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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.

Budapest’s Classic Piano Bars

Budapest’s Classic Piano Bars

Sometimes you just want to sit back, have a cocktail and relax and listen to some soothing music. When you do, here are some places to visit. Hitting the ruin pubs with their overpowering new-age...
Expat Community Building-A 22-Year-Old Girl Can Make Real Changes | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Budapest’s Newest Expat Rock God

The life of a successful musician is one many aspire to. The live performances, days in the studio, the groupies, who wouldn’t like to have that life? Believe it or not, Inter Relocation’s company...
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...
Expats in Hungary: interview with Carna Krsul

Expat portrait: Croatian actress Čarna Kršul, The Asterion Project, Theater on the Roof

Budapest in the 21st Century continues to be a center for the performing arts, drawing artists from all over the world. One of the burgeoning stars of the local theater scene is Čarna Kršul, whose...
English-language theatre in Budapest, Asterion Project

Constellations by Nick Payne-Theatre performance in English

"Nick Payne’s drama lasts just over an hour but packs in more than most shows manage in three times that length. It is playful, intelligent and bursting with ideas, but also achieves a powerful...
Hungarian Composer Won the Garth Newel Composition Competition

Hungarian Composer Won the 8th Garth Newel Composition Competition

The Garth Newel Composition Competition, which was organised for the 8th time this year, ended with a Hungarian victory. Balázs D. Kecskés, a doctoral student at the Liszt Academy of Music walked away with...
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A Guide to Sziget Festival 2018

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...
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Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest

When my slave-driving editors at Expat Press ’suggested’ I do a piece on Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest, I could have given them a good old American hug. My daughter and her...
The birthday of Attila József is dedicated to the celebration of poetry in Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

The birthday of Attila József is dedicated to the celebration of poetry in Hungary

Today is National Poetry Day in Hungary. The excellent Hungarian poet Attila József was born on this day, which has been National Poetry Day since 1964. Let us celebrate this great day by listening one of his...
International Charity Art Event in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 1

International Charity Art Event in Budapest

A unique art form combining several artistic disciplines into exhibits and performances is on offer during November; don’t miss this special event. It’s not often one gets to meet a true Renaissance Woman, but Marysia Ananiewska...

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When the time comes to retire from your working life of the past 50 years or so, will you be ready to live in...

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...