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
Péter Böröcz, head of the Packaging and Environmental Testing Laboratory at Széchenyi István University, has recently been elected to the Board of Directors of the US-based International Association of Packaging Research Institutes.
Hungary has beautiful nature with various species, and more than 70 botanical gardens and arboretums wait for visitors to provide them a few silent hours for relaxing and studying. The gardens are spectacular during the whole year, but some of them are even more special in the time of blooming. Check out these university gardens with us, and book a place in the summer to visit them!
Are you thinking about studying in Hungary, but you don’t know which university to choose? Our series about Hungarian universities will help you to decide! In this part, you can read about Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), an internationally recognised institution with numerous academic possibilities.