The Beauty Queen of Leenaned -a dramatized play reading at Brody House

Experience the classic play “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” by Martin McDonagh in a unique dramatized play reading at Brody House in Budapest!   This 1996 dramatic play premiered with the Druid Theatre Company in Galway, Ireland and features talented Irish actors along with a distinguished member of the Expect Community’s relative.   Catch the …

Loreena McKennitt returns with a new album

The Canadian Celtic singer, Loreena McKennitt releases a new album in 2024. ‘The Road Back Home’ returns to the songstress’ musical roots. It was recorded in the summer of 2023 when she performed at four folk festivals in Ontario, it captures the early Celtic tunes, the bursts of energy and inspired spontaneity of the folk …

Kelta punk a Parkban – 2024-ben érkezik a Dropkick Murphys!

A huszonnyolc éves pályafutással a háta mögött még mindig az újdonságokat kutató Dropkick Murphys csapata nem fél kísérletezni, és a műfaji korlátokat még hírből sem ismerik. Kelta gyökerekkel átszőtt punk rock zenéjük ráadásul élőben még vadabb, mint amire számítanánk. Június 11-én szinte napra pontosan 10 év után újra a Budapest Parkban állnak színpadra. A zenekar …

Krisztina Kodó: George Bernard Shaw: a Literary Classic Writer in Hungarian; Hungarian Reception of George Bernard Shaw’s Works from 1956 to the Present

Article George Bernard Shaw is considered a literary classic writer in Hungarian. This statement serves as the hypothesis of the article which examines Shaw’s reception in Hungary from 1956 to the present. Arms and the Man (1893) was the first play performed in Hungary in 1904 which firmly set Shaw in the Hungarian literary canon. …

Krisztina Kodó: Nora, the Invisible Woman, Mother, and Wife: A Book Review of Nora by Nuala O’Connor (2021)

Book review DOI 10.51313/Freeside-2023-10 The present review introduces Nuala O’Connor’s fictional biography titled Nora, published in 2021. The work focuses on Nora Barnacle’s relationship and marriage with James Joyce, the famous Irish author of Ulysses. Nora was the invisible woman, mother and wife who loved and supported Joyce, the great genius. The novel illustrates how much Nora was …

Book Club Events in November and December

The last two book club events will be held in the Embassy again. The books which will be discussed are the following: Claire Keegan: Small Things Like These Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan – between happiness and ruin | Fiction | The Guardian Paul Murray: The Bee Sting The Bee Sting by Paul Murray review …

Heaney Memorial lecture by Roy Foster

THE SZÉCHENYI ACADEMY OF LETTERS AND ARTS cordially invites you to join the 10th SEAMUS HEANEY MEMORIAL LECTURE “BARBAROUS CLANGOURS”? SEAMUS HEANEY, W.B.YEATS AND MEDITATING IN TIME OF CIVIL WAR” by ROY FOSTER Roy Foster is the Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford and the Honorary Fellow of Trinity College Dublin Date: …

Fionnuala Moynihan Piano Recital on 22th September 2023

Date: 7 pm, Friday, 22nd September Venue: Old Academy of Music, Chamber Hall, at the corner of Andrassy avenue and 35 Vörösmarty street Fionnuala Moynihan Piano Recital | All programs | Zeneakadémia (lisztacademy.hu) The event is free, please register at this link: Fionnuala Moynihan Piano Recital Tickets, Fri 22 Sep 2023 at 19:00 | Eventbrite