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Discover Downtown – The boy king’s mummy and treasures @ Komplex – Budapest

Without flying from Budapest over to Egypt … take your time and be a time traveler to this captivating itinerary as stepping into this mysterious world  as it begins and as it ends at the exhibition in Budapest. Visit  “The Valley of the Kings” the stupendous and unrivaled collection of pharaonic priceless artifacts, including mind-boggling treasures once buried with the boy king recovered from the tomb of KING TUTANKHAMUN.

The Pharaoh ruled Egypt for approximately ten years (around 1336-1327 BC).

Commemorating the centenary of the discover that captivated the world, exhibits the largest collection of King Tutankhamun’s greatest golden treasures ever to travel out of Egypt will open at: Komplex Performance & Event Venue  – District, VI., 26.  Király Street .

 November, 8.  2019 – March, 1. 2020.

In November, 1922, from the ancient dark hole came to light during the exploration by British explorer Howard Carter and financier Lord Carnarvon in discovering Tutankhamun’s near-intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The king’s mummified body in his golden coffin was found surrounded by precious grave goods. To-day, Tutankhamun is known the most famous ancient Egypt’s pharaoh. In just a wink the legend of Tutankhamun captured imaginations globally and became a worldwide sensation, public fascination surrounding the boy king, the only Ancient Egyptian royal tomb ever found. Over the years the attention has not stopped, having worldwide exhibitions, drawing record crowds where ever Tutankhamun – The Golden Pharaoh – have had been laid in his coffin.

Find out how much do you really know about the boy-king? During the visit to Budapest’s exhibition there will be much to see and hear so much of the lesser-known facts about him.

Go on a fantastical voyage, a once-in-a-lifetime insight into the archaeology of ancient Egypt and experience the burial chambers and treasures of the King exactly as they were discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter. The exhibition offers the visitors a unique experience with tracks of original venues, photos of the reconstructs over 2200 m2 and the beauty of the treasures of the era. Through the system of the largest and most famous tomb, visitor can gain insight into the mysterious world of ancient Egypt which will be one of the unforgettable experience.

Update Aggie Reiter

Night of Art Jewelry @ Budapest 2019.


Exhibition opening and award ceremony:

 Friday, September 20, 2019. –  7 p.m.

Location: György Ráth-villa District, VI., 12. Városligeti Ave. – Budapest

The exhibition can be visited through September, 20. – October, 20. 2019.

For the fifth time in September this year, a series of contemporary jewelry programs, at the Night of Art Jewelry, featuring works by outstanding national and international jewelry designers. This time, the organizers launched an open international competition called CONTROLS / CTRL + S. The material of the exhibition was selected out of more than 130 applicant’s 230 entries, this year is no easy task for the team by a professional jury members. The exhibition will showcase the artworks of 48 chosen artists. The unity of novelty, conception, choice of materials, craftsmanship and aesthetics were the determining factors.
According to the biennial theme of the event, in a couple of years we can see a series of exhibitions taking place at many venues – which provides primarily opportunities for domestic artists – while in the odd years an exhibition of internationally open application materials will be presented.

This year, Jorge Manilla, a Mexican-born jewelry designer, as well as Erato Kouloubi and Niki Stylianou, Greek-born jewelry designers (organizers of Athen Jewelry Week), and Etentuk Inemesit, editor-in-chief of Artlocator magazine, form the impartial jury.

It is especially important for the event organizers to provide creative opportunity for the representatives of the Hungarian jewelry design profession, where participants can take on a whole new approach to jewelry design and production. In addition to the presentations, Jorge Manilla is also conducting a five-day themed workshop designed specifically for the Jewelry Night event, and attended by a team of 12 Hungarian artists.

As a result, this year’s Design Week will feature in Budapest’s series of programs, as part of special guided tour, where Katalin Spengler, an art collector and curator.

Last but not least, the exhibition will be hosted by the beautiful György Ráth villa, part of the Museum of Applied Arts, where contemporary objects, coupled with an interior with Art Nouveau features, invite visitors to experience exciting aesthetic experiences.

Update Aggie Reiter