„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 is one of the
most famous Hungarian trademarks, denoting Zwack’s traditional stomach bitter
There are two different
Hungarian-related reed wind instruments with a Hungarian name.
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.
The Zsolnay Porcelain factory
in Pécs is a prominent figure in the history of Hungarian industry, once well
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.
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 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 is one of the special days of the carnival that was once a part of Hungarian folk customs.