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.
Renowned Hungarian string quartet, the Keller Quartet is giving a concert at the Library of Congress on Thursday, April 18th, 2013 from 8:00 pm.
The concert is presented by the Library of Congress in cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary.
Free tickets can be reserved through the Embassy of Hungary while the tickets supplies last.
V4 presents its 2nd film series: Banned! by Communist Governments: Films They Didn't Want You To See.
Each V4 Embassy will present a film that was banned in its country under the communist regime. The films were finally publicly released following the collapse of communism after the Revolutions of 1989, which started in Poland with its Solidarity movement and continued in Hungary, the former Czechoslovakia and other Central and Eastern European countries.
The conference report provides a comprehensive account of the proceedings, with links to all presentations, showing the challenges facing our diverse community. Read the press release and more here.
David and Patricia Young and several of his relatives fulfilled Maj. Joseph A. Guiffre's request by giving back a ceremonial sword from the 19th century to Hungarian officials at the Hungarian Embassy. It is a good example of the excellent people-to-people relations between our countries.
On March 15, 2013 Hungary celebrated the 165th Anniversary of the Revolution and Freedom Fight of 1848. At the Embassy Ambassador Szapáry hosted a reception and invited members of the Administration, the Diplomatic Corp and of course the Hungarian-American community.
The Embassy of Hungary and local Hungarian Scout Group (Bátori József Scout Group) jointly organized the first ever Family Carnival and Masquarade Ball at the Embassy.
A conference dedicated to the exploration of the ways our community could preserve, promote, and transmit its cultural heritage for future generations.
Tristan Pfaff, the young, award-winning pianist of the Long Thibaud Crespin International piano, violin and voice competion delivered a sensational piano concert on February 8 2013 to a full house, playing the works of one of the preeminent Hungarian musicians of the 19th century, Ferenc Liszt.
A Q & A on the simplified naturalization process with dr. Tamás Wetzel, Commissioner for Simplified Naturalization of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice of Hungary.