• Alfred Pasternak, Co-Founder of The Friends of Hungary Foundation, Passes Away

    Alfred Pasternak, obstetrician and gynecologist, passed away at the age of 92. He was an external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a founding member of the Friends of Hungary Foundation.

    2023-02-23 More
  • András Smuk, President of the “Europa” Club in Vienna, Passes Away

    András Smuk, president of the “Europa” Club in Vienna, passed away on January 12 at the age of 75. Fled to Austria with his family as a child, he worked for the Hungarian community in Austria, for keeping the memory of the 1956 revolution alive, and for the preservation of Hungarian identity for almost half a century.

    2023-01-16 More
  • Friends of Hungary Foundation Member Miklós Duray Passes Away

    On December 30, 2022, at the age of 77, after a long illness, Miklós Duray, Hungarian politician, writer, university professor from Slovakia passed away.

    2023-01-05 More
  • Winners of the Friend of Hungary Award 2022 announced

    The Foundation's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Friend of Hungary Award. Congratulations to the winners, whose names and descriptions can be read below!

    2022-03-31 More
  • János Miska, member and awardee of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, passed away

    János Miska, writer, editor, literary historian, librarian, and a prominent figure of the Hungarian literary scene has passed away. He was also a member of the Friends of Hungary Foundation, and was awarded the Friend of Hungary Award.

    2022-08-03 More
  • Our Great HungarICONs shortfilm series continues!

    The Friends of Hungary Foundation presents another 5 short films featuring internationally renowned, successful Hungarians. With English and German subtitles!

    2022-08-02 More
  • How Can You Help Refugees or People from and in Ukraine?

    We have summarized for you where and how you can help those in need.

    2022-03-01 More
  • ’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