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May 22, 2015 2:56 PM

Upcoming Event: Liszt Recital at The Embassy of Hungary

Spend a wonderful evening with Mr. Somang Jeagal, winner of the Piano Division of the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, and listen to the melodies of Franz Liszt in the Hall of the Hungarian Embassy in Washington D.C.

May 20, 2015 2:15 PM

Europe’s security situation significantly worsened last year

It is undeniable that the security environment of Europe significantly worsened last year – Minister of Defence Csaba Hende pointed out at a meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Defence and Security Committee in Budapest on Saturday, 16 May.

May 19, 2015 2:09 PM

Euro-Atlantic integration is a strategic interest for Hungary


Promoting the Euro-Atlantic integration is a strategic interest for Hungary for historical reasons and based on our historical experiences, Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén said at the plenary meeting of the 2015 Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in the Parliament Building on Monday.

May 13, 2015 11:52 AM

Thank You for Visiting our EU Open House

The Embassy of Hungary would like to thank the more than three thousand visitors who chose to visit us on May 9.

May 5, 2015 5:24 PM

The Hungarian Contingent Will Start to Take Up Position in Erbil by the End of May


In an interview after his negotiations in Baghdad on Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said that the command officers of the Hungarian contingent will arrive in Erbil by the end of May, and that the rest of the active contingent will be in Iraq to fight Islamic State by the end of August.

May 5, 2015 10:25 AM

Visit us on EU Open House Day

Come and visit our Embassy this Saturday, May 9th to experience Hungary and Hungarian culture with friends and family. Try delicious Hungarian food, learn about the emerging Hungarian tech Startup scene, and meet some very cute Hungarian breed Vizsla dogs in the garden of our Embassy.

April 28, 2015 11:17 AM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Addresses Georgetown University’s 5th Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement

Ambassador Szemerkényi spoke at Georgetown University’s fifth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement On April 27th. The gathering aims to promote dialogue among policymakers, academics, and key industry stakeholders from across the globe, and to explore the worldwide community’s increasing interconnectivity in this domain.

April 16, 2015 3:33 PM

We must be better Hungarians

In a speech given on the Memorial Day for Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust, János Lázár said that “the nation is more than just a community of interests: the nation is a community of fates”.

April 15, 2015 10:11 AM

Hungary to send contingent to Iraq

At a press conference held in Parliament on Tuesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said that Parliament had made the wisest and most responsible decision by granting authority to send Hungarian troops to join the campaign against Islamic State (IS).

April 14, 2015 11:06 AM

March of the Living in Budapest

The March of the Living was held in Budapest for the 13th time. Tens of Thousands of people marched through Budapest to remember and honor the victims of the Holocaust and to affirm their committment to a democratic, pluralistic and tolerant society.