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Estonia: Victory Day Celebration in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 16, 2022

Members of the diplomatic community in Budapest, those of the Estonian community in Hungary and others were welcomed at the event by the Estonian Ambassador Kristi Karelsohn for whom it was also the occasion to say farewell since her tenure in the Hungarian capital expires this summer. Victory Day ('Võidupüha') is an Estonian public holiday, […]

Slovenia Celebrates Statehood Day and Independence

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 9, 2022

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia held a diplomatic reception in Budapest this Thursday to celebrate Slovenia’s Statehood Day and the 31st anniversary of the country's independence. Hundreds of people, including members of the diplomatic community in Budapest and others, gathered in the Museum of Military History in the Buda Castle in Budapest at […]

Queen's Birthday Party in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 1, 2022

On the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary, Paul Fox held a garden party at the Ambassador's residence in the Buda hills this Wednesday. Welcoming the hundreds of guests, Ambassador Fox emphasized that this year's celebration is a special one. "It is not only […]

Argentine National Day Reception

Sándor Laczkó
May 25, 2022

The National Day of the Argentine Republic was celebrated with a reception at the Museum of Military History in the Hungarian capital this Wednesday afternoon. Argentine Ambassador Hernán María Patiño Mayer welcomed members of the diplomatic community in Budapest, those of the Argentinian community in Hungary and others to the event held in the Buda […]

Croatia Statehoood Day Celebrated in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
May 24, 2022

The Embassy of the Republic of Croatia held a diplomatic reception in Budapest this Tuesday to celebrate Croatia’s Statehood Day. Hundreds of people, including members of the diplomatic community in Budapest, those of the Croatian community in Hungary and others, gathered in the Museum of Military History in the Buda Castle in Budapest at the […]

New Year Diplomatic Reception in Budapest

D&T
Jan 10, 2022

Relations between countries and dialog between nations cannot be based on lies or denial of the truth. That is according to Hungarian President János Áder, who received the members of the diplomatic corps at the Palace of Arts (Müpa) Budapest Monday evening. At the traditional opening ceremony of the diplomatic event, the head of state […]

French President Meets V4 Premiers in Budapest

D&T
Dec 13, 2021

The President of the Republic of France, Emmanuel Macron paid a one-day visit to Budapest this Monday to attend a meeting with the prime ministers of the Visegrád Four (V4) Group. He also met held brief discussions with the Hungarian president and prime minister as well as opposition politicians, including the mayor of Budapest. At […]

South Korean President Bows to Boat Tragedy Victims

D&T
Nov 2, 2021

The President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, who arrived in Hungary on Tuesday for an official visit, paid a tribute to the victims of the Hableány (Mermaid) cruise ship disaster at the Budapest memorial of the 2019 tragedy. The South Korean head of state was received by Hungarian Finance Minister Mihály Varga at […]

Swiss Federal Councillor Cassis Visits Hungary

D&T
Aug 27, 2021

Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), gave an address highlighting Switzerland's foreign policy strategy at the Hungarian Ambassadors' Conference in Budapest this Friday. During the visit, he also held working meetings with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Minister of Justice Judit Varga of the […]

Estonian Embassy Celebrates Victory Day

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 22, 2021

On the occasion of the Victory Day of the Republic of Estonia, the country's ambassador to Hungary, Kristi Karelsohn hosted a garden partyin the garden of the Embassy in the Buda Hills this Tuesday. Attended by dozens of fellow ambassadors and other guests, the event was the first major diplomatic reception in Hungary after the […]

Former U.S, President's Statue Unveiled in Budapest

D&T
Oct 27, 2020

This Friday, a statue in honor of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, was unveiled in Szabadság tér (Liberty Square) in Budapest on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe. The statue pays tribute to President George H. W. Bush, […]

Council of the Central European Consular Corps

D&T
Oct 27, 2020

The Council of the Central European Consular Corps has introduced itself at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Budapest. The event was opened by Márton Ugrósdy, Director of the Institute of Foreign Affairs and Trade, followed by Péter Cseresnyés, State Secretary of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Ms. Vesna Njikoš Pečkaj, Plenipotentiary […]

German Ambassador Johannes Haindl speaking at the Stefánia Palace

German Unity Day Commemoration in Budapest

D&T
Oct 3, 2020

A commemoration ceremony was held in the garden of the Stefánia Palace in Budapest this Saturday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of German reunification. The German national day celebration took place at the venue where – in the summer of 1990 –, following the first free elections in East Germany, the Ministers of Defense of […]

Midsummer night 2020 celebration in the Hungarian capital Photo by Swedish Embassy Budapest

Midsummer Night with the Nordics in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 19, 2020

Given the COVID-19 situation, the Nordic embassies in the Hungarian capital chose to celebrate Midsummer Night differently - in the form of a webinar. Nordic light is unique. You find it in our design, in our art, in our music, in our values. This time of the year you also find it in our nature […]

March 2020 V4 summit in Prague

V4 Summit on the Coronavirus Situation

D&T
Mar 4, 2020

At the initiative of Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime ministers of the Visegrád Four (V4) countries held a special working meeting at the Straka Academy in Prague this Wednesday morning with the main focus on the current situation regarding the Covid 19 coronavirus in Europe. The PMs were set to “find solutions and […]

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