The annual ritual of Busójárás dates back to hundreds of years, celebrating the end of winter and the beginning of spring. The UNESCO-recognised event lasts approximately for one week in the small town of Mohács, located in southern Hungary, near the city of Pécs. Although this year’s carnival was cancelled due to the pandemic, you can always learn more about Busójárás, one of the most famous Hungaricums.
Every country has its unique Christmas traditions and Hungary is no exception as well. Throughout the centuries, Hungary was influenced by a multitude of customs that has shaped the way we celebrate Christmas today. In this article, we review the most important elements of the holiday season in Hungary.
On 8 November Hungary will be one of the hosts of the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2020. Although the event will be broadcasted online, several iconic Hungarian cities and landmarks will be seen by those who follow the events.
The Cake of the Year contest is organised every year to celebrate the most successful, talented and upcoming confectioners of Hungary and promote culinary innovation. In August 2020, the cake “Curiositas” has been awarded as the winner of the contest.
When a national holiday lands on a Thursday, it is fairly common in Hungary to have an official, 4-day-long weekend, so that you don’t need to go back to work for a Friday. These long weekends are great opportunities to pack your suitcase and discover all the different wonders of Hungary. In this article, we briefly introduce 4 areas of the country most ideal to spend your next weekend getaway at.