The magic of a Moldovan Christmas

By Alexander Grigorasenco For everyone from a Christian culture Christmas is a very important holiday, and there’s no exception when it comes to Moldovans.Moldovais a small country situated in the eastern part ofEurope, where’s there been great influence from the Soviet regime, and like in many eastern European countries the religion is Christian Orthodox. This…

A Coptic Christmas in Egypt

By Kareem Korayem ThoughEgypthas a majority Muslim population, Christmas is still a very important holiday in the country, celebrated by both Muslims and Christians. The holiday gains a special importance as well because of the time the “Holy Family” spent in the country with the infant Jesus. Many Muslims may not celebrate the holiday in…

Horse racing in Budapest

Iji. O. Solomon goes to the races and finds an ideal excuse for starting New Year celebrations early For the lovers of energetic sport, the open air, racing and a party atmosphere, theBudapesthorse racingparkofKincsemis the place to be for a nice weekend. Located on an 84 hectare space,KincsemParkis used for both thoroughbred and harness racing.…

Tuck into traditional Hungarian Christmas food

By Vera Treit As you all know, we Hungarians like abusing our tummies with heavy dishes. These two basic facts don’t tend to change come Christmas. Here is a three-course traditional Hungarian Christmas Menu. For Starters, we eat Fish Soup. To make it is not so complicated: you take 1.6 kilograms of carp, you wash…