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Get to know famous Hungarians and learn about Hungarian traditions, literature, handy crafts, music and more. Budapest is also a great place to experience contemporary art or add to your collection of porcelain, folk art and antiques.


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Inside Budapest’s Famous Buildings

Inside Budapest’s Famous Buildings
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/30/2012

Take a tour with us inside some of Budapest's most famous landmarks as seen through Márk Mervai's lens. The Parliament Building, the New York Palace, the Opera House and the St. Stephen's Basilica...

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Hungary-Wood

Hungary-Wood
Posted by: Phil Watkins03/26/2012

LIGHTS, CAMERA, and ACTION... I think every person can remember their first trip to the cinema; for me it was my father taking myself and my two older brothers to see Star Wars Episode VI: The...

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The Year We Celebrated Ferenc Liszt

The Year We Celebrated Ferenc Liszt
Posted by: Roberta Gyori03/23/2012

The Liszt Year, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Ferenc Liszt's birthday, comes to an end on March 31st, 2012 with a spectacular concert planned at the Budapest Opera. While Liszt's name is...

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12 Reasons to Visit Budapest in 2012

12 Reasons to Visit Budapest in 2012
Posted by: Roberta Gyori01/12/2012

2012 promises to be another exciting year to visit Budapest. With its festivals and events, history and culture, emerging design scene, delicious Hungarian cuisine and scenic beauty there are many...

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The Danube Info Trail - Budapest’s Newest River Walk

The Danube Info Trail - Budapest’s Newest River Walk
Posted by: Roberta Gyori07/20/2011

Learn about the Danube through the eyes of contemporary artists Now there's one more way to take in the beauty of the Danube River, the magnificent scenic divider and connector of Buda and Pest....

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Art on Lake in Budapest

Art on Lake in Budapest
Posted by: Márk Mervai07/12/2011

A unique outdoor art exhibit Following in the footsteps of a similar exhibition held here for the Millennium with the participation of twenty-two Hungarian artists, the lake in Budapest's City Park...

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The Hungarian Contemporary Art Puzzle

The Hungarian Contemporary Art Puzzle
Posted by: Roberta Gyori07/09/2011

The Hungarian Contemporary Art Puzzle - The New York Times, Jul/8/2011 If you are a fan of contemporary art than check out the following article featured by the New York Times. It gives an intimate...

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Busójárás in Mohács

Busójárás in Mohács
Posted by: Roberta Gyori02/21/2011

A traditional end-of-winter celebration Frightening, devil-like creatures wearing horned wooden masks and big sheepskin costumes make quiet a racket every year during carnival season in the...

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Franz Liszt was the Justin Bieber of 1830s Europe

Franz Liszt was the Justin Bieber of 1830s Europe
Posted by: Roberta Gyori01/08/2011

Franz Liszt was the Justin Bieber of 1830s Europe - Toronto Star, Jan/06. 2011 is dedicated to Ferenc Liszt, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth. The following Toronto Star article...

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The Royal Districts of Budapest

The Royal Districts of Budapest
Posted by: Roberta Gyori10/24/2010

Did you know that several districts in Budapest were named after members of the Habsburg dynasty? Here is a quick look at the royals behind the names.

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Pécs, Hungary’s Borderless City

Pécs, Hungary’s Borderless City
Posted by: Roberta Gyori10/16/2010

Pécs in the spotlight as a European Cultural Capital There couldn’t have been a better time to visit the city I was born in than 2010, the year that Pécs is the European Cultural Capital sharing...

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Hungarian Films at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival

Hungarian Films at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival
Posted by: Roberta Gyori09/02/2010

The 35th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opens its doors in just a few days, featuring the latest in international and Canadian cinema. The 11-day long festival (September 9-19) with 300...

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