Hungarian government to spend more money on celebrating a national holiday than renovating the Chain Bridge

The government wants to spend less money on renovating Budapest’s very own Chain Bridge, which has...

Budapest against holding August 20 fireworks near Chain Bridge, says Mayor Karácsony

The Mayor of Budapest, Gergely Karácsony, has said his administration opposes holding fireworks on or...

Petition to replace the famous August 20 fireworks in Budapest with a light show – do you agree?

There is an online petition aiming to replace the well-known August 20 fireworks in Budapest with a...

Socialists want funding for Aug 20 festivities diverted to epidemic response

The opposition Socialists have called on the government to divert the money earmarked for the August 20...

How to spend Labour Day Celebration at your own home

This week, the 1st of May marks the Labour Day in Hungary, which is...

British ambassador recites Radnóti’s poem on Hungarian National Poetry Day – VIDEO

Keeping to his traditions, the British ambassador of Hungary, Iain Lindsay, recited a Hungarian poem on the Hungarian...

5 interesting facts about the Hungarian National Day, March 15

March 15 is one of the three greatest Hungarian national days. On August 20, the nation celebrates the...

Why do Hungarians celebrate March 15 so vehemently?

In 1848, there were revolutions and even fights for freedom in many parts of Europe, for example, in...

Operative board calls for cancellation of all March 15 national holiday events – UPDATE

Hungary's operative board in charge of handling the new coronavirus outbreak has called for the...

British Ambassador’s special gift on the Day of Hungarian Culture! – VIDEO

On the Day of Hungarian Culture, Iain Lindsay - British Ambassador to Hungary - expressed his kindness with an exclusive video, in which the...