Posts Tagged ‘Pécs’

Klimt and Schiele: “Amor and Psyche” Birth of Art Nouveau

 

 

Italian film with Hungarian subtitles, 90 minutes – 2018. – Director: Michele Mally

Screening coming to Hungary – Budapest: December, 13. 2018.  – Urania National Film Theater

and among other regions cities at  Szolnok, Szeged, Pécs, Nyíregyháza and Szentendre.

The temples of art educational series next episode is of the late 19th century – early 20th century. Vienna presents a flourishing cultural life and the birth of supremely exciting  to the Art Nouveau period. The era when new ideas appeared, when Freud discovers the human psyche and motives  when it comes to women and femininity as a symbol gained new meaning in art and psychology. The movie highlighting both the social, historical and artistic aspects guiding factor provided by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele art exhibitions and thematic processing of the birth of art nouveau.

As once said/wrote in a letter by Egon Schiele to his uncle, Leopold Czihaczek … “The erotic works of art are also saints!”

The film will take the art loving audience in comfy through 5 stunning exhibitions housed in Vienna without leaving their seat, to the Albertina, the Leopold Museum, the Belvedere Palace and the Kunsthistorisches Museum on a  journey from a historical café, which takes to Vienna’s cultural sights, touches on Klimt’s studio, Sigmund Freud’s house, Neulengbach, where Egon Schiele lived, the Raven, frequently visited by Klimt and to the New York  Neue Galerie as well.

The screening is brought by the Pannonia Entertainment. Tickets available on the spot at the cinemas desk.

Update by Aggie Reiter

COLDPLAY – Head of Full of Dreams – World Premiere – Hungary

COLDPLAY  will celebrate their 20-year anniversary with „A Head Full of Dreams, title documentary film, which describe in-depth and intimate portrait of the band’s spectacular rise from the backrooms of smokey pubs in climbing up the ladder in selling out stadiums across the planet. Will feature behind-the-scenes and live footage, as well as extensive film from unseen archive.

The movie, directed by Mat Whitecross (Supersonic), will open for one-night-only on more than 2000 movie theaters around the globe on November, 14. 2018.

Mat Whitecross met the four members of the band during their college years in London before they had formed the group and according to a release announcing the project he has been there from the very first rehearsal in a cramped student bedroom all the way through to-day, also directing video for the songs “Paradise,” “A Sky Full of Stars” and “Adventure of a Lifetime.”

The exclusive performance features current and past hits as well as and can hear intimate Q. and A., also following session of the band.

Fortunately, the Coldplay Hungarian fans will not miss out on the premiere: 15 home cinema can be seen in the film, with Hungarian subtitles: Budapest Corvin Cinema, Polus Cinema, Csepel Kult Theater. Outside the cities from the capital: Szeged, Pécs, Szombathely, Salgótarján, Kaposvár, Szentes, Mako, Zalaegerszeg Székesfehérvár, Visegrád, Eger and Nyergesújfalu.

The production brought on specialized cinema broadcasts by Pannonia marketing of Entertainment.

Probably not on my own by saying … there are only a few bands in the history of rock and roll that would have rolling out the red carpet for Coldplay around the world.

Tickets for the film theater screenings  a/m cities on the spot.

Watch a trailer for the film below:

Hopefully haven’t left out too many countries in updating in multiplied languages …

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Update by Aggie Reiter

First International Beer Festival at Gyula – Part2

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The Central European Beer Awards 2018 beer competition was announced at the  Beer Festival at Gyula on Saturday afternoon in the spa town of Békés.County. The prizes were awarded in two categories, and the grand champion prize for home amateur breweries was awarded to Ákos Krakow. In the category of small craft breweries, the main prize was awarded to Győrújbarát Vaskakas Co. Ltd., American Hop Dog.

In the home amateur brewer’s competition awarded nine international bronze medals, two silver medals, four gold medals and four champions. In the category of craftsman six bronze, ten silver, eight gold and six champion prizes were awarded as special prizes. In the latter category, several Slovak, Czech and Polish cooks were awarded.

Thursday, Day 1 as the sun slowly went down, reflection of colored light shone on the big stage, and the awaited highlight to the evening came the EDDA band on stage. Ongoing enormous ovation filled the air as receiving the well-known songs and tens of thousands in the audience sang along. Many visitors were from outside Gyula, arriving from Baja, Békéscsaba, Szolnok even from Pécs.

