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.
Hungarian animation in Tehran
The 11th Tehran International Animation Festival (TIAF) was held from 3 to 7 March 2019. A member of the jury was Ferenc Mikulás, a non-academic member of HAA. A Hungarian delegation was also present at TIAF comprising of personalities from HAA, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME), the Media Council of NMHH (National Media and Infocommunications Authority) and Kecskemétfilm studio, which is the originator and main organiser of the Kecskemét Animation Film Festival (KAFF).
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.
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.