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Building of Embassy under renovation, address of Consulate remains the same

Publicated on: August 15, 2017

The building of the Embassy of Hungary to the Netherlands is being renovated from 16 August 2017. During the renovation the Embassy will be moved on a temporary basis to a new location, address: Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië 271, 2593 BS The Hague.

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Ambassador Kocsis visits exhibition “Huszár of De Stijl” in Stadsmuseum Harderwijk

Publicated on: July 18, 2017

On Monday 17 July, Ambassador Kocsis visited the city of Harderwijk, to view an exhibition entirely devoted to the Hungarian artist Vilmos Huszár (Budapest 1884 - Harderwijk 1960). The exhibition entitled “Huszár of De Stijl” is organised in the ‘100 jaar De Stijl’ year 2017 in the Stadsmuseum Harderwijk.

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Hungary’s candidate for Director-General of the OPCW

Publicated on: July 15, 2017

On 13 July, Executive Secretary Emeritus of the CTBTO and former Hungarian Ambassador Tibor Tóth presented himself as a candidate for Director-General of the Organization for the prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), located in The Hague.

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Cultural diplomacy can help create peace in a troubled period

Publicated on: July 7, 2017

“Cultural diplomacy can help create peace in a troubled and peaceless period”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó in a message to the annual meeting of the directors of international Hungarian Institutes in Budapest on Thursday.

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Ambassador Kocsis meets with Dutch sister city mayors

Publicated on: July 4, 2017

On 30 June 2017 Ambassador András Kocsis participated in a working luncheon upon the invitation of the mayor of Maassluis to join a discussion together with mayors of other Dutch municipalities, namely Maassluis, Wageningen, Krimpen aan den IJsel, Franekeradeel, and Haaksbergen involved in sister city relationships with their Hungarian counterparts.

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Ambassador Kocsis in conversation with BNR Nieuwsradio

Publicated on: June 30, 2017

From Saturday 1 July, Hungary will hold the presidency of the Visegrád group. Reason for Ambassador Kocsis to speak with BNR Nieuwsradio.

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Remarks of Ambassador Kocsis to the latest advice of the Advisory Council on International Relations

Publicated on: June 26, 2017

On 26 June, Ambassador Kocsis sent a letter to Prof. mr. J.G. de Hoop Scheffer, Chairman of the Advisory Council on International Affairs, on the council's latest advice

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Embassy of Hungary holds conference ‘A Shared Heritage: Hungarian-Dutch Reformed Relations through the Centuries. Commemorating 500 years Reformation’

Publicated on: June 26, 2017

On Thursday 22 June, the Theological University of Kampen and the Embassy of Hungary in association with Stichting Refo500 presented the conference 'A Shared Heritage: Hungarian-Dutch Reformed Relations through the Centuries. Commemorating 500 years Reformation’.

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'Breaking the Silence' by Via Berlin and Berlage Saxophone Quartet presented at Oerol

Publicated on: June 23, 2017

On Thursday afternoon 15 June, Ambassador Kocsis attended ’Breaking the Silence’, a theatre production by Via Berlin and the Berlage Saxophone Quartet during the Oerol Festival on the Dutch island Terschelling. The show was followed by an aftertalk between the two protagonists of the production, Dagmar Slagmolen and Peter Vigh, and Ambassador Kocsis.

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Ambassador Kocsis convenes meeting with ICC Prosecutor Bensouda

Publicated on: June 23, 2017

On 19 June, Ambassador Kocsis convened a meeting of the Eastern European Group of the International Criminal Court.

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Consulate closed between 10 and 17 July

Publicated on: June 16, 2017

Please, be advised that the consular department and help desk of the Embassy of Hungary in the Hague will be closed between 10 and 17 July due to technical reasons.

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Tribute to Rogi Wieg during Poetry International in Rotterdam

Publicated on: June 14, 2017

On Thursday evening 1 June, more than ten poets paid a tribute to the Dutch-Hungarian poet, artist, translator and poet critic Rogi Wieg (1962 – 2015) during the Rotterdam-based festival Poetry International.

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Commemoration ceremony of the 25th anniversary of Hatvan – Maassluis twin-cities relations

Publicated on: June 13, 2017

On the occasion of the anniversary celebration with the march of the Hungarian color sergeants and followed by the musical performances of young people from Hatvan Ambassador András Kocsis addressed the audience with a key-note commemorative speech.

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Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians Tamás Török interviewed by Nederlands Dagblad

Publicated on: June 12, 2017

On Thursday 8 June, Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians at the Ministry of Human Capacities Mr Tamás Török visited The Hague. He spoke with the Nederlands Dagblad about his visit.

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Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians at the Ministry of Human Capacities Török visited The Hague

Publicated on: June 12, 2017

During his visit to The Hague, Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians at the Ministry of Human Capacities Mr Tamás Török has met with members of the Dutch parliament as well as with the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, and the Hungarian judge of the ICC, Dr. Péter Kovács.

