Hungarian popular music has always been a blend of the past and the contemporary; the folk and the modern; the retro and the futuristic. Hungarian bands saw unprecedented domestic and international successes in the last couple of years. We collected five bands of the recent past that are worth paying attention to!
Cartoons are not only for children – just like folk tales, they might be filled with morals, build on and fuel imagination and sometimes have such a delicate humour hidden in them that makes us want to see them again and again as adults. Today we bring you some classics that can help you immerse yourself in culture as well as practice your Hungarian language skills!
Imre Kertész (1929 - 2016) was a Hungarian writer, essayist, journalist and translator. He was the first Hungarian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2002 for "writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history."
Emese and Mario met nine years ago, when the Spanish boy spent his Erasmus years in Budapest. Afterwards, Emese also visited Madrid as an Erasmus student to meet the boy, and then they travelled throughout Portugal, New Zealand and Asia together. They learnt the barista trade from international professionals, and finally they launched their own common business, Dorado Café.