Wall of legends of Hungarian pop history and musicians at the opening ceremony – Photo: Melegh Noémi Napsugár / Telex
The House of Hungarian Music (MZH) inaugurated the Wall of Legends of Hungarian Pop History in the institution’s library, a several-metre-high photo montage featuring nearly two hundred prominent figures of Hungarian popular music.
MZH also invited the artists on the wall to the opening ceremony of the wall, who dedicated not only the installation itself, but also three copies of the compilation album prepared for the special exhibition. Among others, János Brodi, Attila Pataky, Eva Šebrigy, Gion Delhosa or Tibor Tatrai were also present at the opening ceremony.
the The foundation is a wall of pop history legends They wrote the song for us! The Heroic Age of Hungarian Popular Music and Its Social Implications from 1957 to the Change of Regime It was first shown at the exhibition, and now a separate version of it has been completed.
The exhibition presents Hungarian pop music in the time of state socialism in detail, with good taste and interactivity, and you can feel it: it was created by people who understand and love the subject, and really tried to cover these four decades almost as closely as possible – we wrote about the exhibition earlier. The exhibition, which can be visited until January, details the environment of the time and the legendary singers, artists and musicians who shaped the history of Hungarian pop music.
At the opening ceremony, Marton Horn, corporate director of MZH, said that they would like to take the exhibition to as many places as possible in the country after January.