Trianon 100 – Hungary has regained its prestige, says House Speaker

On the 100th anniversary of the Trianon treaty, it can be said that Hungary has regained its prestige...
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Hungarian film competing for Golden Globe

"Pilate", a Hungarian film directed by Linda Dombrovszky and based on a novel by Magda Szabó, is competing for the...

Ferenc Kölcsey, the author of the Hungarian national anthem, was born 230 years ago

On August 8, we celebrate the 230th anniversary of the birth of Ferenc Kölcsey, a Hungarian poet, literary critic,...

From Tolkien to Hungarian folklore: a brief history of Hungarian fantasy literature

J.R.R. Tolkien’s work has long affected the Hungarian fantasy book scene, but since the 2000s, authors...

Congratulations! Bogi Takács is the first Hungarian who won the Hugo award!

Many regard the prize as the Academy Award of science fiction. The World Science Fiction Society decides...

The adventurous journey of Hungary’s oldest surviving poem

In addition to the founding letter of the Tihany Abbey (1055) and the Mortuary Speech and Prayer (1192–1195),...

Now you can browse the library of King Matthias online

Even though the National Széchényi Library’s (Országos Széchényi Könyvtár) temporary...

Public baths in the Middle Ages – The former centres of sexual life

It might be surprising that public baths had a completely different function in the Middle Ages than...

Oxford University Press books come to life with the help of the Hungarian BOOKR Kids

Oxford University Press (OUP), one of the world’s largest textbook publishers, has commissioned the Hungarian...

Hungarian poets who look just like Hollywood’s biggest stars

Check out these well-known Hollywood stars who look an awful lot like Hungary’s most famous poets and...