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.
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.
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”.
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).
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.
Szabolcs Takács, the Hungarian Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) announced that the IHRA will hold its general meetings in Budapest and Debrecen. Hungary currently holds the IHRA chairmanship for a year since March.
To mark International Roma Day, a video campaign is showcasing Hungary’s Roma heroes. World-class footballer János Farkas, composer György Cziffra, and revolutionaries Béla Puczi and Ilona Szabó are among those featured in the video, which offers the public a chance to learn about these heroes’ lives.
The Embassies of Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary
present the 4th Annual V4 Film Series in Washington, DC from April 14 to May 5, 2015.
The Embassy hosted a concert attended by around one hundred guests in collaboration with the In Series in March 25, 2015. We celebrated the music of Franz Liszt and Béla Bartók.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared at the Foreign Ministerial meeting of the Visegrad Group (V4), the Nordic Council (NC) and the Baltic states (B3) that started on Thursday and ends in the late afternoon on Friday in Slovakia by Lake Csorba, that establishing Central Europe’s energy security is not the responsibility of the region but that of Europe; therefore, the European Union also needs to play a role in that.