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Secretary of state for culture is leaving office

Friday, February 15th, 2013

A centre-right journalist describes László L. Simon as a moderate, unjustly reviled by liberals, who lost his battle against the far more conservative chairmann of the Hungarian Art Academy. A left-liberal commentator writes that the removal of László Simon is another sign of culture wars raging within the governing party, in which the loyalty of office holders is prized above their expertise. READ MORE

Szörényi’s rebellion against the Hungarian Art Academy

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

The iconic right-wing composer says he supports Orbán’s fight for national idependence but right-wing cultural policies are turning into a catastrophe. READ MORE