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June 15, 2015 12:04 PM

János Martonyi Visited Washington, D.C. to Commemorate the Victims of Communism

János Martonyi former Foreign Minister of Hungary spoke in Washington at the annual event to commemorate the victims of Communism. Martonyi highlighted the need to remember the tremendous suffering caused by this violent ideology to millions and to never forget the preeminent role played by the United States in defeating Communism.

June 8, 2015 6:04 PM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Welcomes Delegates from the AJC at her Residence

Ambassador Szemerkényi hosted a dinner for delegates from the American Jewish Committee's annual Global Forum on June 7. The Ambassador and the delegates discussed Hungarian-Israeli relations, Hungarian Jewish life, as well as Hungary's IHRA chairmanship.

June 4, 2015 8:46 AM

Day of National Unity – Commemorations nationwide


On Thursday, the Day of National Unity marking the signing of the Treaty of Trianon, commemorations are held nationwide.

June 1, 2015 4:07 PM

From now on the Key to Governance is Attentiveness

At a conference in Budapest on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that over the past five years the keyword for governance has been “strength”, but from now on it will be “attentiveness”. The conference, organized by the Alliance for a Civic Hungary Foundation, was entitled “Five Years in Governance”. The Prime Minister also said that a new chapter must be opened and emphasis must be placed on creating a civic quality of life.

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.