I would consider extending this Chrismas short film – says director Attila Szász

We wanted to show the loneliness of the life of a piano when there are no concerts, until someone special comes by…

Video: Gábor Gyukics recites poems in two languages

Gábor Gyukics contributed to an online cultural event, UnDeR SZubCulT, where he recited poems in English and Hungarian. We are happy to share the video.

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

Video work, based on Hungarian short story, will be exhibited in Switzerland

Péter Forgács’s video work Venom will be exhibited at the artgenève international art fair in Switzerland by the Ani Molnár Gallery.

I realized I could play God, and it freaked the hell out of me

The parents didn’t understand what is happening to their sons. Then one day, when the boys were almost twenty already, truth came to light…

The triplets who were 19 when they first met – interview with docu-director Tim Wardle

“When I showed them the finished film for the first time, and they loved it, there was the sense that I had delivered on my promise and that was great.”

Éva was murdered with 13, now her diary is published on Instagram

Actors and actresses recall what happened to Éva in 1944 in Hungary: from discriminative laws through the ghetto until the transports to Auschwitz.

These three films can profoundly change audience’s view on dance – interview with Gábor Pintér

They liberated dancers from following the rhythm, the tonality, or the structure of music; everything exists on its own in the same space and time.

They forgot that Hitler and Eichmann were also Austrians

How can someone have moral strength, somebody that you trust when he claims that he has supreme power, without any control above him? And why people don’t realize that these two concepts are not really hand in hand?

Postumus exhibitions in two Budapest venues keep Tamás Konok’s legacy alive

It is painful that Tamás Konok, at the zenith of his creativity, did not live to see the opening of these exhibitions.

Colouring books open a brand new world for us!

The music sheet book is designed for schoolchildren; 50000 pupils from 116 schools will receive it as a Christmas present.

Remembering internationally recognised Hungarian artist Tamás Konok

His conscious and professional creative activity, high intellect and kind personality leaves an irreplaceable and painful hiatus behind him.

The 21st century started with the coronavirus, researcher behind the BarabásiLab exhibition implies

BarabásiLab used data to create visualisations on the movements of the New York population during the covid-19 pandemic.

The aesthetics of networks exposed in a complex way – interview with Albert-László Barabási

Hidden Patterns is the title of the exhibition that shows important projects from the internationally known network researcher Albert-László Barabási….

The concerts of CAFe Budapest bring a refreshing breeze in the world of restrictions

The 29th CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival is going to launch on the 9th of October. At a recent press…

Geotaxis: a duo exhibition at the Ani Molnár Gallery

Examination of imagery and layers of meaning associated with the abstract formal language. Reflection on modernist avant-garde traditions of abstraction.

Secundino Hernandez’s exhibition in Vienna extended until 1 August

Here we will see a broad spectrum of his abstract painting. Opulent, colorful, expressionist, but also monochrome and ascetically minimalist.

Ani Molnár Gallery reopens in June! Until then, here is some more virtual art

Regarding the consolidation of the public health situation in Hungary, the Ani Molnár Gallery will reopen from 2 June with temporary, limited opening hours.

God’s Mind ~ by Susan Anwin

It was the most daring undertaking of mankind; to send a probe to find the ultimate frontier; the end of the universe.

How to be smart after winning the lottery? – interview with Boldizsár Fehér

I thought, what to do with the money is only one side of the story. The other side is what we do with ourselves.

The way of non-forgetting the late poet Szilárd Borbély

Literature is no easy, joyful game for Szilárd Borbély, be it poetry or prose. It is more like self-discovery, self-crucifixion…

The concerts of CAFe Budapest bring a refreshing breeze in the world of restrictions

The 29th CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival is going to launch on the 9th of October. At a recent press…

Lifetime Beat Poet Laurate award goes to Hungarian poet Gábor Gyukics

The International (Individual Country) Beat Poets Laureate is a Special Lifetime Honor that is awarded by the National Beat Poetry Foundation, Inc.

How will our life be after coronavirus?

If there’s no silence, you don’t have time to reflect. But when I thought about my parents, everything fell silent at once.

Video: Gábor Gyukics recites poems in two languages

Gábor Gyukics contributed to an online cultural event, UnDeR SZubCulT, where he recited poems in English and Hungarian. We are happy to share the video.

Gypsy Romanticism – Notes on the Margins of a Dead Friendship ~ by Susan Anwin

It was also the first time I experienced what it is like to be treated like a representative of some kind of exotic species…

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

Rossini can always make us smile – interview with bass baritone Péter Kálmán

Péter Kálmán, bass baritone who considers himself a Rossini fan, shared a few things with us about this promising night.

Jazz Showcase: everything should be taken as inspiration!

It is a huge thing for these young musicians to play on the same stage where so many Hungarian and international stars have played before.

Just enjoy! – organist of the Notre-Dame plays from Budapest for the world

Having a transcription or an adaptation of an original piece can be, in some ways, really refreshing – Olivier Latry says.

Lázár Brothers: we tried not to panic when in lockdown at the Lake Balaton

The two brothers give their first live streamed album release concert. These new songs are more optimistic than ever…

Let’s Play! – Judit Varga tells us about the Transparent Sound New Music Festival

The Transparent Sound New Music Festival is organised for the 8th time. Composer Judit Varga explains how it works out during the pandemic.

Here is the future of Hungarian music! – interview with Gyula Fekete about the Müpa competition

The composing competition is a huge success, we can see that Hungarian composing is in a good shape – says lecturer of the Academy of Music.

Wagner is like drugs, but even better! – interview with Ádám Fischer

Wagner was able to pour us with a tsunami of intensive emotions way before we discovered them due to covid – Ádám Fischer says.

I would consider extending this Chrismas short film – says director Attila Szász

We wanted to show the loneliness of the life of a piano when there are no concerts, until someone special comes by…

What is behind the many windows of the advent calendar?

A surprise for every day: music, conversations, theatre, Christmas playlists, a short movie, literature, and many more.

Rossini can always make us smile – interview with bass baritone Péter Kálmán

Péter Kálmán, bass baritone who considers himself a Rossini fan, shared a few things with us about this promising night.

Wagner is like drugs, but even better! – interview with Ádám Fischer

Wagner was able to pour us with a tsunami of intensive emotions way before we discovered them due to covid – Ádám Fischer says.

What is behind the many windows of the advent calendar?

A surprise for every day: music, conversations, theatre, Christmas playlists, a short movie, literature, and many more.

Secrets behind the concert videos we can see at home – interview with the creative director of Müpa Studio

Müpa Studio is unique in its kind, it requires the teamwork of many colleagues. This is one secret behind the success of the Müpa.

What can we learn from collective forgetting? – new essay performance by Oliver Zahn will happen online

I had also always wanted to make a desktop-based performance, and the pandemic suddenly made a space for such works – Oliver Zahn says.

How to turn a car accident into a theatre performance? – interview with Franck Vigroux

My music might be unusual, but Flesh still has similar elements to a traditional opera – says composer-director Franck Vigroux.

Recirquel shows us love, but what about the polar bears? – interview with Bence Vági

The company rehearsed in complete isolation, and their puppet polar bear almost fell victim of the border closure. Interview with Bence Vági.

As if this yellow sofa could talk about marital infidelity!

Godofredo Alves one day finds his business partner having seduced his wife. And not anywhere but exactly on the YELLOW SOFA, which was a gift to her!

The concerts of CAFe Budapest bring a refreshing breeze in the world of restrictions

The 29th CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival is going to launch on the 9th of October. At a recent press…

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