Hungarian Culture and Traditions - Expat Press Hungary Magazine

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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Treat Your Tastebuds – Eleven Hungarian Foods You Must Try

While many Hungarian dishes are based on meat, bread and seasonal vegetables, travelers are surprised to find so many more interesting and tasty dishes on the menu. Due to its background, Hungary exhibits a heavily...
Ari Kupsus Salon Concerts: One of Budapest’s Hidden Gems | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Ari Kupsus Salon Concerts: One of Budapest’s Hidden Gems

For the discerning music lover, Budapest’s salon concerts offer a unique venue in which to appreciate classical music: the Ari S. Kupsus Salon Concert Society. Budapest is a city renowned for its classical music venues. Operas and...
Hungarian Cottage Cheese Dumplings

Revealing the Secret of the Exquisite Hungarian Cottage Cheese Dumplings

It is no great secret that the guests of Vígvarjú Restaurant have long yearned for the recipe of the special cottage cheese dumplings prepared by their chef. As soon as we tried the dumplings,...
Busójárás: A Šokci – Hungarian tradition on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage list

Busójárás: A Šokci – Hungarian tradition on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage list

One of the many new and exciting experiences available to expats living in Hungary is attending the Busójárás, the annual celebration that bids goodbye to Old Man Winter and welcomes Spring. In 2017, the...
Expats in Hungary: interview with Carna Krsul

Expat portrait: Croatian actress Čarna Kršul, The Asterion Project, Theater on the Roof

Budapest in the 21st Century continues to be a center for the performing arts, drawing artists from all over the world. One of the burgeoning stars of the local theater scene is Čarna Kršul, whose...
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 Play’s The Thing!” | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

“The Play’s The Thing!”

It turns out that English-language theatre is thriving in Budapest, if you just know where to look. For all you English-speaking expats who long for a taste of the entertainment found in your native countries,...
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',...
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Stay home – and make the best of it!

In case of a prolonged homestay – since in case of a pandemic social distancing is the best way to slow the spread of the virus and protect others – you don’t necessarily have...
Hungarian storks

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....

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