Hungarian Culture and Traditions - Expat Press Hungary Magazine

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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.

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...

5 Stay at Home Photo Ideas

Staying at home means being a responsible citizen now. But, why lounge around watching Netflix when you can pick up your camera and get creative. Here are some suggestions for the type of photographs...
Budapest Bridge Ballet – unique photoshoot of Mexican photographer, Juanjo Rodríguez | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 8

Budapest Bridge Ballet – unique photoshoot of Mexican photographer, Juanjo Rodríguez

A pirouette on Elisabeth Bridge, an arabesque in front of the Parliament – ballerinas cropped up recently in downtown Budapest. The reason was a very special photoshoot. Mexican photographer/musician Juan José “Juanjo” Rodríguez put...
The Great Adventure of Album Cover Photography | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

The Great Adventure of Album Cover Photography

More than 400 iconic album covers are on display in Capa Center’s exhibition titled Total Records – The great adventure of album cover photography. The show is open between 15 June - 2 October, and features...
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The Skin We Live In – Tattoo life in Budapest

If you think that tattoos are a part of some subculture, you might have to reconsider. Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench decided to have a tattoo at the age of 81 for example. Or think...
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...
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The Symptoms – Innovative and English-Friendly Theatre

The Symptoms are an independent contemporary dance and theater company performing since 2002 under artistic director and choreographer Réka Szabó, a mathematician by trade. The company’s pieces are thought-provoking and dramatic while being liberating....
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Hungarian Storks – Their Spirits and Their Legacies

When storks arrive on the scene, it's a sure sign spring is here. Thus bringing much cheer to the  remoter provinces, where these impressive birds prefer to be, in far lesser built up areas....
Celebrating New Year in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Celebrating New Year in Budapest

Have you decided yet where to celebrate New Year’s Eve? If you plan to celebrate in Budapest, first of all it’s important to ensure good fortune in 2016 by following some Hungarian traditions. Eat...
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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...

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A culinary “jewel”, where beauty and culture meet in Budapest

The most elegant part of the city, the diplomatic quarter and Heroes’ square, namely Andrássy út, has always been an area where beauty and...

District VIII – The Real Off-Beat Budapest

As amazing as Budapest’s VII District - the Jewish Quarter - has become, a complaint from many is that it’s become too touristy, too...

Brexit – Report on the recent Town Hall Meeting

The British Embassy hosted a second Brexit Town Hall meeting last Wednesday, 9th January at the Budapest Marriott Hotel. Around 200 UK citizens and...