eastern Hungarian city of Debrecen on the national holiday of August 20th since 1966, was different this year due to the COVID-19 situation. Every year, dozens of carriages decorated with hundreds of thousands of fresh flowers made of compositions altogether pass through the streets of Debrecen. The […]

Budapest Zoo: 154th Birth Anniversary

Aug 9, 2020

The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden celebrates the 154th anniversary of its establishment this Sunday. The Sumatra orangutan puppies born in the days will also be on display in the near future. More than 300 species of plants and 900 animals live in Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden, one of the world's largest zoos. This […]

Bronze Age Objects Found on Tram-Train Route

Aug 5, 2020

About 8,000 objects were discovered during the excavations on the route of the would-be tram-train between Hódmezővásárhely and Szeged, the oldest finds are from the Bronze Age. Experts from the János Tornyai Museum of Hódmezővásárhely carried out small archaeological excavations at eight sites along the route, and their experiences are preserved in tens of thousands […]

MÁV nostalgia week-end at Tapolca station at Lake Balaton

Nostalgia Railway Week-End at Lake Balaton

Aug 2, 2020

The highly successful event of recent years returns to the northern shore of Lake Balaton. The 1960s and ’70s are also evoked by several locomotives and carriages of the color of the era, which can only be found on this line. As a novelty this year, a steam locomotive will also be present, and in […]

Munkácsy exhibition in Hatvan

Munkácsy Exhibition in Hatvan

Jul 11, 2020

An exhibition from the works of renowned 19th century Hungarian painter Mihály Munkácsy has opened at the Lajos Hatvany Museum in Hatvan, east of Budapest. The Munkácsy paintings compiled from the collection of Imre Pákh will remain in Hatvan until October 11. In her greeting, Judit Boros, curator of the Munkácsy exhibition, emphasized that the […]

Kolodko sculptures in Kőbánya

Kolodko Sculptures in Kőbánya

Jul 8, 2020

The Hungarian capital has been enriched with two more mini-statues as the characteristic Kolodko figures have appeared in its 10th District, Kőbánya for the first time. The sculptor has been inspired by history of the Dreher breweries. The past of the Dreher family is a novel story that spans centuries. The Kőbánya Brewing Company, founded […]

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