Éva Marton is very active in 2019 as well
The world-famous and retired Hungarian opera singer and regular member of HAA, Éva Marton has held and is holding in several master courses this year and she has been given a prestigious award, the Gold Medal in the Arts from The Kennedy Center International Commitee on the Arts (KCICA). The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is the national cultural center of the United States and the living memorial to President John F. Kennedy. This June KCICA, which consists of some of the world's most passionate and influential arts philanthropists, is going to host its 16th annual International Committee Summit in Budapest and Vienna and on this occasion Éva Marton has been invited to receive the 2019 KCICA Gold Medal in the Arts at the American Ambassador's Residence in Budapest on 18 June, which date is coincidentally her birthday.
Exhibition of Tamás Kárpáti at Vigadó
The display of the 70-year-old painter, Tamás Kárpáti, a regular member of HAA, entitled Credo, can be seen from 3 May until 9 July 2019 at Vigadó, the centre of HAA. The exhibiton is comprising of nearly sixty wood panels made in the past three years, ten small plastics cast in bronze and a collection of documents accompanying the lifework of the artist.
Author's evening of Erzsébet Szőnyi at Vigadó
The 95-year-old composer, Artist of the Nation and a regular member of HAA, Erzsébet Szőnyi was greeted at an author's evening and concert at Vigadó on 24 April 2019. The artist was praised by György Vashegyi, the President of HAA as well as 96-year-old music historian, László Eősze.
Hungarian animation in Stuttgart
The exhibition entitled Hungarian Animation 100 can be seen in Stuttgart at the Hungarian Institute in connection with the 26th International Trickfilm Festival, one of the most outstanding events for animated film worldwide. The exhibition was opened by Secretary-General of HAA, Tamás Gergely Kucsera and a welcome speech was given by József Fülöp, the rector of the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) on 2 May 2019. The special display can be visited until 20 May 2019.