On the occasion of St. Stephen's Day and Hungary's National Day, Father Böjte Csaba, OFM, led a 9-mile pilgrimage to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., where he led a mass in honor of the first anniversary of the dedication of the Hungarian Shrine at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
On Friday, May 21st the Embassy of Hungary held an Armed Forces Day reception in recognition of the service and sacrifice of the members of the Hungarian Defense Force.
On Saturday, May 14th the Embassy of Hungary hosted an Open House in conjunction with the 27 other member state embassies and the EU Delegation to the United States in Washington, D.C. Traditional Hungarian Goulash and Debrecziner sausage were served alongside copious amounts of Fröccs. The Embassy broke its previous attendance record by over 500 guests, reaching 3,500 attendees by late afternoon.
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Last Friday evening on March 18th the Hungarian Embassy in conjunction with Furmint USA hosted a winetasting ceremony in Washington, DC showcasing the quality and unmatched versatility of Hungary’s furmint wines.
The Hungarian Embassy marked the occasion of National Day and the anniversary of the 1848 Revolution with a lively series of celebratory events including traditional Hungarian food, music and dancing.
On Thursday evening the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, DC hosted the finalists of the bi-annual Bartók Piano Competition from the local school area.
On February 4th the Hungarian Embassy hosted a wine tasting event featuring the Juhász Brothers Winery to great sucess.
Professional singer and songwriter Desmond Child was presented with Hungarian citizenship by Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi in Washington, DC.
The Hungarian Embassy gave home to the 24th annual Mikulás Dinner of the Hungarian American Coalition. This year's guest of honor Zsolt Németh, Chairman of the Hungarian Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, gave the keynote speech.