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Call for applications - Andrássy National Security Fellowship

Publicated on: January 18, 2018

The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), together with The Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF), is pleased to announce the second call for applications for the Andrássy National Security Fellowship - a six-month fellowship program aimed at cultivating the next generation of Hungarian strategic thinkers committed to strengthening ties between Hungary and the United States.

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Commemorating the Writer of the 'Paul Street Boys'

Publicated on: January 12, 2018

Yesterday we commemorated Ferenc Molnár who had been born exactly 140 years ago.

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ReConnect Hungary Application Deadline Extended

Publicated on: January 12, 2018

The Hungarian Birthright Program has extended its application deadline to January 31, 2018.

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Creation, operation and management of a trading house partner office in Houston and Miami

Publicated on: January 10, 2018

Public Procurements - Hungarian National Trading House Cls.

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Forty Years Ago the Holy Crown Returned to Hungary

Publicated on: January 8, 2018

From Fort Knox, Kentucky to the Hungarian National Museum and later to the Building of the Parliament of Hungary.

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Seasonal Greetings

Publicated on: December 21, 2017

On behalf of Ambassador Ferenc Kumin Consul General of Hungary in New York and all of our Colleagues the Consulate would like to wish You Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

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Remembering the 110the anniversary of the Darr Mine Disaster

Publicated on: December 20, 2017

We had the honor to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the Darr Mine Disaster in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania.

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The New Generation took the Stage over the Weekend

Publicated on: December 18, 2017

A new generation of Hungarians and Hungarian Americans have gathered during the weekend at the Consulate providing Christmas warmth and unforgettable experience.

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Consulate General of Hungary hosted the 9th NYCMedical Technology Forum

Publicated on: December 14, 2017

In this year, the Forum focused on early cancer detection.

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Closing Events of the Counter/Culture Program Series

Publicated on: December 12, 2017

A captivating journey through languages, places and thoughts, amazing archive footages and, of course, phenomenal music by the Fodderbasis Tandem: László Gőz and Tibor Szemző.

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3rd Annual Festive Season Lunch for our Business Partners

Publicated on: December 8, 2017

Hungarian Consulate General held the Festive Season Luncheon for the third time to celebrate a successful and productive year with its Business Partners.

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3rd Annual Fundraising Gala and Dinner of the New York Hungarian Scientific Society

Publicated on: December 6, 2017

We will gather for the third time to learn something new, to socialize and to support the great cause of the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award, established by the Hungarian scientific diaspora.

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Tokaj Wine Order Introduces Specialties from the Region

Publicated on: December 6, 2017

Conferérie de Tokaj held wine dinner in the Consulate promoting the Great Tokaj Wine Aauction of 2018.

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Conference on Protecting Mideast Christian Communities

Publicated on: December 6, 2017

Conversation on preserving Christians in the Middle East at the event of Anglosphere Society and the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom in New York.

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Mandoki Soulmates Announce “Wings of Freedom” Charity Concert in New York City

Publicated on: December 4, 2017

ManDoki Soulmates led by world-renowned German-Hungarian musician, producer, and songwriter Leslie Mandoki, announced the “Wings of Freedom” post-GRAMMY® charity concert on January 29, 2018 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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Screening of Gábor Bódy’s award winning movie ‘American Torso’

Publicated on: November 30, 2017

Hungarian Cultural Institute held screening and discussion of Gábor Bódy’s award winning movie ‘American Torso’ yesterday at the Consulate.

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Lectures and Debate on the Media and its Future in the 21th Century

Publicated on: November 29, 2017

Once again, great lectures, smart minds and lively debate at the yesterday’s event of the New York Hungarian Scientific Society hosted by Ambassador Ferenc Kumin Consul General of Hungary.

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Budapest Painting Features MET’s David Hockney Exhibition

Publicated on: November 27, 2017

A painting from Budapest’s Ludwig Museum features in the David Hockney Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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Minister of Justice László Trócsányi meets Rabbi Arthur Schneier

Publicated on: November 16, 2017

As part of the Minister of Justice László Trócsányi’s four days official trip to the United States the Minister met with Rabbi Arthur Schneier in New York on 15 November 2017.

