Strasbourg – Commemoration of 1956 and Film Days
Between 22 and 25 November a commemorating exhibition of the artists of MMA took place in the building of the Council of Europe and organized by the Hungarian Permanent Representation. In addition to that there were film screenings co-organized by the Hungarian National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH).
Exhibition of Dóra Keresztes and István Orosz
Three decades ago in 1985 Vigadó Gallery organised the first joint exhibition of works by then fresh graduates from the Hungarian College of Fine Arts, graphic artist couple Dóra Keresztes and István Orosz. The current exhibition in Vigadó Gallery can be seen until 22 January.
Artist of the Nation Awards bestowed
Lajos Koltai cinematographer, Károly Mécs actor, Ferenc Bán architect, Márton Kalász poet, and Imre Varga sculptor received the Artist of the Nation award this year. The awards were handed over by Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Capacities and György Fekete, president of MMA in Pesti Vigadó on 3 November.
International poster festival in Budapest
More than 350 posters made by Hungarian and foreign artists can be seen at the Lágymányos Campus of ELTE (Eötvös Loránd University) from 4 until 25 November. The theme of the exhibition is the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, since this year is the 60th anniversary of the uprising.