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What is it like to arrive at Keleti Train Station as a stranger?

2015.09.10. 14:51 | Gergő Helpers

It was roughly a year ago that Hamu és Gyémánt magazine asked me to prepare a series of interviews with foreigners living in Budapest who have excelled in some area of the arts. I really enjoyed the project, since I got to meet 20-30 people who saw Budapest as their destination and finally got to…

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The first year anniversary of one of Budapest’s best and worst memorials

2015.07.29. 11:08 | Gergő Helpers

There’s this “thing” on Szabadság Square, which was erected a year ago in total secrecy in memory of the German occupation, and which has serious shortcomings both aesthetically and with respect to its message. It’s quite kitsch and looks as if the construction manager of a gated…

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Csontváry: The Hungarian painter loved by Picasso

2015.07.22. 09:40 | Gergő Helpers

In recent decades, Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry has become a true national hero. After all, he has all the necessary attributes: he was only celebrated after his time, his canon of work is not only spectacular, but also unique, and his contemporaries in Hungarian society treated him as all future…

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International Success Stories from Budapest: Nanushka

2015.07.13. 14:23 | Gergő Helpers

She might be young, but fashion designer Szandra Sándor has been making waves in the industry for the past ten years. By the time her name became widely known in Hungary, her designs were already popular in New York, Los Angeles and Madrid, and celebrities such as Charlize Theron, Selma Blair and…

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The tourist who finds treasure in Budapest: The Downtown Saint Michael’s church

2015.06.08. 09:12 | Gergő Helpers

So I was walking along that famous pedestrianized street all the way to the bridge, but then instead of turning around as most people do, I went further. Imagine that: the street kept going. I continued along, although there weren’t as many people and the stores were closed. And then all of a…

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