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.
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.
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".
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.