Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Today is István's Nameday!

Who is István?
István is Steven in Hungarian.

What is a Nameday?
Hungarians not only have birthdays, but Namedays as well. Birthdays are usually celebrated just in your immediate family. Namedays, however are widely known and celebrated. They are celebrated in work places, and among friends and family. People usually give flowers, desserts or small gifts.

Click here to find out if you have a Nameday in Hungary!

photo: Steve in the Badlands on August 13, 2008

1 comment:

Susan R said...

Happy, happy Name Day, Steven!

Hope you have fun with Diane and your family today.

Things are good here. Carol and Andy's wedding went really well. I am still tired...

Miss you both!