Friday, Day 2 organized a conference where among other things the hood looked at small-scale brewing. The beer revolution in domestic and worldly manifestation of the new excise law also held presentations by interested parties. The festival’s guest of honor was from Fót.

Still on Friday, a mass of beer lovers also joined the party day tasting the wide scale of beers. In the late afternoon hours the Hooligans band was extremely welcomed, the crowed sang together with the hits of the band. Unfortunately, the evening’s concert started later than in advance play time by Duo Majka and Curtis and the audience were rather impatient and sounded out of their dislike.

Saturday, Day 3 the Apostles band and the Irigy Hónaajmirigy (Envy Armpit gland) band attracted their fans with various styles of music to all expectations.

The whipped cream on top of the cake was  late Saturday night’s concert. Not even one step space to enter the gigantic crowd. The more than ten thousand  Tankcsapda band (TankTrap) lovers were curious about feeling the tricky lifestyle of the band. Beer in the hand, singing loud as possible the lyrics along with cheering and applause to the Tankcsapda songs  proved the huge togetherness. The audiences were hypnotized , full of joy of their at the concert.

Sunday, Day 4  Throughout the day  to visit the festival was free of charge to visitors. The Irigy Hónaljmirigy (Envy Armpit gland) band closed the series of superb concerts.

From Day 1 up to Day 4 proved this part of Hungary has hunger for finest craft and artisan beers and attracted to the various styles of good music. Throughout the festival the venue fulfilled with incoming visitors from the opening, arriving to the large premise around the Castle of Gyula.

See you Next Year…Visit Gyula.

Report and snaps Aggie Reiter

The 4th International Day of Yoga and 3rd Ganga-Danube: Cultural Festival of India

June, 23 till 24 2018.

The 4th International Day of Yoga & 3rd Ganga-Danube: Cultural Festival of India is coming up again thanks to the awesome support, initiative by Indian Embassy in Hungary.

On June 21, we celebrate International Yoga Day worldwide.

The following the successes of the past three years, the Hungarian Embassy in India working together with local prominent yoga schools with different programs to draw attention to the health conscious life style among the people who follow India’s traditions, all the arts, both in the field of ancient healing.

The festival will be rolling in throughout 21 cities in Hungary! It will be a Week-End full of Yoga, Indian Dance, Music, Food, Henna and much more! Do not be surprised in the cities below when hearing traditional music from India.

Here are the cities to join Enjoy – Yoga: Saturday, June, 23. at the Margaret Island Athletic Center (Margitszigeti Atlétikai Centrum) – Budapest. Outside the Capital same timing at different cities from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. may join the Yoga Festival at the following venues: Alsóörs, Balatonfüred, Békécsaba, Eger, Esztergom, Kecskemét, Miskolc, Nagykanizsa, Nagykőrös, Nyíregyháza, Somogyvámos (Krisna Valley), Sopron, Szeged, Szentendre, Veszprém and Zalakaros.

Sunday,  June, 24.,  the Yoga goes on at  the cities of: Pécs, Sárvár, Debrecen and Győr during: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

During this year’s holiday series, local yoga schools will showcase the ancient practice of yoga, which has a Common Protocol called Yoga. The program is jointly Ankita Sood yoga expert who worked in the local schools of yoga, who is the Embassy of India, Yoga expert delegate to Budapest.

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will send two ensemble this year’s festival; 10-member Namame Gange Bharatnatyam Society and 10-member Manipuri Folk Dance Group.

NamameGange Bharatnatyam dance troupe perform a dramatic choreography of India’s holiest river, the Ganges what has been revered as sacred since ancient times and is culturally dominant for the whole of India. The topic of the lecture India and Hungary symbolic cultural integration via the two rivers, the Danube and the historic holy Ganges.

Manipuri folk dance group – Cholet Pung, which is a big artistic rarities and specially choreographed stage show. This is the first time that North East India folk dance group coming to Hungary.

Music and dance programs, public yoga classes will be organized by the Indian Embassy of the aforementioned cities across the country. There will be Bollywood film screenings as well. Indian art in high levels experienced Hungarian artists are also included in the series of programs

To participate at any of the a/m cities is free of charge. Everyone who already practise Yoga and the newcomers, interested in the India traditional culture are more than welcome.

