All Hungarian Culture Topics
All Things Hungarian, A Page Collection
A Bit Of Trivia
Hungarian culture is rich and when you are Hungarian you are proud of that fact. Collecting a number of articles that revolve around my heritage and its culture has resulted in a Hungarian curation to keep track of them and highlight them for interested visitors.
Hungarian Crafts - Famous for their embroidery
- Hungarian Easter Eggs
Eastern European egg designs for Easter are beautifully intricate. Hungarians have their own style.
- Hungarian Decorative Painting
Hungarian embroidery is well known, the same intensive detail and color is repeated in the paintings that cover walls in the region of Kalocsa, and the furnishings which are reminiscent of tole.
Proud of Hungarian Heritage
Most people are probably proud of their ancestry and enjoy their common culture. Everyone wonders at one time or another about their "roots". Maybe you were lucky enough to have family traditions, foods, and love of a culture handed down to you. Maybe you were really lucky and had Hungarian roots!
I'm kidding, but I do enjoy learning the things that make Hungarian culture unique. I believe some things are passed on through the generations and we aren't even completely aware of how they are rooted in our specific heritage until we learn something about it.
- Hungarian Kalocsa Folk Embroidery
Of the numerous regional styles of Hungarian embroidery, the one from Kalocsa seems to have captured everyone's heart. It is light, bright, and cheerful.
- Hungarian Embroidery Overview
Hungary is famous for its embroidery, for the sheer exuberance of its color and style. Discover what makes this craft popular with collectors, some history and how to make some projects of your own.
Peasant Blouse Embroidered
For the rest of us, we can be well dressed peasants, add this traditional style to our wardrobe. A versatile shirt that can be used with skirts or popped over leggings. Add some Hungarian style to your look.
Confidence in the ancient virtue
Sew it on anything! "Magyar" is what the original Hungarian people called themselves, pronounced "mud`yar". Even though the nation itself is made of numerous ethnicities.
They are a proud people and preserve their culture and language. Today there is a revival of the folk arts.
Old History Lives On In Hungary
Learn about Battle of Mohács
The Hungarians held the line on behalf of Christian Europe, the cost to their nation was incredibly high.
Over their history the Magyars developed distinctive decorative arts. Well known for the heavily embroidered fabric arts, the motifs found their way onto painted surface. Discover Hungarian Decorative Painting.
1956 Uprising was an important, though tragic, event in modern Hungarian history.
Many famous people, Actors, Scientists, Athletes, and much more than that have Hungarian roots.
Who are the famous Hungarians?
- Franz Liszt
Hungary's premier composer lived an incredibly romantic life during the Romantic Age. Hungarian Rhapsody? Lisztmania? It's all recounted in this short biography of the man and his music.
World Class Cuisine
Not Just Goulash
Hungarian Recipes by ilonagarden
I've been posting other recipes for those who wish to try these delicious dishes and desserts:
- Famous Hungarian Chicken Paprikash
Make authentic Hungarian Paprikas and delight your friend and family. The underestimated cuisine that is world class deliciousness has a number of key recipes. This is one of the finest.
- Goulash: What I Learned From Hungarian Church Cookbo...
Food choices tell you a lot about a culture and social change. If you have paid attention to Church cookbooks you might have noticed some things.
- Famous Hungarian Food
I know you're familiar with Italian and French food, but did you know that Hungary has one of the finest of world cuisines? Explore some of the great flavors and creations, delight your palate.
- Hungarian Apple Bundt Cake
Apple cakes are perhaps the favorite Hungarian cake recipe known by most Americans. Sometimes they are intricate and fancy affairs, like apple pite, but most of the apple cakes are delicious homebaked cakes which are loved by all. You know the...
Distinctive Dog Breeds
Hungarian Dogs - Hungarians love their dogs
Puli is the most famous Hungarian Dog Breed
Hungarian Puli Sheep Dog, 'Fee', Jumps over a Hurdle During a Preview for a Pedigree Dog Show
- Puli, a shepherding dog, is among the most famous, instantly recognizable by the mop of corded locks.
- The Komondor is a similar looking dog, but bred as a guardian and much larger.
- The Kuvasz is an all white guard dog, meant to be taken seriously.
- The Visla is a hunting dog, reputed to be very friendly and lovable.
- Pumi is a type of terriier, cute and lively
- Mudi, a newer breed, is much loved. It has characteristics that make it a good companion.Also a sheepherding type.
I Did Not Write About Dogs, But Others Did
- All About the Hungarian Puli - The Mop Dog
This article is all about the Hungarian Puli also known as the Mop Dog, totally adorable and a great guard dog.
- Good Hungarian Dog Names For A Puli Or Komondor
Are you the proud owner of a bouncing baby Puli or Komondor? Would you like an authentic Hungarian name but are not sure which to pick? Check out these great suggestions.
Gypsy Soul Music
Hungarian Gypsy Music - Nothing quite like it- Eastern European 'Soul Music'
More About Hungarian Music
- Gypsy Music, (Roma Music) - World Music
Learn about Gipsy music, or Romani music the beautiful traditional music of gipsies in the Western and Eastern Europe. Listen traditional and modern Romani music.
Tales To Tell
Hungarian fairytales and the fairies themselves are a bit different than what you're used to, read about the Tunderek.
Csokolom - Old Greeting/New Group
In old-time Hungary it was a polite greeting to say "Csokolom" or " I kiss your hand". This is now the name of a band.
Give Them a Listen
Love Of Decoration From Peasant To King
Hungarian Order of St. Stephen Official Robes; Red and Green Ermine-edged Velvet, Gold Embroidery
The Hungarian Zone
When Nobel Prize winner Enrico Fermi was asked if he believed in extraterrestrials, he replied:
"They are among us, but they call themselves Hungarians"
Are Hungarians Happy?
- Hungarian Traditions, Finding Happiness | My Reflecting Pool
Using your culture to find your happiness. Hungarians aren't known for their high happiness levels, in fact they rank #9 in the world suicide rate. Is there hope for happiness?