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Hungarian wine-tasting at the Embassy

Publicated on: June 1, 2017

On 29 May 2017 the wine selections of 28 Hungarian wineries were presented by 12 exhibitors at the Hungarian Embassy in the Hague.

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Exhibition 'From Fauvism to Surrealism: Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Hungary' opened at Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam

Publicated on: May 30, 2017

On Sunday 28 May, the exhibition 'From Fauvism to Surrealism: Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Hungary' was opened in the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. Ambassador Kocsis was among the opening speakers.

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35 Hungarian exhibitors at PLMA’s 2017 'World of Private Label' International Trade Show in Amsterdam

Publicated on: May 17, 2017

PLMA’s 2017 'World of Private Label' International Trade Show was held at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam on 16 and 17 May, and presented 4300 exhibit stands including nearly 60 national and regional pavilions.

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Wonderful show by Ágnes Visser and her orchestra in The Hague

Publicated on: May 17, 2017

On Friday evening 12 May, singer Ágnes Visser and her orchestra performed in Theater Diligentia in The Hague with the show ‘Hungarian at Heart’.

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Literary talk with Mari Alföldy translator in Utrecht

Publicated on: May 10, 2017

On 6 May, the Embassy of Hungary organised a literary discussion and reading in connection with the International Literature Festival Utrecht (ILFU) at the renowned Literaire Boekhandel Lijnmarkt in Utrecht.

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Interview with Ambassador Kocsis in the Nederlands Dagblad

Publicated on: May 5, 2017

On 5 May 2017, an interview with Ambassador Kocsis was published in the Nederlands Dagblad.

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Hungary’s Blahalouisiana at the Life I Live Festival in The Hague

Publicated on: May 2, 2017

Dutch festival goers extended a warm welcome to Blahalouisiana, one of Hungary’s most talented young bands. The band performed at the two-days Life I Live Festival, one of the most popular King’s Day events of the Netherlands attended by hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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Dutch premiere of Hungarian film 'Loop' at Imagine Film Festival

Publicated on: April 30, 2017

The Hungarian film ‘Loop’ (Hurok, 2016) by director Isti Madarász had its Dutch premiere at the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam. The film was screened a total of three times at EYE Amsterdam on Tuesday 18, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 April.

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Hungarian government seeks to resolve issues on agenda through dialogue

Publicated on: April 26, 2017

At a plenary session of the European Parliament, one of the main topics of which was the state of fundamental rights in Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the Hungarian government has in recent years sought to resolve conflicts through dialogue and negotiations, and will also strive for this outcome on the issues currently on the agenda

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The Fifth V4 Bicycle Race Kicked Off In Budapest

Publicated on: April 26, 2017


The Hungarian stage of the fifth V4 International Bicycle Race took place on 22 April. At the opening ceremony Ms Krisztina Varju, Ministerial Commissioner for the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád Group 2017-18, highlighted the significance of Visegrád Cooperation and underlined that Hungary’s Presidency in the V4, starting in July, will focus on improving infrastructural, economic and people-to-people connectivity in the region.

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Consulate closed on Friday 14, Monday 17 and Thursday 27 April

Publicated on: April 13, 2017

The Consulate will be closed on 14, 17 and 27 April, due to public holidays.

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Exhibition ’The Beauty of Everything. Krisztián Horváth's Domburg Design’ opened by Ambassador Kocsis

Publicated on: April 10, 2017

On the sunny afternoon of Saturday 8 April, Ambassador Kocsis opened the exhibition ’The Beauty of Everything. Krisztián Horváth's Domburg Design’ at the Marie Tak van Poortvliet Museum in Domburg, province of Zeeland.

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‘Secret of Success’ – Hungarians who have made it in the Netherlands

Publicated on: April 6, 2017

A panel discussion and networking event with top Dutch Hungarian panelists about the ‘secret ingredients’ that have helped Hungarians build a successful career in the Netherlands was held on 4 April 2017 in the Hague at the restaurant Hungarian Corner.

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Bohemian Betyárs back in the Netherlands for their Csavargó Album Release Tour

Publicated on: April 2, 2017

The Bohemian Betyars were back in the Netherlands in the last week of March for their Csavargó Album Release Tour.

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‘The Citizen’ wins Students’ Choice Award at Movies that Matter Film Festival

Publicated on: April 3, 2017

The Hungarian film ‘The Citizen’ (Az állampolgár, 2017) by director Roland Vranik had its Dutch premiere at the Movies that Matter Film Festival in The Hague last week. The film was screened a total of three times and on Wednesday evening 29 March, it received the Student’s Choice Award.

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Hungary would like to become an Innovation Centre

Publicated on: March 31, 2017

“Hungary would increasingly like to become an innovation centre, and for this reason beginning next year all enterprises involved in research & development will be able deduct twice as much money from their taxable base as they spend on innovation”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at the think.BDPST innovation conference in Budapest on Wednesday.

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Hungarian Restaurant Paprika Csárda opened in Zaandam

Publicated on: March 26, 2017

On Thursday evening 23 March, a new Hungarian restaurant opened its doors in Zaandam, near Amsterdam.