Update Aggie Reiter

 

6th Francophone Film Days and Festival – Budapest – 2016.

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From February, 26. 2016 – 6 March, 6. 2016. for the 6th occasion the Institut Français invites movie lovers to join Francophone Film Days –  2016, featuring drama, comedy, romance and thriller movies.

This year at two locations in Budapest, the Urania National Film Theater and Cirko-Geyser Cinema.  In addition to the film days, concert films, literatures and language programs, theater and dance performances, exhibitions, Q+A at lectures and social issues.

Beyond the screening in Budapest, the movies will head to be viewed at other cities in Hungary: Miskolc, Szeged, Pécs, Debrecen, Tatabanya, Székesfehérvár, Szombathely, Szolnok, Jaszbereny, Eger, Győr until the end of March, 2016.

During the FilmDays 30 movies, including 23 pre-premier will be screened.  Six movies from the Francophone countries Algeria, Belgium, France, Greece, Romania, Canada and Switzerland.

All films will in the original language, but a large number of them will be English subtitled. To gain further Francophone Film Days detailed useful information:  http://www.urania-nf.hu/en/esemenyek/564/2016/02/26/_6th-francophone-film-days-26-02-06-03-2016

Update by Aggie Reiter

Skiing opportunities in-and-around Hungary

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The press conference was opened by Ruszinkó Adam – Deputy State Secretary for Tourism – Economy Ministry saying, the Hungarian winter sports tourism aspects, especially in the domestic field in skiing opportunities are in-and-around the country. The Tourism in the current year pointed out that the data in all respects shows for the positive expectation to Hungary to be this year’s most successful year ever in tourism. Continued by saying, in the first three-quarter of the year 2015., 8.16 million visited Hungary and within this number was 20.75 million guest overnight spent at commercial accommodations. The number of guests by the number of guest nights was higher than the previous year’s. In particular, domestic tourism for almost half of all overnight stays represented the number in increasing. The Deputy State Secretary emphasised to be looking  forward to a great season by Hungarian skiers. Taking into account the figures of the previous year’s season five hundred thousand Hungarian skier, keeping up in staying domestically even for just one night. A new turn in the traveling tourism could be by locals and foreigners. For many enjoy to spend time at 2 to 4 nights as a short relaxing trip to the wellness spa resorts. He added, this time can be spent absolutely and worthwhile to go up to the mountain side for skiing for also that period. This performance would positively contribute to further strengthening of the domestic tourism in the off-season period. The domestic enterprises really are unto do as best of everything in their power so that in Hungary the ski lovers could have the option of staying in Hungary for skiing. The domestic ski resorts are close in distance and on the one hand are more affordable than slopping down in other European country. For the foreigners, who just spend a short time with small children or want to have a bit of ski teaching in advance is the right place to come to enjoy the available pre-ski training at good conditions and need not have to spend a day abroad in learning the first technical, physical steps in skiing. The Hungarian ski pistes in wintertime also welcomes the ski lovers and with the well-equipped plastic shells is perfect to gain the acquired knowledge of skiing for domestic smaller kids, young adult and adults.

Tamás Glázer –  Tourism deputy general manager at Tourism – Hungary outlined the following …  Their project is „Enjoy skiing at home”. The beginners and pros skiers can enjoy themselves on the ski slopes in Hungary. The priority of the winter season tourism in stimulating the domestic and ski-related accommodations, most restaurants are small or medium-sized enterprises that accept currency in the domestic. The goodies of the Tourism vacation cards were also emphasized. The quality of domestic services reached the level to beginner to pros, everyone can feel well on different tracks. Then Tourism general manager also confirmed that the enquiries indicate already to a good chance that 2015-2016 can be a record year for tourism in Hungary.  This year’s winter season has launched 10 times within the Budapest Winter Invitation promotion campaign by the Hungarian National Tourist Office. The collaboration was already made by the providers in the tourism service by the Hungarian Association of Hotels and Restaurants. The campaign’s goal is to popularize Budapest within the winter services in increasing tourist traffic and extend the time of staying by local and foreigners visitors.

