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Convertiplane over Budapest

Convertiplane Demonstration Flight over Budapest

D&T
Oct 29, 2019

On the fifth day of a joint operation of Hungarian and US special military units, a CV-22B Osprey type convertiplane of the US Air Force conducted a demonstration flight above the Hungarian capital this Tuesday. The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is a multi-mission, military aircraft capable of both vertical takeoff and landing. It is designed […]

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 […]

World Food Day in Hungary

Food Donation Convoy Carries Record Load on World Food Day

D&T
Oct 17, 2019

Trucks loaded with food donations queued in central Budapest on World Food Day, in a bid to call attention to food waste and the importance of healthy diets. Beyond raising awareness, the joint action of FAO and the Hungarian Foodbank Association was also designed to help Hungarian families in need. In a bid to emphasize […]

The winners of the 2019 EIT Awards

EIT Awards Ceremony in Budapest

D&T
Oct 16, 2019

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced this year’s winners of the prestigious EIT Awards. Michael Dittel, LeafTech (Germany), Marc Julien, Diabeloop (France), Matthew Dickson, CorPower Ocean (Sweden/United Kingdom), Sara Guimarães Gonçalves, Trigger.Systems (Portugal), and David Pistoni Perez, Zeleros (Spain), were awarded for innovations in the fields of climate, energy and health. […]

Climate demonstration in Budapest

Climate Demonstration in Budapest

D&T
Sep 27, 2019

Organized by the Fridays For Future Hungary movement, thousands of young people took to the streets of the Hungarian capital in order to demonstrate for effective measures to combat climate change and to convince decision-makers that they should take responsibility for the future of planet Earth.

Aston Martin logo

Aston Martin Salon to Be Opened in Hungary

D&T
Aug 1, 2019

Hungary's Gablini Group signed an agreement with the luxury brand to open an Aston Martin salon in Hungary next May, state news service MTI reported. Hungary will be the first country in central and eastern Europe where the brand is available and the salon will serve the Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian, and Albanian markets. The […]

Angela Merkel

German Chancellor to Visit Hungary in August

D&T
Jul 31, 2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel will attend a commemorative event marking the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, infostart.hu said, citing Bertalan Havasi, deputy state secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the German Chancellor will both deliver speeches at the event to be organized in Sopron, western Hungary. In an effort […]

SMEs in agricultural sector

Small Agriculture Businesses Falling Behind

D&T
Jul 30, 2019

Service providers and construction companies are the most successful enterprises in the Hungarian SME sector whereas agricultural companies are struggling to cope in today's business environment, according to a study commissioned by UniCredit Bank and carried out by Inspira Research. Industrial enterprises have the highest business potential and their ratio within the SME segment remained […]

Hableány

Ill-Fated Boat Recovered from the Danube

D&T
Jun 19, 2019

On June 11, following several days of preparations, the wreckage of the 40-ton, 27-meter sightseeing boat Hableány (Mermaid) was lifted by rescue workers with the help of a crane vessel from the bottom of the River Danube onto a barge in Budapest. The Hableány sank almost two weeks before: shortly after 9 p.m. on May […]

A Hungarian flag on 1

The Day of the Hungarian Flag and Coat of Arms

News Agency
Mar 16, 2019

In commemoration of the adoption of Article XXI, on March 16, 1848, on the mandatory use of the Hungarian flag on public holidays as well as on Hungarian ships, a flag of 1,848 meters was carried along Andrássy Avenue in Budapest this Saturday.

A scene from the moview 'Bad Poems' | source: Proton Cinema

Hungarian movie wins in Monte Carlo

D&T
Mar 11, 2019

The award for best film at the Montecarlo Film Festival de la Comédie was given to the Hungarian movie 'Bad Poems'. The film tells the inner journey of the young Tamàs, disillusioned by love after the end of his long relationship with Anna.

| Z. László Nagy

BCSDH re-elects president

D&T
Mar 5, 2019

Attila Chikán Jr. was re-elected president of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH). During his past three years as president, the number of member companies increased by 27.

Budapest view with Chain Bridge and Parliament | Botond Horvath/European Best Destinations

Budapest voted as top European destination

D&T
Feb 11, 2019

With a total of 62,128 of the more than half a million of votes cast, the Hungarian capital has been chosen as the top travel destination in Europe as published on the website of Best European Destinations that organized the voting.

| Slovak Tourist Board

Year-end festivities in Slovakia

D&T
Dec 5, 2018

After an autumn packed with cultural events and great gastronomy comes the most festive time in the life of the Slovak capital city. In November and December, the streets and squares turn into ice rinks, traditional Christmas markets and decorated alleys.

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