The Budapest Museum of Fine Arts-National Gallery and the Janus Pannonius Museum of Pécs is celebrating the 170th anniversary of the birth of the great artist with a joint exhibition. The art display will feature around 40 pieces, as an homage to one of the most original and best-known figures in Hungarian art history.
‘For I was the Doubting, the unbeliever:
I believed you were no more, no more than a ﬁgment,
and dipping my faithless ﬁngers into your wound,
I know what the resurrection of the body means,
and I cannot speak, I only stammer:
I am Hungarian.’
Safety is an important consideration for many travellers when choosing their destinations, and Budapest is known for being a safe place to visit.
From the perspective of Europe, the Hungarians’ conversion to Christianity was by no means an unbroken continuation of their raids—the Hungarian people was still considered suspicious, barbaric, and prone to paganism for a long time.
Soltész pointed out that Pilisvörösvár is one of the most significant settlements of the German minority in Hungary. The State Secretary recalled also that the national minority scholarship recognises not only outstanding academic performance but also work for the community.
The fact that the war criminal Apaczeller was a Communist was not mentioned in the press at the time, except for the Jewish newspaper Új Élet…It is perhaps not surprising that the Communist state only dared to leak essential information about the case and that the majority of newspapers remained silent about Apaczeller’s ‘transformation’.
Holy Week provides us Christians the opportunity to relive the Paschal mystery of Jesus Christ, specifically with the Sacred Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday, so that we may fully partake of the passion, death, and Resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday.
A most typically Holy Week prayer, known as The Golden Lord’s Prayer, is one of the most beloved meditative prayers of the religious Catholic women of Hungary. In it, Jesus tells his mother, Mary what awaits him on the days of the Holy Week. As far as we know, the origin of the prayer is unclear, but it appears to have been already known by Hungary’s ethnic Germans as early as in the 15th century.
Zsolt Semjén said that for the whole nation, the Hungarian language is the ‘last stronghold’, so it is crucial that we preserve the mother tongue of communities living beyond the country’s borders.
She came from the small Slovakian town of Somorja, then the ‘splendid statelessness’ took her far away. With her dreamfolk-style songs about the stories of our ancestors, Upper Hungarian singer Rebeka Méry wants to convey what she has brought from home.
Baltazár Boutique Hotel operates in a peaceful area surrounded by historic buildings and museums. Located in Budapest’s Castle district, it has now been listed among Europe’s top 50 hotels by National Geographic Traveller.
From the time of the regime change to the present day, the solid community of Hungarians living in Romania has regularly requested, and is requesting, unfortunately so far without success, the right to autonomy, which should normally be enjoyed by all communities that claim it within the European Union.
High-quality espresso, filter coffee, and various milk-based drinks are made from coffee beans sourced from outstanding quality plantations at the event’s stands. For those who want to purchase coffee for home use, an increasing number of exhibitors offer premium coffee capsules, and several Hungarian coffee roasters will be present with special, limited premier coffees.
David Curry has been the CEO of the most well-known international ministry, Open Doors USA, for ten years. The organisation recently changed its name to Global Christian Relief to achieve better cooperation between Christian denominations and NGO networks, and thus to help persecuted Christians more efficiently.
Blokád was not only popular on Netflix, but was also successful in cinemas and became the most watched Hungarian drama film of the year in 2022, earning nearly 99 million forints in cinemas. Some 58,000 people bought tickets for it, and it was shown in cinemas for 22 weeks.
The so-called ‘kurgan’ is dated from the Bronze Age period. Reconstruction efforts have just started to preserve the invaluable relic from the ancient past.
At the very dawn of the Space Age, Hungarians laid the foundation for humanity’s first steps above the surface of our world. If we are to ever advance into the stars, no doubt our streets on newly inhabited planets will bear the names of great Hungarians such as Zoltán Lajos Bay, who measured the distance between the Earth and the Moon using radio waves; John Neumann, or János Lajos Neumann, a brilliant polymath who conceptualized self-replicating spacecrafts; or Theodore von Kármán, or Tivadar Mihály Kármán, whom the space border is named after.
Referring to the congregation of Angyalföld, he cited its origin: at the beginning of the last century, a few enthusiastic young pastors began a mission in the poor, working-class neighbourhood. The mission gained new strength when the ‘exiles of Trianon’, the ‘wagon-living refugees’ who were resettled from Transylvania to Angyalföld, also joined the congregation.
According to Juliana Taimoorazy, the future of Assyrian Iraqi Christians is worrisome. She underscored that the situation could improve only if their religious leaders would start educating Muslim communities and if a steadfast partnership with different Islamic organisations would come to life.
Charlemagne’s figure, as well as the myths and legends associated with him, had a great influence on medieval Western European chronicles and fiction, but medieval Hungarian historiography—similarly to Central European—was surprisingly little affected by it.
21 March is dedicated to forests worldwide, while 22 March marks World Water Day. To celebrate these two days, we showcase the natural treasures of the Duna-Ipoly National Park, which offers plenty of opportunities to explore the beauty of Hungarian forests and freshwater sources.
Viktor Orbán, having being faced with the reality of this unprecedented inundation of Muslim migrants in Europe, has adamantly refused to accept such ‘refugees’, enduring criticism from the European community…Why has Orbán taken such a position? It is because he understands quite well what Islam is all about and has acted properly to keep Hungary as secure as possible.
The Communists (should have) had to face up to the fact that their main supporter was the Soviet army, which had first liberated Hungary, only to then occupy it. This was particularly unpleasant in the context of 1848, since the revolution had been defeated by the troops of Tsarist Russia, which aided the Austrians, and the main demand of the revolution was that there should be no foreign troops in Hungary.
The idea of the competition first arose in 2016, the year Szeged-born Zsigmond passed away. The first festival named after him was organised in 2017. Entries for this year’s festival can be submitted until 16 April.
The actress was queried about her feelings regarding her Hungarian ancestry at the post-award show Q&A.
The construction of the Hungarian Parliament began in 1885, and it took almost two decades to complete. The building was designed by the Hungarian architect Imre Steindl in a unique Gothic Revival style, which combines elements of traditional Hungarian architecture with the architectural style of the late 19th century.
Applications for the student talent development programme are open until 24 April 2023, university students from any academic field can apply. The special training takes six semesters to finish.
In the spring of 1848, there were a series of revolutionary movements aimed to overthrow or reform monarchical government systems and create new nation states throughout the whole of Europe, which partly contributed to the outbreak of the Hungarian Revolution in Pest on 15 March 1848.