At the press conference István Chernel – Ski and Tourism Cluster talked about the name itself of Cluster. Staring with first the connected to István Chernelházi Chernel (1865 – 1922) – Hungarian ornithologist, who in 1893 (Norway) introduced the ski and skiing. More than 1893 promotional articles have been published and in 1896 he wrote and published his book titled “The Footsledge Manual” This was the first edition in history that a Hungarian describe the sport. Up to this day his works hung in the domestic skiing basics with technical skills. Cluster is designed for sport, physical activity and domestic promotion of the culture of snow sports and winter sports. Just a quick  overview of ski facilities and in skiing around the world … there are  80 countries, 2,119 ski lifts are operating a total of 26,934. More than 6 million hotels are available around the globe for skiers. On Earth more than 100 million people ski regularly, most of them in Germany (14.6 million), the US (13.6 million) and Japan (11.5 million), while in Hungary, 0.5 million (497 thousand). The number of skiers world is highly significant, but he was happy to say there is a slight change in growth, and hopefully by the locals and foreigners it will continue to increase. According to the figures, the dynamic growth in China and Eastern Europe is expected to target the non-skiers groups by 2020. More and more people are traveling for winter vacation to places. In recent years, the general trend of increase in demand for shorter (three days) ski programs (several times, shorter duration). These three factors significantly assist in the development of domestic skiing. Summarising the “Skilands” in Hungary there 42 ski trails, 70 lifts, 30 lit up at night. During daylight and lit up as it darken  at 27 ski schools. A total of 46 ski lifts in operation at the snowy field. The Cluster has 26 members, of which 10 pieces of snow-covered ski resort at Dobogókő, Eplény, Kékestető, Lillafüred, Mátraszentistván, Nagy Hideg Hegy – Great Cold Mountain, Normafa  -Norma Wood, Sátoraljaújhely, Pécs, Visegrád.

Furthermore  detailed information in English language concerning Cluster visit: http://rudar.ruc.dk/bitstream/1800/1263/1/Final-version.pdf

Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter

Original Finnish Santa Claus Joulupukki arrival to Budapest – Hungary

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The Original Finnish Santa Claus Joulupukki arriving for the 13th occasion to Hungary! Saturday, November, 28. 2015.

Joulupukki’s visit to Hungary is organized by Finnagora, and Finnish Institute in Budapest.

The Original Finnish Santa Claus arrives for the 13th time to Hungary in the end of November 2015. Santa Claus, or Joulupukki as the Finnish children call him, comes straight  from the Lappish town of Rovaniemi not on  his sledge, but with the support of  the Finnish Airline – Finnair.

Joulupukki has been visiting Hungary since 2002. Already, brought happiness and smiles to thousands-and-thousand of children. He has been visiting several towns and cities throughout Hungary.

During his nine-day stay in Hungary, spreading the Xmas spirit to everyone. In addition to the public events, Joulupukki is also going to visit schools and orphanages. On his schedule will be visiting several cities and towns as: Surd and Zalaszentbalázs, Nagykanizsa, Pécs, Komló, Geresdlak, Ajka and Veszprém.

In Budapest children with their families may meet him in the Shoebox Castle, the Hungarian Baptist Aid venue at the Deák Square and at the Christmas Market – Downtown – Vörösmarty Square.

Joulupukki’s visit to Hungary is organized by Finnagora, the Finnish Institute in Budapest. Date and times: November, 29.  3 p.m. Budapest – Deák Square – Hungarian Baptist Aid’s Shoebox castle, November, 30. 10 a.m. Kőbánya  – Szabó Ervin Library  Disrict, XI., 7-14. Szent László Square – Budapest, Gödölő – December, 1.  3.30 p.m. Christmas House  – 4. Szabadság Road,  Pécs –  December, 2.  5 p.m. Széchenyi Square – Christmas Fair , Komló December, 2. 12.30 p.m. , Surd  – December, 3. – 1 p.m. Integrated Community Service Square,  December, 3. 3.30 p.m. – Zalaszentbalázs – Culture Center –  92. Kossuth Street, December, 4.  9.30 a.m. 11. Kossuth Lajos Street – Sport Arena – Zalaszentgrót, December, 5. 9.00 a.m. Petőfi Theater, 2. Óvári Ferenc Street – Veszprém, December,5. 4 p.m. 12. Szabadság Square – Ajka, December, 6. 10 a.m. Christmas Market Fair – Vörösmarty Square – Budapest.

Update by Agge Reiter