Sziget Festival draws around 420,000

The main organiser of the Sziget Festival has expressed satisfaction with this year's attendance of some 420,000 festival-goers, despite it falling short of last year's figures by around 30,000.

Miskolc international film festival to open on September 1

The CineFest international film festival, organised for the 19th time this year, in Miskolc, in northern Hungary, will showcase 17 films including award winners in Cannes, Venice, Berlin, and Karlovy Vary between September 1 and 9, organisers told MTI on Wednesday.

Paloznak jazz festival to feature Rick Astley, Level 42

The 11th Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival to be held near Lake Balaton on Aug 3-5 will feature international performers, such as 1980s star Rick Astley and jazz-funk group Level 42 from England, along with renowned Hungarian performers.

Famous figures of past and present at Budapest Madame Tussauds

A new Madame Tussauds has opened its doors in downtown Pest, just three weeks ago on May 25. Needless to say, this deluxe and lavish affair hardly requires an introduction from me – the splendid historical and contemporary wax figure sculptures draped in highly ...

Night of Museums to offer over 2,000 programmes nationwide

More than 2,200 programmes including concerts, guided exhibitions and interactive events will await visitors at 442 venues nationwide at the Night of Museums on June 24, an official of the ministry of culture and innovation told a press conference on Tuesday.