Events

November 3, 2016 11:45 AM

Embassy Hosts Screening of Oscar-Nominated Film "Torn from the Flag”

On Wednesday, November 2, the Embassy of Hungary hosted a screening of the 2007 award-winning documentary “Torn from the Flag.” Nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Documentary, “Torn from the Flag” chronicles the historical legacy of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight and its subsequent influence on the international decline of Communism.

November 2, 2016 10:23 AM

Hungarian Embassy Announces Program of Events in Honor of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

On the eve of the 60th Anniversary of 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight, the Embassy of Hungary is pleased to announce its program of high-level diplomatic and cultural events to take place throughout the months of October and November in honor of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.

October 27, 2016 4:23 PM

Cimbalomduó Perform at Hungarian Embassy

On Wednesday, October 26, Hungarian cimbalom players Kálmán Balogh and Miklós Lukács performed for guests at a special cimbalom concert held at the Embassy of Hungary in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. Organized by The Embassy Series, the concert was followed by a buffet dinner.

October 26, 2016 3:01 PM

Embassy Hosts Screening of “Freedom’s Fury” Chronicling Hungary's 1956 Olympic Glory

On Tuesday, October 25, the Embassy of Hungary hosted a screening of the 2006 award-winning documentary “Freedom’s Fury.” Narrated by the legendary Olympic CHampion Swimmer Mark Spitz, “Freedom’s Fury” tells the story of the 1956 Revolution and follows the Hungarian water polo team’s journey to the Olympic finals in 1956 where they faced the Soviet Union in the now infamous “Blood in the Water Match.”

October 23, 2016 2:21 PM

Embassy Hosts National Day Reception Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

On Sunday, October 23, Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi and the Embassy of Hungary hosted a reception in celebration and remembrance of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. In attendance for the special ceremony were Hungarian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade László Szabó and original 56er and member of the Hungarian Revolutionary Government Dr. Imre Tóth.

October 18, 2016 4:25 PM

Embassy of Hungary Hosts VIP Gala Dinner Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

Washington, DC – On Sunday, October 16 the Embassy of Hungary hosted a VIP Gala Dinner at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian evolution and Freedom Fight. The Gala Evening was one of the Embassy’s premier events in celebration of the anniversary of the 1956 Revolution taking place from Tuesday, September 28 and Friday, November 4.

October 18, 2016 10:47 AM

Embassy of Hungary Unveils Statue of the “Budapest Lad’ Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

On Sunday, October 16 the Embassy of Hungary, in collaboration with Hungarian-American organizations across the Washington, D.C. area, erected a statue of the “Budapest Lad” to permanently commemorate the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight on the special occasion of its 60th Anniversary.

October 17, 2016 6:05 PM

Exhibition Opening and Sculpture Unveiling to Commemorate the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight at the United States Congress

On Monday, October 17, Ambassador of Hungary Dr. Réka Szemerkényi and leaders of Hungarian-American organizations across the Washington, DC area participated in the opening of the Special Exhibition at the United States Congress commemorating the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight.

October 17, 2016 5:47 PM

“Taste of Hungary” Event at the Library of Congress

On Monday, October 17, Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi and Zsanett Ducsai-Oláh, CEO of the Hungarian National Trading House hosted an exclusive VIP dinner and wine tasting event at the Montpelier Room in the Library of Congress.

October 13, 2016 4:43 PM

Hungarian Embassy Hosts Screening of Award Winning Animated Documentary "Freedom Dance"

On Tuesday, October 11, the Embassy of Hungary hosted a screening of the 2007 animated documentary “Freedom Dance” in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The second of five total films was screened as part of the Embassy’s October Film Festival with Director Steven Fisher also in attendance.