„Throughout 2018, we will celebrate our diverse cultural heritage across Europe – at EU, national, regional and local level. The aim of the European Year of Cultural Heritage is to encourage more people to discover and engage with Europe’s cultural heritage and to reinforce a sense of belonging to a common European space. The slogan for the year is: Our heritage: where the past meets the future.”
And what are the Hungarians proud of? Such as falconry, pottery, Matyó heritage and Kalocsa folklore, living traditions all around Hungary.
If you spend enough time with Hungarian, they are likely to start telling you how many Hungarian inventions there are. It’s true there have been many clever creations and big achievements that have made a huge impact on the world – in fact there are far too many to fit in one short post. But here are some of the most impressive inventions and achievements that you may not have known are attributed to someone with Hungarian links.
Hungary is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of 93,030 square kilometers (35,920 square mi) in the Carpathian Basin. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world.
But this country is even more than statistics. The association EUROPEA International just started a campaign „Month of an EUROPEA Member State” to show you how colorful our network is!
In the next month, we would like to introduce you Hungary, our charming little country, its history, geography, language, education and other interesting topics.
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We have seven billion people living on the Earth, but we have 100 million tonnes of garbage lying on the floor of our cities, forests, parks, and rivers. The same amount has ended up in our oceans too. We are living in the era of trash!
Estonian initiative “Let’s Do It!” is rolling and involving more countries than ever before. September 15th is called World Cleanup Day.
So far, over 16 million people in 113 countries have joined in cleaning up illegally dumped waste. Now the team has an ambitious plan of engaging 150countries for one massive WorldCleanupDayinSeptember2018, making it the biggestpositive civicactiontheworldhasseen.
If you’re interested in being a part of a historic, challenging, rewarding, and fun event, don’t wait. You are needed! Just check the website and find out how to get involved!
Map the illegal waste around your home – there has been created a free app for your iPhone and Android phones that allows you to start mapping the garbage right away. Get your friends and family do it with you! Check this out from HERE.