The invention of the radio has forever changed the way we communicate. It allows us to talk to people all over the world without ever having to leave our home. Radio also allows us to listen to music and news from anywhere in the world. In Hungary, there is a radio station that is specifically for women. Tengerszemu holgy radiojatek (Tenger Woman Radio Play) is a station that plays talk shows specifically for women.
A new form of entertainment has hit the airwaves in Hungary. Tengerszemu holgy, or “Sea Girl”, is a new radio game that has taken the country by storm. The game is based on a popular television show of the same name and contestants must answer questions about the ocean and its creatures in order to win prizes.
A new form of radio entertainment has taken Hungary by storm. Tengerszemu holgy, or Mermaid Woman, is a radio game that has listeners calling in to guess the title of a song based on a snippet played on the air.
The game is hosted by two women, Krisztina and Timea, who have drawn rave reviews for their fun and engaging personalities.
In the early 1920s, women were slowly entering the workforce, gaining new opportunities outside of the home. At the same time, they were also engaging in new forms of leisure activity. One of these activities was radio listening. This article looks at a particular type of radio play that was popular among women in Hungary: the tengerszemu holgy radiojatek (“mermaid play”).