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English-language theatre in Budapest, Asterion Project

Constellations by Nick Payne-Theatre performance in English

"Nick Payne’s drama lasts just over an hour but packs in more than most shows manage in three times that length. It is playful, intelligent and bursting with ideas, but also achieves a powerful...
Mario Loprete in Budapest

Italy, concrete, Budapest – interview with sculptor Mario Loprete

More than 150 group exhibitions from New York to London, more than 20 solo appearances and works-of-art recognised around the world. The hip-hop style and concrete works of Italian sculptor and artist Mario Loprete...
Stand-up comedy in Budapest, Michael Wertenberg

A Stand-Up in Budapest: The Making of a Comedy Legend

I didn’t come to Budapest with the intent of becoming a comedy legend. It just sort of happened. I am a writer, which, sure, is a euphemism for ‘I don’t have a job’, but I...
British Ambassador leads team of runners around Balaton for abused children

British Ambassador leads team of runners around Balaton for abused children

“NE CSAK SZURKOLJ, SEGÍTS! (DON’T JUST CHEER, HELP!) is the name of the Ultrabalaton relay race organised by Hungarian Interchurch Aid. The team of ten runners led by Iain Lindsay, the UK’s Ambassador to...
Expat Press Magazine readers’ Budapest photos - collage

Budapest photos – a big hats off to the Expat Press Magazine readers!

A language teacher and interpreter, a videographer, a researcher, a political analyst, an ex-corporate person, and the list goes on. They hail from all around the world: the USA, Hungary, The United Kingdom, and...
Expat Press presents Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink: Fröccs

Fröccs: Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink – if you can pronounce it!

This may be the favorite time of year for Budapest residents: a warm spring. Time to watch the Danube boats glide by as you sip Hungary’s wonderful contribution to the summer-drink list: the ubiquitous...
Review of Pulitzer Prize Award-Winning Drama 'Proof'

A Review of Pulitzer Prize Award-Winning Drama ‘Proof’

DramaWorks plays a major role in the English language theatrical scene in Budapest. The latest show, starring four brilliant actors and a violinist, impressed the audience and conjured up a moving and uplifting story. 'Proof',...
Proof - A Professional English Language Theatre Production

Proof – A Professional English Language Theatre Production

Pulitzer-Prize and Tony Award-winning play about math, genius, insanity, and family, Proof explores these subjects with a humorous touch, a dramatic fervor, and an intriguing heartwarming story... Catherine has inherited her father's mathematical brilliance, but...
English-Language Theater in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

English-Language Theater in Budapest

Ever since the regime change in the early 1990s, Budapest has been inundated with foreigners who have remained in the city for work, marriage and retirement. Using English as a common language, a natural...
Hungarian Currency

A new 1,000 Forint Banknote for Hungary

The iconic 1,000 Forint banknote has recently undergone a re-design. The new banknotes entered into circulation on 1st March so expect to start seeing them in the coming days. The new notes still bear...

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Hungary Made Gastronomy History

Bocuse d’Or is the gastronomy event of the year, the grandstands crammed with thousands of fans. When the mood climaxed I felt I was...

Hungarian Wines Continue Their Winning Ways in Düsseldorf and Paris

Hungarian wines continue to be entered in international competitions and continue to achieve better and higher results each and every year. During the most...

District V, Budapest at Its Classiest

Belváros. Downtown. The Inner City. Where it all comes together. The Queen of Budapest Districts. It’s all here: District V – Budapest at its...