Respect for loyalty
In 2020 on the 100th anniversary of Trianon the Institute for National Strategy in Budapest has planned a representative series of exhibitions on the topic of belonging together with Forrás Gallery. Hundreds of well-known contemporary Hungarian artists have been asked to maked their works and send their artistic message proclaiming the memory, togetherness and the common future of the Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin and the world. Zoltán Bicskei (Magyarkanizsa), a regular member of HAA is going to take part with a short film of his in the exhibition series.
HAA decided on more than 193 million HUF for tender funding
As in previous years, HAA announced an open tender for civil society and other organizations operating in the field of art in 2020 with a budget of 200 million HUF for the realization of art events. More than six hundred organizations took part in the tender this year, and the 308 successful applicants won a total of 193,437,800 HUF in the form of a non-repayable grant. The lowest limit is five hundred thousand HUF, while the upper limit is one million HUF. With the help of the financial resource provided by HAA hundreds of new art programs can be realized.
Bartók in Anatolia
In 2019 Béla Bartók's book entitled Turkish Folk Music in Asia Minor was published, the work now published with the above title is a continuation of this work. The author, János Sipos is a Bence Szabolcsi Award winning music researcher a corresponding member of HAA – in the department of art theory – as well as a senior research fellow at the Institute of Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and an honorary doctor of the University of Ankara.
Bertalan Andrásfalvy and peasant culture
Regular member of HAA, Bertalan Andrásfalvy (b. 1931) is a Hungarian ethnographer, politician and author of several outstanding books, whose field of interest has been mainly the peasant culture.