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Christmas tree's origin

The tradition of the Chrsitmas tree spread in the 16th century in the German-Roman Empire, when Christians began to plant ornamental pine trees in their home. Probably Martin Luther was the first who decorated a pine tree with candles.

St. Lucia's Day

St. Lucia is a virgin and martyr who has been revered by Christians since the 5th century. Came from Siracausa one of the most distinguished families in the city. 

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is a time in people’s lives when they put everything aside and and spend a few days with greatfulness and celebration.  These days are characterized by several traditional Thanksgiving activities. 

Gingerbread recipe

If you would like to prepare the perfect gingerbread for Christmas Eve then here is a receipt you should definitely try out. 

Advent and its traditions

During the four weeks leading up to Christmas there are several days that are important for folk traditions. 

Saint Martin's Day

The Martin Day’s folk traditions are linked to the end of the year, the end of agricultural work and the starting time of Advent.

Remembrance Day

The First World War, also known as the Great War, was the beginning of modern technological warfare, responsible for the deaths of milions of people around the world.

The Jewish quarter of Pest

At the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries in the VII. district of Budapest the Old Jewish Quarter of Pest was formed and its center was the Király street at that time. 

History and origin of pig slaughter

The history of pig slaughter's tradition goes back to the time of Conqer and our Conqueror ancestors had brought the Salontan pigs from the East with themselves.

Halloween in Hungary?

Halloween, All Soul’s Day or All Saint’s Day ? What is the difference between these 3 holidays?  Now we will find out. 
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