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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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 9-28, 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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Mandoki and Soulmates Take Off on the ‘Wings of Freedom’ in the Big Apple

Publicated on: January 30, 2018

Hungarian-German Musician Leslie Mandoki and his ‘Soulmates’ band gave a sold out concert titled ‘Wings of Freedom’ at New York City’s prestigious Beacon Theater on Broadway Avenue on Monday night, January 29. The guest star of the concert was Charlie Horváth, one of the living icons of the Hungarian blues scene.

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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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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr. Péter Szijjártó Visits Washington

Publicated on: January 17, 2018

Minister Participates in tax reform conference co-organized with ATR, has meetings with State Department and NSC leaders, IMF Alternate Executive Director, P&G Executive, Israeli Ambassador, Hungarian American Regional Leaders, and talks with think-tank community at Brookings Institute

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Embassy Hosts Tax Reform Panel Featuring Péter Szijjártó, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Publicated on: January 16, 2018

On Tuesday, January 16 the Embassy of Hungary co-hosted a panel discussion with Americans for Tax Reform on “Two Countries, One Goal: The Similarities Between the United States and Hungary in Their Pursuit of Tax Reform.”

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11 Republican Congressmen Send Letter to Secretary Tillerson in Support of Strengthening American-Hungarian Bilateral Relationsip

Publicated on: January 15, 2018

Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) and 10 other Republican Congressmen sent a letter on January 11, 2018 to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in support of strengthening the bilateral relationsip between the United States and its ally, 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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2018-as pályázati felhívás a magyar diaszpóra szervezeteknek a Bethlen Gábor Alaptól

Publicated on: January 9, 2018

Még egy hetük van a magyar diaszpóra szervezeteknek, hogy benyújtsák 2018-as pályázataikat a Bethlen Gábor Alapkezelő Zrt. részére.

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Tájékoztatás a külföldön született magyar gyermekek után járó családtámogatásokról

Publicated on: January 9, 2018

A magyar kormány családbarát politikájának köszönhetően 2018. január 1-jétől a magyarországi családtámogatási ellátási formák közül két juttatás elérhetővé válik a Magyarországon kívül élő magyarok számára is. E két támogatási forma az anyasági támogatás és a fiatalok életkezdési támogatása (Babakötvény).

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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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