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Remembering the victims of the Budapest ghetto

75th Anniversary of the Budapest Ghetto

D&T
Nov 28, 2019

"The tragedy of our Jewish compatriots is the tragedy of all of us, the darkest period of Hungarian history," Péter Niedermüller, Mayor of Erzsébetváros (Budapest’s District 7), said at a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Pest Ghetto in Budapest on Thursday, the Hungarian news agency MTI reports. At the commemoration of the local […]

Flower planting commemorates the child victims of the Holocaust

Remembering the Child Victims of the Holocaust

D&T
Oct 24, 2019

Children planted crocus bulbs in front of the Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest this Thursday. At the end of October, hundreds of thousands of students from 12 countries are planting flowers to commemorate the one and a half million children murdered in the Holocaust. The Hungarian program has begun with flower planting under the motto […]

Paneuropean Picnic in 1989

Picnic of the Century

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 19, 2019

It was exactly 30 years ago, on August 19, 1989, that - in a symbolic gesture agreed to by Austria and Hungary - a border crossing was opened on the 'Iron Curtain' for three hours. It was an event that eventually allowed hundreds of East Germans to flee to the West. In the summer of […]

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