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 ...

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.

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.

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.