Béla Szakcsi Lakatos, Artist of the Nation, Kossuth Prize-winning pianist, composer, and iconic figure of Hungarian jazz, died early Sunday at the age of 80, the Hungarian Jazz Association announced. As written in their memorial, his personality was intertwined with the development and fulfillment of Hungarian jazz, and his death is an irreplaceable loss.
Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr., one of the defining American rappers of the nineties, died at the age of 59.
Nyugati railway station in Budapest has been added to the European Film Academy’s Treasures of European Film Culture list, the National Film Institute said.
Amsterdam is in the focus of the 2022 edition of the Bridging Europe festival series organised by the MÜPA Palace of Arts and the Budapest Festival Orchestra and hosted by MÜPA from Sept. 16 to 28.
An exhibition showing 24 completely unknown paintings of celebrated Hungarian artist János Vaszary (1867-1939) will open at the Hungarian National Gallery on Wednesday.
Hungary’s House of Music (MZH) is a “perfect realisation of my architectural vision”, Sou Fujimoto, the architect of MZH, told MTI in an interview in Budapest on Tuesday.
Jean-Luc Godard, the French-Swiss director of Libération, has died at the age of 91.
The National Film Institute is organising on September 13-18 the 5th international festival of restored films which this year will focus on the central European roots of Hollywood, the institute said on Monday.
Hungarian film director Cristina Grosan received an independent director’s prize given to female directors under 40 at the Venice Film Festival for her film Hétköznapi Kudarcok (Everyday Failures) screened at the festival’s Giornate degli Autori programme, on Sunday.
Hungary is nominating Blockade, a film about the October 1990 taxi drivers’ blockade, for the 2023 Academy Award for Best International Feature Film, the National Film Institute (NFI) said on Thursday.