• Easter Festival In Hollókő, 30 March - 2 April

    Easter Festival In Hollókő, 30 March - 2 April

    • 25 Mar 2018 10:33 PM

    This popular festival recalls the Palócz Easter traditions and so presents traditional folk groups, folk musicians, folk dancers, folk singers and folk craftsmen. Hollókő has been a World Heritage Site since 1987. The village, built in the 17th -18th century, was the first in the world to receive the World Heritage title as a village due to the unique preservation of the traditional settlement, with its traditional architecture and village life before the 20th century’s agricultural revolution, in its original state.

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  • Easter Holiday Customs In Hungary

    Easter Holiday Customs In Hungary

    • 25 Mar 2018 10:22 PM

    Easter (Húsvét) holds great significance in Hungary, with celebrations marked by fun folk traditions and religious observance. Elaborately decorated eggs, dousing rituals, church ceremonies, prayers, and special foods are common leading up to and during the Hungarian Easter. Read on for a few key customs and links to popular Easter events around Hungary.

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  • Video: Easter Tradition Of Sprinkling Women

    Video: Easter Tradition Of Sprinkling Women

    • 25 Mar 2018 10:18 PM

    Each year a special Easter festival takes place in a small village located in north-eastern Hungary. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, for three days Hollókő becomes a tourist magnet, but visitors, beware: women may get wet.

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  • See What Happened @ BISB's Performing Arts Showcase

    See What Happened @ BISB's Performing Arts Showcase

    • 23 Mar 2018 12:00 PM

    Around 180 students from Years 2 to 12 at the British International School Budapest - plus a few teachers and parents - shared their performing arts talents last week. This special showcase was held on two evenings, with each night featuring Physical Theatre, Gymnastics, Cheerleading and a range of musical performances.

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  • St Patrick’s Day Gala Dinner, Budapest Marriott, 17 March

    St Patrick’s Day Gala Dinner, Budapest Marriott, 17 March

    • 22 Mar 2018 9:12 AM

    The Irish-Hungarian Business Circle held its annual St Patrick’s Day Gala Dinner last Saturday at the Marriott Hotel in Budapest. The evening was filled with great Irish spirit, fab food, traditional music & dance, good friends, and of course the craic.

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