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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.

April 28, 2015 11:17 AM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Addresses Georgetown University’s 5th Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement

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.

April 16, 2015 3:33 PM

We must be better Hungarians

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”.

April 15, 2015 10:11 AM

Hungary to send contingent to Iraq

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).

April 14, 2015 11:06 AM

March of the Living in Budapest

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.

April 8, 2015 4:34 PM

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance to hold this year’s general meetings in Budapest and Debrecen

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.

April 8, 2015 4:22 PM

Today is International Roma Day

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.

April 1, 2015 5:05 PM

Annual V4 Film Festival for the 4th Time at the Embassy

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.

March 27, 2015 1:29 PM

Celebrating Genius: Liszt & Bartók

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.

March 18, 2015 6:12 PM

Dialogue on Central Europe’s Energy Security

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.