Articles about Hungarian folk arts

Kalocsa embroidery and folk art

Kalocsa embroidery and folk art

FolkArtHungary 03/11/2018 0
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 it...
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Meaning of colors in Hungarian embroidery folk art

Meaning of colors in Hungarian embroidery folk art

FolkArtHungary 03/11/2018 0
In what way are folk songs different from other songs, and folk art different from the fine or applied arts? The answer is quite simple: both reflect ...
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A distinctive region of embroidery art: the Matyo area

A distinctive region of embroidery art: the Matyo area

FolkArtHungary 03/11/2018 0
The Matyo area is located in the Northern part of Hungary. The region consists of three settlements, Mezökövesd (the centre) and two villages, Szentis...
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Mezökövesd - The city of Matyos

Mezökövesd - The city of Matyos

FolkArtHungary 03/11/2018 0
In the south, at the edge of the Alföld, live the most colorfully dressed Hungarian ethnographic group, the Matyós. Mezökövesd is the centre of Matyól...
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Folk art as a tourist attraction in Hungary

Folk art as a tourist attraction in Hungary

FolkArtHungary 03/11/2018 0
Tourists are attracted by three major forms of culture: those which are inanimate and do not involve human activity, those which are reflected in the ...
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Hollokö - A World Heritage site

Hollokö - A World Heritage site

FolkArtHungary 03/11/2018 0
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 ...
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