• Call for Applications: 2019 Summer Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellowship

    Applications are now open for the 2019 Summer Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellowship – a full scholarship for students from Hungary to participate in The Fund for American Studies summer programs in Washington DC. The two month summer program includes an internship placement in Washington DC, academic credit from George Mason University, housing in the heart of DC on George Washington University’s campus, a variety of guest lectures and briefings, as well as opportunities for professional development and networking. The scholarship covers full tuition and a living stipend for the duration of the program. The application deadline for Hungarian students is January 15, 2019.

    2018-12-17 More
  • Visit at the Kodály Conservatory in Athens

    Managing director of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, Orsolya Karlócai, paid a visit to the Kodály Conservatory – Greek Kodály Institute in Athens. Michalis Patseas, founder and director of the conservatory, member of the Friends of Hungary Community, presented the operation and the most important milestones in the history of the institution.

    2018-12-04 More
  • Visszidensek 2. - Baron Antal Lipthay’s introductory remarks at the “Remigrates” Part 2 book-opening

    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. One of the "Visszidensek", baron Antal Lipthay, presented the following speech on the book-opening.

    2018-12-03 More
  • Members of Friends of Hungary Awarded by Bethlen Foundation

    Each year, the Bethlen Foundation awards outstanding contributors to Hungarian society. This year, two members of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, were among the recipients.

    2018-11-22 More
  • Visszidensek in the view of Zsuzsanna Spiry

    Thank you for Zsuzsanna Spiry from Brasil for this piece

    2018-11-13 More
  • Hungary At First “Site” – Friends of Hungary Foundation Hosts Conference for Foreign Journalists

    This week, the Friends of Hungary Foundation, publisher of Hungary Today, will host its second annual conference entitled “Hungary At First ‘Site’.” The organization, which aims to serve as a bridge connecting Hungarians from around the world, invited a group of foreign journalists to Budapest in order to give them an opportunity to experience Hungarian politics, economics and culture first hand.

    2018-10-15 More
  • Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award - Call For Application

    The New York Hungarian Scientific Society (https://www.nyhungarianscientificsociety.org), a non-for-profit charitable 501 (c)(3) organization, is accepting applications for the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Awardsupporting original research by Hungarian scientists living in Hungary or in neighboring countries.

    2018-09-19 More
  • István Fodor Awarded the Prestigious Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary on August 20

    István Fodor, a member of the Friends of Hungary Foundation’s Board of Trustees, has been awarded the Hungarian Order of Merit, Commander’s Cross with Star for his work as a curator for the Friends of Hungary Foundation and in recognition of his efforts for Hungarian communities worldwide.

    2018-08-29 More
  • Dr. Paul Demeny Honored with the Highest Hungarian State Award

    On Monday, Hungary’s August 20 National Holiday, President János Áder awarded demographer Dr. Paul Demény with the prestigious honor of the Hungarian Order of St. Stephen. Dr. Paul Demény is a Hungarian demographer and economist whose research on population decline and demographic policy have been extremely influential internationally. He is also a member of the Friends of Hungary Foundation.

    2018-08-29 More
  • AHF - Chairman’s Corner: Quo Vadis Department of State -- A Critique of U.S. Policy in Hungary

    A proposed intervention last November by the Department of State into Hungary’s media environment is emblematic of the misguided policy that represents a risk to U.S. strategic interests and therefore deserves thoughtful scrutiny. This review is especially needed now that the Hungarian ruling party, Fidesz, and its Prime Minister Viktor Orbán won a sweeping victory in April’s national election.

    2018-06-13 More