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April 2013

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| Petrit Ibrahimi

Savoring Friendly Kosovo

Rudolf Sárdi
Apr 30, 2013

A story of successes in the Balkans. That is how our author, Rudolf Sárdi describes this small country in the Western Balkans, based partly on his conversation with Delfin Pllana, Deputy Head of Mission at the Kosovar Embassy in Budapest.


Mediawave Festival in historic fortress

Apr 29, 2013

The Danube Tower in the unique 19th-century complex Fort Monostor on the bank of the River Danube in Komárom, northwestern Hungary will host the 23rd international Mediawave Festival from Tuesday through Saturday this week.


Hungary and Korea: many similarities

Gwan-Pyo Nam
Apr 27, 2013

Diplomacy & Trade regularly prints the accounts of personal experiences and thoughts by Ambassadors accredited to Budapest. This time, we publish the piece written for us by the Korean ambassador to Hungary, Gwan-Pyo Nam.

Éva Csernoviczki of Hungary

Hungary wins gold at European Judo Championship

Apr 25, 2013

Hungary’s Olympic bronze medalist Éva Csernoviczki won the first gold medal at the European Judo Championship in Budapest. In the final, she defeated Charline van Snick of Belgium, the top ranked European judoka in the women’s U48-kg category.

Google Hungary CEO Edina Heal on a tricycle equipped with a 3D camera | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

Google Street View appears in Hungary

Apr 24, 2013

The American company well-known for its Internet search engine, Google, has announced the Hungarian launch of Google Street View, an online service that offers panoramic street-level imagery taken throughout the country.

The 2013 'March for Life' in Budapest | Tamás Kovács/MTI

Record 'March for Life' attendance in Budapest

Apr 22, 2013

A record number of people – estimated to be over 10,000 of them, more than double the usual turnout –, took part this Sunday in the annual ‘March for Life’ in the Hungarian capital to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.

Karin Olofsdotter | Dávid Harangozó

Ambassador on the bright side of life

Apr 19, 2013

Life is very short, so you should see the good things in life and be optimistic. This is the motto of Swedish Ambassador, Karin Olofsdotter who has been in Hungary since the fall of 2011. Her interview appeared in a recent issue of Diplomacy & Trade.

| Dávid Harangozó

Diplomacy & Trade Croatian focus presented

Apr 18, 2013

The Diplomacy & Trade Business Club (The Club) presented the Croatian focus of Diplomacy & Trade at the residence of the Croatian in Budapest with diplomats, businesspeople and members of the Croatian community in Hungary attending.

‘Shoes on the Danube Promenade’ | Noémi Bruzák/MTI

Hungary honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

Apr 17, 2013

On the occasion of Hungary’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorations including exhibition openings, conferences and history lessons were held on Tuesday throughout the country with the participation of politicians and civilians.

The aftermath of the bombing during the Boston Marathon | Aaron 'tango' Tang

Hungary's condolences to Boston victims

Apr 16, 2013

The Hungarian Foreign Minister sent a letter of condolence to the US Secretary of State condemning the bomb blasts on April 15 and expressed his deep sympathy to the victims of the tragic attacks, their families and the people of Boston.

Hungary-Korea in the Division I Group A match in Budapest (IIHF World Championship) | László Mudrai / Hungarian Ice Hockey Federation

Hungary complicates ice hockey WCh qualification

Apr 15, 2013

Hungary lost on penalties to South Korea Monday night in the Budapest qualification tournament for to the Top Division of the 2013 Ice Hockey World Championship. The defeat makes clinching the first or second qualifying spot even more difficult.

Foundation stone laid for Knorr-Bremse plant | Sándor Újvári/|MTI

Foundation stone laid for Knorr-Bremse plant

Apr 12, 2013

Germany's Knorr-Bremse Group, the world’s leading manufacturer for braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has laid the foundation stone of a new manufacturing and development base in Kecskemét, east-central Hungary.

Hungarian Foreign Minister János Martonyi | Dávid Harangozó

For open diplomacy and dialog

Apr 11, 2013

"This is a country where people are friendly, they are open, and this is also a country that is never boring and this is a country that you have to visit,” says Foreign Minister János Martonyi in an interview he recently gave to Diplomacy & Trade.

Mini Hungary model park in Szarvas | Tibor Rosta / MTI

Mini Hungary model park opens in Szarvas

Apr 10, 2013

A mini Hungary model park has opened in the local arboretum in Szarvas, east-central Hungary. The new tourist attraction of the town comprises of miniature replicas of most famous building complexes of Budapest and the countryside.

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