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.
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.
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.
On Monday, October 17, Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi hosted an exclusive VIP dinner and wine tasting event at the Montpelier Room in the Library of Congress.
Nominated for a Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award, one of the United States’ preeminent showcase awards for cinematographic story telling, Hungarian film "Train to Adulthood” will be screened on Saturday October 15 at the American Museum of Nature History in New York City. Also in attendance will be the film’s director, Klára Trencsényi.
H.E. Dr. Réka Szemerkényi, Ambassador of Hungary to the United States of America, cordially invites you to the unveiling ceremony of the Statue of the “Budapest Lad” (“Pesti Srác) on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 9:30 A.M.
On Tuesday, October 4, the Embassy of Hungary hosted a screening of the film "Journey Home” (Hazatérés) in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The first of five movies to be screened as part of the Embassy’s October Film Festival, co-director Eszti Pigniczky was in attendance and answered questions from audience members following the screening.
The Embassy of Hungary in Washington, DC and Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi hosted an invitation-only gala dinner on Wednesday, September 28 for attendees of the 8th Annual CEPA Forum as well as in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight.
In commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight, the Embassy of Hungary in Washington, DC is sponsoring a Film Festival throughout the months of October and November.
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.