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The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 94: Visit to 5 more National Park Certified Producers

bobbin laceThe Ministry of Agriculture charges the national parks to visit all of their certified producers once a year. We are getting a late start, but hope to visit all 13 local producers by the end of the year.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park: Visit to 3 National Park Certified Local Producers

Vajda György KékedThe Ministry of Agriculture charges the national parks to visit all of their certified producers once a year. We are getting a late start, but hope to visit all 13 local producers by the end of the year.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 92: Bódvaszilas Cabbage Festival

bodvaszilas cabbage festivalWe missed the Fruit Tree Walk again for the third time this year, but luckily were free for the annual Cabbage Festival in Bódvaszilas. The week of rain cleared in time to give us a glorious autumn afternoon.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 91: Visit to Some of Balaton National Park's Certified Local Producers

tamasi pincezetThis week we had to go down to Csopak in the heart of Balaton National Park for a meeting of all national park certified product coordinators for the 10 Hungarian national parks. Six months ago it was held in the Őrség.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 90: Őskultúra (Ancient Culture) Foundation Festival, Apple Pressing in Irota...

oskultura alapitvanyWe were in Budapest last week because I participated in Central European University's (CEU) welcome afternoon for the incoming class where I had a table promoting Aggtelek National Park. CEU students and staff get a discount off specific tours at the park.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 89: VIII. Annual Gömör Fruit Festival 2016

VIII Gömör Fruit FestivalOrganised by the Gömöri Környezet- és Tájfejlesztő Egyesület, it was touch and go if it would happen this year.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 88: Kolorcity Festival - Muzsikás, Illés Emlékzenekar, Wine Tasting, Bird Ringing C

gumi centaurAugust 20th not only marked a national holiday in Hungary, but also the last day of the 3-week long Kolorcity Festival.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 87: Maszkura és a Tücsökraj and Theatre Brass Concerts

Maszkura és a TücsökrajThe annual one month long Kazincbarcika Kolor Fesztival also kicked off last week, and on Monday we travellRead more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 86: VIII. Annual International Hucul Festival and V. International Farrier Competit

V. International Farrier Competition JósvafőThis year saw an even greater number of foreign farrier competitors representing 6 countries (HU, UK, FR, FINN, PL, Ger). The 21 competitors in all included two from Finland for the first time, 4 from the UK, and three women.Read more »