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As Hungary Climbs the Ranks, U.S. Companies Invest

Publicated on: April 10, 2018

Alongside Budapest, three Hungarian cities made an appearance in the most recent edition of “European Cities and Regions of the Future,” fDi Magazine’s flagship bi-annual publication on Europe’s best emerging investment locations. Debrecen, Kecskemét and Székesfehérvár each found their way into a top ten spot in the rankings as a result of their growing potential as investment destinations.

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Ambassador Szabó Forges Economic Ties with Connecticut

Publicated on: April 9, 2018

Ambassador László Szabó traveled to Connecticut on March 22nd and 23rd to build on Hungary’s budding economic and scientific relations with "The Constitution State." Chris Ball, Hungary’s Honorary Consul in Connecticut, spearheaded the productive visit, which represented Hungary’s first Ambassadorial-level trip to Connecticut since 2010.

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Honorary Consul John Parkerson Receives One of Hungary’s Highest Honors

Publicated on: April 5, 2018

On March 29, Ambassador László Szabó traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to present Honorary Consul John Parkerson with the “Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit,” one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a non-Hungarian citizen.

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Tájékoztató a szavazási levélcsomag leadásáról és a külképviseleti szavazás helyszínéről

Publicated on: April 2, 2018

A Nemzeti Választási Iroda tájékoztatója a szavazási levélcsomag leadásáról és a külképviseleti szavazás helyszínéről.

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Happy Easter! The Embassy Will Be Closed on Good Friday, March 30 and Easter Monday, April 2

Publicated on: March 29, 2018

The Embassy of Hungary in Washington, D.C. will be closed on Good Friday, March 30 and Easter Monday, April 2, 2018.

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Orbán Viktornak, Magyarország Miniszterelnökének az üzenete külhoni magyar honfitársainkhoz március 15-e alkalmából

Publicated on: March 15, 2018

Orbán Viktornak, Magyarország Miniszterelnökének az üzenete külhoni magyar honfitársainkhoz az 1848-1849-es forradalom és szabadságharc 170. évfordulója alkalmából.

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Call for Applications: Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellowship Fall

Publicated on: March 9, 2018

The Hungary Initiatives Foundation is proud to announce that applications are now open for this fall’s Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellowship – a full scholarship for students from Hungary to participate in The Fund for American Studies‘ Capital Semester program in Washington DC focusing on economics and public policy.

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Congratulations to Hungarian Film Director Ildikó Enyedi's 'On Body and Soul' For Being Nominated in the Academy Award's Best Foreign Language Film Category

Publicated on: March 4, 2018

On behalf of Ambassador László Szabó, M.D. and his wife, Ivonn Szeverényi, M.D., both currently at the Academy Awards Ceremony in Hollywood, we send our heartfelt congratulations to Hungarian Film Director Ildikó Enyedi and the whole crew of the film ‘On Body and Soul’ for being nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2018.

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Hungarian Film Director Ildikó Enyedi Officially Accepts Oscar Nomination From Two-Times Academy Award Winning Actor Christoper Waltz

Publicated on: March 2, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards Ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, March 4. Go root and cheer for the Hungarian movie among the five best in the world!

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Hungarian bands perform at Kentucky Senate Chamber

Publicated on: February 28, 2018

Hungarian bands Rackajam and Pál István’s Szalonna performed „My Old Kentucky Home” in the Kentucky Senate Chamber after the invocation by Dr. Robert Browning from the First Baptist Church in Frankfort, Kentucky, the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States, and the Hungarian National Anthem on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

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The First Hungarian Heritage Blues Festival at The Hamilton

Publicated on: February 23, 2018

Come and join us on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the First Hungarian Heritage Blues Festival in Washington, D.C. feat. Little G. Weevil, John Németh and Grammy-Award winner John Popper. Proceeds from the Festival will benefit the restoration of Himler House, the 1920s Himlerville, Kentucky home of Hungarian immigrant, Martin Himler, as a future United States national landmark.

