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Casa do Terror
   15 october, 2012leiturasdahistoria.uol.com.br   

Uma viagem cenográfica pela história recente da Hungria

The Historical Context
   15 october, 2012phaeton.ie    
Before Thomas Kabdebo fled Hungary in 1956 at age 22, he had experienced the rise of two totalitarian dictatorships in Hungary—the first Fascist, the second Communist. The statistics from the years of those regimes—particularly when the relatively small population of Hungary is taken into account—are terrible: ...
Bouncing Back From Terror in Budapest
   2 october, 2012perceptivetravel.com   

The House of Terror showed me the sad underbelly of Hungary˝s darkest time. Three Underguides showed me the happier sides of modern Budapest.

A memorial and a museum
   6 april, 2012The Budapest Times    
Interview with Mária Schmidt, director of the House of Terror museum The House of Terror, Hungary´s most controversial but also most successful museum, opened just over ten years ago. It portrays the two Hungarian dictatorships of the past century, including the mechanisms by which they ...
Xpat Interview: U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis
   1 march, 2012Info Guide Hungary    
When did you arrive in Hungary and what brought you here?I arrived in January to take up my position as the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary. Have you ever been an expatriate elsewhere?I spent 1989 and 1990 in Athens, Greece. What surprised you most about Hungary?The ...
Signs of the Times: 13 Architectural Signage Designs
   13 july, 2011weburbanist.com   
Signs aren’t always an afterthought – sometimes they’re integral to the design of the building itself, carved in towering letters right into the facade or even serving as structural support. The marriage between typography and architecture is particularly eye-catching in these 13 examples, where the ...
House of Terror
   13 january, 2009   

A Budapest museum remembers the tyrannies of the Nazi party and the Soviet-backed secret police

A Wonderful Museum of Terror in Budapest
   20 august, 2008blogs.iht.com   

The 6 year old House of Terror, is one of the most captivating museums I’ve ever experienced — worthy I thought of opening a Globespotters page for Budapest. It is a museum dedicated to remembering the terrible things done first by the Nazis and then

Sex sells (but don’t waste your money)
   4 june, 2008budapesttimes.hu   

There was little rebellion in Hungary during social revolution that swept across Europe in ’68

