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  1. 2. <ul><li>The forint is the currency of Hungary. Although coins have not been in </li></ul><ul><li>circulation since 1999. In 2004 Hungary joined the European Union, which uses </li></ul><ul><li>the euro. The forint is going to disappear in 2014, however this will depend on </li></ul><ul><li>the economic situation. </li></ul>Currency
  2. 3. The monument of the Battle of Pákozd
  3. 4. Um Földosztási emlékmű Ópusztaszeren.
  4. 5. Karcag
  5. 6. Park of Hungarian Turkish Friendship Szigetvár
  6. 7. <ul><li>The President is elected by the Parliament . The Prime Minister is elected by the </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament and can only be removed by a constructive vote of confidence. The </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Minister selects the ministers and has the exclusive right to dismiss them. </li></ul><ul><li>Each candidate appears before a cabinet or parliamentary committees in open </li></ul><ul><li>hearings and must be formally approved by the President. </li></ul>Politics of Hungary (Hungarian Parliament in Budapest)
  7. 8. <ul><li>The styles of clothing are similar to the United States, but with a distinctly European taste. </li></ul><ul><li>The traditional regional costumes are often used during festivals and celebrations. The </li></ul><ul><li>cosmetics are used with moderation. </li></ul>Fashion
  8. 9. <ul><li>Traditional dishes like the world famous goulash (gulyás stew or so gulyásleves). </li></ul><ul><li>The dishes are often flavored with paprika. Other dishes are Chicken </li></ul><ul><li>Paprikash,trout with almonds, salted and sweet cookies. Desserts include the </li></ul><ul><li>iconic Dobos Cake, Strudels, filled with apple, cherry, poppy seed and cheese, </li></ul><ul><li>Gundel pancakes, plum dumplings, soups and desserts chilled soup and </li></ul><ul><li>chestnut puree cherries. </li></ul>Cuisine
  9. 10. <ul><li>Beer: Beer goes well with many traditional Hungarian dishes. The five main </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian breweries are: Borsod, Sopron, arany Ászok, Kõbányai and Dreher. </li></ul><ul><li>Wine: A History of Wine, the territory of Hungary is ideal for wine-making. Since </li></ul><ul><li>The fall of communism, there has been a renaissance of Hungarian wine-making. </li></ul><ul><li>The choice of good wine is increasing from year to year. </li></ul><ul><li>The Tokaji wine has received numerous Accolades of great writers and composers </li></ul><ul><li>including Beethoven, Liszt, Schubert and Goethe; Joseph Haydn's. </li></ul><ul><li>For over 150 years, a blend of 40 Hungarian herbs has been used to create Unicum </li></ul><ul><li>liqueur. Unicum is a bitter, dark in color, it can be drunk as an aperitif or after a </li></ul><ul><li>meal, contributing to the digestion. The recipe is secret held by Zwack family. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Karikázó: is a circle dance performed by women only accompanied by singing </li></ul><ul><li>of folksongs. </li></ul><ul><li>Csárdás: New style dances developed from 18 to 19 centuries is the </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian name for the national dances, with Hungarian embroidered </li></ul><ul><li>costumes and energetic music. </li></ul><ul><li>The Legényes: is a men's solo dance done by the ethnic Hungarian Kalotaszeg </li></ul><ul><li>people living in the region of Transylvania. Although usually danced by young </li></ul><ul><li>men, it can be danced by older men. The dance is performed by a freestyle </li></ul><ul><li>dancer usually one hour in front of the band. Women participate in the </li></ul><ul><li>dance by standing in lines to the side and sing / shout verses while the men </li></ul><ul><li>dance. </li></ul>Hungarian Dances
  11. 12. <ul><li>White PuliThere are special species of domestic animals which are </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian seen as national symbols in Hungary. </li></ul><ul><li>Magyar Vizsla - one of the oldest hunting dogs of the world. The ancestors of this dog came into the Carpathian Basin with the nomadic Hungarian tribes. </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian Puli - small shepherd dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian Komondor - Grande collie, was taken to Hungary a thousand </li></ul><ul><li>years ago by nomadic Magyars. </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian Kuvasz - Grande collie. </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian Pumi - small shepherd dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian horses pure - mid 19th century a mixture of Arabs and best </li></ul><ul><li>Portuguese race horse characteristics. </li></ul><ul><li>Mangalia, a breed of pigs, characterized by their long curly hair and </li></ul><ul><li>relatively fatty meat which makes them ideal for making sausages and </li></ul><ul><li>salami. </li></ul>Domestic Animals in Hungary
  12. 13. <ul><li>Hungary has many gold medals. </li></ul><ul><li>The Hungarians are known for their skills at water sports, especially </li></ul><ul><li>swimming, water polo and canoeing, which can be said to be surprising, first, </li></ul><ul><li>due to Hungary being landlocked. Moreover, the presence of two major rivers </li></ul><ul><li>(the Duna and the Tisza) and a large lake (Balaton) give excellent opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>to practice these sports. Some of the best world's saber fencing athletes have </li></ul><ul><li>historically hailed from Hungary. The Hungarian national team of ice hockey, </li></ul><ul><li>also qualified for their first IIHF World Championship in over seventy years. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Castles
  14. 15. Siklósi vár barbakán
  15. 16. Nagyvazsony Kinizsi var
  16. 17. Visegrad
  17. 18. We are Andreia and Cláudia.