• Fifth Hungary at first "site" conference - Friends of Hungary Foundation journalists' conference - online

    For the fifth time the Friends of Hungary Foundation organized a closed conference for foreign journalists. The event was attended by 14 journalists representing 9 different media. The aim was to obtain first-hand information on the most topical issues of the Hungarian economy, culture and politics through discussions with prominent personalities of Hungarian political and public life.

    2021-11-25 More
  • Thank you for participating - VII. Friends of Hungary Conference

    Dear Friends! We would like to thank you once again that so many of you participated at the VII. Friends of Hungary Conference! Thank you also for all this positive feedback!

    2021-10-19 More
  • “The Amount of Educated People is the True Power of a Nation” – The VII Friends of Hungary Conference

    Those committed with a desire and the ability to do something for Hungary met at the VII annual conference of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Over 200 people from more than 20 countries around the world came to Budapest to meet with each other, as well as with President János Áder and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

    2021-09-24 More
  • Second day of the Friends of Hungary Online Conference

    Being Hungarian is not a question of origin, but rather a commitment to a culture that has been thriving for centuries. On the second day of the Friends of Hungary Online Conference, guest speaker Árpád János Potápi, State Secretary for National Policy, explained in detail how Hungary is a cultural nation, built on centuries of hard work which we can all be proud of.

    2021-05-25 More
  • First day of the Friends of Hungary Online Conference

    Hungarians are a “Global Nation,” meaning that the survival of Hungary’s national identity is dependent on the survival of Hungarian communities all over the world, both in the Carpathian Basin and the diaspora, while a strong and self-assertive Hungary is fundamental as a base to support those living outside the country’s borders. This was the emphasis on day one of the seventh Friends of Hungary Conference, where members came together online to listen to the presentations of the chair of the Foundation’s board of trustees, Professor E. Sylvester Vizi, and Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary Zsolt Semjén.

    2021-05-20 More
  • “How Good to Be Hungarian” – 3rd Edition of Remigrates Presented

    Following the success of the two previous editions, Péter Gyuricza interviewed another twelve emigrants who decided to return to Hungary. Published under the patronage of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, publisher of Hungary Today and sister site Ungarn Heute, Remigrates 3 (Visszidensek) was presented on Thursday.

    2019-11-22 More
  • Budapest, the Capital of the World’s Hungarians—the First Day of the VI. Friends of Hungary Conference

    It’s not enough to be talented, you also have to be Hungarian—said President János Áder, using the world-famous photographer Robert Capa’s phrase, in welcoming the Community of the Friends of Hungary Foundation; the thought behind this, the active patriotism, was felt by more than two-hundred families who had returned home for the conference. Members later listened to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s speech on the aims of the government while E. Sylvester Vizi emphasized: it’s important to create a legitimate image about Hungary and its successes worldwide.

    2019-05-28 More
  • Cardinal Péter Erdő Welcomed the Friends of Hungary at the Mindszenty Mass

    Members of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, from 29 different countries of the world, arrived in Esztergom to attend the mass held by Cardinal Péter Erdő offered to József Mindszenty, one-time archbishop of Budapest, and his beatification. Before the service, the cardinal greeted the near 150 guests from abroad emphasizing his joy that they can celebrate together. E. Sylvester Vizi, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees was present at the mass, along with Miklós Kásler, Minister of Human Resources, state secretaries Mariann Vízkelety and Pál Völner, and former constitutional judges. The diocese bishop of Nagyvárad (Oradea), László Böcskei, emphasized during his homily: the past cardinal was God’s gift to not only his time but for future generations as well.

    2019-05-28 More
  • „We Always Were, Are and Will Be Hungary’s Friends” – the Friend of Hungary Award

    From Australia to America, there is only one Hungarian bookstore left: the Canadian „Pannonia”. Its owner organizes and manages live radio broadcasts in Hungarian, helping the diaspora preserve their Hungarian roots. Zsolt Bede-Fazekas received an award this year from the Friends of Hungary Foundation. In addition, the Hungarian Scouts Association In Exteris and Christopher Ball, the honorary consul of Hungary in Connecticut, received recognition handed over by the Minister of Human Resources, Miklós Kásler, in Esztergom.

    2019-05-28 More
  • Visszidensek 2. - book presentation of the 2nd book about "Remigrats"

    Following the success of the first volume of his book ‘Remigrates’ (Visszidensek), Hungarian journalist Péter Gyuricza has interviewed another twelve Hungarian people who decided to return home despite leaving the country decades ago. ‘Remigrates’ presents their life and work both abroad and at home.

    2018-12-03 More