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.
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).
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.
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.
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”.
The Mimage Pantomime Theater from Hungary delivered a wonderful performance at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage on October 15, 2013.
The Embassy of Hungary and the American Liszt Society - Baltimore- Washington Chapter cordially invite you to the
Final Round and the Gala Recital of the 2013 Liszt-Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition on Saturday, October 26 2013.
The Mimage Pantomime Theater from Hungary will be performing in Washington, D.C., giving three wonderful performances. Join us at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage; La Maison Française and the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center.
Éva Polgár, the young, award-winning pianist of the 2012 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition gave a wonderful performance on September 25, 2013 at the Embassy to a full house, featuring the beloved works of Ferenc Liszt.
The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble will be on tour in North America from mid-September till December 2013. The Hungarian Rhapsody – America will be performed more than seventy times all over the U.S. from New York to San Francisco, as well as in seven Canadian cities during the three month tour.