Prayers by the Hungarian People - Folk art and applied art exhibition in commemoration of the Day of Hungarian Culture. The exhibition is on view between January 23, 2020 and April 5, 2020. In commemoration of the Day of Hungarian Culture, academic members and non-academic members of the Section of Folk Arts of the Hungarian Academy of Arts present an exhibition showcasing their artworks inspired by Hungary's national Anthem and Appeal as well as by church hymns and devotional folk songs.
New book on director Ferenc Kósa
A monograph has been published on the outstanding Hungarian film director, Ferenc Kósa by HAA with the title Preserve the Man. The book consists of recollections, analyses, interviews, documents and special texts published for the first time as well as a DVD supplement. Ferenc Kósa, who started his career in the 1960's, played a major role in the renewal of Hungarian cinematography.
80 Hussars in Tarnów
The monumental historic film entitled 80 Hussars (1978), written by late great Hungarian poet Sándor Csoóri and Artist of the Nation, Sándor Sára and directed by Sándor Sára, was screened in Kino Marzenie in Tarnów in digitally renewed form on 9 July 2018. After that an exhibition on the participation of Polish people in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848/49 was opened in the museum of the town, Muzeum Okręgowe w Tarnowie.
Sándor Kányádi passed away
Sándor Kányádi, one of the greatest Hungarian poets of the era died at the age of 89 on 20 June 2018. The Transylvanian-Hungarian poet was an Artist of the Nation and a regular member of HAA, which regards his death as losing one of its own.
Mihály Ittzés died
Outstanding music teacher, conductor and musical author, Mihály Ittzés died on 12 June 2018 at the age of 80. He was a regular member of HAA, which regards his death as losing one of its own. His funeral ceremony took place on 22 June 2018 in the town of Kecskemét.