New York will host the second Hungarian Contemporary Art Festival

The Hungary L!ve contemporary arts festival will be held in New York for the second time from May 23-29, featuring theater performances, concerts, workshops and panel discussions, the University of Art and Arts announced on Tuesday. by Moholy-Nagy (MOME) design. .

The festival’s organizer, the Hungary L!ve Arts Foundation, aims to bring Hungarian culture closer to New York, MOME said in a statement. The first Hungary L!ve festival in 2018 attracted some 1,000 visitors to Manhattan’s iconic cultural venues.

Theatrical productions featured at the event will include Observers by Kristof Kelemen, East by Dollardaddys and Mirror by Eva Duda Dance Company.

The festival will also feature a staged reading of A Market Day by Pál Závada and a screening of Toxikoma by Gábor Herendi, according to the official program.

MOME’s Media Institute will also present a selection of work by its current and former students, including short films and graphic design work on life in Central and Eastern Europe.

The event also includes the Hungarian Poster Association and the OPLA poster exhibition titled Reflecting on Ukraine.

For more information, visit the official website.

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Source: MTI

Laura T. Thrasher