Vox Pop: Helena from Hungary
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.