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.

ReCirquel, the Hungarian Circus that Enchanted Gaultier | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

ReCirquel, the Hungarian Circus that Enchanted Gaultier

After recent Hungarian success in Britain’s got Talent, it might not come as such a surprise that ReCirquel, the Hungarian Contemporary Circus Company recently amazed world-famous fashion designer, Jean Paul Gaultier last December in...
Hungarian Female Painter Exhibited in the Louvre in Paris | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Hungarian Female Painter Exhibited in the Louvre in Paris

Salon Art Shopping, a contemporary exhibition organised in the Louvre in Paris, opened its doors on 27 May. Viktória Hatvany, who lives and works as a painter and storybook writer in Halásztelek, exhibited in...
National Poetry Day 2019

Let’s celebrate national poetry day in Hungary

Today is National Poetry Day in Hungary. The excellent and one of the best known Hungarian poets, Attila József was born on this day, which has been National Poetry Day since 1964. Let us celebrate this...
English-Language Theater in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

English-Language Theater in Budapest

Ever since the regime change in the early 1990s, Budapest has been inundated with foreigners who have remained in the city for work, marriage and retirement. Using English as a common language, a natural...
Expat Community Building-A 22-Year-Old Girl Can Make Real Changes | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Budapest’s Newest Expat Rock God

The life of a successful musician is one many aspire to. The live performances, days in the studio, the groupies, who wouldn’t like to have that life? Believe it or not, Inter Relocation’s company...
Expat press- crowd surfing at sziget festival

An evergreen Guide to Sziget Festival

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...
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,...
Comedy Open Mic Night Budapest

English Language Comedy Open Mic Night in Budapest

Auróra, known for its fun, open, positive spirit, its celebration of diversity, and its dedication to uniting culture and community, was the obvious choice for comedians Michaël Wertenberg and Daniel Ligeti to hold their...
Asterion Project - Constellations performance

Boy Meets Girl Meets the Quantum Theory – ‘Constellations’ by the Asterion Project

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, nominated for a Tony, the piece by British playwright Nick...
Budapest Daynight project

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...

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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...

British Ambassador leads team of runners around Balaton for abused children

“NE CSAK SZURKOLJ, SEGÍTS! (DON’T JUST CHEER, HELP!) is the name of the Ultrabalaton relay race organised by Hungarian Interchurch Aid. The team of...

A Hidden Gem in Plain Sight

Amaze your friends and guests with one of the city’s greatest little bar/restaurants you’ve never noticed. Yep, it’s right out there on Vámház krt, between...