The exhibition is arriving to Budapest with the title From the East…, and it can be seen between 12 April and 31 May 2017 in the centre of MMA, the Vigadó. In connection with the display MMA and CNNA is holding a conference on 11 April 2017 from 10:30 with the title Contacts… in Vigadó.
Hungary and China - a cultural cooperation
MMA signed an agreement on cultural cooperation with the Chinese National Academy of Arts (CNAA) on 11 April in the centre of MMA, the Vigadó (the document was signed by Tan Ping, the Vice-President of CNAA and by György Fekete, President of MMA), and one day before that a unique exhibition of Chinese painting and calligraphy opened in Vigadó Gallery entitled From the East... and on 11 April a half-day conference took place on Chinese art as well as the relationship of Chinese and Hungarian culture with the title Contacts.
János Arany Memorial Year
The year 2017 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest Hungarian poets, János Arany. 2017 has been declared as the János Arany Memorial Year by the Hungarian Parliament and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). The patron of the memorial year is László Lovász, President of MTA. MMA is supporting the Poetry Festival this year.
Lifework on posters
The exhibition of graphic artist and member of MMA, József Árendás was opened in Hegyvidék Gallery in the 12th district of Budapest on 9 March. The title of the display, which can be seen until 14 April, is Lifework on Posters.
Pannonia Film Studio reopened
The famous Pannonia Film Studio, citadel of Hungarian animation has been reopened after it was closed in 2000. The opening ceremony on 9 March 2017 was attended, among others, by László Kövér, President of the Hungarian Parliament.