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Extramural Consular Days in Fairfield (December 12, 2017)

Publicated on: November 13, 2017

The Consulate General of Hungary in New York is organizing extramural consular days in Fairfield on December 12th, 2017.

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Extramural Consular Days in Boston (November 28-29,2017)

Publicated on: November 3, 2017

The Consulate General of Hungary in New York is organizing extramural consular days in Boston on November 28-29, 2017.

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October 23 commemoration at the completed 1956 Memorial in New York

Publicated on: October 24, 2017

For the first time we could have an October 23 commemoration at the completed 1956 Memorial in New York. We were honored by the presence and remarks of Hungarian Minister of National Development, Miklós Seszták, NY Assemblywoman, Nicole Malliotakis, mayoral candidate in NYC, and former US Ambassador to Budapest, Colleen Bell.

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Extramural Consular Days in Garfield (October 26, 2017)

Publicated on: October 20, 2017

The Consulate General of Hungary in New York is organizing extramural consular days in Garfield on October 26th, 2017.

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Extramural Consular Days in New Brunswick (October 25,2017)

Publicated on: October 20, 2017

The Consulate General of Hungary in New York is organizing extramural consular days in New Brunswick on October 25th, 2017.

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American Airlines is also launching a direct flight and recruiting Hungarian speaking flight attendants

Publicated on: October 11, 2017

Shortly after the recently published flight launch of LOT Polish Airlines between Budapest - New York and Budapest – Chicago, American Airlines came out with the wonderful news of connecting Budapest with Philadelphia in a direct way. American Airlines is currently recruiting Hungarian speaking flight attendants to the new flight to be launched in spring 2018. See attached files:

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Site Selectors Guild Fall Forum

Publicated on: October 5, 2017

As one of the handful foreign countries, Hungary was represented at the Site Selectors Guild Fall Forum by Dora Dweik from HIPA and Judit Czako, our economic attaché. The Seattle (WA) based event was a great forum to to enjoy the exciting topics and content and to get in touch with the site selectors’ elite squad.

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The wave of violence in North America is shocking

Publicated on: October 2, 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said the wave of violence in recent days in North America was shocking in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday, adding that according to information from the local authorities, no Hungarians are among the victims of the attacks.

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Government proclaims zero tolerance on anti-Semitism

Publicated on: July 19, 2017

At a press conference in Budapest, held jointly with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán has stated that Hungary proclaims zero tolerance on anti-Semitism. The Hungarian prime minister also stressed that Hungary had committed a crime in failing to protect its Jewish citizens in World War II.

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Hungary welcomed President Trump’s non-interventionist policy based on mutual respect

Publicated on: July 18, 2017

Hungary welcomed US President Donald Trump’s non-interventionist policy which is based on mutual respect, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed in his speech delivered at the Washington conservative Heritage Foundation on Friday

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LOT to launch direct flights from Budapest to New York and Chicago

Publicated on: July 7, 2017

Polish airline LOT will be launching direct passenger flights to New York and Chicago from Budapest next summer, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Friday in Budapest, highlighting that the fact that there is no direct link to the United States, despite it being the second largest investor in Hungary, represents a competitive disadvantage for Hungary.

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Reconnect Hungary group to depart to Hungary

Publicated on: June 30, 2017

It was great to host the latest departing ReConnect Hungary group, with 18-28 years old participants having Hungarian ancestry, and trying to discover their roots in Hungary.

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Hungarian flag on top of the New York mission building

Publicated on: June 30, 2017

It's been a long time dream to put a Hungarian flag onto the top of our New York mission building. In this city one rarely sees both the rooftop and the street level of a house at the same time, so it makes perfect sense to show who we are on the top as well.

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Building a Resilient Economy of the Future

Publicated on: June 30, 2017

Extremely powerful and effective investment promotion event at Bloomberg Government about Hungary and the current developments in the CE region. It was great to have Minister of State Levente Magyar answering the questions of the host and of the audience, and we had excellent panelists representing successful Hungarian FDIs, consultants, startups.

