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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.

Famous Hungarian Beauties from the Past | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 9

Famous Hungarian Beauties from the Past

Do you remember the radiant beauty of the Florenz "Flo" Ziegfeld girls? Many people who believe in the concept of a flawless appearance still think of these ladies as re-incarnations of the goddess Venus...
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Treat Your Tastebuds – Eleven Hungarian Foods You Must Try

While many Hungarian dishes are based on meat, bread and seasonal vegetables, travelers are surprised to find so many more interesting and tasty dishes on the menu. Due to its background, Hungary exhibits a heavily...
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...
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...
Streetphoto Festival in Budapest

Photostreet Festival – A celebration of photography

A celebration of photography with exhibitions, workshops, guided tours, activities for kids, PHOTOshop, concerts – for three days in the Photo Street of Budapest in the framework of the Budapest Spring Festival Between April 22...
Famous Hungarian Beauties from the Past | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 7

Films of Budapest from 1978, 1988, 1998 and 2008

As the MGM film from 1938, Beautiful Budapest, which we shared with you a couple of weeks back, became such a huge success, we’re now following up again with a collection of videos of Budapest...
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 1

Surprising Hungarian New Year’s Traditions

Want to know how Hungarian New Year’s Eve differs from your country’s? Check out the interesting traditions below to join in the fun. Another year has gone by the boards and it's time to say...
Budapest Transitions

Budapest Transitions – The Reality of Imagination

Like other big cities, Budapest, the Hungarian capital is also ever-changing. Some of these changes occur due to the passing of time, but it also changes in the eyes of the beholder. There is...
No Ordinary Budapest Art Project

Nouveaux Art Captures Budapest

On April 2nd, in the Living Gallery Budapest, the “No ordinary ‪‎Budapest” project, created by Marysia Ananiewska, opened with an event combining visual art, music and physical performances within a unique art experience, where...
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...

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Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest – Part 3.

If you don’t want to shove your guests onto a good but impersonal bus tour of the city, sit back, sip on your favorite...

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...

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...