Podcast

Interview with Mr Ari Kupsus


FinnAgora’s latest podcast interview is with Mr Ari Kupsus, who arrived to Budapest some 22 years ago and immediately fell in love with the city. He eventually set up his own art gallery in Budapest.

In addition, he runs a 300-year old castle in Iszkaszentgyörgy, near lake Balaton, where he organizes cultural events, such as concerts, exhibitions and summer courses for artists around the globe.

Nowadays, he is probably the best-known Finn in Hungary.

The podcast is in English. 

Interview with consultant Orsolya Domaniczky

FinnAgora’s latest podcast interview is with Ms Orsolya Domaniczky, a Hungarian consultant specialized in sustainability and regenerative development. FinnAgora’s director Eero Yrjö-Koskinen discusses with her about these objectives, and whether we should reconsider the concept of sustainability.

In addition, we will hear about Orsolya's previous work experiences at the Office of the Hungarian President, as well as with CEEweb for Biodiversity, an environmental civil society organization based in Budapest and operating at European level.

 

The podcast is in English.

Picture of Orsolya Domaniczky and Eero Yrjö-Koskinen

Interview with András Huszár, Director of Green Policy Center

FinnAgora’s latest podcast interview is with András Huszár, Director of Green Policy Center, a Hungarian think-tank dealing with climate and sustainability in Budapest. Together with FinnAgora’s Director Eero Yrjö-Koskinen, András speaks about the European climate package, the challenges that it may cause to European member states and how Hungary plans to achieve its goals.

The podcast is in English.

Picture of András Huszár and Eero Yrjö-Koskinen

Interview with director John Webster

In the third episode of FinnAgora’s podcast, Point Taken,  Rebecka Vilhonen talks to Finnish film director John Webster. 

John Webster is a well-established documentary filmmaker, whose films represent a wide range of subjects and themes. One of his more recent films, Eye to Eye, was screened during the Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF). In the podcast, Webster talks about his films and the humanity that he strives to show through them.

The episode was recorded remotely.

Photo by: Anna-Lotta Hirvonen Nyström /SR Sisuradio  

 

Discussion with Finnish dancer Jenna Jalonen

In the second episode of FinnAgora’s brand new podcast, Point Taken, Rebecka Vilhonen talks to Finnish dancer Jenna Jalonen. 

Jenna Jalonen (artistname Triplejay), is a Finnish contemporary dancer who is educated in Hungary and is now based in Belgium and Hungary. In the episode, Jenna and Rebecka discuss the art of dance, the pandemic and its effect on performing arts and the difference between Hungarian and Finnish contemporary dance. 

Interview with István Hegedüs, President of Hungarian Europe Society

In the first episode of FinnAgora’s brand new podcast, Point Taken, our Director  Eero Yrjö-Koskinen talks to István Hegedüs, President of Hungarian Europe Society. They discuss Finnish and Hungarian EU relations, the struggles the EU is currently facing, as well as its future prospects.

Point Taken is FinnAgora’s new podcast series in which we, accompanied by interesting guests from different sectors of society, discuss their experiences and operational fields as well as current topics.

We want to start conversations and draw attention to different actors from Finland and Hungary, to hear their stories, experiences and points of view from their lives and societies.

FinnAgora encourages listeners to have open discussions and curious minds. We hope that our series raises interest and inspires others to do the same.

The podcast is in English. 

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