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?

Seven-year-old Nina cried when she found out she was Serbian and not Croatian

The Croatian movie Srbenka received The Human Rights Film Award of the Verzió 15 International Human Rights Film Festival in Budapest. We interviewed the director Nebojša Slijepčević.

We strive for a life with six hours of work per four days a week

This year will be the 100th year since we have 8-hour working. The world has changed so much in this one hundred year. There would be a need to talk about what work really means.

Shoot above the crowd, then before their feet, and then shoot in the crowd

The documentary Occupation 1968 shows the events from a rather unusual perspective: of these five countries rather than of the victim’s.

Both directors were killed due to this Japanese documentary

Nowadays these quarters offer the cheapest labour to the construction industry and other dangerous work. These workers have no insurance, no contract, and no any kind of welfare-service. They receive their daily payment in cash.

What’s the difference between refugees of WWII and today?

Why were we able to accept people like Giovanna 7,5 decades ago, and why do we have deep aversion, fear and worries toward the African refugees?

Sliding metro doors changed his perception on art and reality – interview with Teun Vonk

“The culture of images might be harmful too. I want to make something where people can feel their body and they can focus on their physical existence.”

József Csató: Each and Every Kiss

József Csató melts past and present together, embraces our eyes and leads it from one image to the next. A vernissae in the Erika Deák Gallery.

Paris once aided Szeged, now Szeged pays it back

The municipality of Szeged has offered 10,000 euros to aid the reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris which was heavily damaged by fire on Monday.

‘Upside Down Inside Out Back to Front’ – Mark Wallinger in Vienna

We invite your introspection. You are implicated. Perhaps any mark when met with its mirror image, twin or double, has authority or meaning.

Survival instinct: best Nature shot at the World Press Photo Awards

Hungarian photographer Bence Máté’s photo “Survival instinct” won first prize in Nature category at the World Press Photo awards.

Bauhaus: The Style We Have Never Known

There is no end to centennial walking tours, while countless exhibitions on the topic keep opening. But what is Hungary’s connection to this German school?

The triumph of the body in Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts

An exhibition of over 80 Renaissance paintings and drawings, including works by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, in Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts.

See how six young artists multitask in the Ani Molnár Gallery

This year, the Ani Molnár Gallery is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The gallery starts the year with a group…

Fodor’s Wall is back, now in the beating heart of Vienna’s old town

Two years ago, Fodor’s Border Wall was exhibited in an open space in Vienna. Now it is back again: you can find it in Vienna’s old town district at the junction of Freyung and Herrengasse.

Talk of Armadale Trees ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

She stayed just for a couple of days in Armadale on the Isle of Skye and chanced upon this pine grove during one of her daytrips.

Dragonfly-man ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

The dragonfly-man dreamed its ageless, dreamless dreams of endless dimensions, of past, present and future and waited, while generations came and went…

Daddy is Driving the Car ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

Granny Ainsley chuckled. “Let’s just say one of your forefathers was a little too curious.” Her glance became distant, dreamy. “To see what’s out there.”

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.

Fog-people ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

This time he didn’t watch out for the road. He heard sounds now, voices chanting, whispering, singing in an unknown language. He caught them from the corners of his eyes…

People of the Green Cloud ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

…houses and bridges grew out of the trunks, an interconnected mesh of living green, under the green clouds, above the green mist…

Eddie’s lousy Saturday ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

Do you waste your life away to spite your parents, Eddie? Is that your comeback for having to fulfill their dreams, and failing?

Positive Energy ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

She glanced at her phone. She still had Fox as wallpaper. He seemed to be watching her with those stormcloud eyes of his…

Crackling fire, mulled wine, Satan ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

Everything is possible when the fog descends. Dobogókő is also stunning in the spring; really, I’m hard pressed to choose my favourite season there.

Jazz Spring welcomes three great female jazz musicians this year

Jane Monheit can thank Ella Fitzgerald, Ida Nielsen to Prince, and Tia Fuller to Beyoncé that their career had a great start.

Why do musicians fear Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3?

“Rachmaninoff composed this peace to do whatever he wanted with the instrument he dominated. It was a demonstration of possibilities.”

Constant, Real-time Composition

Naturally, people have expectations and prejudices regarding such a famous piece, but the final result works in a way similar to jazz standards…

The Far East Draws Near

To us, Tai Chi Chuan is not just a martial art, but a system of motion and composition made up of given movements in perfect harmony with nature…

Bauhaus: The Style We Have Never Known

There is no end to centennial walking tours, while countless exhibitions on the topic keep opening. But what is Hungary’s connection to this German school?

Free Music Under the Open Sky

Get ready to spend your early evenings in the heart of Budapest at the Akvárium Spring Terrace in the company of outstanding open air music.

Temperamento Ungherese

Italian composers admired Verdi so much that no one dared to come after him. But Leoncavallo’s piece cries out for a symphony orchestra version…

Bach’s Keyboards

The fact is that Bach’s music works well on any instrument, something the composer himself proved by writing these concerti…

Harmony that Can Fly

A refined band in its prime, who can be simultaneously meditative and powerfully sweeping, unshakably disciplined and dauntlessly playful.

L-E-V: a heart dancing in living love

Love Chapter 2 is about that kind of love that is always lacking something. A show by L-E-V Dance Company on May 24 in the Trafó.

Traumas of the past come to light in the sordidest ways – interview with Kristóf Kelemen

“You could think agent network was a hidden and secretive organization, but actually it happened in front of public eyes, invisibly.”

Europe through the eyes of a Finnish and a Hungarian girl – interview with Jenna Jalonen

“Language was the base idea, and we moved towards culture, stereotypes, isolation, communication” – Jenna Jalonen on the performance ‘Long Time No See!’

Trafó welcomes season 22 with new spaces – here are some visualizations

Trafó gets a metal skeleton, with insulation, covering and wood panels getting on it, most of them being prepared on the spot.

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.

Presenting All the Beauty of Vertical Dance

Strings will be important elements of the performance, both literally and metaphorically. We’d like the people in the audience to discover common threads…

The Everlasting Dance

He got his name from Sholem Aleichem, his fame from Fiddler on the Roof, but Tevye’s true creator was Eastern European history…

Even the conductor was outraged because of my blonde wig – interview with Karine Babajanyan

The Land of Smiles, Müpa, 1 February 2019, 7 pm We caught the incredibly nice opera singer, Karine Babajanyan, for…

A multilingual theatre installation: Faust 1&2

Following its highly successful premiere in Munich, Pathos Theater, the Bavarian capital’s largest independent company will bring their experimental Faust performance to CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival audiences.

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