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János Gömöri

János lives in Budapest. He is interested in music, history, coding and linguistics.

About János Gömöri

János lives in Budapest. He is interested in music, history, coding and linguistics.

Here are my most recent posts


Carl Bernstein in Budapest

By János Gömöri / 2013-05-20

Legendary investigative journalist Carl Bernstein will talk about his work in Budapest tomorrow. He is best known for breaking the Watergate scandal with Bob Woodward in The Washington Post. Don’t miss it, it’s bound to be interesting. Tomorrow at PIM from 6.30PM as part of Hay festival. Ticket: 600Ft (400 for students and pensioners).


Hay festival Budapest

By János Gömöri / 2013-05-16

Hay festival Budapest is starting tomorrow. It is a five day festival with contemporary writers, architects, mathematicians and musicians. Among the guests will be  Péter Esterházy, one of the most widely-known contemporary Hungarian writer, Nicole Krauss, author of Great House, The History of Love and Man Walks into a Room, Spanish philosopher Fernando Savater, the Anglo/Hungarian poet and translator George Szirtes, Dutch novelist Jaap […]


Summer Music Festival News – 2013

By János Gömöri / 2013-05-09

Summer is almost here, but new performers are still announced for this year’s festivals. Volt, Balaton Sound and Sziget Photo by tutuka Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg, Hurts and Thirty Seconds to Mars will be performing at Volt festival. This will be in Sopron between the 3rd and the 6th of July. Other awaited artists that we have […]


Sziget & co. 2013 news

By János Gömöri / 2013-04-07

Updated Latest News on Lineups and other stuff, go to this post here! Since our last post about music festivals, quite a few artists have been announced. This time we will look at what Sziget and its brother festivals Volt and Balaton Sound have to offer this year. If any of these is a “must-see” for you, you may want to […]


Music Festivals in Unusual Places

By János Gömöri / 2013-03-07

For Updated Latest News on 2013 Music Festival Lineups and other stuff, go to this post here! Thanks to our carnivals General Winter will soon surrender. And with good weather comes great music festivals. What bands will play where is not 100% confirmed yet, so I decided to collect festivals that are held in somewhat unusual places. […]


History Written in Blood: Peace Monuments

By János Gömöri / 2013-02-09

“Si vis pacem, para bellum.” – If you wish for peace, prepare for war. At least that’s what the Romans used to say. If there is one thing Eastern Europe has had more than enough of, it is wars. Below you’ll find 5 peace monuments from Eastern Europe. Perhaps not so surprisingly the history of most […]


Best Eastern European Tennis Players since 2000

By János Gömöri / 2013-01-28

Congratulations to the Australian Open champions Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka! Photos by mbevis Both of them are currently the number one tennis players and both of them are from Eastern Europe. Are Eastern Europeans really good at tennis, or is it just cognitive bias? Even some very early names may come to mind when one […]


How Budapest Lost Two but Gained One Great Tennis Event

By János Gömöri / 2013-01-22

Its the Australian open and luckily for us, more and more matches end up being played for 4-5 hours which means we don’t have to wake up early to watch the game. Did you see the match between Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka on January 20th 2012? Yes, both Eastern Europeans, Wawrinka at least with […]

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