In addition to the high number of visitors, the press office of the ‘One With Nature’ World of Hunting and Nature Exhibition also reported to MTI that more than 38,000 students have visited the event as part of the school program, while more than 1,800 tickets have been requested by organizations that help people with disabilities.
The highly successful central venue of the world exhibition, the Hungexpo in Budapest, is open to visitors for this last week with various cultural and educational programs.
In pavilion “A”, the One With Nature Movie Theater is showing special nature films related to the world exhibition. In Pavilion “D”, experts talk about different Vizsla breeds, while in pavilion “F”, lectures on traditional hunting methods, agar hunting, front-loading weapons, falconry, and archery are taking place.
There are also various music programs at the Aquarium Club on Erzsébet Square until Wednesday, specifically, folk music of the countries exhibiting in the international pavilion of the fair.
The Hungarian Agricultural Museum is hosting an unprecedented exhibition of weapons history based on the hunting-themed artifacts from the Hungarian Agricultural Museum, the Institute and Museum of Military History and the Hungarian National Museum. The Museum of Fine Arts and the Hungarian National Gallery have also contributed some 40 works inspired by hunting.
On display are also several luxury pieces from the ceramics and glass collection of the Museum of Applied Arts in Vajdahunyad Castle, while the Museum of Fine Arts exhibits Augustin Hirsvogel’s series of glass window designs, consisting of 53 sheets depicting the capture and killing of wild game and poultry.
Meanwhile, the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center is exhibiting the photo albums preserved by the widow of Count Zsigmond Széchenyi, a famous hunter, while the institution’s nature photography exhibition can be seen in Erzsébet Square, where Trash Art Hungary’s 2021 Wildlife-themed entries took place.
Special family programs of the ‘One With Nature’ World of Hunting and Nature exhibition will continue as well at the event’s rural locations.