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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.

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...
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...
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',...
Best Of The Best Hungarian Authors - translated into English | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Best Of The Best Hungarian Authors – translated into English

The Central European country of Hungary has produced some of the world’s finest authors. Below is a short list of Hungary’s best-known-and-loved authors, many of whose works have been translated into English. Best Of The...
Budapest Bridge Ballet – unique photoshoot of Mexican photographer, Juanjo Rodríguez | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 8

Budapest Bridge Ballet – unique photoshoot of Mexican photographer, Juanjo Rodríguez

A pirouette on Elisabeth Bridge, an arabesque in front of the Parliament – ballerinas cropped up recently in downtown Budapest. The reason was a very special photoshoot. Mexican photographer/musician Juan José “Juanjo” Rodríguez put...
Celebrating New Year in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Celebrating New Year in Budapest

Have you decided yet where to celebrate New Year’s Eve? If you plan to celebrate in Budapest, first of all it’s important to ensure good fortune in 2016 by following some Hungarian traditions. Eat...
Another successful Hungarian film round the corner? – interview with film director Tamás Yvan Topolánszky | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Another successful Hungarian film round the corner? – interview with film director Tamás Yvan...

We recently received a remarkable request to our Expat Group. Multi-award-winning Swiss-Hungarian film director Tamás Yvan Topolánszky asked if he could post his casting invitation. It turned out he is looking for actors and...
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...
Hungarian Easter Traditions from Sprinkling to Table | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Hungarian Easter Traditions from Sprinkling to Table

As Easter arrives early this year it’s pretty certain that beautiful Hungarian ladies will shudder with cold during what can be roughly translated as “sprinkling”. But what is sprinkling? A rather cheeky and even...
Let’s celebrate with Hungary on 15th March

Let’s celebrate with Hungary on 15th March

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...

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