Emlékpont
   9 november, 2006Axis   
A local history museum and education center called Emlékpont (Remembrance point) that has as its theme the era under communist rule has been completed in Hódmezővásárhely, a small city in southern Hungary.
44. Budapest
   8 may, 2006Fortean Traveller   
It's 50 years since Russian tanks rolled into Budapest to crush the 1956 uprising. David Sutton visited a battle-scarred city of caves, churches, spas and statues. Photos by the author.
The FullStop will open a month later
   28 april, 2006Délmagyarország   
Although the opening had been planned for May 1, the trial run at the Vásárhely FullStop will only be able to commence at the end of the month. Work on the museum presenting the period between 1944 and 1990 is behind schedule due to the weather. During the course of the past year, locals have offered several hundred objects for the FullStop, among them such unique ones as a small electric car manufactured by Hódgép.
Retribution for the Revolution was Kádár's doing
   26 april, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
The writer Mihály Kornis and the director András Sólyom are planning a four-part television series entitled Our Baggage, János Kádár, or the Workaday Socialism. The fifty-minute pilot episode of the series has already been finished, in which about ten minutes are presented of the sixty-three minute last speech by János Kádár given on April 12, 1989, in such a way that the woolly-headed sentences arouse pity for the mass murderer.
What is at stake in the elections of 2006
   7 april, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
A sort of reply to the erstwhile regime-changers of the SZDSZ
Europe's awakening
   6 april, 2006Hajdu-Bihari Napló   
Debrecen (HBN) – Following World War II, the world of freedom and the world of the prison societies faced each other in a divided Europe. It was this "peace arrangement" that was shattered by Hungary's 1956 revolution, war of liberty and independence – said the historian Mária Schmidt, chief director of the House of Terror Museum, in her speech presented on Wednesday in the framework of the event series organized by the '56 Academy. The next lectures in the series will be held on April 19, May 10, May 24 and June 7 – in each case from 4 pm – at the Debrecen Cultural Centre at No. 1 Kossuth Street.
What is important for us
   4 april, 2006Lényeg   
"I trust that the Hungarian nation will change the present government!"
The country is in a tragic state of mind
   31 march, 2006Vásárhelyi Riport   
Only the catharsis of faith and art can raise the people – says Ákos.
The House of Terror moves to Bóly
   30 march, 2006Stop.hu   
The township of Bóly will receive the permanent exhibition displaying the past century's Calvary of Hungary's German inhabitants. Mayor József Hárs stated that the would like to acquire the Budapest House of Terror's entire material relating to this topic on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the malenkij robot (a bit of work) and the commencement of the expulsions.
The House of Terror moves to Bóly
   30 march, 2006Új Dunántúli Napló   
Bóly - The township will receive the permanent exhibition displaying the past century's Calvary of Hungary's German inhabitants. Mayor József Hárs stated that the would like to acquire the Budapest House of Terror's entire material relating to this topic on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the malenkij robot (a bit of work) and the commencement of the expulsions.
Can we believe the pollsters?
   30 march, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
The predictions are not encouraging for the socialists: the distribution of the electoral districts is unfavourable for them.
˝No one beats a rug as well as you˝
   27 march, 2006Kisalföld Online   
Sándor Fábry was a guest in Csorna at János Áder's series: Chatty Evenings.
Morning news
   24 march, 2006Info Rádió   
From the program of Info Rádió
Quackery!
   23 march, 2006Stop.hu   
That is, to prophecy the results of the parliamentary elections. The public opinion pollsters are in agreement about the fact that the mobilization of one's own camp, as well as the performance of the small parties will determine the outcome. At yesterday's conference it was said that the outcome of the elections might already be decided in the first round.
The ATV's gurus have once again distinguished themselves...
   23 march, 2006Magyar Fórum   
The ATV's gurus have once again distinguished themselves in the Journalists' Club.
Mobilization might determine the outcome
   23 march, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
The mood is not in favour of a change of government. The outcome of the elections cannot be foreseen; the party that is better at mobilizing in the last days, is the one, which can gain victory - was the consensus of the principals of the major public opinion poll firms at the round-table conference held at the Twenty-first Century Institute.
Public opinion pollsters: much depends on the last days
   23 march, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
It is difficult to assess the election results in advance; much depends on the last days and the willingness to mobilize public opinion – declared the public opinion pollsters, who held a round-table discussion at the Twenty-first Century Institute.
Is the mood in favour of a change of government?
   23 march, 2006MTV1   
From MTV1's Sunrise program
The Medián, the Tárki, the Gallup, the Századvég and the...
   23 march, 2006Népszabadság   
The principals of the Medián, the Tárki, the Gallup, the Századvég and the Szonda Ipsos public opinion poll institutes held a round-table discussion on Wednesday on the topic of the outcome of the parliamentary elections.
Mobilization, mobilization, mobilization
   23 march, 2006HVG   
According to the principals of the public opinion poll institutes, this will determine the outcome of the elections.
This year's election will be an irregular one
   23 march, 2006Gondola   
This year's election will be an irregular one – will everything depend on the mobilization and the SZDSZ?
Public Opinion Pollsters Once Again Face a Test
   22 march, 2006Magyar Rádió Online   
Public Opinion Pollsters Once Again Face a Test, was the title of the round-table discussion held at the Twenty-first Century Institute.
Public opinion pollsters: the election depends on the SZDSZ
   22 march, 2006Info Rádió   
The major public opinion poll firms expect a lower participation figure at the April parliamentary elections than four years ago, when the voters' average surpassed 70 per cent. The principals of the Medián, the Tárki, the Gallup, the Századvég and the Szonda Ipsos stated their views at the Twenty-first Century Institute.
Evening Chronicle
   22 march, 2006Kossuth Rádió   
Katalin Nagy: - a round-table discussion was held at the Twenty-first Century Institute, entitled Public Opinion Pollsters Once Again Face a Test. Reporter: Gábor Bánkúti.
Is the mood in favour of a change of government?
   22 march, 2006Hírszerző.hu   
Public Opinion Pollsters' conference: a lower participation figure is expected than four years ago.
Public Opinion Pollsters expect a lower participation figure
   22 march, 2006MTI   
According to the assessment of the public opinion pollsters, a lower participation figure is expected at the April parliamentary elections than four years ago, when the voters' average surpassed 70 per cent.
Calendar
   17 march, 2006Heti Válasz   
Mária Schmidt, chief director of the House of Terror Museum and János Lázár, mayor of Hódmezővásárhely will be presenting a press conference at 11 AM at the Travel 2006 exhibition, entitled: FullStop – Half a century in Vásárhely, humanistic educational centre.
Ákos is composing the music for the Hódmezővásárhely...
   17 march, 2006Promenad.hu   
Ákos is composing the music for the Hódmezővásárhely FullStop

