Ambassador György Szapáry has visited the 6th Hungarian Festival in Sarasota organized by the Hungarian Global Friendship Foundation. The Ambassador accepted the invitation of the Kossuth Club, an organization representing Hungarians and attended their banquette. He also visited the Petőfi Club in Venice another organization of the Hungarian community. The Ambassador took part in the October 6th commemoration, to honor the martyrs of Arad. Thirteen military leaders and Lajos Batthyány first Prime Minister of Hungary were executed for their role in the 1848-49 freedom fight.
Ambassador Gyorgy Szapary of Embassy of The Republic of Hungary, with Ms. Evelin Llves, First Lady of Estonia
President János Áder met President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in New York at the UNGA. He also used the opportunity to meet members of the Hungarian community at a Citizenship Oath Ceremony.
Press launch of “Culinary Corner by Merényi – Hungarian Haute Cuisine Series”
Embassy Chefs from Brazil, Hungary, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama and Peru prepared their traditional cuisine in a healthy way for the closing reception of the Pan American Sanitary Conference and the WHO's Regional Committee for the Americas on September 21st, 2012 at the Pan American Health Organization's headquarters in partnership.
Chef Merenyi, the winner of the Embassy Challenge 2012 dazzled health ministers and delegates as well as PAHO's leadership with a heart-healthy birthday cake called "Afium" made with healthy ingredients such as stevia, blueberries and cinnamon to celebrate PAHO's 110 anniversary.
The Ambassador attended an exclusive book presentation with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator John Kerry at the residence of French Ambassador Francois Delattre. It was “not an easy book to write, and not an easy book to read,” Kati Marton said.
Ambassador György Szapáry together with Secretary of State Péter Szijjártó and Senior Advisor Jenő Megyessy participated at the GOP Convention in Tampa, FL
Citizenship oath ceremony 2012.08.24.
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó was visiting Washington, where he met senior managers from GE, Delphi, Citigroup and Oracle companies, leaders of scientific institutions, think tanks and Jewish organizations.
Ambassador Szapáry and Senator Menendez after their meeting where they discussed issues of mutual interest
The Office of the Chief of Protocol of the State Department this year launched a July 4th "Apple Pie Contest" (APC) where chefs of the Diplomatic Corps could compete. Our Chef, Viktor Merényi was among the best of the bests, again!
Viktor Merényi performs at North America’s Largest Specialty Food & Beverage Event held in D.C. from June 17-19, 2012.
Long-time anti-communists and embassies of Central and Eastern European countries gathered to pay their respects at the only memorial dedicated to the victims of global Communism.
The mission of the Embassy Adoption Program is to provide D.C. students a greater understanding of the world and foreign countries through the involvement of many embassies in the educational process.