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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.

Sylvia Plachy Exhibition in Budapest/Songs in Black and White

Sylvia Plachy Exhibition in Budapest/Songs in Black and White

Sylvia Plachy’s pictures open a path to our own dreams and memories. She can find her photographs anywhere in the world. When she photographs, she is immersed like a child. She was born in...
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...
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...
Science Attracts Exceptional Hungarian Women

Science Attracts Exceptional Hungarian Women

Hungarian men have often been in the news, but Hungarian women who have made important contributions to scientific areas are rarely mentioned. Here are just a few outstanding Magyar women from an astrophysicist through...
The Best Photographers of Budapest

Click, Snap, Got It!

Budapest has produced some of the best-known photographers in the world, famous for their stunning pictures of our magnificent city. Krisztián Bódis began his career as a structural engineer, with photography as a hobby. After...
Latho - Departures

Departure – English-Friendly Theatre Performance in Trafó

Letting go of someone to whom you devoted your life, to whom you gave everything, is an endless struggle with memories and illusions 24 hours a day, even if it was you who decided...
Hungarian Cottage Cheese Dumplings

Revealing the Secret of the Exquisite Hungarian Cottage Cheese Dumplings

It is no great secret that the guests of Vígvarjú Restaurant have long yearned for the recipe of the special cottage cheese dumplings prepared by their chef. As soon as we tried the dumplings,...
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...
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...
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...

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Nowadays the Christmas markets set up in numerous parts of the city and the Christmas preparations have become diverse, international events, just like in...

Crazy Latin fiesta in Villány!

10th and 11th of June, 2016 both seem to be hotter than ever in Villány. The five-year old GERE Jazz Festival hosts a crazy...

Expat Press interview with Caitlin Jones – part one

Caitlin Jones, Deputy Head of Mission, arrived in Hungary on 11 November 2015 and has been carrying out her diplomatic duties here ever since....