British literary translator Len Rix was presented with the Hungarian Golden Cross of Merit in London on Monday for his work in translating Hungarian literary classics into English.
James Michael Tyler – Günther of the TV series Friends – has died at the age of 59. In 2018, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
The Jászai Mari Award-winning Hungarian actress Vera Venczel, who died at the age of 76, was a worthy and excellent artist, Vígszínház told MTI on Saturday.
Mihály Csíkszentmihályi was born in Fiume, Italy on September 29, 1934, the son of Hungarian diplomat Alfred Csíkszentmihályi and Edith Jankovich de Jeszenicze. He attended the Classical Gymnasium “Torquato Tasso,” and later developed an interest in psychology.
The Bridging Europe festival, organised by the Budapest Palace of Arts (Müpa) and the Konzerthaus Berlin between October 11 and 16, will feature concerts, literature and films, organisers said on Tuesday.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met organisers of the 10th Theatre Olympics to be hosted by Hungary in 2023, according to the prime minister’s press chief.
The National Museum in Budapest on Wednesday took possession of 1,163 photographs of the celebrated Hungarian photographer André Kertész.
A concert is being held in the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Oct. 22 in celebration of the György Cziffra Memorial Year as well as the 210th birth anniversary of Ferenc Liszt. Cziffra, the great virtuoso pianist, meanwhile, was born 100 years ago, the academy said in a statement on Monday.
Billy Idol is going to return to the stage of Budapest Park next year: four years after his successful concert, on June 29th, 2022, the audience will be able to see and hear such iconic hits as White Wedding or Dancing With Myself – reports MTI.
The Collegium Hungaricum cultural institute in Berlin will host Europe’s first literary translation festival featuring round table discussions, workshops, concerts and a photo exhibition on the weekend, the institute said.