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October 14, 2016 12:20 PM

Washington Redskins Honor Kickers Pete and Charlie Gogolak with Halftime Ceremony

The Washington Redskins honored Hungarian-born former NFL kickers Pete and Charlie Gogolak on Sunday, October 16 with a special halftime ceremony on the field that included the presentation of a customized Redskins jersey to Charlie Gogolak and the presentation of the official game day football to Pete Gogolak. Hungarian Minister of National Development Dr. Miklós Seszták, Hungarian Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi, 56er and Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of Hungary Dr. Jenő Megyesy, and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly Zsolt Németh were also in attendance and presented the Gogolak brothers with a gift on behalf of the Government of Hungary.

October 13, 2016 2:17 PM

Hungarian Minister of Defense István Simicskó Meets with US Assistant Secretary of Defense Robert Work on Visit to United States

Minister of Defense of Hungary István Simicskó visited Washington, DC from October 10-14 and met with US Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work. Minister Simicskó also delivered the keynote address at a symposium held at the prestigious National Defense University in commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight on Wednesday, October 13.

October 11, 2016 9:25 AM

Congressional Leaders Deliver Video Messages Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

Representatives Ed Royce, Marcy Kaptur, Dennis Ross and French Hill each delivered special video messages in support and commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight.

October 7, 2016 2:53 PM

Hurricane Matthew on Course for the United States

Hurricane Matthew is currently a dangerous major hurricane expected to severely impact the states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina in our consular district over the next few days. Please monitor public information on the following websites:

October 6, 2016 6:56 PM

Hungary To Contribute €5 Million Towards International Efforts To Stabilize War-Torn Afghanistan

On Wednesday, October 5, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced Hungary will open a €5 million preferential, long-term and low-interest credit line to support reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. Hungary’s contribution is part of a global effort aimed at raising $15 billion in international support for Aghanistan. To date, over 70 governments including the United States and other EU member countries have contributed to the fund.

October 6, 2016 3:35 PM

The 1848 Revolution Remembered: The Last Words of the 13 Martyrs of Arad

On October 6, 1849, the 13 Martyrs of Arad, the national heroes of the 1848 Revolution and War who fought for independence from the Hapsburg Empire, were executed in the city of Arad (now Romania). Commemorated in Hungary as a national day of bereavement, the nation's first Prime Minister, Count Lajos Batthyány, was also executed in Pest.

October 3, 2016 8:12 PM

Fulbright Commission to Hold Special Commemoratory Ceremony in Budapest Honoring the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

In special commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight, the Fulbright Commission will hold a commemoratory ceremony on October 7, 2016 in Budapest, Hungary.

October 3, 2016 7:57 PM

Hungary’s Migration Referendum: Results, FAQs and the Prime Minister's Statement

Exactly 3,282,723 Hungarians and over 98% of the voters rejected the mandatory migrant relocation scheme and voted “no” in a national referendum in Hungary held on Sunday, October 2, 2016.

October 3, 2016 4:14 PM

Representatives Marcy Kaptur and Dennis Ross Give Floor Speech in Honor of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight

On Tuesday, September 22, 2016 Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Co-Chairs of the Hungarian-American Caucus, gave a floor speech in special recognition of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight in the House of Representatives of the United States Congress.

October 3, 2016 9:57 AM

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Speaks at National Press Club, Attends CEPA Forum in Visit to Washington, DC.

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó spoke at an event co-organized by the Embassy of Hungary at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to kick off the Embassy of Hungary's six-week long program of events honoring the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight and also attended the 8th Annual CEPA Forum at the Willard InterContinental on his visit to Washington, DC between September 27-28.