Screenings from the history of Hungarian animation a second time

Hungarian animation goes back to a hundred years with outstanding works. HHA's screening series took place for the first time last autumn on ten occasions, and is continuing this spring from 18 March until 27 May on every Monday on fifteen occasins at Premier Kultcafé, Budapest. As film historian Zsolt Pápai pointed out in the periodical, Filmvilág in 2007, "several of the most glorious chapters of Hungarian cinematography have been written by animators". 
March 20, 2019

Hungarian animation films renewed and screened worldwide

The very first international presentation of one of the animation masterpieces of Marcell Jankovics, the Vice-President of HAA, entitled Johnny Corncob - originally made at the beginning of the 1970s in Hungary and recently digitally having renewed by the Film Archive of the Hungarian National Film Fund - was  on 16 March at the Toute la Mémoire du Monde festival (the International Festival of Restored Films) organised by La Cinémathèque française.

April 2, 2019

Interview with Tamás Juronics

The new dance performance entitled Credo, based partly on the famous music piece by Avro Pärt and choreographed by Tamás Juronics, the famous Hungarian choreographer, director and former dancer was premiered in Szeged by the Szeged Contemporary Dance Company as well as in Budapest at National Dance Theatre on 22 and 28 February 2019 respectively. Tamás Juronics, a corresponding member of HAA answered our questions before the performance in Budapest. 

March 20, 2019

Exhibition of David Lynch at Műcsarnok

The photographs of the world-famous American independent movie director, screenwriter, painter and musician, David Lynch can be seen at Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), the institution of HAA as the opening exhibition of the Budapest Photo Festival (BPF), the biggest photography event in Hungary held for the third time in 2019. During the time of the exhibition (1 March – 2 June) there are a number of exclusive programs and guided tours by well-known experts all organized by Műcsarnok.

February 27, 2019

Les Indes galantes

With Les Indes galantes by Jean-Philippe Rameau, president of HAA, György Vashegyi – along with his Orfeo Orchestra and Purcell Choir – makes a further dazzling addition to their Glossa series of French dramatic masterpieces from the Baroque, and in the company of a luxurious line-up of vocal soloists. The ballet héroïque recorded at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall of Müpa Budapest, Hungary, on 25–27 February 2018.

March 5, 2019