Arts & Culture

Hungarian art and Hungarian culture and traditions have recently become major influences on the worldwide art scene. Read how this phenomenon has come about.

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Budapest photos – a big hats off to the Expat Press Magazine readers!

A language teacher and interpreter, a videographer, a researcher, a political analyst, an ex-corporate person, and the list goes on. They hail from all around the world: the USA, Hungary, The United Kingdom, and...
21st Century Challenges in Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 6

21st Century Challenges in Hungary

The early years of the 21st Century have been an exciting time in Hungary. So many changes, new opportunities and new challenges. Szilveszter (New Year’s Eve), December 31, 1999, (or, if you prefer, December 31,...
Budapest’s Beautiful Oasis-a Great City Walk | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Budapest’s Beautiful Oasis-a Great City Walk

Just on the city’s outskirts is a calm, relaxing neighborhood, full of green spaces and tranquil parks. Just a short ride will get you there. This week I visited an area of Budapest I had...
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Budapest Daynight project – the story behind an illuminating visual series

Do you know the feeling of being in a gallery or museum surrounded by so many equally beautiful artworks, but seeing one that somehow won’t let you leave without admiring it once again... and...
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...
Review of Pulitzer Prize Award-Winning Drama 'Proof'

A Review of Pulitzer Prize Award-Winning Drama ‘Proof’

DramaWorks plays a major role in the English language theatrical scene in Budapest. The latest show, starring four brilliant actors and a violinist, impressed the audience and conjured up a moving and uplifting story. 'Proof',...

Jairo Alvarez: Asymptotes – Photo Exhibition in Budapest

Jairo Alvarez is a self-taught photographer and visual artist from Argentina, exhibiting in Három Hét Gallery in Budapest as a part of the Budapest Photo Festival. Asymptotes: lines that draw closer and closer but never...
May Day 2018 Hungary

May Day 2018 in Hungary

No matter what you call it – Labor Day, May Day, International Workers Day, Primero de Mayo – Hungarians still celebrate it with gusto and a day off from their daily toil. Yes, it’s that...
Garden Wonder

Garden Wonder – Magical Urban House Concerts in Budapest

Going to a concert can be a truly incredible experience. There is a way to make that even more special - by going to a concert that is at a secret venue, available for...
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A Guide to Sziget Festival 2018

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...

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