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.

Creative Code Budapest: A community meetup in the Trafó for curious people

For creative coders, new media artists, pixel tinkerers, arduino masters, nerds, habitants of virtual and augmented realities and curious people.

‘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.

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?

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?

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.

A Land of Blood and Song

The overall picture is influenced by religious fault lines, with Catholic inhabitants at the western edge, and Orthodox and Muslims elsewhere.

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…

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…

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…

Bohemian Lace and Russian Frills

This year’s Jabot Festival, which makes the crucial second step towards creating a tradition, now presents us with many examples and tough nuts to crack…

He Comes, He Sees, He Conquers

Valery Gergiev arrives to this year’s Budapest Spring Festival with two productions – Iolantha and Cinderella -, giving three performances.

The Sherlock Holmes of Russian Opera

“The creation and later life of Khovanshchina surpasses even detective novels when it comes to mystery and adventure…” János Bojti and Mussorgsky.

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.

Soul for Sale ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

The survivor moved on. He didn’t know how long he had been wandering, as the sky was the same nondescript gray, with no evidence of sunrise or sunset.

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