György Vashegyi is the new President of MMA

Conductor and regular member of MMA, György Vashegyi was elected as the new President of MMA at the 10 October general assembly for renewal in Vigado, the centre of MMA. He is taking over the office of the President from 5 November 2017. György Fekete, who led MMA for two periods for six years, was given the title of honorary president.
October 13, 2017

Birthday exhibition of visual artist Líviusz Gyulai

A large-scale, possibly the biggest exhibition of Líviusz Gyulai, Artist of the Nation and member of MMA opened on 2 November is Vigadó, centre of MMA on the occassion that the outstanding artist is going to be 80 years old this year. The title of the display is Tales Narrated by Still Images and Motion Pictures. The exhibition, whose curator is István Orosz, is showcasing most of the life work of the artist.

November 21, 2017

Artist of the Nation Awards bestowed in 2017

Anna Kiss, poet and playwright, István Csukás, writer and poet as well as Sándor Dévényi architect were the ones who were given the title and award Artist of the Nation on 3 November in Vigadó, the centre of MMA. The awards were handed over by Deputy Prime Minister, Zsolt Semlyén and György Fekete, outgoing President of MMA.

November 21, 2017

Orbán decorates outgoing art academy head

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán presented György Fekete, the outgoing head of the Hungarian Art Academy (MMA), with the Grand Cross Order of Merit of Hungary on Monday.
Orbán praised Fekete for his work dedicated to art and cultural policy with which he "has worked and continues to work to uphold the spirit of Hungarian culture".

October 31, 2017

Dead Poets Society first in Europe on a Hungarian stage

For the first time in Europe, the theatrical version of the Oscar-winning Dead Poets Society was put on stage in Petőfi Theater of Veszprém on 3 November in the direction of Frigyes Funtek and with playing the leading role of John Keating by Pál Oberfrank, member of MMA and director of Petőfi Theater.

November 21, 2017