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Béla Szakcsi Lakatos, an iconic figure of Hungarian jazz, died on Sunday morning, at the age of 79,  Source: YouTube (JAP)

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:13

After almost a year of restoration and digitization, the Latin liturgical codex, which also contains Hungarian language records, kept in Czestochowa, Poland, was returned to the Pauline Order

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 23:29

The two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor John Malkovich will take to the stage of the Erkel Theater in Budapest on October 2nd, with a musical stand-up version of The Music Critic. Photo by ZSOLT CZEGLEDI / PAP/EPA (JAP)

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 11:06

Hungarian Zsuzsanna Sipos won an Oscar in the production design category for her work on Dune, in partnership with Patrice Vermette. Zsuzsanna Sipos and Patrice Vermette. Photo by JOHN ANGELILLO / PAP/Newscom  

Mon, 03/28/2022 - 05:14

The documentary film about The Life and Heritage of János Esterházy was presented in Budapest on Monday evening in the presence of President János Áder. 

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 23:59

Ákos Engelmayer, a Hungarian journalist living in Poland, historian, lecturer, diplomat, received the Order of Merit for Polish Culture, awarded by Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture Piotr Glinski on Saturday.   

Sat, 02/05/2022 - 23:17

The Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest will soon present its “strongest ever line-up” featuring exhibitions by Bosch, Matisse and El Greco in 2022

Fri, 02/04/2022 - 22:03

The great German master of the baton, Wilhelm Furtwängler, who succeeded Arthur Nikisch as the musical director of the Berlin Philharmonic and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, considered his predecessor as one of the greatest conductors in history and his personal role model. The brilliant Nikisch had a profound impact on leading 20th-century conductors, including Arturo Toscanini and Adrian Boult.

Fri, 12/31/2021 - 11:54

The chief executive of Hungary’s public media provider MTVA Dániel Papp and Mateusz Matyszkowicz, board member of Polish public television company TVP discussed the possibility of expanding programme exchange, joint programme production and professional training in Budapest on Friday.

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 21:19

Hungarian FolkEmbassy is a musical ensemble of young musicians whose goal from the very start was to popularise – both in Hungary and abroad – the folk music and culture of the Carpathian Basin. The band, which showcases common cultural characteristics of Central European nations, is a frequent visitor to Poland.

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 16:48

Born in Szeged, the alleged seat of Attila, king of the Huns. Took part in the Hungarian UPRISING of 1956, fought on the barricades at Széna Square in Budapest. 

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 20:20