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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.

Karaoke bars in Budapest

“I Sing the Body Electric….”

Just can’t control that urge to burst into song? Then gargle with vodka and get yourself over to one of these great karaoke bars in Budapest. Karaoke bars in Budapest #1 Amigo Bar – Definitely one of...
Hungarian Film Son of Saul Wins Golden Globe Award | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Hungarian Film Son of Saul Wins Golden Globe Award

The Hungarian film Son of Saul, winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival this past May, wins Golden Globe award in the foreign film category. Congratulations to the amazing Cast and Crew! Dame...
May Day 2018 Hungary

May Day 2018 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Love Is In The Air in Hungary

Love Is In The Air in Hungary

Even in the middle of a Budapest winter there’s still a bright ray of sunshine and hope for warmer days ahead with the approach of February 14 – Valentine’s Day! Yes, that herald of...
Top 10 Excellent Hungarian Movies Available with English Subtitles | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Top 10 Excellent Hungarian Movies Available with English Subtitles

The Hungarian film industry has made many contributions to movies over the years. The movie "Mindenki" (Sing) is the second Hungarian film to earn an Oscar in the past two years. Here are 10 top Hungarian movies,...

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