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.

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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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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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...
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...
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’...

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Gourmet Festival 2018 – from dumplings to high-end gastronomy

Mark your calendars for Pentecost weekend! Once again, gastronomy lovers just have to visit the Millenaris Park for the OTP Gourmet Festival from 17-20...

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On 26. of January, an English-language performance of award-winning play Constellations is being staged at Fém in Budapest. It has been showcased on Broadway,...

Constellations by Nick Payne-Theatre performance in English

"Nick Payne’s drama lasts just over an hour but packs in more than most shows manage in three times that length. It is playful,...