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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.

Goulash soup and the crows – a recipe from a talented Hungarian chef

The Expat Press team visited VígVarjú, the newest and perhaps most beautiful restaurant of the group to taste a real goulash soup. The first VakVarjú restaurant was launched in Paulay Ede utca in the centre...
May Day Budapest 2019

May Day 2019 in Hungary

No matter what you call it – Labor Day, May Day, International Workers Day, Primero de Mayo – Hungarians still celebrate it with gusto and a day off from their daily toil. Yes, it’s that...

Jairo Alvarez: Asymptotes – Photo Exhibition in Budapest

Jairo Alvarez is a self-taught photographer and visual artist from Argentina, exhibiting in Három Hét Gallery in Budapest as a part of the Budapest Photo Festival. Asymptotes: lines that draw closer and closer but never...
Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Interview with Krisztian Szeibold

Krisztian Szeibold is a Hungarian lighting and compositing artist who had the chance to work on the production of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film won the Academy Award for best animated feature in...
Garden Wonder

Garden Wonder – Magical Urban House Concerts in Budapest

Going to a concert can be a truly incredible experience. There is a way to make that even more special - by going to a concert that is at a secret venue, available for...
Asterion Project - Constellations performance

Boy Meets Girl Meets the Quantum Theory – ‘Constellations’ by the Asterion Project

On 26. of January, an English-language performance of award-winning play Constellations is being staged at Fém in Budapest. It has been showcased on Broadway, nominated for a Tony, the piece by British playwright Nick...
Hungarian vizsla

Hungarian Vizslas – A Breed Apart

Yep, Hungarian love their dogs. All makes and sizes and types and breeds, you’ll see locals walking their dogs all day long and well into the night. Probably the most symbolic dog breed of...
Bridging Barriers - Slam Poetry Budapest

“Bridging Barriers” Live Showcase – American and European Slam Show

This now regular event was created a few years ago, and the national champions of performance poetry will arrive from all over Europe to battle against each other. The organiser, the Slam Poetry Hungary Association,...
Latho - Departures

Departure – English-Friendly Theatre Performance in Trafó

Letting go of someone to whom you devoted your life, to whom you gave everything, is an endless struggle with memories and illusions 24 hours a day, even if it was you who decided...
Hungarian Parliament by Zoltan Pelle

Things the World Wouldn’t Have Without Hungarians

People all over the world have a sort of, kind of, maybe relationship with Hungary. Too many people don’t even know where Hungary is located. It’s either somewhere in Europe or somewhere in Asia....

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Lebanese flavours in Budapest

Baalbek, Hungary’s first authentic Lebanese restaurant recently opened  at the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace This new hip place for oriental cuisine lovers, which got...

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 Play’s The Thing!”

It turns out that English-language theatre is thriving in Budapest, if you just know where to look. For all you English-speaking expats who long for...