Transylvanian Churches

In this cool exhibition in the Museum of Ethnography in Budapest you can see works made between 1880 and 1920, mostly made by art teachers, showing churches in Transylvania. The official description says: “The works exhibited show important sites of our built heritage, Calvinist, Roman Catholic, Unitarian, Greek Catholic, Orthodox, churches and bell towers from […]

El Greco to Rippl-Rónai

The Museum of Fine Arts has a fine exhibition going currently named: “El Greco to Rippl-Rónai.” This is an exhibition is a tribute to Marcell Jánoshalmi Nemes who was one of the most significant art collectors in early twentieth-century Hungary, as well as one of its most contradictory figures, whose extensive activities as both an […]

Goulash soup recipe and history

Before you can digest the history of the Goulash soup, start making it yourself. Here comes the recipe for the national food of Hungary! Goulash soup recipe Recipe for four persons Cooking time: 90 minutes Ingredients: 500-600g shank of beef 1 large onion 1 large carrot 1 parsnip 1 small celery 2 middle sized potatoes […]

An introduction to Hungarian politics

Small country – difficult politics To write an introduction to Hungarian politics is a very dangerous task, and a very hard task. In some nations politics might be a nice subject to speak about during dinners and in a coffee break at work. In Hungary politics is a dangerous subject which can turn friends, colleagues […]