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Hungarian Culture and Traditions

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

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...

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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Happy Birthday Hungary – August 20 Celebrations in Budapest 2018

August 20 is St. Stephen’s Day, arguably Hungary’s largest and most important national holiday. Enjoy the celebrations, which will include everything from an aerial and water parade to gastronomy to the arts and much...
Szarvasi Kávéfőző

Szarvasi Coffee Makers and the Coffee Culture in Hungary in the Kádár Era

We have had one with a porcelain top for almost 20 years, it works, and brews coffee with an aroma like no other. Its scent is one of happiness, it brings back the laid-back...
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’...
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...
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,...
Hungarian vizsla

Hungarian Vizslas – A Breed Apart

Yep, Hungarian love their dogs. All makes and sizes and types and breeds, you’ll see locals walking their dogs all day long and well into the night. Probably the most symbolic dog breed of...
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...

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mARkeT – Gastronomy in photos at the Belvárosi Piac

An extraordinary exhibition is opening at the Belvárosi Piac on 29 April. Seven of the country’s best gastro-photographers – Árpád Bakcsy, László Balkányi, Antonio...

To Ur, with Love from Budapest

For Budapest expats, it’s a common story: not satisfied with prospects at home, young (!) man pulls up stakes and moves to a foreign...

Goulash soup and the crows – a recipe from a talented...

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...