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Swiss Federal Councillor Cassis Visits Hungary

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

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

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

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

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 […]

President János Áder receives Polish ambassador Jerzy Snopek at the New Year diplomatic reception

New Year Diplomatic Reception

Jan 13, 2020

Hungarian President János Áder held his traditional new year reception this Monday at the Palace of Arts for diplomats accredited in Budapest. In his speech, President Áder voiced his opinion that “it is the most beautiful tradition of Europe that each country shapes its future with their own past experience and national goals, accepting European […]

Twin City Liner catamaran in Budapest

Vienna-Budapest Test Cruise

Nov 25, 2019

A modern fast catamaran – with 160 paying customers on board – was in Budapest this past week-end for a sight-seeing trip connecting the Austrian and Hungarian capitals on the Danube. After a successful trial, at least three similar trips will be organized next year. The Twin City Liner has been traveling between Vienna and […]

Viktor Orbán and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Budapest

Migration, EU Membership on the Agenda at Orbán, Erdogan Meeting

Nov 7, 2019

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stressed that Turkey was a strategic partner for Hungary and praised Turkey’s role in stopping Europe-bound migration. Orbán spoke at a press conference after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Budapest. The Hungarian premier noted that Turkey stopped 350,000 illegal immigrants from entering Europe this year alone and […]

Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide with her Hungarian counterpart

Norwegian Foreign Minister in Budapest

Feb 22, 2019

The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide paid an official visit to Budapest this Friday. Topics in her talks with her Hungarian counterpart included European cooperation, security policy and other relevant foreign policy issues.

Chatchai Sarikulya and Péter Szijjártó in Budapest | Márton Kovács/MFAT

Thai Deputy PM visits Budapest

Feb 19, 2019

Thai Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya has recently paid an official visit to the Hungarian capital to discuss issues like technological coopration, water management and even the possibility of a direct air link between the two countries.


Saudi National Day

Sep 26, 2018

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates the 88th anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom of by the late King Abdul-Aziz Al Saud in 1932. The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia presents a this special edition on this national occasion.

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