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Törley Champagne

„With great diligence and preservance, I have been able to produce much better than Champagne sparkling wines known to date”  – wrote down József Törley this phrase in 1882, when he decided to make use of his knowledge from Reims, France in Hungary.

Unicum

Unicum is one of the most famous Hungarian trademarks, denoting Zwack’s traditional stomach bitter liqueur. 

Whistle instrument

There are two different Hungarian-related reed wind instruments with a Hungarian name.

Dobos Cake

Dobos cake’s creator was József Dobos C. a famous pastry master in Pest. Dobos cake was first presented to the public in 1885 at the first National General Exhibition in Budapest.

Zsolnay Porcelain

The Zsolnay Porcelain factory in Pécs is a prominent figure in the history of Hungarian industry, once well known abroad.

Herend Porcelain

Since the founding of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory in 1826, it has been making masterpieces keeping its traditions.

100 Member Gypsy Orchestra

The 100 member Gypsy Orchestra of the Hungarian Heritage in a unique band in the world. 

Béla Bartók

Hungarian composer, pianist, folk music researcher, a great collector of Central European folk music, teacher of the Academy of Music and he is one of the most significant composers of the 20th century. 

Zoltán Kodály

Zoltán Kodály is a three-times Kossuth-winning Hungarian composer, musicologist, music teacher, folk music researcher, member and later president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 1946 to 1949.

Gluttonous Thursday

Gluttonous Thursday is one of the special days of the carnival that was once a part of Hungarian folk customs. 
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