Festival Academy Budapest chamber music series to be held in July

The Festival Academy Budapest chamber music series, founded by the Hungarian violinists Katalin Kokas and Barnabas Kelemen, is to be held at various venues in the capital from July 16 to 25, including at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, the Budapest Music Centre ...

Budapest to host international songwriting camp

Budapest will play host to an international songwriting camp this week, Artisjus, the Hungarian association which collects music licensing fees, and the camp's organiser, said on Monday.

Four Hungarian groups selected for English Folk Expo 2021

Four Hungarian groups including renowned Muzsikas have been specially selected to represent the Hungarian folk music sector at this year's English Folk Expo (EFEx) and give a performance at the Manchester Folk Festival in October, the Hungarian Heritage House said on Friday.

V4 Festival to be held end-June

The VeNegy Festival featuring performers from the Visegrad Group is scheduled to be held between June 24 and 27 in Nagymaros, northern Hungary, organisers said.

Sziget Festival to return in 2022

Budapest's Sziget Festival, a week of music, culture and other events held on an island in the Danube, is being postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Thursday.

Budapest cultural venues reopening gradually

Budapest's cultural venues are reopening gradually, with museums, most spas and open-air theatres slated to reopen to patrons with immunity certificates in the coming month, a deputy mayor of the city told an online press conference on Thursday.