Eye Witnesses Discuss the Dramatic Events of 1989 after 25 Years
The Embassy of Hungary has organized a commemorative Gala dinner to celebrate Hungary’s path to freedom from 1956 to 1989, from the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight to the Fall of the Iron Curtain 25 years ago.Today we are celebrating free Hungary as a nation that is stronger than any one government will ever be.
Economic cooperation between Hungary and the United States is a real success story within our bilateral relations and the Hungarian Government is doing everything in its power to provide the most attractive investment environment in Europe – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced to leaders of large U.S. companies on October 21 in Washington.
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart received the award at a ceremony held at the Ambassador's residence. The award was presented by Zsolt Németh, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament.
Mr. Frank Koszorús, Jr. received the honor in recognition for his outstanding achievements in promoting Hungarian-American relations.
Ambassador Szapáry visited Charlotte, North Carolina on September 25-26 and inaugurated Chris Domeny as Honorary Consul of Hungary to North and South Carolina. He also met with government and business leaders, as well as members of the local Hungarian community.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán recommended Péter Szijjártó for Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the President of Hungary, said Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief.
The outcome of NATO’s summit in Wales is good for Hungary and central Europe, the prime minister said.
On August 23, Hungary participated at the commemorative events organized by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Joint Baltic American National Committee to remember millions of victims of totalitarian regimes.
On 20 August, Hungary’s national holiday marking the country’s founding, President of the Republic János Áder presented internationally acknowledged Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész and internationaly reknown inventor Ernő Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen at the proposal of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.