Events

January 10, 2014 10:16 AM

Upcoming event – Claude Bessmann – Live Piano Recital at the Embassy of Hungary

The Embassy of Hungary in collaboration with Alliance Française de Washington DC is pleased to present French pianist Claude Bessmann the evening of February 8.

January 10, 2014 9:54 AM

Majda Mária Guessous - MESHI gave a spirited performance at the Hungarian Embassy

Being Hungarian and international at the same time are the trademarks of the half Hungarian and half Moroccan singer. Meshi is trying to express the artistic concept of ”originally good” by using the treasure of authentic folk music of different nations and cultures as a source.

December 16, 2013 3:54 PM

Mikulás Day (St. Nicholas-Day) Celebrations at the Embassy – Not Just for Children

We have had over 100 children and 150 adults at the Embassy for our now traditional children’s Mikulás day celebration.

December 11, 2013 4:19 PM

Hungarian Christmas Party in Louisiana on December 14

The Hungarian community in Louisiana is pleased to invite all those interested to a Hungarian Christmas get-together this Sunday, December 14. The event, traditionally held every year will take place from 4pm to 7pm at the Party Room -- 800 Rue Rampart "De Limon Place" Metairie, Louisiana 70005.

December 9, 2013 5:47 PM

Helen M. Szablya Introduced Her Latest Book, My Only Choice: Hungary 1942-1956 at the Embassy

The Hungarian Embassy hosted a reading by Helen M. Szablya from her latest book, My Only Choice: Hungary 1942-1956 on December 5.

December 3, 2013 5:51 PM

Hungarian Movie "The Exam" at AFI European Union Film Showcase

Now in its 26th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington audiences. Hungarian Director Péter Bergendy won Best New Director at the 2012 Chicago Film Festival for "The Exam" and was an Official Selection, 2012 Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

This year’s selection of more than 50 films includes award-winners, international festival favorites, local box-office hits and debut works by promising new talents, plus many countries’ official Oscar® submissions for Best Foreign Language Film.

November 8, 2013 1:20 PM

PAST EVENT: Washington D.C. Premiere of The Notebook (A Nagy Füzet) with Director János Szász and Leading Actress Piroska Molnár as Special Guests

The Embassy of Hungary and the AFI Silver - Theatre and Cultural Center jointly organized the Washington D.C. Premiere of "The Notebook" (A Nagy Füzet/ Le Grand Cahier).
Director János Szász and Leading Actress Piroska Molnár were at the screening as special guests. The Premiere took place on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 5:30 PM (The Will Call table will open at 4:30 PM) at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Tel.: (301)-495-6700).

November 4, 2013 11:38 AM

UPCOMING EVENT: Hungary's Journey to Democracy - November 7 at 6:00 PM

You are cordially invited to a discussion with Prof. János Horváth, Member of the Hungarian Parliament about Hungary's Journey to Democracy: A personal account.

October 30, 2013 5:29 PM

PAST EVENT: Final Round of Competition and Gala Recital of the Liszt-Garrison Festival

The highly qualified contestants of the Final Round of the 5th Liszt Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition gave wonderful performances at the Embassy on October 26, 2013 and made a memorable day for all the music lovers gathered here.

October 30, 2013 12:34 PM

PAST EVENT: Book Launch and Cocktail Reception - Charles Farkas - Vanished by the Danube - November 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM

The Embassy of Hungary and the Farkas Family jointly held a Book Launch on November 7 for the recently released memoir of Charles Farkas entitled „Vanished by the Danube”.