"tradition" related posts on the blog

Battle of Tapiobicske reenacted again

it happened 169 years ago - Hungarians won again

Hungarion version
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People in period military uniforms re-enact a historic battle in Tapiobicske (about 60 kilometres East-Southeast of capital city Budapest), Hungary on April 4, 2018.

169 years after the real Battle of Tapiobicske history enthusiasts reenacted the famous event with great joy. Hundreds of school children witnessed the unique history lesson and they enjoyed it almost as much as the people participating dressed as Austrian or Hungarian soldiers.

Hungarian horseback archers triumph

they beat the rest of Europe again

Hungarion version
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Lajos Kassai of Hungary shoots his arrow during the European Open Championship of Horseback Archery in Veroce, about 60 km (37 miles) north of the capital Budapest, Hungary on August 31, 2012.

Historic Hungarian horseback archers once beat armies of Europe with their famous backwards fireing capabilities. This memory revisited when World record holder Lajos Kassai won the Horseback Archery European Championships last weekend. His students followed him in the awards ceremony.

Saint George day leads livestock to the fields in Hortobagy

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgy / blog.volgyiattila.com

Following traditions the Day of Saint George is not only to honour policemen, that in Hungary for a whlie has been tied togehter with honouring firemen as well. This is also the day when the traditional agricultural gazing season starts. This is the day herdsmen lead their livestock to the fields to keep them outside for the rest of the time until the gazing season ends.