Posted by Eszter Hermann · Jun 30, 2014

„Tradition and Ingenuity” (Hagyomány és lelemény) – that’s the title of the exhibition organized by the Hungarian Academy of Arts in Paris.


The Academy of Arts (Magyar Művészeti Akadémia) has received an invitation to display pieces of Hungarian culture at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The exhibition opens today (on 30 June) and can be visited till 4 July.

Pieces that were born from the interaction of Hungarian folk art, organic art, science and fine arts, works of all together 35 artists will be displayed in 3 rooms, in 3 units. Besides painters such as Tibor Csernus, László Lakner or Tamás Konok, the profession of ceramists, textile artists, kinetic and light art, photography, Hungarian ethnography and sculpture will represent themselves, too.

Hungarian musicians will entertain the audience on the opening ceremony with pieces of well-known Hungarian composers, Ferenc Liszt, Zoltán Kodály or Béla Bartók. The concert will be followed by a conversation between Katalin Bogyay UNESCO ambassador and Éva Marton opera singer about music education in Hungary.

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