Events

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.

October 7, 2016 4:00 PM

Hungarian Film "Train to Adulthood" to be Screened at the Margaret Mead Film Festival in New York City

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.

October 7, 2016 10:53 AM

Hungarian Embassy to Unveil Statue of the "Budapest Lad" ("Pesti Srác") on October 16 in Washington, DC

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.

October 5, 2016 12:28 PM

Hungarian Embassy Hosts Screening of Award-Winning Hungarian Film "Journey Home"

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.

September 29, 2016 1:41 PM

Embassy of Hungary Hosts CEPA Forum Gala Dinner

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.

September 21, 2016 9:45 AM

Hungarian Embassy to Host Festival of Film and Culture

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.