Pesti paprika Swing right, swing left

Pesti Paprika VII. Swing to the right, swing to the left

Humour, criticism, political views and spicy paprika come together in this Cabaret series from the end of 1950s Hungary. Pesti paprika on radio In 1958 the Hungarian Radio broadcast a three-part cabaret series under the name Pesti paprika. The cabaret scenes are sassy, witty and funny and they give a whole new meaning to the…

Paprika Mill & Museum 12 years3

Paprika Mill & Museum since 2008

In April we’re celebrating the 12th birthday of PaprikaMolnar’s Paprika Mill & Museum. (To be precise: the paprika Mill has been running for some 25 years, it was the Museum we created 12 years ago.) For the anniversary we’ve selected a few moments of the many many great moments we’ve enjoyed spending with colleagues, friends…

Winter goodbye in paprika-red

Winter goodbye: Carnival in paprika-red

We’re in the middle of the carnival season, which in western Christian calendar is marked with parading, dancing, eating and merry-making. Colourful costumes, masquerades and masks, people engaging in earthly pleasures like eating and drinking, partying and dating are all hallmarks of the season. This time is intense with colours and images. The colour red,…

Folqa Paprikamiller in Paprika Museum

Paprika Museum item: Paprikamiller and other folks in the Folqa Collection

The Paprika Museum item of the month series continues. Last month we portrayed the porcelain Paprika-stringing woman from Hollóháza. She is fragile, young and is performing one of the simplest activities in paprika processing. This time we’re displaying a more robust male character who’s representing paprika expertise. The Paprika Museum item we picked this time…