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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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Hungarian Cinema

Hungarian Cinema
Posted by: Roberta Gyori08/15/2010

If you’re a fan of art movies, you will appreciate the Hungarian film scene
While Hungarian films may have fallen short of impressing Western critics in past years, it’s safe to say that Hungary’s...

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In sunny Pecs, Hungarian history comes alive

In sunny Pecs, Hungarian history comes alive
Posted by: Roberta Gyori08/13/2010

In sunny Pecs, Hungarian history comes alive - The Washington Post, Aug/13/2010 At the slopes of the Mecsek Mountain with cobble stone streets, outdoor cafes and red-tiled rooftops, Pécs is a city...

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Café Culture in Budapest

Café Culture in Budapest
Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/22/2010

Legendary grand cafés of Budapest Hungarians like to start their day with coffee, usually a super strong espresso, followed by more throughout the day. Coffee-to-go and American-style drip coffee...

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Herend Porcelain

Herend Porcelain
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/25/2010

The pottery factory of Herend was founded in 1826. It carried out experiments on making porcelain and developed the first true porcelain pieces in a very short time. At first the porcelain made in...

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Zsolnay Porcelain

Zsolnay Porcelain
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/13/2010

Miklós Zsolnay established his factory in 1853 in the city of Pécs, in order to produce stoneware and ceramics. The factory achieved worldwide recognition for its innovative frost-proof products at...

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Generations A Through L

Generations A Through L
Posted by: Roberta Gyori02/04/2010

Sunday Book Review - The New York Times, Oct/22/2009
“The Book of Fathers” by contemporary Hungarian novelist Miklos Vámos follows the last 300 years of Hungarian history. The book received a...

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