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DK: Independent Theatres ‘Fighting for Survival’

Deputy Mayor of Budapest Erzsébet Gy Németh, who is a board member of the national opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), said on Friday that independent theatres were fighting for their survival, as the government was intentionally keeping them in a state of uncertainty. Contradicting government resolutions have been published causing uncertainty as to …

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Ruling Parties to Change Culture Bill after Harassment Case, Actors Protests against ‘Kulturkampf’

In the past few days the Hungarian cultural world has been talking the new draft bill on changes in cultural funding. The original draft included that directors of theaters, which are run by the municipal government but supported by government funds, could only be appointed with ministerial approval, and the subsidies of independent …

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