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Parliament dedicates 2025 as Memorial Year of Jokai, Klebelsberg

Hungary's parliament has approved the culture and innovation ministry's (KIM) initiative dedicating 2025 as a memorial year of 19th century writer and MP Mor Jokai and 20th century lawyer, MP and public education minister, Kuno Klebelsberg, KIM said on Wednesday.

Hungarian Pavilion of the 60th Venice Biennale opens

The Hungarian Pavilion of the 60th Venice Biennale has opened with the installation Techno Zen by Marton Nemes, which is already causing waves of excitement, a government official said after its opening on Thursday.

Marton Nemes to exhibit at Venice Biennale

The work of artist Marton Nemes, curated by Budapest's Ludwig Museum of contemporary art, will be exhibited in the Hungarian pavilion at the Venice Biennale opening on April 20.

Cultural events continue in Timișoara in April

The Romanian city of Timisoara is continuing to live the story of the extraordinary moment that was its year as a European Capital of Culture in 2023, and a good selection of theatre performances, symphony concerts, exhibitions and more is on the programme for ...

Budapest 151 – Through the painters’ eyes

Budapest celebrates its 151st birthday this year, which could be regarded as our alternative year of remembrance to the anniversary that was commemorated in 2023. In an exhibition entitled Sleepless, contemporary painters who get inspired by Budapest, capturing urban existence in their paintings, reveal ...

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Chocolate and politics side by side at Parliament Square

Delectable museum delivers sweeter promises

I really enjoy coming across unusual and unexpected things, such as recently when I was passing through central Pest on the number 2 tram, taking in the high splendour of the Duna River and the opposite Buda side until my arrival at equally splendid ...

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And now, a Rubik’s Cube film

Twist and shout

News that a feature film about the Rubik’s Cube is in the works means that the iconic Hungarian invention will receive “leading man” star treatment but it will hardly be the first time the iconic brand has appeared on screens big or small.

Photos display nation’s attributes

“O Mysterium, O Georgia!”

A photographic exhibition by Hungarian painter and photographer Adam Balogh in celebration of Georgia is on display at the Pesti Vigado until November 21. The opening was hosted by Georgian Ambassador to Hungary Zaal Gogsadze and his embassy staff before a full house on ...