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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.

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,...
Films of Budapest from 1948, 1958, and 1968

Films of Budapest from 1948, 1958, and 1968

As the MGM film from 1938, Beautiful Budapest, we shared became such a huge success with you, here is a collection of videos of Budapest we’ve found from 1948, 1958, and 1968. The second...
ReCirquel, the Hungarian Circus that Enchanted Gaultier | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

ReCirquel, the Hungarian Circus that Enchanted Gaultier

After recent Hungarian success in Britain’s got Talent, it might not come as such a surprise that ReCirquel, the Hungarian Contemporary Circus Company recently amazed world-famous fashion designer, Jean Paul Gaultier last December in...
Hungarian Hits and Singers Heard Around the World | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Hungarian Hits and Singers Heard Around the World

Music is lifeblood to Hungarians. While most locally-produced music remains in Hungary, there are still artists and compositions that have become popular throughout the world. Here are just five of the most popular Hungarian...
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...
Budapest Design Week 2018

Design Week Budapest 2018 – Where Functionality Meets Style

Design is everywhere – even if we don’t always realize it. This is the guiding force behind this exciting event. The organizers’ aim is to point out that even though it’s not always visible,...
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...
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring - Hungarian Traditions

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring – Hungarian Traditions

One of the many new and exciting experiences available to expats living in Hungary is attending the Busójárás, the annual celebration that bids goodbye to Old Man Winter and Hello to Spring. Each year...
Tünet Együttes - Photos by Mészáros Csaba

The Symptoms: Quo vadis? Season-Opener at Trafó, Budapest

The Symptoms are opening the autumn season with a busy schedule. On 15 September the duet Sea Lavender – Or the Euphoria of Being will celebrate its 70th performance, while on 20 September the...
Expat Press Budapest Museum Guide 2018

Expat Press Guide to The Best Museums in Budapest

Visitors to Budapest are always surprised at the number and types of museums in the nation’s capital. The country’s long and turbulent one-thousand-year history has resulted in a wealth of museum-worthy items, materials and...

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Csenger is a picturesque small town in North East Hungary with less than 6,000 inhabitants, and is the birthplace of several outstanding scientists and...