February 6, 2023 09:53
The annual ritual of Busójárás dates back hundreds of years, celebrating the end of the winter and the beginning of spring. The UNESCO-recognised event lasts approximately one week in the small town of Mohács, located in southern Hungary, near the city of Pécs. This year the carnival will take place between 16-21 February. Learn more about Busójárás, one of the most famous Hungaricums.
January 20, 2023 14:20

There are many critically acclaimed Hungarian films known worldwide in all decades. In this article, we have collected 5 famous iconic Hungarian movies between the 1960s and the 1980s. These films also provide a good understanding of the Hungarian past, culture and society. The weekend is a perfect time to watch either of them. 

January 2, 2023 12:24

Each year is a gift that holds hope for a new adventure. May your New Year be filled with joy, health, and bright opportunities.

December 23, 2022 10:00

During the holidays, we wish you lots of happiness, wealth, and success in your personal life and studies for the next year! Have a relaxing study break after your exams a beautiful holiday season and a new year of peace and happiness.

December 16, 2022 20:07

The presenter of this year’s last alumni webinar was Gergely Fazekas, who is a musicologist and an associate professor at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. He held a fantastic and deeply engaging presentation, where participants could learn a lot about the traditions as well as the current trends of Hungarian music from the early Middle Ages to the contemporaries, including world-famous composers such as Béla Bartók, Zoltán Kodály, György Ligeti or György Kurtág.  We asked him about his motivation for being a musicologist and a teacher as well as about the peculiarities of Hungarian music.

December 2, 2022 11:48

Each year Santa Claus, or in Hungarian, the Mikulás traditionally visits the homes of Hungarian children the night before Santa Claus Day on 6 December and leaves various tasty treats in their shoes. It is a nice custom that children love, here you can read the story of this more than hundred-year-old tradition.