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hollókő world heritage

HollĂłkĹ‘ – A World Heritage site

FolkArtHungary0 CommentsJuly 18, 2019

Hollókö hides among the undulations of the Cserhát hills about 100 km from Budapest in a picturesque setting. The history of the village goes back to the 13th century, when…

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Mezökövesd matyo region

A distinctive region of embroidery art: the Matyo area

FolkArtHungary0 CommentsJuly 17, 2019

The Matyo area is located in the Northern part of Hungary. The region consists of three settlements, Mezökövesd (the centre) and two villages, Szentistván and Tard. The word “Matyo” comes from…

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kalocsa embroidery

Kalocsa embroidery and folk art

FolkArtHungary0 CommentsJune 20, 2019

Kalocsa was founded by Hungary’s first King, St. Stephen. It is located in the southern part of the Great Hungarian Plain. Throughout the centuries its inhabitants have fought many occupations.…

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