There will be some days when you don’t have to go to school and others when you do but you might find others in “holiday mode”. The reason behind this is that they are celebrating Hungarian holidays.
Here is a list of the public holidays:
1st January – New Year’s Day
15th March – Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution’s outbreak of 1848
Easter – Usually in March or April from Good Friday through Easter Monday.
Pentecost Monday – 50 days after Easter. Usually in May or June.
1st May – Labour Day
20th August – Saint Stephen’s Day (founder of the Hungarian state)
23rd October – National Day in memory of the 1956 revolution
1st November – All Saints’ Day
25-26th December – 1st and 2nd day of Christmas
...and a few more that most Hungarians celebrate:
1st Sunday in May – Mother’s Day
6th December – Saint Nicholas Day
24th December – Christmas Eve
31st December – New Year's Eve
Thanks to its great geographical location, Hungary is famous for its fresh, delicious agricultural products. In the “Ingredient of the month” section, we would like to introduce you to a seasonal Hungarian fruit or vegetable every month, talking about its benefits and characteristics as well as tips on how to prepare them.
This month’s favourite is the asparagus!
Those of you who visit or live in Hungary right now have a wide range of concert options to choose from – even in the comfort of your sofa. Are you interested in accessing a wide range of classical music concerts with only a click? Here are the two most important venues you can reach online anytime!
Do you want to discover the natural wonders of Hungary without leaving your home? Do you want to gather ideas for your future journeys in the Hungarian countryside? We have collected three virtual tours in the region to help you break away from the weekdays.