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Sprinkling Custom Presented on Easter Monday

D&T
Apr 18, 2022

Easter Monday, which is a holiday in Hungary, is a celebration of profane human joy, especially youth. Over the years, this day has become more and more about symbolic customs than about going to church, and sprinkling of girls by boys, which has changed a little, but still retains its roots, is one of the […]

Photo Exhibition Kicks Off Budapest Spring Festival

D&T
Apr 8, 2022

A photo exhibition entitled Budapest Vision opened this Friday in Budapest's City Hall Park as part of the 42nd Budapest Spring Festival, which starts on April 29.  The pictures of the contemporary street photo exhibition were selected by a professional jury from a competition of more than 200 images, Szilvia Mucsy, director of the Budapest […]

Budapest Photo Festival Opens

D&T
Mar 25, 2022

The exhibition hall Műcsarnok (‘Art Hall’) welcomes visitors with a special premiere – Life’s a Beach – at the opening exhibition of the 6th edition of the Budapest Photo Festival. Martin Parr, British photographer and the star of MAGNUM PHOTOS, is one of the best-known representatives of European contemporary color photography, whose work is on […]

The March of the Busó in Mohács

D&T
Feb 27, 2022

One of the most popular and spectacular winter events, the Busó festival is under way in Mohács, S Hungary near the Serbian border. Going back to medieval roots, the march of people in frightening costumes is supposed to scare away winter. In the end-of-winter festival (that Hungarians refer to as 'Busójárás', that is, the 'march […]

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 […]

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