Paloznak jazz festival to feature international, Hungarian stars

The Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival to be held 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 Mork and Manaky trio, ...

Box office sales plunge over 70 percent in 2020

Hungarian cinemas' ticket sales dropped by 72 percent to 4.3 million last year as pandemic restrictions weighed, data compiled by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show. Almost 2.2 million of total ticket sales were at cinemas in the capital. Box office revenue declined by ...

Filmmaker Zed Nelson tells story behind “The Street”

Boom and crisis in ‘hipster ground zero’

Budapest Architecture Film Days are currently running until March 13, and “The Street” on March 9 examines the rapidly gentrifying but impoverished part of the East End of London where a proud yet fragile tradition of market stalls and pie and mash shops now ...

Concerts from Liszt Ferenc and Budafok Dohnanyi orchestras

Playing music and the market

Hungary’s celebrated Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, which will give a free online concert from Budapest’s Liszt Academy on March 10, has developed a long-term artistic and business plan, aiming to “find a foothold as a market player and to draw a diverse audience”.