• ’Patriotism does not depend on one's whereabouts’

    The year 2021 is a celebratory year for the Friends of Hungary Foundation, not only because it was once again able to hold its annual world meeting, the VII Friends of Hungary Conference, after it could not take place it due to the pandemic, but also because it celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. On the occasion of the anniversary, the Foundation has published an artistic album, in which Prof. Dr. E. Sylvester Vizi, President of the Foundation, writes the following:

    2021-11-15 More
  • Former Science Academy Leaders E. Sylvester Vizi and László Lovász Receive the Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen, Hungary’s Highest Decoration

    President János Áder awarded Professor E. Sylvester Vizi, Széchenyi Prize-winning physician, research professor, academician, and former president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences with Hungary’s highest decoration, the Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen, on Hungary’s national holiday at the Sándor Palace. President Áder Also presented the award to László Lovász, Abel Award-winning mathematician and also former president of the Academy.

    2021-08-23 More
  • Antal Lipthay received the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary

    Antal Lipthay, founder of the Pro Arte et Natura Foundation, was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit

    2021-08-23 More
  • The Zoltán Kallós prizes were awarded

    The foundations of the state-founding Saint Stephen are our survival, and our task today is still to be state-builders, said Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén on the occasion of the National Day at the award ceremony of the Zoltán Kallós Prize for Hungarians abroad on August 19, 2021 at the Carmelite Monastery in Budapest.

    2021-08-23 More
  • Hungarian Creator of Pfizer Vaccine Receives Human Dignity Award

    For her overwhelmingly positive impact on millions of people’s lives, Katalin Karikó, the creator of the technology that was instrumental in developing the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, received the honors for human dignity from the Council of Human Dignity on Friday.

    2021-05-11 More
  • Winners of the Friend of Hungary Award 2021 announced

    The Foundation's Board of Trustees is pleased to inform the Membership of the winners of the 2021 Friend of Hungary Award. Congratulations to the winners, whose names and descriptions can be found below!

    2021-05-07 More
  • Faith Morality Science

    The topics covered in the book touch on everyone's daily lives and relationships. Professor Vizi comments on the matter of individual responsibility. Rabbi Schweitzer reminds the world that the world's worst mass murderers were able to convince their people that their way would lead their nations to prosperity. Cardinal Erdő discusses the importance of tradition and a deep personal faith, even in times that lean heavily on rationality.

    2021-01-12 More
  • International Danube Philharmonic - Information

    The cross-border CENTROPE-Gala Chamber Concert of the International Danube Philharmonic was held without an audience on February 8, 2021, organized by the Austrian Cultural Forum in Bratislava.

    2021-04-01 More
  • Friends of Hungary Founder Baron William de Gelsey Passes Away At 100

    Baron William de Gelsey (Báró Gelsey Vilmos) has passed away at the age of 100. One of the founders of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, Baron Gelsey lived a life of achievement, faith, and community service. Among his many undertakings as an economist and banker, he was the chairman of Gedeon Richter’s board of directors, and became a permanent honorary chairman of the company in 2017.

    2021-03-01 More
  • Premier! The 'Great HungarICONs' short film series launched

    Hard work, sentiments connected to Hungary, inspirations that encourage to achieve and battles that are behind the success – all this is hidden behind the achievements of remarkable and internationally known Hungarians, which is shown by short videos worth watching.

    2021-02-16 More