Police

French People Smuggler Sentenced to 4.5 Years in Prison

A French national was sentenced in a first-instance ruling to four years and six months in prison and ordered to stay outside Hungary for a subsequent period of nine years for attempting to smuggle 24 illegal migrants into Austria last year, the Veszprém County prosecutor’s office said on Monday.

Body Found in a House on Fire in Gyula

A corpse was found in the boiler room of a family house which caught fire in Gyula on Monday, the National Directorate General for Disaster Management informed MTI in a statement.

Culture

György Dragomán Becomes Member of the Berlin Academy of Arts

The Berlin Academy of Arts has expanded its art departments with thirty new members, the literary section of which is now strengthened by the writer György Dragomán.

Hungaricum Exhibiton Center Opens in Lakitelek

A centre showcasing the food and cultural heritage unique to Hungary opened at the Lakitelek Folk School in central Hungary on Saturday.

House of Hungarian Music Set to Become ‘Pearl’ of Capital

Concerts, interactive exhibitions, creative spaces and music education activities await visitors to the House of Hungarian Music, László Baán, the government commissioner for Liget Budapest, said at the venue’s inauguration in Budapest’s City Park on Saturday. Baán said that music is the best known branch of Hungarian art around the world, yet the country never […]