The American Hungarian Federation invited Ambassador Szapáry to attend their March 15th commemoration at the American University. The Ambassador in his speech noted that events in 1848-49 have a special meaning for all Hungarians as it is a celebration of freedom. The 1848 Revolution had a lasting influence throughout the Hungarian history, inspiring the revolution and freedom fight against the Soviet communist rule in 1956 and also the events in 1989 that led to the fall of communism in Hungary.
The Embassy of Hungary hosted Hungarian American blues musician Gábor Szűcs aka Little G. Weevil. The 2014 Blues Music Award Nominee Little G took the audience on a musical journey back in time to the Deep South, where blues music was born.
On the evening of November 7th several friends came to the Washington D.C. Book Launch hosted by the Embassy of Hungary and the Farkas Family for Charles Farkas, who recently released his memoir under the title „Vanished by the Danube”.
Slightly anxious but highly qualified contestants and judges were chatting in the Corridors, Great Event Hall and the Smaller Reception Hall (whre a warm-up piano was based) of the Embassy on October 26, 2013 during the Final Round of the 5th Liszt Garrison Festival and International Piano Competion.
Éva Polgár, the young, award-winning pianist of the 2012 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition performed a wonderful piano concert on September 25 2013 at the Embassy to a full house, featuring the beloved works of Ferenc Liszt.
A panel discussion on the geopolitical aspects of
US LNG export trade liberalization from the perspective of the V4 countries.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival Closing Ceremony