Hungarian families’ spending on back-to-school supplies is little changed from two years ago, according to a survey by online marketplace Vatera.
Szombathely will host its Savaria Historical Festival evoking the historical past and ancient traditions of the city founded in the Roma times between August 22 and 25, the organisers have said.
Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler and state secretary Bence Rétvári handed over state awards to artists, actors, doctors, scientists and academics on the occasion of Hungary’s August 20 national holiday.
20 August is the greatest national holiday for Hungarians, celebrated with day-long festivities followed by spectacular fireworks throughout the country.
Sunny continues, says the Hungarian Meteorology Service; however, rainstorms and stormy wind are also expected in some regions of the country.
More than 30,000 students have participated in a state-sponsored summer jobs programme this year, daily Magyar Nemzet said.
Miklós Maróth, head of the Eötvös Loránd Research Network, has met with university representatives to begin talks on cooperation concerning the new research, development and innovation system, the Szent István University said.
Hungary’s Gripen fighters patrolling the airspace over the Baltic states have been alerted more than 40 times since starting their mission in May, the commander of the unit in charge of the mission said.
The number of Start “baby bond” accounts with the State Treasury has risen above 190,000 by the end of July, daily Magyar Nemzet said, citing the finance ministry’s state secretary.
Hungary has won the bid to host the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Szeged in 2023.