A vice-president and a member of the board were elected at the reconvened general assembly of HAA on 7 October in Vigadó, the centre of HAA. Ballet artist János Kiss was elected as vice-president, poet and historian István Kovács was elected as a new member of the board. Gábor Lajta, a painter, graphic artist and art writer, became a member of the Supervisory Board.
Tibor Ág folk music researcher passed away
Tibor Ág folk music researcher, conductor, composer and music teacher dies in his 85th year. He was a leading figure in the choir movement on Slovakia. He was a member of MMA in the folk art and ethnography section from 2012.
State awards on the occasion of National Day
20th August is St. Stephen's Day in Hungary and we celebrate the foundation of the Hungarian state more than 1000 years ago.
Paintings, sculptures, gobelins and computer graphics made about sacred themes of nine acclaimed artists can be seen on an exhibition which opened on 10 September in the Watertown Gallery in Budapest as part of the Ars Sacra Festival.
Masters of the future
"The Zugló Philharmonics is obviously the best Hungarian youth orchestra. Listening to them we hardly believe that young musicians are playing", writes the German daily, Der Tagesspiegel on its website after the Berlin concert of the orchestra led by Kálmán Záborszky. We asked the conductor about the experiences of the Zugló Philharmonics in Berlin.