Zugló Philharmonic in Slovenia
Between 7 and 10 April 2018 the Zugló Philharmonic King Saint Stephen Symphony Orchestra had a concert tour in Slovenia in return for the visit of the Youth Symphony Orchestra NOVA Philharmonic in September 2017. As the first step of the cooperation in last May the Slovenian conductor, Simon Perčič conducted a concert at the Zugló Music House with the participation of the young trumpeter, Gregor Rogelja, and after that the Slovenian orchestra gave performances at Müpa in Budapest as well as in Békéscsaba.
Tibor Szervátiusz passed away
One of the greatest Hungarian sculptors, Tibor Szervátiusz, an Artist of the Nation, member of HAA and son of another outstanding Hungarian sculptor, Jenő Szervátiusz died on 25 April 2018 in his 88th years of age.
Hungarian textile art in Poland
With the title 50 Years – 50 Artworks a large-scale textile art exhibition opened on 10 May 2018 in Lodz, Poland, at KOBRO Gallery of the University of Fine and Applied arts. The curators are textile artist Kelecsényi Csilla, member of HAA and art historian Cebula Anna, director of Szombathely Art Gallery. They selected the displayed works from the collection of the gallery. The exhibition, which was made possible and supported by HAA, was organized by architect and interior designer Somogyi Pál, member of MMA.
COLLECTIONS OF HAA IN BEIJING
The Hungarian Academy of Art is presenting itself with a grand-scale exhibition in Beijing at the Today Art Museum. The display, which consists of works of fine, applied, design and folk arts is lasting from 14 May until 10 June 2018. A year ago we received the painting and calligraphy exhibition of our brother institution, the Chinese National Academy of (CNAA) at Vigadó, the centre of HAA. Fulfilling the invitation of the Chinese partner, the Hungarian art scene can be seen in the well-known contemporary exhibition venure of the capital, and the exhibition of HAA is a selection of major works of recent years.