Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi reaches out to the Hungarian-American community as the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight approaches to announce commemorative events the Hungarian embassy will be organizing in honor of this year’s celebrations.
“And the Winner of the 2016 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film goes to Son of Saul, Hungary” read co-presenters Sofia Vergara and Byung-hun Lee on Sunday night, making Son of Saul only the third Hungarian production to ever take home an Academy Award.
"If there exists a country that has an interest in Ukraine being strong from both a political and economic perspective and in there being peace throughout the country’s entire territory, then that country is most certainly Hungary,” Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday in Budapest.
At a commemorative event for the recently deceased Academy Award-winner Vilmos Zsigmond at Budapest’s Vigadó Concert Hall on Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the cinematographer had stayed true to what he always was: a Hungarian revolutionary, a loyal son of Hungary and “our American hero”.
“The Visegrád Group countries recommend that the European Union should develop tighter cooperation with Macedonia”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest following a meeting with his Macedonian counterpart.
“Hungarian-American economic cooperation has entered a new dimension with the formation of the American-Hungarian Business Forum”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI after attending the founding meeting of the organisation in New York.
Members of the Visegrád gathered in Prague on Monday, February 15th to exchange views on the ongoing European migration crisis.
The Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Group gathered at an extraordinary summit in Prague on 15 February 2016 to mark the 25th anniversary of the group's founding.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó is holding talks this week in Texas seeking to strengthen US-Hungarian economic relations.
Conductor Iván Fischer, pianist Marc-André Hamelin and the Budapest Festival Orchestra will perform Monday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.