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    The Columbus Hungarian Cultural Association commemorates Hungary’s 1848-49 Fight for Independence, March 19, 2017

      Keynote Address by István Hargitai Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honor for me to address this congregation today to commemorate Hungary’s struggle against tyranny in 1848 on behalf of those very principles which underlie the structure of our own Republic here in the United States. I have given a lot of thought about […]

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    HUNGARIAN PMO CHIEF VISITS CSÍKI BEER FACTORY IN TRANSYLVANIA, DISCUSSES HEINEKEN TRADEMARK DISPUTE

    According to Hungarian wire service MTI, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) János Lázár visited the Igazi Csíki Sör (Real Csíki Beer) factory, located in Csíkszentsimon (romanian: Sânsimion), Romania. While at the Transylvanian brewery, Lázár the Hungarian government’s hope that Heineken and Csíki Sör, or as he referred to them, “David and Goliath”, can […]

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    HUNGARIAN DEFENSE MINISTER: NATO GUARANTEES HUNGARY’S SECURITY

    NATO is Hungary’s security guarantee, István Simicskó, the defence minister, said at a NATO Transformation Seminar in Budapest. Speaking at the opening of the two-day conference, he said that a strong and effective NATO is the cornerstone of security in Europe. Security crises can snowball, so its stability is essential. Europe’s security environment has deteriorated […]

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    HUNGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS TRUMP AIDES, INCLUDING SEBASTIAN GORKA, IN WASHINGTON D.C.

    According to Hungarian wire service MTI, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó met several members of US President Donald Trump’s White House Staff in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.  These included Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s former lawyer and the incumbent of the newly-created position of United States Special Representative for International Negotiations, as well as Hungarian-American Sebastian Gorka, […]

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    WHAT DO HUNGARIANS CELEBRATE ON MARCH 15?

    More than 160 years passed, but the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 associated with Petőfi’s name is still commemorated by the Hungarian people. Multiple elements of the 12 points composed by the Pilvax Circle are still a relevant topic in the present, utisugo.hu reports. A long time under pressure eventually led to a revolution on March 15, […]

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    THE SOLUTION IS UP TO THE COOPERATION OF THE US AND RUSSIA – PÉTER SZIJJÁRTÓ SAID IN UN SECURITY COUNCIL

    Without cooperation between the United States and Russia, it will not be possible to face up to Europe’s security challenges effectively, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in New York, where he is participating in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council. Szijjártó told MTI before a meeting with counterparts that he would analyse Europe’s […]

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    BREAKING: HUNGARIAN SHORT FILM SING RECEIVES OSCAR NOMINATION!

    Today, the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) released the names of this year’s Oscar nominees, and among this year’s nominees is a Hungarian short film, Mindenki (Sing). To clarify, the film, directed by Kristof Deák, was not nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar; that category, which was won last […]

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    WHAT CAUSES EARTHQUAKES IN HUNGARY?

    According to origo.hu, compared to other regions of the Earth, the Carpathian Basin counts as a relatively peaceful place from a seismic view. But the truth is that it is not peaceful at all. Due to the very deep plate tectonic processes, more than one million quakes bust the crust every year. The majority of […]

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    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LISTS BUDAPEST AS AN UNEXPECTED CITY FOR FOOD LOVERS

    National Geographic recently collected six places where you can unexpectedly meet tastes of each corner of the world. Welovebudapest.com reports that Europe is represented by Budapest in the article from three aspects. It seems like they were captivated by our food scene The article recommends gastronomic adventures in different places by three aspects: they list the […]

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