His wife and children are also in the Hungarian capital.
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It is 72 years since the soviet troops liberated the ghetto of Budapest where 70 thousand Jews were living in horrible conditions. Many of them had died of starvation, freezing cold and illnesses, the dead were lying on the streets unburied. The ghetto in the old Jewish quarter was established 29 November 1944 by the […]
As every year, Hungary celebrated “new bread” and the foundation of the state on 20 August. On this day traditionally there are fireworks in the capital visited crowds coming from different corners of the country. The Danube, its bridges and the neighbouring historical buildings make the fireworks extremely spectacular
According to the organizers on Saturday about 20,000 people, including some celebrities and left wind politicians, took part in Budapest Parade marching through the center of the Hungarian capital. There were a small number of anti-gay demonstrators but no incidents happened. These photos were taken by MTI.
Line 4 needed some decades to be finished. By accident, new Budapest underground line was opened one week before the general elections, so the “heroes” of the opening ceremony were Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Budapest Mayor István Tarlós. Line 4 is not only a simple public transport project but also a complex symbol of […]
American actor Peter Michael Falk got a statue in the very centre of the Hungarian capital. The unusual artwork in the unusual location perhaps needs some explanation. Please, do not expect something very logical one. The statue is erected in a street called „Falk Miksa”, which was named after a 19th centuryHungarian academic, writer and […]
On 28 January 2013 a film about Ian Fleming’s life was started to shoot in Budapest. The biography movie will consist of four episodes with the title of “The man who would be Bond”. Behind the project there is Sky Entertainment and its Hungarian partner Pioneer Pictures. They have selected Hungary because its geographical location, […]