Culture

János Kóbor Dies at 78

At the age of 78, János Kóbor, the frontman of the Omega band, died after a short illness, the band announced. He was hospitalized a few weeks ago with Covid-19 disease caused by the virus.

Bartók Spring International Art Weeks to Be Held in April

The 2nd Bartók Spring International Art Weeks presenting classical concerts and exhibitions will get under way next April in Budapest and several other cities.

Csontváry Painting Sets Record Starting Price for a Hungarian Work at Auction

Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka’s “Secret Island”, one of only a dozen or so privately owned paintings by the Hungarian master, is soon to be auctioned, and the enigmatic work has set a record starting price for a Hungarian painting at auction.