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World Press Photo exhibition Opens in Hungary

D&T
Sep 23, 2021

The World Press Photo (WPP) exhibition opened on Thursday at the Hungarian National Museum, where 151 press photos will be on display again this year. The exhibition was selected by an international jury from 74,470 photos taken by 4,315 photojournalists from 130 countries, and last year's theme was the coronavirus epidemic, which was prominent in […]

Hungarian Contemporary Art Exhibition in Szeged

D&T
Sep 4, 2021

A representative exhibition of the works of more than 600 members of the National Association of Hungarian Artists (MAOE), entitled Horizon, showcasing Hungarian contemporary art, opened on Saturday at the Reök Palace in the southeastern Hungarian city of Szeged. In his opening speech, László Barnák, Director General of the Szeged National Theater, which also maintains […]

Holiday Programs Offered by Szentendre Open Air Museum

D&T
Aug 16, 2021

In addition to concerts, bike tours, nature walks and handicrafts also await visitors at the Szentendre Open Air Museum on the holiday weekend between August 20 and 22. Over these three days, the museum will focus on nature in connection with the Boundless Open Air Museum of Ethnography thematic year. Visitors can explore the open-air […]

Animation Film Festival in Kecskemét

D&T
Aug 12, 2021

370 films from 30 countries are screened this week at the 15th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival, which runs until Sunday. The festival coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Kecskemét animation studio, which is celebrated with a screening of ten thematic selections and an exhibition of the most memorable moments of the […]

Lotus Day in the Botanical Garden of Szeged

D&T
Jul 22, 2021

As every year, the Botanical Garden in Szeged, SE Hungary, celebrates the blooming of the Indian lotus with two days of activities and shows in 2021 as well. Visitors are welcome to see one of the largest open-air stands of Indian lotus in Central Europe. They can enjoy the shows of traditional Indian dance, spiritual […]

Central Europe in Focus at Kőszeg Summer University

D&T
Jun 26, 2021

The event entitled The Global 'Entangoment' of Central Europe is organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK) and the Institute for Social and European Studies (ISES), in cooperation with the University of Pannonia, the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage and Sustainability in Kőszeg under the patronage of the Hungarian National Commission for UNESCO. […]

St. Martin's Day New Wine and Goose Festival

D&T
Nov 6, 2020

St. Martin's New Wine and Goose Festival await visitors in the Open-Air Museum (Skanzen) in Szentendre throughout the weekend, including Martin's Day folk customs, handicrafts, themed wine tasting, autumn delicacies and handicraft fairs. St Martin's Day used to be an important turning point in the folk’s calendar: it marked the finishing of the agricultural works, […]

Street Music Contest in Eger

D&T
Oct 4, 2020

Since 2015, every year young entrepreneurs of Eger, NE Hungary, organize a contest for musicians with a grand prize of EUR 3,000. During the five days of the festival, more than 150 musicians play in 15 locations of the historical downtown to win the prize.  This year's event was postponed from the original summer date […]

Opera Stars at The Voices! Concert in Győr

D&T
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 […]

MÁV nostalgia week-end at Tapolca station at Lake Balaton

Nostalgia Railway Week-End at Lake Balaton

D&T
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

D&T
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 […]

Frida Kahlo concert at the Mexican Embassy in Budapest

Frida Kahlo Concert at the Mexican Embassy

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 6, 2020

The Mexican Embassy in Budapest hosted a 'Viva la Vida' concert this Monday evening in honor of Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón, known in the rest of the world as Frida Kahlo. The concert, held in the courtyard of the Embassy and introduced to the over 80 attendees by Ambassador Dávid Nájera, was organized […]

Eger Symphony Orchestra at Gyöngyöspata

Art Days in the Mátra Hill Region

D&T
Jul 4, 2020

The Music in the Forest - Mátra Art Days series of events was launched this Saturday in the village of Gyöngyöspata in the Mátra Hill, northeast of Budapest. The program series awaits those interested with classical and folk music concerts, guided forest walks and sports programs at different venues until July 12. According to the […]

Magyar Rádió Open Air Concert in Szarvas

Open Air Concerts by Magyar Rádió Ensembles

D&T
Jun 27, 2020

An ensemble, consisting of members of the Magyar Rádió (Hungarian Radio) Symphony Orchestra, gave a concert at the Arboretum in Szarvas, eastern Hungary this Saturday. As the Hungarian news agency MTI reports, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir holds a three-day open-air concert series entitled 'Zenélő Magyarország' (Musical Hungary) from June 26 in Budapest […]

The March of the Busó in Mohács

D&T
Feb 20, 2020

This Thursday saw the start of the traditional Busójárás (the March of the Busó), a pagan Hungarian heritage. It is the symbolic ‘burying’ of winter and the welcoming of spring with folk music and dance in the south-central Hungarian town of Mohács near the Serbian border. Going back to medieval roots, the march of people […]

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