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Hungarian Revolution of 1848-1849 commemorated during annual Hungarian ball in Haarlem

Publicated on: March 25, 2017

On Saturday evening 18 March, the traditionally organized Hungarian ball of the Hungarian organizations, took place in Haarlem, with the support of the Embassy of Hungary

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Call for scholarship applications, Balassi Summer University (Hungarian language – Hungarian studies)

Publicated on: March 24, 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFA) invites applications for a Hungarian State scholarship for the Balassi Summer University Programme.

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A further HUF 65 billion allocated to Hungarian culture this year

Publicated on: March 16, 2017

In a welcome speech at a gala dinner in honour of the latest winners of the Kossuth Prize, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that Hungary’s newly-built economic system is now in operation, and as a result this year funding for Hungarian culture will amount to HUF 65 billion more than last year.

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Embassy of Hungary presents short documentary about the 60th anniversary commemoration of 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Publicated on: March 16, 2017

On Thursday afternoon 16 March, the Embassy of Hungary presented the short documentary ‘The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 - 60 years later. The 1956 Commemoration Season in the Netherlands’ to dozens of special invitees in The Hague.

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Embassy and Consulate closed on 15 March

Publicated on: March 9, 2017

The Embassy of Hungary in the Hague and the consular department will be closed on 15 March 2017, due to public holiday.

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‘Sing’ (2016) wins Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film

Publicated on: February 27, 2017

The Hungarian short film ‘Sing’ (2016) by director Kristóf Deák was awarded with the Oscar for Best Live Action Short film during the Academy Awards on Sunday 26 February.

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Commemoration of 500 Years Reformation and the Liberation of Hungarian Preachers by Michiel de Ruyter

Publicated on: February 21, 2017

On Saturday 18 February the liberation of the Hungarian protestant preachers by Michiel de Ruyter in 1676 was commemorated together with '500 Years Reformation' by the descendants, representatives of the de Ruyter Foundation, the Embassy of Hungary and representatives of the Royal Netherlands Navy.

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‘Meet Hungary’ business reception held at the Hungarian Embassy

Publicated on: February 16, 2017

A business reception was held at the Hungarian Embassy organized by the Embassy and the Hungarian Business Network (HBN) on 8 February 2017.

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The Hungarian Government declared 2017 as the year of Furmint

Publicated on: February 15, 2017

The Hungarian Government declared 2017 as the year of Furmint, with the aim to raise the attention of the international and domestic markets and the consumers on one of the most important native Hungarian grape varieties.

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Hungary thanks Dutch athletes who did not participate in the 1956 Olympics

Publicated on: February 9, 2017

In solidarity with the Hungarian freedom fighters, the Netherlands, along with Spain and Switzerland, decided to boycott the 1956 Melbourne Olympics protesting against the Soviet intervention in Hungary.

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New international study program between HAN and Pécs University kicked-off by Ambassador Kocsis

Publicated on: February 9, 2017

On Tuesday 7 February, Ambassador Kocsis kicked-off a new partnership between the Hungarian University of Pécs and the Business Studies program of the HAN University of Applied Sciences (HAN).

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New Hungarian Restaurant in The Hague opened by Ambassador Kocsis

Publicated on: February 7, 2017

The Hague welcomes a new Hungarian restaurant. On Sunday evening 5 February, Ambassador Kocsis officially opened Hungarian Corner on the Thomsonplein. The restaurant serves various authentic Hungarian dishes such as goulash soup, beef stew (pörkölt) and chicken in paprika, and carefully selects its pure Hungarian ingredients.

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EasyJet celebrates first flight to Budapest

Publicated on: February 6, 2017

easyJet's first flight between Amsterdam and Budapest was festively waved off by the Ambassador of Hungary to the Netherlands this morning. The new flight to Hungary offers both business and leisure passengers an affordable alternative to travel to the city on the Danube. In Budapest, the flight was welcomed by the Chargé d'Affaires of the Netherlands in Hungary.

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Online appointment booking at the Consulate also in Dutch

Publicated on: January 26, 2017

For the convenience of our clients the electronic appointment system of the Hungarian Consulate in The Hague has been extended. As from the end of January the Consulate’s Dutch speaking clients can access the service that was previously available in English and in Hungarian in Dutch as well, making the procedure even simpler and more user friendly.

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Book of condolences made available at Embassy of Hungary in The Hague

Publicated on: January 23, 2017

The government of Hungary has declared a national day of mourning for Monday, in memory of the victims who died in the coach accident in Italy.

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Government declared national day of mourning

Publicated on: January 23, 2017

At the initiative of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Government has declared a national day of mourning for Monday in memory of the victims who died in the coach accident in Italy, Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister told kormany.hu on Saturday afternoon.

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Loud applause for the Hungarians at the Eurosonic festival in Groningen

Publicated on: January 19, 2017

A wide variety of Hungary related programmes took place at the 31st edition of one of Europe’s most relevant music showcase events, the Eurosonic music conference and festival held in Groningen, the Netherlands.

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