- 2 Feb 2021 7:38 AM
Pianist János Balázs said the Hungarian government has declared the period between February 2021 and May 2022 “Cziffra memorial year”.
UNESCO has also included the anniversary on its list of celebrations, he said.
Budapest’s Palace of Arts, the Liszt Music Academy and the Hungarian Academy of Arts have partnered for the Hungarian events, he said.
Abroad, events will be organised in renowned concert halls including Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Bozar Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, and Geneva’s Victoria Hall, he said.
You can find more on the festival's programme here.