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July 2011

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The Hollandok in Hungary

Robert H. C. Kemkers
Jul 28, 2011

Hungary seems to attract an increasing Dutch immigration. Let's find out why, from a Dutchman who has been living in Hungary for a while. He's done his own research, found his own answers and agreed to share it with Diplomacy and Trade.


Dinosaur world in Hungary

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 27, 2011

55 true to life and life-size dinosaur models, based on recent research by scientists impress the visitors in Zánka at Lake Balaton for two months. The giant prehistoric creatures enjoy incredible popularity with adults and children alike.


Flower Power

Widely available at modest prices today, tulips are still closely associated with the Netherlands. However, the tulip is not a native Dutch flower. Here's a story on tulips, an ambassador with a green thumb and the practice of tulip speculation.

French National Day | Dávid Harangozó

French National Day

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 15, 2011

Hundreds of guests gathered at the residence in Budapest of the French Ambassador on July 14th for a reception on the occasion of the French National Day to enjoy the hospitality of Ambassador René Roudaut.

France celebrates Bastille Day as a national holiday on July 14 every year which was known as Fete Nationale or le quatorze juillet. Bastille Day is celebrated to commemorate the Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. Storming of the Bastille, a fortress-prison which housed many political prisoners, arms and ammunition, symbolized uprising by the oppressed people in France and end of Monarchy in the country.


Blue Ribbon Regatta

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 13, 2011

The most traditional Hungarian sailing event, the round-the-lake long distance race for Lake Balaton’s Blue Ribbon starts this Thursday. The 43rd annual race is seen as one of the most traditional sailing events in Europe.

George Lang | D&T Archive

Gundel re-inventor George Lang dies

Gábor Buday
Jul 12, 2011

Hungarian restaurateur George Lang passed away on the fifth of July in his home in New York City at age of 86. Born in Hungary, he learned music, his fate took him to New York city where he gave up music and got involved in gastronomy.

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