The Trade Office and the Cultural Department of the Embassy of Hungary in The Hague organize, promote and support various business and cultural events each year. The aim of these events is to show the best of what Hungary has to offer.

The event calendar on this page provides an overview of upcoming conferences, panel discussions, performances, festivals, exhibitions and workshops. The calendar is updated regularly. Should you wish to receive a monthly overview of this via e-mail, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Videos of past events may be viewed on our YouTube channel.  


Oktober

6 October – 1 November: CD Release Tour Valentina Tóth – Ernő Dohnányi

The Dutch pianist with Hungarian roots Valentina Tóth (1994) released her first CD, Hungarian Horizon, in 2013 with the label Challenge Records. Now, five years later, she will release her second CD, again with works by a Hungarian composer: Ernő Dohnányi. On the occasion of the release of this new CD she will give a number of concerts throughout the Netherlands. Valentina's CD Release Tour is supported by the Embassy of Hungary. 
Saturday 6 October, 20.00. Waalse Kerk. Walenpleintje 159, Amsterdam 
Friday 12 October, 20.00. Kasteel Aerwinkel. Aerwinkelallee 1, Posterholt 
Saturday 13 October, 14.30. Paleiskerk. Paleisstraat 8, The Hague
Sunday 14 October, 15.00. Karmelklooster. Burgemeester Wuiteweg 162, Drachten
Saturday 20 October, 20.00. Willem Twee Concertzaal. Prins Bernhardstraat 4-6, Den Bosch
Sunday 21 October, 16.30. Doopsgezind Kerkje. Torenstraat 4, Winterswijk
Sunday 28 October, 16.00. De Engelenbak. Gamerschestraat 2, Zaltbommel
Thursday 1 November, 20.00. Museum de Buitenplaats. Hoofdweg 76, Eelde 

 

19 October: Eastern Neighbours Film Festival on Tour presents: Hungarian film Coyote (2017, Márk Kostyál) 

Friday 19 October, 19.30
Laaktheater. Ferrandweg 4T, The Hague
The film will be screened in Hungarian with English subtitles. The ENFF is supported by the Embassy of Hungary.

 

November

4-10 November: Barna Pély live in concert in Schiedam, The Hague and Zaandam

Sunday 4 November, 17.00. Zaal Beatrix. Lange Kerkstraat 70, Schiedam
Friday 9 November, 19.00. Hungarian Corner. Thomsonplein 26C, The Hague
Saturday 10 November, 19.00. Paprika Csárda. Zuiddijk 31, Zaandam

 

7-11 November: Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, with Hungarian films and special guests

Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 November. With the following Hungarian films:
Coyote (Márk Kostyál, 2017)
Thursday 10 November, 19.00. Filmhuis The Hague
EUNIC Day of Languages: Hide and Seek (short film) (Benő Gábor Baranyi, 2016) 
Friday 9 November, 15.30.  Filmhuis The Hague
Saturday 10 November, 11.45. Filmhuis The Hague
Titita (Tamás Almási, 2015) (followed by a Q&A with Anti, the protagonist)
Thursday 8 November, 09:00. ‘T Hoogt, Utrecht
Friday 9 November, 12.00. Filmhuis The Hague
Occupation 1968 (Evdokia Moskovina, Linda Dombrovszky, Magdalena Szymkow, Marie Elisa Scheidt, Stephan Komandarev, 2018)
Saturday 10 November, 13.00. Filmhuis The Hague
Sunday 11 November, 15.45. Filmhuis The Hague
The ENFF is supported by the Embassy of Hungary

 

9 and 10 November: Oud-player Omar Bashir performs at November Music

Friday 9 November, 20.30 – 21.30
Willem Twee Concertzaal. Prins Bernhardstraat 4-6, Den Bosch
Program: Colours of Improvisation. Martin Fondse Orkest & Omar Bashir, Jakob Bro Trio & Ben van Gelder, Michael Wollny Trio & Émile Parisien
Saturday 10 November, 19.00 – 23.15
Verkadefabriek. Boschdijkstraat 45, Den Bosch
Program: Omar Bashir ft. Ahmed El Maai, Abderrahim Semlali, Ruven Ruppik and Tony Overwater

 

10 November: Concert Toonkunstkoor Utrecht with two Hungarian and two Dutch compositions 

Saturday 10 November
Domkerk. Achter de Dom 1, Utrecht

 

11 November: Concert tour Lajos Sárközi and the Karpátia orchestra from Budapest 

Thursday 8 November, 20.15: Beaufothuis, Austerlitz
Friday 9 November, 20.00: Boederij Kamps, Rolde
Saturday 10 November, 20.15: Splendor, Amsterdam
Sunday 11 November, 15.00: Zeeheldentheater, The Hague

 

 

17-18 November: Masterclass weekend 'music education according to the Kodály concept'

Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November
Royal Conservatoire. Juliana van Stolberglaan 1, The Hague
Meant for music teachers and those interested in music education 
With a special focus on the colourstrings method developed by Géza en Csaba Szilvay
The masterclass weekend is supported by the Embassy of Hungary.

 

December

8 December: Concert Sára Hélène - In Our Nature: part one

Saturday 8 December, 20.00
Korzo Theater
Prinsestraat 42, The Hague
In her new musical venture, Dutch-Hungarian singer-songwriter Sára Hélène Bori and fellow artists take listeners on a journey of songs and a video story. In Our Nature: part one is the first EP of a series that draws inspiration from nature and from what is inseparably human within it. The event is organised in collaboration with and supported by the Embassy of Hungary in The Hague. 

 

February

13 February: Iván Fischer & Budapest Festival Orchestra: Stravinsky

Wednesday 13 February, 20.15 - 22.35
Royal Concertgebouw. Concertgebouwplein 10, Amsterdam
A multicolored Stravinsky program, with a danceable Tango, the subdued Psalm Symphony, the explosive Le sacre du printemps, and more. 

 

28 February: György Kurtág Rückblick

Thursday 28 February, 19.15 
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ. Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam
19.15 Introduction by Thea Derks (Foyerdeck 1), 20.15 Main program. The Hungarian Kurtág (1926) is the last living major modern composer. His compsition Rückblick will be performed by four mucisians of the german Ensemble Musikfabrik

 

March

30 March: Amsterdam Sinfonietta: Night Music. With two compositions by Béla Bartók

Sunday 30 March, 19.15
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ. Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam
19.15 Introduction by Thea Derks (Foyerdeck 1), 20.15 Main program. Amsterdam Sinfonietta (with the Hungarian cellist Örs Kőszeghy) will perform works by Biber and Bartók, and ‘Nachtmuziek’ by Mathilde Wantenaar, an ode to Bartók. The Italian pianist Beatrice Rana will play music by Bach.


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