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International coding school comes to Budapest

The international Wild Code School opens its 24th campus in the Hungarian capital. From January 2020 the institution will offer extraordinary and unique education. HVG reported that alongside international opportunities the school offers a 5-month-long intensive web developing course in English-language. According to the school’s owners, Budapest is an attractive …

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Halloween, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day – Can We Celebrate them all?

Nowadays, Halloween has become increasingly fashionable even in Hungary: Halloween greetings on social media sites, Halloween parties and costumes, and sometimes even Hungarian children follow the American tradition and go ‘trick or treating’ on October 31st. However, many people argue that Halloween is a foreign holiday, and Hungarians shouldn’t follow …

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Hungary to Receive Files of WW2 Prisoners Held in Soviet Camps

According to an agreement reachedwithin the Russian-Hungarian Joint Archives Committee, Hungary will receive the identification documents of some 600,000 Hungarian prisoners of war, who had been held in Soviet camps during and after the Second World War, said Andrei Yurasov, Deputy Head of the Federal Archival Agency of Russia (Rosarchiv), and …

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More than 70,000 Attend Free Bryan Adams Concert in Budapest

More than 70,000 people attended the free Bryan Adams concert at Budapest’s Heroes’ Square on Saturday. The event, organized by Szerencsejáték Zrt., the largest gambling service provider in Hungary, cost nearly half a billion forints, and according to organizers, was the most popular concert in the capital in the past 7 years. …

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Will Smith: “Budapest is a Gemstone, a Wonderful Blend of a Thousand Years of History”

As part of the promotion of Will Smith’s new film, ‘Gemini Man’ in Hungary, after Wednesday’s birthday concert in downtown Budapest, Ang Lee, the director of the film, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and the Hollywood actor held a joint press conference for the Hungarian international press on Thursday afternoon. In Gemini Man, Will Smith plays …

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