RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hungary

A collection of news and information related to Hungary published by this site and its partners.

Top Hungary Articles

Displaying items 85-96
  • Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans

    Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans
    FOLKESTONE, England — The war that was supposed to end all wars didn't. But who knew it would still be causing skirmishes nearly a century later? As Europe prepares to mark the 100th anniversary next year of the outbreak of World War I, clashes...
  • Sony Classics Takes North America for Hungary's Oscar Entry 'The Notebook'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to "The Notebook," the Hungarian entry for the foreign-language Oscar, from Beta Cinema. Ulrich Thomsen and Ulrich Matthes star in the story of 13-year-old twins abandoned by their parents...
  • 'The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel' a darkly comic folk tale

    'The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel' a darkly comic folk tale
    Magdalena Zyzak's delightful first novel, "The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel," has no noble characters, a good deal of mean-spirited behavior, and it all ends badly — in other words, it's a comedy. For those who think that religious fanaticism, racial...
  • Berlinale Co-Production Market Selects 39 Projects

    LONDON -- Thirty-nine feature film projects from 30 countries will be presented at the 11th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which runs Feb. 9-11. The market gives producers the opportunity to come together for pre-scheduled individual meetings with 450...
  • Hungary Extends Tax Rebate by Six Years

    Hungary's reputation as one of the top destinations for Hollywood film and TV drama shoots, including NBC's "Dracula," has been given extra bite after its 20% tax incentive for production was extended by another six years. The European Commission has...
  • Book review: 'The Lost Prince' by Selden Edwards

    Book review: 'The Lost Prince' by Selden Edwards
    -------------------- The Lost Prince A Novel Selden Edwards Dutton: 437 pp., $26.95 -------------------- Three years ago, a first-time novelist and longtime English teacher named Selden Edwards popped up on bestseller lists with "The Little Book,"...
  • Geza Vermes dies at 88; scholar wrote about Dead Sea Scrolls

    Geza Vermes dies at 88; scholar wrote about Dead Sea Scrolls
    Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
  • Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye

    Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye
    Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

     Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game
    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Janos Starker dies at 88; renowned cellist won a Grammy in 1997

     Janos Starker dies at 88; renowned cellist won a Grammy in 1997
    Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, died Sunday at his home in Bloomington, Ind. He was 88 and had been in declining health. Since 1958, Starker had been a professor at the Indiana...
  • PASSINGS: Gyula Horn

    Gyula Horn, 80, a former Hungarian prime minister who played a key role in opening the Iron Curtain, died Wednesday, the Hungarian government announced. He had been hospitalized in Budapest for several years. He was best known internationally for his...
  • ‘Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome’ star on secret Cylon agenda

     
    Actress Lili Bordán was living and working in Budapest, Hungary, when she got her first taste of “Battlestar Galactica,” taking ......