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Hungarian history, Hungarian culture and traditions are some of the richest in Europe. Join us to enjoy these lively and colorful year-round events.

The Fifty Shades of “Igen” – How to Say Yes in Hungarian | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

The Fifty Shades of “Igen” – How to Say Yes in Hungarian

Newcomers to Hungary will be exposed to a new and fascinating language, most of which will be completely incomprehensible to them for at least six months after their arrival. They will pick up Köszönöm...
Famous Hungarian Womanizers From The Past

Famous Hungarian Womanizers From The Past

We recently wrote about the Famous Hungarian Beauties From The Past, but what about those irresistible gentlemen? Many bright shining stars, musicians and actors have Hungarian origins too. The list seems to be endless,...
Art Nouveau Is Alive And Well In Budapest

Art Nouveau Is Alive And Well In Budapest

While many architectural examples of this once-popular style have been destroyed over the years, Budapest continues to protect and display its artistic heritage. Art nouveau pretty much dominated most forms of artistic expression in the...
Ten Fascinating Facts About Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Ten Fascinating Facts About Hungary

Hungary is a small landlocked country located in Central Europe which has much more to offer than might at first be imagined. Along with all of the many wonderful aspects of Hungary, here are...
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...
Famous Hungarian Beauties from the Past | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 7

Films of Budapest from 1978, 1988, 1998 and 2008

As the MGM film from 1938, Beautiful Budapest, which we shared with you a couple of weeks back, became such a huge success, we’re now following up again with a collection of videos of Budapest...
Judi Dench recites from Hungarian poet, Miklós Radnóti | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Judi Dench recites from Hungarian poet, Miklós Radnóti

When Oscar winning acrtress Judi Dench recites from the famous Hungarian poet, Miklós Radnóti, well, there’s not much to be done other than to be amazed. This rare video is a scene from Róbert Vas’...
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...
National Holiday in Hungary - the Hungarian flag

National holiday in Hungary – Let’s celebrate together

Happy Holiday Hungary! Today is Revolution Day. Every year on 15th March, Hungarians commemorate the beginning of the revolution against the Habsburg regime. Here are some ideas about Hungary’s National Holiday and about the...
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....

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