Ákos is composing the music for the Hódmezővásárhely FullStop, which is to open in May. The popular singer, lyricist and musician stated at the press conference of the future museum and educational centre that he is envisaging illustrative, very brief compositions, which will faithfully serve the display and the film effect.
In short - museum
   17 march, 2006Metro   
May 1 is the opening date of the FullStop Museum, which will be presenting the history of Hódmezővásárhely between 1945 and 1990 by way of fate of its inhabitants. In the course of the exhibition’s sixteen months preparatory work, some hundred and fifty interviews were made with people, who give frank accounts of the past 40-50 years, said Mária Schmidt, who is working on the exhibition’s historical concept.
The FullStop is close to completion
   17 march, 2006Délmagyarország   
Unless the weather interferes, the FullStop Museum of Vásárhely will open its doors on May 1; its exhibition material has already been completed, and only the finishing touches have to be added to the building – according to yesterday’s press conference at Vásárhely.
Will the FullStop open on May 1?
   16 march, 2006Promenad.hu   
The construction of FullStop has arrived at its last phase, and the planned date of its handing over is May 1 - reported Dr. János Lázár, Mayor of Hódmezővásárhely following the future museum and educational centre’s tour of inspection on March 16.
We should rely on ourselves
   14 march, 2006Reform   
They do not let us finish World War II - Liberalism is unable to renew itself - We should emphasize that, which binds us together.
˝A dual media regime dominates Hungary˝ - how much longer?
   13 march, 2006Gondola   
Will the next media law be better? - was the title of the round-table discussion held in the Twenty-first Century Institute. The Századvég Foundation’s challenging lectures and the comments by the attending media experts debated the present legislation’s deficiencies and the new legislation’s crucial points. It is noteworthy that, despite being invited, none of the commercial channels sent any representatives.
Morning Service
   9 march, 2006HírTV   
From HírTV’s program: Morning Service
Will the next media law be better?
   9 march, 2006HírTV   
Will the next media law be better? - was the title of the round-table discussion organized by the Twenty-first Century Institute and the Századvég Foundation. The media experts debated the present legislation’s deficiencies and the new legislation’s potentials and tasks.
Heated Contest of Scale of Values
   4 march, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
Tolerance is important to them only as long as their "otherness" is tolerated by the majority.
Conflicting memorial speeches about the victims of Communism
   27 february, 2006Népszabadság Online   
On the Memorial Day of the Victims of Communism, Árpád Göncz spoke about the responsibility of the criterion of victimhood. Ferenc Gyurcsány personally paid tribute in front of the memorial for those who lost their lives, while the leaders of Fidesz lit candles at the House of Terror.
Paying tribute on Communism’s memorial day
   27 february, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
"All of us are victims, whose lives were curtailed for decades by Rákosi’s and Kádár's dictatorships."
Orbán: The strategy is ready - Everyone for everyone
   27 february, 2006Népszabadság Online   
Orbán reports: the program strategy is ready. The president of Fidesz is fully prepared to govern. According to one of the lecturers there does exist a certain Jewish-Hungarian antagonism.
Tribute to the Victims of Communism
   27 february, 2006Népszabadság Online   
On Saturday Government and Opposition politicians paid tribute in Budapest to the victims of Communism.
Viktor Orbán: We are ready!
   27 february, 2006Magyar Nemzet   
Today we can state with due moderation, in a low-key, but cheerfully that we are ready to govern - said Viktor Orbán yesterday at the closing conference of the Civic Governance 2006 workshop. The president of Fidesz believes that to leave the demolition of “wild capitalism” to its heroes is like letting two wolves and a lamb vote on what to have for dinner.

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