Vox Pop: Helena from Hungary

28 August 2019
Vox Pop: Helena from Hungary -

Age: 56
Country of origin: Hungary
Country of residence: Hungary
Profession: Bank employee


Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?

A: Not at all. Due to the Hungarian public media, I don’t want to hear about it.


Q: When you think about the EU, what is the first picture that comes to your mind?

A: Free border crossing, the mountains of Austria, high healthcare standards that we do not have.


Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU … “

A: …sadly will no longer exist.


Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!

A: Helping, a good idea, disintegrating.


Q: Explain the EU to an 8-year-old child (in elementary school) in one sentence.

A: It is an organisation which was built on many nations.


Q: If the EU was an animal, what would it be and why?

A: A spider that built a web to save the residents, but the web can easily break away, kill the spider or catch the residents too.


Q: Is there a dish (in your country) that describes Europe best, and why?

A: Poppyseed pasta. The seeds are the citizens, while the pasta strands are the nations and altogether makes the whole meal. The seeds can easily move from one stand to another.



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