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Building the economy of the future: Central Europe in a post-Brexit world

Publicated on: June 7, 2017

On June 13, Bloomberg Government, the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency and the Hungarian Consulate will bring together top investors, government and business leaders

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The First Presbyterian Church voted in favor of a memorial to Zsuzsanna Kossuth

Publicated on: May 30, 2017

The Session of The First Presbyterian Church voted in favor of a memorial to Zsuzsanna Kossuth.

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The screening of “1945” in the Museum of Moving Image (MoMI)

Publicated on: May 30, 2017

In cooperation with the Balassi Institute we've organized a screening in the New York based Museum of Moving Image (MoMI) for Ferenc Török's new, beautiful and very important movie: 1945.

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Conversation with New York State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi

Publicated on: May 30, 2017

We have started an interesting conversation with New York State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi about how a panel of his fellow Assembly members could visit Hungary in an official delegation.

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Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Publicated on: May 30, 2017

We commemorated the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust by screening Son of Saul in the New York Hungarian House followed by a stage talk with Géza Röhrig, title character of the Academy Award winning movie.

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A visit to Ligonier where the largest Hungarian run charity organization, the Bethlen Home can be found.

Publicated on: April 28, 2017

Ferenc Kumin visited Ligonier, Western Pennsylvania, where the largest Hungarian run charity organization, the Bethlen Home (and many other components of the Bethlen Communities) can be found

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Rededication of the Raoul Wallenberg square

Publicated on: April 28, 2017

Ferenc Kumin consul general of Hungary had the privilege to participate in the rededication of the Raoul Wallenberg square in Queens, NYC on Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)

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Polish-Hungarian Friendship day

Publicated on: April 28, 2017

The IV. Polish-Hungarian Friendship Day will take place in New York, 12th of May 2017. Registration is required, for details see the invitation

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Conference of the Association of Hungarian-American Academicians

Publicated on: April 12, 2017

The Hungarian Consulate General in New York prides itself on being a vibrant center of the Hungary related scientific activities in the US.
By co-organizing and hosting the 2nd Conference of the Association of Hungarian-American Academicians we have reached a new milestone in our journey.

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The Hungarian and American governments will sit down to negotiate

Publicated on: April 3, 2017

On Monday in the Parliament Building in Budapest, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told reporters that “The Hungarian Cabinet and the Government of the United States of America will sit down to negotiate the matter of the Central European University”.

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Hungarian Government offers condolences to families of victims

Publicated on: March 23, 2017

The Hungarian Government offers its most sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the London attack, and wishes the injured swift recovery, the Foreign Ministry informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday evening.

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Péter Szijjártó pledges increased and extended Hungarian military participation in the fight against terrorism

Publicated on: March 22, 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó pledged increased and extended Hungarian military participation at the international conference against terrorism held in Washington on Wednesday.

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Showcasing Furmint, the unique Hungarian wine variety”.

Publicated on: March 20, 2017

Furmint USA has returned to the consulate with some new participant to showcase the very unique Hungarian variety mostly from Tokaj region, but also from Csopak, and the tiny but beautiful Solmó region

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Hungarian Medical Association of America dinner

Publicated on: March 7, 2017

In partnership with New York Hungarian Scientific Society we organized a fundraiser dinner for the prestigious Hungarian Medical Association of America to benefit their Student Exchange Program that brings Hungarian medical students to the US for different study programs.

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Plans to mark the resting place of Zsuzsanna Kossuth with a dignifying memorial

Publicated on: March 7, 2017

It was thrilling to meet representatives of the Greenwich Village (Manhattan, New York City) based First Presbyterian Church and discuss the plans to mark the resting place of Zsuzsanna Kossuth, sister of Lajos (Louis) Kossuth our national hero with a proper and dignifying memorial.

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International Women's Day organized by The Society of Foreign Consuls in New York

Publicated on: March 10, 2017

On 3rd of march, 2017 the Society of Foreign Consuls in New York celebrated International Women's Day with the participation of 19 countries at the Bohemian Hall, the cultural headquarters of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, where each country’s nominee recieved a Certificate of Merit.

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