The Hungarian Carnival season is here and it is a holiday of merriment, balls, partying and feasts. In order to hold feasts one must cook the dish and catch the ingredient. In Hungary, pig slaughter is an important tradition.
444 noticed that the Prime Minister of Hungary uploaded photos to his Facebook page in which he attended a traditional Hungarian pig slaughter. According to the news site he was invited to Öttömös in Csongrád-Csanád county.
In the photos and the video you can follow the typical stages of a pig slaughter; drinking pálinka, pörzsölés (removing the hair with flame), drinking pálinka, cutting up the animal and usually drinking more pálinka.