June 20, 2013 6:16 PM

Hungarian Jewish Traditions Will Feature Prominently at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Hungarian Heritage Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will present a broad range of Hungary’s folk traditions, showing the cultural diversity of the country. The organizers are convinced that folk traditions can only be presented in the multicultural setting that they hail from, showing the interactions which exist between its various components.

June 17, 2013 7:26 PM

Roma Cultural Traditions are Part of the Richness of Hungarian Folk Traditions

The Hungary program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival aims to highlight Hungary’s multicultural heritage and ethnic diversity. The organizers treat cultural diversity both as a great value and source of joy in itself and as a basic, defining characteristic of Hungarian tradition.

June 13, 2013 1:23 PM

Hungarian Film Series at the National Gallery of Art June 29, July 5-7

A film series will be held to complement the Hungarian program of the Smtihsonian Folklife Festival at the National Gallery of Art entitled ”Hungary, Hero and Myth: Immigrant Experience and the Artist’s Eye”

June 12, 2013 5:24 PM

Hungarian-American Community Supports "Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival"

Hungarian-American organizations all across the US have joined their efforts to generously support this program. The Embassy is deeply appreciative and grateful to the Hungarian-American community for their commitment to make the “Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival” program a reality in the Nation’s capital.

June 11, 2013 3:53 PM

Events in the Framework of the Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival Program in Washington, D.C.

Welcome to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Hungarian Heritage – Roots to Revival program. Please enjoy the variety of Events at different locations throughout the city. Read more...

June 7, 2013 2:49 PM

Fashion Show: BY ME SPICY by Tünde Hrivnák

Folk art and contemporary design are intertwined to form an exciting new aesthetic in the work of Fashion Designer Tünde Hrivnák. An elegant and exclusive fashion show introduces her new collection “BY ME SPICY”.

June 5, 2013 6:02 PM

From Authentic Village Music to Multicultural Musical Experiences

During the Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival program every visitor will have the opportunity to enjoy a great variety of musical performances on the National Mall as well as other venues in Washington, DC.

May 28, 2013 3:08 PM

PAST EVENT: M. Mester Katalin Írónő Könyvbemutatója a Nagykövetségen - 2013. május 30-án, Csütörtörtökön

M. Mester Katalin a Veszprém megyei Devecserben élő szerző
"Drága kicsi Terkám! Édes Lackóm!" (Püski); "Sorsok Zalától a Mátráig" (Püski); "Eltaszítva a hazától" című könyveinek bemutatójára
2013. május 30-án, csütörtökön este 19.00 órától 21.00 óráig
Magyar Nagykövetség kerül sor, 2950 Spring of Freedom, 20008, Washington DC., NW

May 3, 2013 2:45 PM

PAST EVENT: Concert of Péter Bársony – Virtuoso Viola Player at the Embassy – May 6 (Monday) at 7:30

The Embassy of Hungary and the Embassy Series would like to invite you and your friends to our upcoming event: Concert of Barnabás Kelemen – violin; Péter Bársony – viola and Melvin Chen – piano. The concert is an event of the European Month of culture.
Tickets for the event cost: $75. For further information please check:

April 3, 2013 1:13 PM

After Carnegie Hall, Cello – Piano Recital at the Embassy

Mr. János Lakatos, 2nd Place Winner of the AFAF Golden Strings of America Competition 2012, and Mrs. Ilona Kolbe delivered a sensational concert on March 26th 2013 to a full house, playing the pieces J. S. Bach, F. Chopin, D. Shostakovich, and Z. Kodály among other preeminent musicians.