Ten stunning facts about an extraordinary career – Dona Onete in the spotlight

An incredible lady who mixes the experiences of eight decades with a cultural heritage of several centuries.

Can you find happiness when you are able to revoke memories?

“I want to show a character who is going through really difficult trials but tries to find the beauty in the chaos. It’s always better than giving up.”

Author Ivanka Mogilska on Sudden Streets and the music that inspired it

You can read author Ivanka Mogilska’s secrets, behind the glistering scenes: where, when, how and with whom did she write Sudden Streets?

Body as more than a mere object of desire – Jan Němec about František Drtikol

How come that someone who used to rule and utilise the light suddenly experiences enlightenment and lets his previous life goals go? This is what I asked the novel’s writer about…

Author Susan Barker on The Palace Women’s Uprising and more

“I was drawn to write about China because I have an ancestral connection to the country, through my grandfather, and I wanted to follow the chain of emigration backwards to its origins.”

No matter how they decide, they will be traitors

Najeeb and Vivian escape to self-education and Qayyum to the Indian independence movement, all turning against a system ruled by white men… – A review of “A God in Every Stone” by Kamila Shamsie.

Society should look forwards, not backwards – interview with Tommi Kinnunen

“One cannot work as a teacher if he doesn’t believe that everyone of the pupils are good and important and they should be given all possibilities to live a good life. Maybe it’s the same with writing: there aren’t good or bad characters.”

When Hungarians have to flee from the Carpathian Basin

It´s an eternal debate these days who are the “real” refugees. Only those who flee from the war, or also those who live in extreme poverty?

The story of El Paso lived in me in a brilliant way – interview with Winston Groom

Winston Groom worked as a journalist, served in Vietnam, and as a writer he won several awards and published more than twenty books – among them, Forrest Gump…

A trilogy on redemption – Hungary represented at the Berlinale

Katalin Ferber’s review on ‘Genesis’, the only new Hungarian film represented at this year’s Berlinale.

Attila Szűcs overgilded Federico Luger’s gallery

We asked Attila about his connection to the gallery, and if there is an inside story of the picture “Tranziensek”?

The boy who drowned in the river: a dual story

A powerful drama on bullying among youngsters and adults – and on a rigid and merciless conduct of norms and unwritten rules.

You can be honest and have fun at the same time – interview with Robert Glasper

If you’re going to teach students to make something all themselves then you can’t teach something from 1960 all the time…

A viral video brought world fame to Naturally 7 – interview with tenor Warren Thomas

“Since a cappella was close to our hearts it only made sense for us to go down that path…”

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