Archive for January, 2010

Today the admin for the Slovak and Hungarian get together FB page Štastný nový rok, Slovensko! / Boldog Új Évet Magyarország! published a link to a song which I thought everybody should listen to at least once. To hear Hungarian rap (MC Busa), Slovak rap (Bene) and all summarized in English (MC Sena). The “Happy […]


“Not everyone is going to pack up now and move to Hungary so that they can be a part of that community. We live here, and this is where we make our home. We are at home here,” says a woman in a newly released film, Incubator about Hungarian who left the country to the […]


This map was published some days ago by Szabolcs Sándor here and here. As it can be seen from the comments he got in English, there were some people who didn’t like that someone’s making a funny map  using by the way mostly well-known stereotypes. He didn’t receive so many nice comments from Hungarian readers […]


I swore to myself I wouldn’t complain, just mention that today I went to the Central European Cultural Institute (CECI) in Budapest to attend a discussion about 1989 in Romania, and they received me with this sentence: “We are sorry, but the discussion is cancelled due to technical problems.” I checked their website ten minutes […]


Real Retro

04Jan10

This Friday there will be a big “Neighbours party” organised as the closing event for Rükverc Fesztivál. Rükverc was a series of university sessions on the 1989 transitions aspects this fall, they chose to hold the event at Tűzraktér with a retro music remix line-up, discussions with the actors of Neighbours, and also an exhibition […]