Pianist Janos Balazs disc qualifies for US GP final

ImprovisArt, a disc by Hungarian pianist Janos Balazs, has qualified for the New York final round of the Music International Grand Prix in the adult piano category, the artist's management told MTI.

Coronation mantle dates to first king of Hungary

As the repository of the history, art, and archaeology of Hungary since its foundation in 1802, the Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum holds many unique treasures, one such being the mantle that was worn by Hungarian monarchs at their coronations. King Stephen I (St. Stephen of ...

Bosch’s Ship of Fools arrives in Budapest for exhibition

The Ship of Fools, the Paris Louvre's only title by Hieronymus Bosch (ca. 1450 - 1516), arrived in Budapest on Wednesday to be put on display in the upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts which will be one of the most significant ...

Opera House to reopen on March 12

The Hungarian State Opera House designed by Miklos Ybl will reopen to the public on March 12 following a renovation that has restored the building in Budapest to its original glory, the Opera said on Thursday.

Opera House about to burst into song again

The nation’s leading citadel of art, the Hungarian State Opera House on Andrássy út, will reopen on March 12 after restoration and modernisation work that lasted nearly five seasons. The historic building, construction of which began in 1875, has been restored to its original ...