The Budapest Autumn Festival will offer over 150 events at thirty venues between September 26 and October 10, the deputy mayor in charge of charge of cultural affairs said on Thursday.
The 5th Zsigmond Vilmos International Film Festival will get under way in Szeged, in southern Hungary, next Monday, the festival’s director told a press conference.
Béla Bartók’s handwritten letters to the legendary violinist Zoltán Székely, who led the Hungarian Quartet, have been deposited with the Bartók Archive at the Institute of Musicology (BTK) in Budapest.
The Budapest Classic Film Marathon, the capital city’s largest international film event, will pay tribute to renowned director Miklós Jancsó, and legendary actress Mari Törőcsik and eminent animation director Marcell Jankovics, both of whom died this year, the organiser said.
French actor and producer, Jean-Paul Belmondo died at the age of eighty-eight. His death was announced by his lawyer, Telex writes.
Thirty-two young pianists selected from 20 countries will compete at the 15th Ferenc Liszt International Piano Competition held in Budapest between September 12 and 19 which will feature such acclaimed artists performing as Olga Kern and János Balázs, the organisers have said.
The choir of Rome’s Sistine Chapel will perform in Budapest on Saturday during the Night of Organs festival, which will see 100 events held nationwide.
An international film festival will be held on Budapest’s Margaret Island between August 7 and 22, featuring European, Israeli, and Far Eastern films made in recent years.
The Hungarian state has purchased a collection of 520 documents pertaining to the aristocratic Hungarian Batthyány family, stored for the past 75 years in Vienna, for 5.6 million euros.
L. Simon had been a lawmaker since 2010.