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Domján József – Peacocks and  the Phoenix

Domján József
Domján József – Peacocks and the Phoenix

The natural fine artist and progenitor of Hungarian color woodcuts, Domján József was born at Kispest in 1907, thus would be 110 years old this year.  Being an incurable romantic, I cannot ignore the unmistakable signs of a fairytale hero in our protagonist.

 

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Olga Vállay Szokolay

St. László

The work of Lebó Ferenc, this statue was set up in 1998 in Somogyvár, where St. László died.
St. László

In this year dedicated to King St. László, who ruled between 1077 and 1095, we offer more about his life and reign.

 

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Jules Vallay

Folksong: Esik eső, szép csendesen esik

(taken from: Ezer esztendő - Millenniumi Daloskönyv, Budapest, 2000)
Folksong: Esik eső, szép csendesen esik

This summer marks the 150th anniversary of the crowning of Francis Joseph I as King of Hungary (there was no Francis Joseph the second!).  But instead of writing a history lesson, we will give you a grammar lesson, by means of a folksong which mentions “Ferenc Jóska”, as he was popularly known.  

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EPF

Going to the Dogs!

In another instalment of words and expressions dealing with animals, we look at a few more dealing with dogs.

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EPF and Olga Vállay Szokolay

Squash/ Zucchini Dish (Tökfőzelék)
Squash/ Zucchini Dish (Tökfőzelék)

When your garden produces more and more zucchini and yellow squash, you might resort to this tasty recipe.

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Olga Vállay Szokolay