Some 65,000 people participated in programmes of this year’s Arts and Crafts Fair traditionally held in Budapest’s Castle District around the August 20 national holiday.
A man died in Polgár, Hajdú-Bihar county, after he had been stabbed on the city’s main square.
On the 16th of August, Peter Fonda, American actor and film director died at the age of 79 in his home in Los Angeles, USA.
An Iraqi and a Syrian national have been arrested at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport after they were caught attempting to smuggle four children through Hungary, the national police headquarters said.
Danish Academy Award winning director Bille August will be guest of honour at the 16th Cinefest International Film Festival in Miskolc, in northern Hungary, between September 13 and 21.
Hungary has won the bid to host the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Szeged in 2023.
27th Sziget Festival is held between the 7th and 13th of August, on the Hajógyári Island, in Budapest.
Hungarian pharmaceutical company Richter Gedeon announced on the 8th of August, that subsidiaries of its business partner Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation have obtained regulatory approval for the use of Richterʼs antipsychotic cariprazine for the treatment of schizophrenia in Thailand and Singapore.
Formlabs, which makes professional 3D printers and produces basic materials for 3D printing alongside its related services, will open its new centre in Budapest with a focus on printer software development.
World-renowned Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will appear on stage together with his son for the first time in Hungary on August 28, in Szeged, in southern Hungary.