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.
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”.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
„Virtuózok”, the winners of the successful talent show runnning on the Hungarian public service television had the opportunity to show their talent in New York. They gave a remarkable concert at the Consulate General of Hungary, and then - supported and organized by the Armel Operea Festival - they performed to a crowded house in the Weill Recital room of the Carnegie Hall.
On February 15 in cooperation with the Hungarian National Trading House we had a terrific fashion show directed by the amazing Malena Belafonte, showcasing the works of eight top of the line designers from Hungary
Yesterday night in partnership with the Magyar Foundation of North America we hosted a wildly successful Hungarian Culinary Experience prepared by world-renowned Chef Yossi Elad on Monday evening at the Consulate in New York.
It was an honor to welcome Colleen Bell, former US Ambassador to Budapest in our residency. After having concluded her service in our capital city, she moved directly to New York.
To commemorate Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day we organized an event at our mission focusing on musician victims of the Hungarian Holocaust with László Stachó.
The Consulate General of Hungary in New York has the sad duty to inform that at least 16 people, mostly students have lost their lives and more than 26 were seriously injured when a bus transporting Hungarian students crashed into a guard rail on an Italian highway on Friday January 20. before catching fire.
A Book of Condolences will be opened at the Consulate General of Hungary (223 East 52nd street New York, NY, 10022) on Monday January 23rd and Tuesday January 24th from 10 a.m.to 2. pm.
Hungarian Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács rebuffed criticism levelled by the Obama Administration concerning government policy towards non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating Hungary, calling such accusations unnecessarily encumbering bilateral relations.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó handed over the Middle Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary to the departing US Ambassador to Budapest Colleen Bell on Tuesday in Budapest.
Hungarian foreign trade closed a record year in 2016 in every respect, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed at his press conference held in Budapest in response to last year’s foreign trade data for January to November released by the Central Statistical Office.
Hungarian public service TV featured news about the improving US-Hungarian trade relations and the Christmas reception for our business partners
“It is with shock that we received the news of the attack against the Russian Ambassador to Ankara, which we condemn in the strongest possible terms”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday after Ambassador Andrey Karlov was killed in a terrorist attack in the Turkish capital on Monday evening.
We've had a fabulous fundraising dinner at our consulate to benefit the new 1956 Memorial in Manhattan, hosted together with Irene and Ernő Holló who provided the absolute top quality meat. The mangalica courses have brought home the bacon (almost literally), and thanks to the phenomenal generosity of our guests, no unpaid bills of the memorial project should remain for next year.
Hungarian Literature in Focus has been an amazing party as satellite event of the New Literature from Europe Festival http://newlitfromeurope.org
Among the the top notch Hungarian writers and poets you may spot Acedemy Award winner Géza Röhrig
This is the monument of Emilia Kossuth, sister of Lajos (Louis) Kossuth, Governor of Hungary during the revolution of 1848–49.
At a session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday, October 28, Hungary was elected member of the UN Human Rights Council for 2017-2019. Joining Hungary on the Human Rights Council as representatives of Central and Eastern Europe will be Croatia.
Representatives Ed Royce, Marcy Kaptur, Dennis Ross and French Hill each delivered special video messages in support and commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight.
The New York Hungarian Scientific Society is accepting applications for the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award supporting original research by Hungarian scientists living in Hungary or in neighboring countries.
On Novembef 4th Pro Progressione - Culture in Progress, Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Center with the Consulate General of Hungary in New York presented 1956-2016: A Festive Comedy.
After 60 years the Stalin statue came down again in DUMBO, New York. The Glowing Bulbs visual arts group turned the Brooklyn side anchorage of the Manhattan bridge into a vivid and stunning live memorial of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight in Hungary.
Meet Barry Farber, well known American radio personality, who has a very special attachment to Hungary, and to the 1956 Revolution. As a young journalist he was at the Austrian-Hungarian border on Christmas Evening 1956, and together with the young Thorvald Stoltenberg (later he had become Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) he helped fleeing Hungarians, men, women, children, to cross the small canal, as by that time the infamous Bridge of Andau had already been destroyed by the Soviets. This video is his special message to our New York (his hometown now) commemorations, because he will not be here in person, as he's invited to Budapest as guest of Hungary for the upcoming celebrations.
On 18 October 2016 the head of the Hungarian National Trading House, Ms. Zsanett Oláh and the president of the American Hungarian Chamber of Commerce of New York, Mr. Tamas Barat signed an agreement of mutual cooperation at the Consulate General of Hungary in New York. By this agreement the economic cooperation between Hungary and the USA has further enhanced as from now on the two dedicated organizations are going to cooperate in order to promote Hungarian goods and services.
Glowing Bulbs Visual Arts Collective, Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Center in New York and the Consulate General of Hungary in New York present UNITY, a large scale video mapping project to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Revolution in Hungary.
On Tuesday, September 22, Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Hungarian-American Caucus, gave a floor speech in recognition of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight in the House of Representatives of the United States Congress.