New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day <ul><li>hungarian calendar </li></ul><ul><li>traditions </li></ul><ul><li>beliefs </li></ul>
15 March <ul><li>15 March 1848 Hungarian Revolution& War of Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Important characters: „márciusi ifjak” (‘Youths of March) </li></ul>Sándor Petőfi Mór Jókai József Irinyi Pál Vasvári
What happened on the 15th of March? Assembling in Café Pilvax Landerer Press Assembling in front of the National Museum Town hall Viceregal Council The revolution was successful.
d e m a n D s The 12 changes the Hungarians demanded (Written by Mór Jókai)
16th April – Holocaust Memorial Day <ul><li>16th April 1944 </li></ul><ul><li>2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Horthy Miklós </li></ul>
Easter At Easter we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Easter Sunday <ul><li>The Hungarian people go to church and eat boiled ham and horseradish. </li></ul>
Easter Monday <ul><li>The men visit the women and sprinkle them with water or perfume.The women give them painted eggs and invite them for a meal. </li></ul>
1st May <ul><li>The men put a tree in the garden of their sweethearts’ house. In the settlements people hold a celebration in the open air. </li></ul>
Pentecost in Hungary Christian feast, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit Hungarian customs: King of Pentecost Walking of the Pentecost Queen The symbol of Pentecost:
on 4th June 1920 A day of national solidarity in memory of the signing of the Treaty of Trianon …
Much of Hungary’s cultural and historical heritage was similarly made part of a foreign state.
… the Hungarians are together in different countries.
„ those Hungarians living under the rule of other states are all parts of a unified Hungarian nation and this unity beyond borders is a reality and a defining element of Hungarian personal and communal identity.”
20th of August the day of king Stephen I, memorial day of founding of our Christian Hungarian state and the thousand years Hungarian state
Stephen I. the Basilica of Székesfehérvár St. Ladislaus
King Stephen’s right hand was found to be intact the St. Stephen Basilica in Budapest
23rd October - Hungarian Revolution of 1956 <ul><li>influence of the Soviet block </li></ul><ul><li>one of the most decisive events </li></ul><ul><li>began as a student demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>spread quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Red Army </li></ul>