Traditions are building blocks of communities. Although some of them can’t fulfill their original intentions anymore, there are a handful of Hungarian traditions that are still alive to this day, and even adapted to a more hectic city life routine. Springtime traditions are often centered around the renewal of nature and love. Today we are revealing the origins and meaning of the most colorful tradition of Hungarian springtime: May trees.
As a Central European country, Hungarian cuisine has the unique feature of being influenced by dishes of surrounding cultures while maintaining its original roots and characteristics. Historically speaking, Hungarian cuisine is very meat-oriented: the effect of the nomadic lifestyle of Magyar tribes at the beginning of the 10th century is palpable on even the modern Hungarian dishes.
Hungarians have always been great at finding innovative ways to solve problems, often leading to the invention of objects that now surround us every day. Spend a day with famous Hungarian scientific and technological inventions.