H.E. György Szapáry met Mayor Rahm Emanuel during his recent visit to Chicago. The other day Honorary Consul of Hungary Kaarina Koskenalusta and Investment & Trade Commissioner Miklos Martin-Kovacs sponsored a meeting to introduce the Ambassador to leaders of Chicago's global organizations and institutions. The meeting was hosted by Adam J. Hecktman Director of the Microsoft Technology Center In Chicago.
Dániel Gryllus and Vilmos Gryllus, who founded the traditional Hungarian music band KALÁKA with fellow musicians in 1969, gave a concert in Hungarian at the Embassy on Thursday, March 29.
Hungarian University Lecturer Kinga Széchenyi presented her book, titled 'Stigmatyzed: The Tragedy of Deportations' about the internal deportations in Hungary in the 1950s at the Embassy on Friday, March 23, 2012, 7pm.
Ambassador György Szapáry and Consul István Sándor visited the Hungarian American community in Miami, FL between Friday, March 16 and Sunday, March 18.
National Day Reception on the 164th anniversary of the 1848-1849 Hungarian Revolution and War of Independence and the 160th anniversary of the official trip and fundraising tour of Hungarian Governor Lajos Kossuth in the United States on Thursday, March 15, 2012, 6:30pm.
Ambassador György Szapáry, Hungarian Congressman János Horváth and his delegation, as well as the delegation of the Kossuth Lajos Koszorúja Foundation of Miskolc, Hungary all were present at the wreath-laying ceremony at the Kossuth House on Thursday, March 15, 2012, 12pm.
Ambassador György Szapáry, Hungarian Congressman János Horváth and his delegation, as well as the delegation of the Kossuth Lajos Koszorúja Foundation of Miskolc, Hungary were present at the wreath-laying ceremonies at the busts of Hungarian Governor Lajos Kossuth and Swedish Diplomat in the United States Capitol on Thursday, March 15, 2012, 10am.
On March 14th, Professor Horváth gave a lecture at the KossuthHouse entitled “The Spirit of our Age”: Hungary’s Rebirth from a Legislative Perspective”.
Celebrating the Hungarian performances of the Kennedy Center's 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' festival, Hungarian Ambassador György Szapáry gave a lavish reception at his Residence on Sunday, March 11, 2012, 7pm.
Hungarian Embassy head chef wows judges with a traditional slow-cooked beef dish Thursday night. Judges say, our chef "dazzled" them. (photos and videos)
A five member bipartisan Congressional delegation, led by Congressman Dan Burton (R-IN), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Europe, paid a visit to Budapest on February 23-25. Members of the delegation included Ranking Member Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX), Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL).
Ambassador György Szapáry visited Atlanta, GA on February 17-19, 2012.
Farewell to Stephen Benedek
John C. Whitehead received the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom from Dr. Lee Edwards, President of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation at the Residence of Hungarian Ambassador György Szapáry on Friday, December 16.