Hungarian Culture and Language

Festivals, Holidays, and the Origination of Hungary

Festivals, holidays, Celebrations Carnival Season – Farsang – Costume parties and carnivals take place all month long to mark the end of winter, especially on the last Saturday in February. City festivities usually include carnival, parade and open-air music concert. A great celebration is held in Mohács called the ’Busójárás’. People dress up as scary …

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Hungarian Cuisine

Hungarian cuisine Hungarian food is often spicy, due to the common use of hot paprika. Sweet paprika is also common. Additionally, the combination of paprika, lard and red onions is typical of Hungarian cuisine, and the use of the thick sour cream called tejföl. Hungarians are very proud of their sausages and winter salami. They …

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