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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.

Young Hungarian filmmakers make it to international jury | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Young Hungarian filmmakers make it to international jury

Six young directors were nominated by a professional jury to represent Hungary in the New Directors’ Showcase programme. The Hungarian filmmakers’ showreel was screened by Saatchi and Saatchi on Friday evening at the award...

Goulash soup and the crows – a recipe from a talented Hungarian chef

The Expat Press team visited VígVarjú, the newest and perhaps most beautiful restaurant of the group to taste a real goulash soup. The first VakVarjú restaurant was launched in Paulay Ede utca in the centre...
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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...
January Multiart Activities in the Robert Capa Center | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

January Multiart Activities in the Robert Capa Center

The Robert Capa Center opens its gates to multiart activities in the new year. Pop-up events of literature, music, and film will await art-lovers in January, February, and March with no admission fee. Film screening...
The Hungarian connection ’between’ Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

The Hungarian connection ’between’ Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

There’s a breath-taking and wonderfully intimate video about the world famous painter Frida Kahlo and her husband the legendary Diego Rivera. And of course there’s a Hungarian connection that bonds together the legend and...
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...
Famous Hungarian Beauties from the Past | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 8

Farsang Fun – Carnival Season in Hungary

Let’s say goodbye to the chilly old winter in a stylish way. The purpose of Farsang (carnival) season in Hungary is to scare the evil spirits away and then make way for the mild...

CSI Budapest: Zugliget’s Jack the Ripper

In one of our earlier articles we wrote about the system of police records from the beginning of the 20th century, and the related museum which was still not accessible to the public then,...
Another successful Hungarian film round the corner? – interview with film director Tamás Yvan Topolánszky | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Another successful Hungarian film round the corner? – interview with film director Tamás Yvan...

We recently received a remarkable request to our Expat Group. Multi-award-winning Swiss-Hungarian film director Tamás Yvan Topolánszky asked if he could post his casting invitation. It turned out he is looking for actors and...
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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