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Hungarian art and Hungarian culture and traditions have recently become major influences on the worldwide art scene. Read how this phenomenon has come about.

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...
Expat Press Hungarian Poetry Day 2018

Let’s celebrate national poetry day in Hungary

Today is National Poetry Day in Hungary. The excellent and one of the best known Hungarian poets, Attila József was born on this day, which has been National Poetry Day since 1964. Let us celebrate this...
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...
National Holiday in Hungary - the Hungarian flag

National holiday in Hungary – Let’s celebrate together

Happy Holiday Hungary! Today is Revolution Day. Every year on 15th March, Hungarians commemorate the beginning of the revolution against the Habsburg regime. Here are some ideas about Hungary’s National Holiday and about the...
Tattoo budapest, the artist: Vadócz Balázs

The Skin We Live In – Tattoo life in Budapest

If you think that tattoos are a part of some subculture, you might have to reconsider. Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench decided to have a tattoo at the age of 81 for example. Or think...
Havtany exhibiton series - the artist, Viktoria Hatvany

Essence – Hungarian painter Viktória Hatvany’s art exhibition

Having charmed New York, it looks set to do the same in Eastern Hungary. A selection of the contemporary painter Viktória Hatvany’s work begins touring this year. After Japan, Germany, Switzerland and Paris, her works...
Castles in Hungary-the creative couple

Castles in Hungary – medieval architecture comes to life in 3d

Medieval Hungarian castles come to life in 3D, in 2018. How is this possible? Thanks to 21st century technology, creativity, and a daring team of two professionals, castles in Hungary are revived in front...
Guess What’s Happening in Budapest? | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Guess What’s Happening in Budapest?

What’s happening in Budapest? The city will continue to expand, beautify, renovate, refurbish and grow well into the next decade – and beyond. Many of the planned changes have already begun and construction is scheduled...
21st Century Challenges in Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 6

21st Century Challenges in Hungary

The early years of the 21st Century have been an exciting time in Hungary. So many changes, new opportunities and new challenges. Szilveszter (New Year’s Eve), December 31, 1999, (or, if you prefer, December 31,...

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