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Hungary Wins First Ever Winter Olympic Gold Medal in Men’s 5000 m Relay in Short-Track Speed Skating

Publicated on: February 22, 2018

Shaolin Sándor Liu, boyfriend of Great Britain’s Speed Skater Elise Christie, helped Hungary win our first ever Winter Olympic gold medal in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Shaolin’s younger brother, Shaoang Liu, Viktor Knoch and Csaba Burján made up the rest of the Hungarian short-track speed skating quartet.

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2018 Marks the 'Year of Aszú’ in the United States

Publicated on: February 20, 2018

On February 15, 2018, the Embassy of Hungary hosted a wine reception to launch the ‘Year of Aszú’ campaign in the United States. The event was attended by diplomatic, political, and business leaders, in addition to wine distributors, merchants, and sommeliers from nearly 30 restaurants.

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V4 Political Directors meeting in the State Department

Publicated on: February 13, 2018

Under the auspices of Hungary’s Presidency of the Visegrad Group (V4), the Political Directors of the Foreign Ministries of the V4 countries – Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – visited the State Department to participate in a full day of high-level meetings with their U.S. counterparts on Tuesday, February 13.

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David B. Cornstein of New York to be Ambassador to Hungary

Publicated on: February 13, 2018

President Donald Trump today officially nominated David B. Cornstein of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Hungary, a White House announcement said.

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Human Capacities Minister Zoltán Balog Participates in National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Opens Embassy Exhibition on Persecuted Christians, Meets Administration Leaders, Congressmen

Publicated on: February 11, 2018

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog visited Washington, DC between February 6-9, escorted by Deputy State Secretary Tristan Azbej, responsible for the Aid of Persecuted Christians. They opened an exhibition at the new building of the Embassy of Hungary titled ‘Cross in Fire - Christian Persecution in the Middle-East’, which will be open to American visitors between February 9-28.

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Cross-in-Fire - Christian Persecution in the Middle-East: Exhibition at the Embassy of Hungary

Publicated on: February 9, 2018

The Embassy of Hungary is proud to share an exhibition with the American visitors between Februar 1 - Marc 30, which already attracted more than 10.000 people in Hungary at the Hungarian National Museum.

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The Allegro Foundation's 2018 Ambassador's Ball Honors Hungary

Publicated on: February 6, 2018

The Allegro Foundation of Charlotte, North Carolina, held its 9th annual Ambassador's Ball on January 6, 2018, and graciously invited Hungary to be the guest of honor for the event. The Ball, which benefits children with disabilities, was hosted by business personality and philanthropist Mr. Felix Sabates and was organized and executed by Ms. Pat Farmer, CEO of the Allegro Foundation, and her exceptional staff. Chris Domeny, Honorary Consul of Hungary to the Carolinas, represented Hungary at the event.

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Statue of Holocaust survivor U.S. Congressman Tom Lantos dedicated in Budapest

Publicated on: February 2, 2018

On the 90th anniversary of the birth of the late Congressman Tom Lantos, his native Budapest dedicated a statue in his honor on Tom Lantos Street in District 13 of the Hungarian capital. The event was the initiative of the district’s Mayor, Mr. József Tóth and was attended by Hungarian officials, Lantos Family members, and many of Tom’s friends and admirers.

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Call for applications for Hungarian State Scholarships: Study in Hungary!

Publicated on: January 18, 2018

The Hungarian Tempus Public Foundation offers scholarships for American students who wish to pursue studies in the academic year of 2018-2019 in Hungary.

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ReConnect Hungary Application Deadline Extended

Publicated on: January 11, 2018

The Hungarian Birthright Program has extended its application deadline to January 31, 2018! You can still apply for the ReConnect Hungary 2018 scholarship to visit Hungary if you are a young adult aged 18-28 of Hungarian Heritage, born in the U.S. or Canada.

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Tájékoztató az Egyesült Államokba történő beutazási és tartózkodási feltételekről

Publicated on: December 29, 2017

Felhívjuk az Amerikai Egyesült Államokba utazó magyar állampolgárok figyelmét, hogy utazás előtt részletesen tájékozódjanak a legális tartózkodás feltételeiről és a belépés szabályairól. Az USA hatóságai az országba belépni kívánó és már ott tartózkodó külföldi állampolgárok esetében a korábbiaknál szigorúbban alkalmazzák a jogszabályokat.

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