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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.

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An evergreen Guide to Sziget Festival

Sziget Festival An Overview  For many young people, Sziget festival is the first thing that comes to mind when Budapest is mentioned. This week-long festival in early August is full of youthful energy and passion for...
Magda Szabó - The Door

Hungarian Literature 101 Course – The Door by Magda Szabó

Eileen Kay is an ex-comedienne, ex-BBC sound editor, ex-importer and author of Noodle Trails 2, A Genealogy Adventure: My Secret Century in Budapest. She is currently living in Hungary, and her interest in Hungarian...
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...
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...
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....
Szarvasi Kávéfőző

Szarvasi Coffee Makers and the Coffee Culture in Hungary in the Kádár Era

We have had one with a porcelain top for almost 20 years, it works, and brews coffee with an aroma like no other. Its scent is one of happiness, it brings back the laid-back...
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...
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...
Hungarian Female Painter Exhibited in the Louvre in Paris | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Hungarian Female Painter Exhibited in the Louvre in Paris

Salon Art Shopping, a contemporary exhibition organised in the Louvre in Paris, opened its doors on 27 May. Viktória Hatvany, who lives and works as a painter and storybook writer in Halásztelek, exhibited in...
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...

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Macaron Day 2018 in Budapest – an avant-garde and flavoursome event

Join us on Tuesday March 20th, 2018 from 3pm-8pm for the 7th annual Macaron Day Hungary The annual Macaron Day in Budapest is inspired by...

The Night of Street Food in Budapest

Budapest’s winter street food event takes place today from 18:00. Street food trucks, burger bars and the ever popular School Bus (transformed from a...

Budapest’s Beautiful Oasis-a Great City Walk

Just on the city’s outskirts is a calm, relaxing neighborhood, full of green spaces and tranquil parks. Just a short ride will get you...