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Name of the centre

Magyar Fordítóház Alapítvány / Hungarian Translators House Foundation

Address & contact

H - 1094 Budapest, Tüzoltó u. 5
Tel./Fax: + 36 1 215 4075
E-mail: mfordhaz@t-online.hu
Website: http://www.prae.hu/prae/zsombor/
Contact person: Péter Rácz

How to find us

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President: Péter Rácz
István Géher, László Lator, Gábor Schein, István Vörös

Date of creation

Magyar Fordítóház Alapítvány /Foundation: 1985.
Magyar Fordítóház / Hungarian Translators House: 1988.

Legal status

Non profit organisation, public

Economic base

Supported by the city Balatonfüred and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage.

When open

The centre works “Non stop”.

Description of the centre

6 Studios. Library, 1 big Seminar Room, TV-Room, Internet-Room.
Kitchen and Dining Room (Meal not provided).
Veranda and big Garden, the Lake Balaton in 500 meter walk.

Brief description of the locality

The biggest lake (Balaton) of Central-Europe, forestry, hills, small villages & towns.

Number and length of residences

6 literary translators in residence for 2-8 weeks.

Language combinations

Hungarian is common language.
For literary translators, translating a work of Hungarian literature

Admission requirements

Record of achievement, clear project plan, references.
For literary translators, evidence of a publishers’ contract, CV, list of publication, description of the project.

Cultural events and activities related to translator-training

Meeting of translators, writers and artists (Open Day). Seminars.


Füredi Fordítói Füzetek /Füred Literary Translation Leaflets.
Multingual translations published once a year, in booklet form.