At the age of 78, János Kóbor, the frontman of the Omega band, died after a short illness, the band announced. He was hospitalized a few weeks ago with Covid-19 disease caused by the virus.
The 2nd Bartók Spring International Art Weeks presenting classical concerts and exhibitions will get under way next April in Budapest and several other cities.
Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka’s “Secret Island”, one of only a dozen or so privately owned paintings by the Hungarian master, is soon to be auctioned, and the enigmatic work has set a record starting price for a Hungarian painting at auction.
Karola Csűrös graduated in 1959 from the College of Theater and Film Arts.
“Europe is going to the cinema again!” – For the sixth time, European Cinema Day is waiting for fans of art cinemas and European films. The event is drawing attention to the diversity of European cinema and the importance of art cinema as a cultural and community space with its diverse range of programs.
A Senegalese author, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr’s novel La plus secrete mémoire des hommes (People’s Secret Secret), received this year’s most prestigious French literary award, the Goncourt Prize. The news was announced in Paris on Wednesday.
A small painting, the Sailing Boat on Lake Starnberg painted in 1867 by Pál Szinyei Merse, has returned to Hungary after 80 years and will be shown at a comprehensive exhibition opening in the Hungarian National Gallery (MNG) on November 12, the gallery said on Wednesday.
The Kossuth and Jászai Mari Prize winner Hungarian actor Sándor Oszter passed away. His news of his death was published on his community page by his wife.
British literary translator Len Rix was presented with the Hungarian Golden Cross of Merit in London on Monday for his work in translating Hungarian literary classics into English.
James Michael Tyler – Günther of the TV series Friends – has died at the age of 59. In 2018, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.