New winners of the Arts Scholarship Program 2019-2022
Decisions have made concerning the scholarship application of the Hungarian Academy of Arts started in 2018 and announced again this year in April. From 1 September 2019 an additional 100 new scholarships are to be bestowed on young and middle-aged artists from the increased budget of HAA.
Award winners at Vigadó Gallery
A chamber exhibition, which was opened on 22 August 2019 at Vigadó Gallery and can be seen for one month, is presenting the works of Hungarian artists who were granted scholarships in the years 2017-2018 by the Section of Fine Arts of HAAs'. The five artists are the following: fine artists Zoltán Szultán Bogdándy and István Drabik, Young Artists' Scholarship winner Gergő Ámmer and Erik Mátrai as well as the recipient of the 2017 award of the Section of Fine Arts of HAA, painter Sándor Molnár, whose works have been influenced by Eastern philosophies. The curator of the display is art historian Miklós Sulyok, a corresponding member of HAA.
Antique children's kimono exhibition
From 9 September a special exhibition can be seen in the Hungarian Heritage House (HHH) in Budapest. The display, which is a travelling one with several stations in European cities, is featuring Japanese antique children's kimonos from the large collection of Nakano Kazuko together with the Japan Foundation's coloured children's toys.
Zoltán Kodály's musical writings in English
The new book of Zoltán Kodály's writings on musical education contains articles, speeches and interviews by the world-famous composer, ethnomusicologist and pedagogue. The volume has been edited by the great Kodály scholar, Mihály Ittzés, a late member of HAA (who died last year) and has been published by the Liszt Academy of Music under the auspice of Mrs. Kodály.