The drought and hot weather is expected to reduce Hungary’s apple crop to around 300,000 tonnes this year, just half of the average harvest in recent years, professional association Fruitveb said on Tuesday.
Salman Rushdie, who was attacked on Friday, is being treated for serious injuries in a New York hospital. He has survived the operation and is being kept on a ventilator, his agent announced on Friday evening.
The New Millennium International Chamber Music Festival, to be held for the fourth time from August 25 to 30 in Budapest, will feature premieres and international collaborations in a series of programmes curated by violinist Miranda Liu and the V4 String Quartet which comprises musicians from Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade on Thursday attended the opening of Hungarian artist Dóra Maurer’s project in Vienna, the wrapping of the 93m tower of the Wiener Städtische Versicherungsverein.