• 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
  • Scouting webinar

    The Friends of Hungary Foundation continues its webinar series. The next presentation will cover Hungarian scouting abroad. Date and time: 8th of July, 2020, wednesday, 6 pm CET. Panel of presenters: Imre Lendvai-Lintner Judit Némethy Kesserű Melinda Gáspár The presentation shall be delivered in Hungarian, with real-time English translation (available in a separate voice channel).

    2020-07-02 More
  • New Hungarian Review publications available

    Down Fell the Statue of Goliath - Hungarian Poets and Writers on the Revolution of 1956 Nicholas T. Parsons: Civilisation and Its Malcontents - Essays on Our Times A Nation Dismembered - The 1920 Treaty of Trianon in Hungarian Poetry

    2020-06-15 More
  • András Oplatka, Swiss-Hungarian Journalist, Founder of Friends of Hungary Foundation Passes Away

    András Oplatka, renowned Swiss-Hungarian journalist, historian, and translator, passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 78 in his home in Zollikon near Zurich after a long, serious illness. He was one of the founders of the “Friends of Hungary Foundation”, publisher of news portals ‘Hungary Today’ and ‘Ungarn Heute.’

    2020-05-29 More
  • Friends of Hungary Award 2020

    The Board of Trustees of the Foundation is glad to announce the winners of the Friends of Hungary Award 2020. Hearty congratulations to the Winners, read the names and words of appreciation below!

    2020-05-21 More
  • ’Friends of Hungary’ at the ’Future: Hungary’ Conference

    ’Future: Hungary’ Conference was held on the 7th of March, 2020, in Cambridge. The Friends of Hungary Foundation was represented by Miklós Verseghi-Nagy managing director and Miklós Halász-Szabó editor in chief of the 'Hungary Today' news portal.

    2020-03-26 More