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The world in pictures: The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

By Renata Konya The World Press Photo exhibition was held for the fourth time at the Hungarian National Museum. The often-shocking exhibition took place between September […]

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Hungary’s hottest rising bands, bringing the most extravagant costumes and vibes to Budapest Park .

Hungary’s iconic and new-generation bands, Carson Coma and Csaknekedkislány are back to performing post lockdown. Their Budapest Park joint concert featured fan-favorite songs, their wacky humor […]

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The rapid victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan

By Thomas Gaterud Since early August 2021, the world’s attention has been focused on Afghanistan, where the Taliban was already securing victory after victory in its […]

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Created by the Poor, Stolen by the Rich.

Opinion piece by Khashayar Fakouri and Faraz Bahabadi Real Madrid president Florentino Perez defended the idea of forming a new tournament which is called Super League […]

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Travelling back in time in the historic city of Yazd.

By Faraz Bahabadi A living testimony to intelligent use of limited resources in the desert for Survival. The historic city of Yazd, A UNESCO world heritage, […]

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Catching up with The Crown – Season 1 Review

Laith Abdulhadi takes us back to Season 1 of the much-talked-about Netflix series, also offering an opportunity for newcomers to board the Royal train. After watching […]

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CURTIZ, the pleasant surprise I did not expect.

Film producer Tamás Yvan Topolánszky on taking on the legendary Hungarian film icon, Michael Curtiz, director of Casablanca, and countless other cinema classics. By Mária Fiala […]

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The Musou community, a matriarchy in the 21st century

By Renata Konya In today’s world, matriarchal communities where women rule still exist, even though we do not hear much about them, Traditions and customs are […]

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Cyberpunk 2077: CD Project Red’s next masterpiece?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos are published on Cyberpunk.net. CD Project Red’s, a company that gave us the phenomenal Witcher trilogy and made a lot of […]

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The Last Fiction: Amazing animation bringing Iranian mythology to the screen

By Faraz Bahabadi Made and funded independently by Hoorakhsh Studios, the story is based on the story of Zahhak, a ruthless foreign ruler who has taken […]

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Why Dune is going to be an instant classic ?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos published by Vanityfair Denis Villeneuve, one of the best directors, working today on a next movie, which is going to be […]

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God of War — Game of the year in 2018

By Ádám Szappanos Kratos returns a lot older and calmer, but still unexpectedly brutal in a family drama that takes place in Midgard. God of War […]

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First Uber, then Airbnb ?

By Borisz Priszjazsnyuk Different international companies try to enter the Hungarian market. We can see the presence of companies, such as Uber, Airbnb and Lime in […]

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Intriguing philosophical reads for this autumn

Words and illustrations by Maria Fiala It is officially autumn. With Mid-terms already behind us, reading for pleasure might be the last thing to do. Yet […]

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Tunisia & Corona: “The end of an era”

By Klai Iheb Forbes, an American business magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes, its head office is located on Fifth Avenue in New York. It has […]

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International Travel

By David Chen It is summer and in normal circumstances, a vacation would be a preferable choice for most people. However, ever since the pandemic outbreak, […]

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Q&A with Professor Tamás Szigeti: Covid’s Challenges to Artists and a Positive Change in How Art can be Accessed.

Interview by Angelica Stickle Tamás Szigeti is an artist and art educator at McDaniel College Budapest. He has studied in Budapest at the University of Applied Arts […]

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Life As We Know It: Restaurant Edition

By Marketty Bleck Countries have shut down entirely to contain the coronavirus. With people having to stay home, there was an uptick in grocery shopping. At […]

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Dürer Back in Town for Fine Arts Frenzy

By Angelica Stickle It has been a couple of weeks since three major museums – The Fine Arts, the National Gallery, and the National Museum reopened […]

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Getting Around Town as Budapest Opens Up

By David Chen With the infection rate of Covid-19 having been on a general downward spiral in Hungary for several weeks, on June 16 the Hungarian […]

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The Irishman preview: everything you need to know about Martin Scorsese’s Netflix film

  By Faraz Mhd The creation of many cinephiles’ dreams: a project digs deep into the organized crime group that prompted the Kennedys to go after the […]

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Euphoria: A Dark Teen Show Representing the Hardships of Generation Z

By Dominika Sipos The TV show, Euphoria, shows that behind all the glitter and gold, there are flawed teenagers using drugs and sex to navigate the […]

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A Young Society Heading in the Wrong Direction

By Berta Kungyte It is often said, “We are only as strong as we are united, and only as weak as we are divided.” As it […]

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Peaky Blinders: An addicting, action-filled epic

By Faraz Mhd Peaky Blinders is an addicting show I have been watching since 2016. The storyline is so intriguing I have to re-watch the show […]

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A day of commemoration, October the 23rd

By Bernadette Radnai October the 23rd happened to fall on a Wednesday this year, one of the most important national holidays for those living in Hungary. […]

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Movie review: Downton Abbey

By Paula Parades https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu3mP0c51hE Lovers of Downton Abbey have been waiting for this moment for over three years, since the popular six-season series ended in 2015. […]

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A club for diplomacy

By Bernadette Radnai Imagine a student club where it absolutely does not matter where you come from, what you’re studying, what experiences you have in the […]

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Once upon a History lesson

by Gabor L. Szilagyi Some consider Quentin Tarantino to be one the last original directors in Hollywood, his newest movie however brought debate to the public. […]

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Review: Feminists: What were they thinking?

http:// https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAgeCLYnwNg By Dominika Sipos Feminism has been a topic of major importance for a long time, especially in the last couple of years when it […]

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The Beautiful Architecture of Barcelona’s Heart

Kiev Martinez There are few places in Europe as captivating as Spain, and there few places in Spain itself that could compete with the regal majesty […]

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Why Do We Celebrate Easter?

By Mirella Otvos   Easter holiday comes from the Greek/Latin word Pascha, which is celebrated all around the world. Western Christians celebrate it on Sunday, this […]

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March 15th – Revolution and Liberty

By Szilágyi L. Gábor Every year, just like those previous, Hungary celebrates the anniversary of its 1848 revolution. The date is March 15th 1848. Hungary is […]

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Authentic Lebanese Tabbouleh

By Raya Kanaan Tabbouleh is a salad that originated in the mountains of Lebanon and Syria and was made fun of originally because of its lack […]

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