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March 15th, Celebrating the Revolution and Freedom Fight of 1848

March 15th, Celebrating the Revolution and Freedom Fight of 1848March 18, 2013

The Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight of 1848 has become the symbol of the will for freedom and liberty of the Hungarian people. It resonated loudly here in the United States when Lajos Kossuth made a historic visit in 1851-52 to gather support for the fight for Hungarian Independence. Speaking to half the population of the United States at the time and witnessed by heroic welcomes across the country, Lajos Kossuth's impact on the United States was nothing short of historic.
Embassy Chef Challenge 2013

Embassy Chef Challenge 2013March 15, 2013

After Chef Viktor Merényi's success last year, this year the Chef of the Embassy of New Zealand Chef Nathan Bates​ took home the glass pineapple first prize. He was also winner of Challenge Hungary, the Judge's Choice Award and the People's Choice Award.
Ambassador Szapáry's visit to Arizona and Texas

Ambassador Szapáry's visit to Arizona and TexasMarch 7, 2013

Ambassador György Szapáry concluded a one week visit to Arizona and Texas. He met the Hungarian communities in Phoenix, Dallas, Austin and Houston, had meetings with the mayors of each city, met representatives of the business community and media, and held lectures at universities.
March Culinary Corner with Chef Merényi

March Culinary Corner with Chef Merényi March 7, 2013

Top chefs and culinary enthusiasts gathered for the March Culinary Corner at the Ambassador's Residence
PAST EVENT: First Family Carnival and Masquerade Ball at the Embassy

PAST EVENT: First Family Carnival and Masquerade Ball at the EmbassyFebruary 19, 2013

The Embassy of Hungary and local Hungarian Scout Group (Bátori József Scout Group) jointly organized the first ever Family Carnival and Masquarade Ball at the Embassy.
Award-winning French Pianist Plays Liszt at Embassy

Award-winning French Pianist Plays Liszt at EmbassyFebruary 11, 2013

Tristan Pfaff, the young, award-winning pianist of the Long Thibaud Crespin International piano, violin and voice competion delivered a sensational piano concert to a full house, playing the works of one of the preeminent Hungarian musicians of the 19th century, Ferenc Liszt.
Rescuers screening

Rescuers screening January 22, 2013

An exclusive screening of an award-winning documentary "The Rescuers" uncovering the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats who, at tremendous personal cost, saved tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. With emmy award-winning director Michael W. King and Arthur Berger of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Ambassador Szapáry visits San Diego and Los Angeles

Ambassador Szapáry visits San Diego and Los AngelesJanuary 16, 2013

Ambassador Szapáry visited the West Coast during the first weeks of the New Year. As part of his program he participated the Annual Conference of the American Economic Association in San Diego. He visited the Hungarian communities both in San Diego and Los Angeles. The Ambassador has met representatives of the AJC, ADL and the Simon Wiesenthal Center and had a meeting with Leroy De Baca Sheriff of the Los Angeles County.
Ambassador Szapáry's visit to Massachusetts

Ambassador Szapáry's visit to MassachusettsDecember 17, 2012

Ambassador Szapáry concluded a three day visit to Massachusetts, where he met Governor Deval Patrick, visited Hungarian communities in Bedford and Boston, and met representatives of Boston based biotech and pharmaceutical companies, incubators and accelerator houses.
Culinary Corner with Chef Merényi

Culinary Corner with Chef Merényi December 11, 2012

Award-winning Chef Viktor Merényi's culinary sessions continue at the Amabssador's residence. This time with a special christmas menu featuring duck rillettes and goose liver brulée served with roasted chestnut coulis and homemade „pogácsa”, Hungarian fish soup served with homemade “derelye", Phyllo-wrapped oven baked rack of lamb dressed with cauliflower foam, mushroom and crisp potato galette and a Hungarian Christmas dessert assortment
(bejgli, zserbó, mini képviselőfánk).
Annual Honorary Consuls' Conference

Annual Honorary Consuls' Conference December 10, 2012

Hungarian Honorary Consuls came from all across the U.S. for an annual meeting in Washington to coordinate outreach to the Hungarian American communities.
Hungarian Folk Dance Party and Concert

Hungarian Folk Dance Party and Concert December 4, 2012

The Embassy hosted an incredible folk dance (Táncház) party with live music by lead violinist Orbán László [Forrás Band]. Along with Goat-Bagpipe, Viola, peasant-flute player, Miklós Lajos – Lecsó [Forrás Band]. Dulcimer, viola, taragott player George Petran [Életfa Band] with Zsuzsanna Seres-Petran [Életfa Band] singing.
Book Party and Reception at the Embassy: The Martian’s Daughter: A Memoir by  Dr. Marina von Neumann Whitman – November 13

Book Party and Reception at the Embassy: The Martian’s Daughter: A Memoir by Dr. Marina von Neumann Whitman – November 13 November 20, 2012

On the evening of November 13th several friends came to the book party hosted by HE György Szapáry, Ambassador of Hungary, Mrs. Debbie Dingell, wife of Congressman John Dingell, Michigan Democrat, Honorable Alan Greenspan, Former Federal Reserve Chairman and his wife Mrs. Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for their friend Dr. Marina von Neumann Whitman, who recently released her memoir, „The Martian’s Daughter”.