Just like people in other parts of the world, people of Hungary also celebrate Gregorian New Year on 1st January.
In Hungary New Year’s Eve is known as known as Szilveszter and Happy New Year is wished as ‘Boldog Új Évet Kívánok’ (B.Ú.É.K.)
New Year’s Eve in Hungary is celebrated with home parties and street parties, including a gathering in downtown Budapest. In past centuries, some Hungarians believed that animals were able to speak on New Year’s Eve, and that onion skins sprinkled with salt could indicate a rainy month.
Fireworks and firecrackers are popular. The biggest is at on the Pest side of the Danube River against the magical backdrop of the Chain Bridge. The display from the top of Gellért Hill or Fisherman’s Bastion on Castle Hill for pole viewing positions.
Hungarian Christian communities focus on celebrating Mass on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The biggest street parties are planned in Nyugati tér, Oktogon and Vörösmarty tér.
If you are not present there in Budapest, Hungary the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of Budapest, Hungary New Year 2014 Fireworks Display.
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In Budapest, Hungary, you can watch New Year Fireworks LIVE on Magyar Televízió channels M1 (M1 HD), M2 (M2 HD), M3, TV2 (Hungary), EuroNews, etc. Himnusz is also traditionally played on Hungarian television at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve.
From March to October, Budapest, Hungary falls in GMT/UTC + 01:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year thirteen hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
To watch Budapest, Hungary New Year Fireworks LIVE Streaming on internet you will have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.