• Fools' Day, 1 April

    Fools' Day, 1 April

    • 30 Mar 2018 10:00 AM

    April Fools' Day (sometimes called All Fools' Day) is celebrated every year on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting April Fool.

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  • Video: 'Easter Customs' In Hungary

    Video: 'Easter Customs' In Hungary

    • 29 Mar 2018 8:52 AM

    "Through the greenwood going / I saw a blue violet growing / I saw it start to wither / Can I water this flower?" - Small boys learn this rhyme when they are still in the kindergarten, and they sing it to girls on Easter Monday, and then promptly 'sprinkle' them - without waiting for an answer to the poem.

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  • 'Folk Dance Day', Liszt Academy, 4 May

    'Folk Dance Day', Liszt Academy, 4 May

    • 29 Mar 2018 8:20 AM

    Organized by the Hungarian Heritage House and Concert Centre and hosted partly by the Liszt Academy, national Dance House Day is traditionally held on the anniversary of the first ‘urban’ dance house in Hungary.

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  • 'BME Model UN Conference', Budapest, 5 - 7 April

    'BME Model UN Conference', Budapest, 5 - 7 April

    • 29 Mar 2018 8:13 AM

    A Model United Nations is also known as Model UN or MUN, is basically an educational simulation in which students get to learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations and it’s working.

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  • Xpat Report: IB Visual Arts & Music Show, 6 March

    Xpat Report: IB Visual Arts & Music Show, 6 March

    • 28 Mar 2018 8:36 PM

    On Tuesday 6 March the Kiscelli Museum was the fine setting for the annual visual arts and live music show by International Baccalaureate students at the Budapest International School Budapest. The quality of the art and music was impressive, read on for insights from the expat leaders involved.

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