Over 430 venues hosted 2,500 programmes across the country.
The Budapest Museum of Fine Arts is opening its first large-scale exhibition of the works of Henri Matisse on Thursday, showing over 150 works encompassing the artist’s 60-year career, organisers told a press conference on Wednesday. The show runs until Oct. 16.
Péter Kőváry, a musician, died after suffering from a serious illness.
The Székely Festival dedicated to Szekler gastronomy, handcrafts and music will return to Budapest after a two-year hiatus from Friday to Sunday, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said. Varga told journalists that the event strengthened economic cooperation between Szekler Land and Hungary, with some 150 Transylvanian businesses getting a chance to present themselves in Budapest’s Millenáris […]
Budapest has been included in a two-year cultural scheme of the European Union’s Creative Europe programme placing James Joyce’s novel Ulysses in a contemporary context.
The twentieth Night of Museums running until the early hours will be held on June 25, featuring concerts, guided tours and interactive presentations at more than 400 locations.
The renewed tomb of 19th century Hungarian poet and revolutionary Sándor Petőfi’s family was inaugurated in Budapest’s Fiumei Street Cemetery on Saturday, in a ceremony attended by Gergely Gulyás, head of the Prime Minister’s Office.
György Moldova, a Kossuth Prize-winning writer, had died at the age of 89, his daughter Júlia Moldova told MTI on Saturday.
Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts is opening its 800sqm Baroque Hall to the public after a comprehensive reconstruction, making the Baroque, Renassaince and Romanesque Halls simultaneously available to the public after almost 80 years, the museum said.
Péter Haumann, a Kossuth and Jászai Prize-winning actor who died at the age of eighty-one, has been a regular member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, an actor of the nation.