With the pandemic, “stable points” are gaining importance in diplomacy, and Hungarian-German partnership, friendship and strategic cooperation are such “stable points” which will always be key, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said, opening the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Stuttgart.
Hungary’s film industry attracted a record-breaking 164.4 billion forints (EUR 465m) direct spending last year, 50% up from the previous year, the National Film Institute (NFI) said.
A new exhibition, The Age of Dürer, presented by Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts is displaying drawings and prints by Lucas Cranach Sr, Albrecht Altdorfer, Hans Baldung Grien, as well as Albrecht Dürer himself, among other masters of Gothicism, the Renaissance and Mannerism.
The acoustic guitar played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s iconic MTV Unplugged performance in 1993 has been sold for $6 million (€5.4 million) at auction.
Debrecen’s Déri Museum has opened its gates again on Friday (19th June).
The Hungarian National Gallery and the Fine Arts Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday after being closed for three months.
Csorna-Sopron section of highway M85 on north-west Hungary is under construction.
The Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival to be held near Lake Balaton on Aug 20-22 will feature international stars such as Germany’s De Phazz and the Netherlands’ Candy Dulfer along with over 40 Hungarian performers, the festival’s director said.
Storm in Debrecen on 17 June 2020.
Over 2,500 music professionals and performers are expected to attend the world music expo Womex in Budapest between October 21 and 25.