Archive for December, 2009

I never thought I would finally find something which I’d consider good enough about Christmas and Hungary to publish here. But this video with szaloncukor caught my attention. Boldog Karácsonyt! (Merry Christmas!)


Citizens of Dunakeszi, activists in environmental protectionism and students rallied on Saturday for the marsh of Dunakeszi. Some weeks ago a debate had broken out among the defenders of the marsh (in Hungarian: láp) and the Auchan supermarket deciding to extend its parking lot on the marsh. Two organizations, the Live Chain for Hungary (Élőlánc […]


By 2009 Hungary can proudly announce that the country has a very organized and active slammer society. Slam poetry is a kind of performance poetry which is related to spoken word, and also very close to freestyle rap, cabaret and stand-up comedy. The first so-called Budapest Slam had been centrally organized by cultural institutions in 2006. […]