Archive for the ‘Hungary reports’ Category

This video is a report I made together with Zsolt Balog on Roma rappers in Budapest. Through the account of four Roma rappers from the District VIII of Budapest we wanted to demonstrate how Roma rap is perceived by them and by the majority. They represent three generations in Roma rap music. Báró started his career in […]


In this post I will showcase three of my favorite projects which I think demonstrate the “Power of We”. This blog hasn’t been updated for a while but I thought Blog Action Day 2012 was a good reason to write a few lines on what I had done and where in the past couple of […]


Recently, a group of young and creative people travelled to Hétes to make a video about Roma children living there and discussing what it would look like to become popular on TV. Hétes is quite a neglected neighborhood in Ózd city, Northern Hungary. These young kids are rapping about reality TV shows in Hungarian media. They […]


Roma Rally

23Mar11

This video was made by the Foundation of Subjective values in the project We Are Here. The film tells the partly funny, partly sad story of two Roma boys who would like to be rally racers. (The video has English subtitles.)


A year ago I published a post with an image video of Hungary. Someone in some high position thought using the same director, music from the same group and the same concept would make it again. Sadly the new video turned out being a boring flattery. The concept once was fine and okay with most […]


Strange Country

11Jul10

This is at Deák Square in Budapest. This wall as far as I know was the place to lot of urban art projects, now it is a place where everyone can read and comment the Manifesto of National Cooperation, in Hungarian abbreviated to NENYI. Economist’s Eastern Approaches blog wrote about this a week ago: AN […]


The number of hashtags, tags, links and other sort of referring to the parliamentary elections in Hungary is increasing as we are getting closer and closer to the first round (April 11). Four years ago blog was the new buzzword of internet and politics, people were excited to read the posts of the former PM, Ferenc Gyurcsány. Now Hungarian […]