Courbet painting returns to Budapest
A precious painting by French Realist Gustave Courbet, the Bathers in the Forest (1862), has returned to Hungary after 75 years and is set to be put on display in the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest in November, the museum told MTI on ...
Jewish Cultural Festival in Budapest to be held between 22-29 August
Budapest's Jewish Cultural Festival will be held at five venues between August 22 and 25, and will feature concerts, thematic walks, book readings and discussions, organisers told MTI on Wednesday.
Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival, July 29-31
Performers of note in three days of music
The Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival near Lake Balaton on July 29-31 will feature international stars such as Italian singer Mario Biondi, German downtempo group De-Phazz and Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer along with renowned Hungarian performers including Mörk and Manaky trio and Magdi Rúzsa.
Collegium Hungaricum shows Best of Esterhazy Art Award in Berlin
An exhibition featuring winners of the prestigious Esterhazy Art Award given to young Hungarian contemporary artists is on display in the Collegium Hungaricum cultural centre in Berlin, the centre said on Friday.
French street festival in Budapest on July 10
The French Cultural Institute will organise its annual street festival in front of its building on the Danube embankment on Saturday.
Mundruczo returns to the Venice Biennale as a theatre director
Kornel Mundruczo will return to Venice, this time directing Proton Theatre's Hard to Be a God as part of the Biennale.
Palace of Arts to reopen on June 24
Budapest's Palace of Arts (Mupa) will reopen on June 24 with a programme featuring artists such as Zubin Mehta and the Vienna Philharmonic this summer and the 2021-22 season, Csaba Kael, Mupa's chief director told a press conference on Thursday.
Budapest marks World Art Nouveau Day on Saturday
Budapest is home to several celebrated Art Nouveau buildings and visitors will have a chance to get up close to them on June 12, World Art Nouveau Day, the organisers said on Wednesday.
Night of Artefacts festival to offer 100 cultural programmes
The life of 16th-century dervish Gul Baba, Roman archeological finds in Europe's largest stone archives and the fan of famed 19th-century Hungarian actress-singer Lujza Blaha will be among the new highlights of this year's Night of Artefacts on June 17-19, the organisers have said.
Fine Arts Museum reopens with ‘From Leonardo to Miro’ exhibition
Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts reopened with an exhibition showing some 50 precious drawings and prints by several international and Hungarian masters ranging from Leonardo to Miro and Munkacsy to Rippl-Ronai, on Friday.