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La Salle Backus Education Center’s 6th graders visited the Embassy - photos

La Salle Backus Education Center’s 6th graders visited the Embassy - photosJune 12, 2012

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.
Farewell Party Mónika Varga, Béla Gedeon

Farewell Party Mónika Varga, Béla GedeonMay 31, 2012

A Farewell Party was organized at the Embassy for Cultural Attaché Béla Gedeon and assistant of the DCM Mónika Varga. They leave an important cultural legacy after five years working in D.C.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán visiting Chicago

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán visiting ChicagoMay 23, 2012

PM Viktor Orbán met with the Hungarian community in Chicago and led the Hungarian delegation at the Chicago NATO Summit
Endre Szemerédi Received the Abel Prize

Endre Szemerédi Received the Abel PrizeMay 22, 2012

The Hungarian-American mathematician Endre Szemerédi received the 2012 Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at the award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, 22 May. The Minister of Education and Research, Kristin Halvorsen, the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Nils Chr. Stenseth and Chair of the Abel Committee Ragni Piene gave speeches at the ceremony.
Ambassador György Szapáry Attends WCEF in New Orleans, Meets Mayor Landrieu, Addresses Senate

Ambassador György Szapáry Attends WCEF in New Orleans, Meets Mayor Landrieu, Addresses SenateMay 4, 2012

Ambassador György Szapáry attended the World Cultural Economic Forum (WCEF) in New Orleans, LA between Wednesday, May 2 and Friday, May 4, during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. His official programs were organized by the recently nominated Hungarian Honorary Consul, Mr. Daniel Hughes, whose mother is a member of the Hungarian American community of New Orleans.
Holocaust Memorial Month Concluding Events

Holocaust Memorial Month Concluding EventsApril 27, 2012

During the last week of the Embassy Holocaust Memorial Month Ambassador Szapáry was invited to the State Department to participate at the Holocaust Remembrance Day with special introductory remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, we organized a closed screening of the film "There Was Once" in the presence of Director Kalman and main character Gyöngyi Magó as well as invited Mr. Ferenc Katona to speak about the USHMM Archives.
Raoul Wallenberg Panel Discussion

Raoul Wallenberg Panel Discussion April 17, 2012

As part of the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial event series, the Embassy hosted a panel discussion featuring Ms. Kati Marton, author of “Wallenberg” Mr. Michael Abramowitz, Director of the Committee on Conscience at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Mr. Douglas Davidson Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues at the U.S. Department of State, and was moderated by Mr. Al Hunt Editor of Bloomberg News.
Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration on Capitol Hill

Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration on Capitol Hill April 16, 2012

On April 16, the Hungarian Holocaust Remembrance Day, Deputy State Secretary Gergely Prőhle, Members of Congress, the Lantos family, representatives of various Embassies -including from Wallenberg's native Sweden and Israel - and friends of Hungary gathered in the Capitol to pay tribute to Wallenberg's heroic efforts in saving the lives of thousands amidst inhumanity.
Ambassador György Szapáry in Chicago

Ambassador György Szapáry in ChicagoApril 3, 2012

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.

Concert of Dániel Gryllus and Vilmos Gryllus

Concert of Dániel Gryllus and Vilmos GryllusMarch 29, 2012

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.
Book presentation by Kinga Széchenyi on Hungarian deportations in 1951

Book presentation by Kinga Széchenyi on Hungarian deportations in 1951March 23, 2012

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 Szapáry visited the Hungarian American community of Miami

Ambassador Szapáry visited the Hungarian American community of MiamiMarch 17, 2012

Ambassador György Szapáry and Consul István Sándor visited the Hungarian American community in Miami, FL between Friday, March 16 and Sunday, March 18.
March 15 National Day Reception

March 15 National Day ReceptionMarch 15, 2012

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.
Wreath-laying ceremony at the Kossuth House

Wreath-laying ceremony at the Kossuth HouseMarch 15, 2012

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.
Wreath-laying ceremony in the United States Capitol

Wreath-laying ceremony in the United States CapitolMarch 15, 2012

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.
Prof. János Horváth speaks at the Kossuth House

Prof. János Horváth speaks at the Kossuth House March 14, 2012

On March 14th, Professor Horváth gave a lecture at the KossuthHouse entitled “The Spirit of our Age”: Hungary’s Rebirth from a Legislative Perspective”.