The premier of Tamás Szarka’s Missa Missio at the Budapest Basilica with soprano Erika Miklósa.
Fully 456 musicians from 97 Gypsy bands are this year receiving support as part of the government’s Music Hungary programme, which is aimed at reviving the traditions of Hungarian restaurant Gypsy music, the House of Traditions organisation said on Thursday. The National Tourism Development Strategy will take into consideration the views of Gypsy musicians, the […]
Sixty Hungarian actresses have symbolically re-enacted and filmed the shower scene of Psycho in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s eponymous film. The 3 minute Psycho60 short by director Zoltán Végh Vozo features different actress in every cut. The set was built in Budapest’s Örkény Theatre, and the director made sure that every […]
A popular folk remedy for cardiovascular diseases, hawthorn (Crataegus) was rightly elected Medicinal Herb of the Year in 2015 by the Medicinal Herb Department of the Hungarian Society of Pharmacology since a lot of its effects are now confirmed by clinical studies. First used for treating heart conditions by an Irish doctor named Michael Greene […]
The 10th Art Market Budapest international art fair will this year feature over 70 exhibitors from 20 countries between October 22 and 25 in the Millenáris centre and park, the event’s founder and director said. The focus will be on contemporary Hungarian artwork with titles by Imre Bak, László Fehér, Dóra Mauer, Tibor Hajas, Imre […]
A solar bus depo was inaugurated in Budapest on 9 October 2020.
Péter Bergendy’s new film entitled Post Mortem is going to premiere today at Warsaw International Film Festival.
A visitor at the 360 Design Budapest exhibition on 8 October 2020.
We have recently welcomed a truly special baby bird as a Western crowned pigeon hatched about a month ago after 28 days of incubation. Discovered by keepers on September 24, the little one is yet to be sexed but has already left the safety of its nest and now spends more and more time walking […]
Commemorations will be held in Budapest on Thursday to honour Spanish diplomat Ángel Sanz Briz, who saved the lives of some 5,200 Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, the Spanish embassy said. Briz (1910-1980) served as charge d’affaires in Hungary in 1944, and without prior authorisation from Madrid, he rescued Hungarian Jews, housing them in the […]