Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg and other heroes that saved people embarked on bringing hope to Hungarians in a hopeless situation, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade stated on Tuesday at the inauguration of a Wallenberg memorial in Budapest
Marking the 70th anniversary of the deportation of Hungarian Jews, as part of the official program series within the frames of the Holocaust Memorial Year declared by the Government of Hungary, Leon Botstein will conduct at the Liszt Academy on the 11th of May, 7:00 PM.
Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland, 28 April 2014
The delegation of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) attended the March of the Living from Auschwitz to Birkenau in Poland on April 28, 2014. The program, which was organized by the International March of the Living Foundation, was held for the twenty-seventh time in Poland. Participants – Christians and Jews, adults and youth, survivors and descendants – came from more than fifty countries to commemorate the Holocaust.
House of Terror Museum, 27 April 2014
The Holocaust, an unheard example of industrially executed terror, was the tragedy of mankind, Hungarians and Jews as well”, said Deputy PM Tibor Navracsics, Minister of Public Administration and Justice in Budapest during the commemoration of the Holocaust organized at the House of Terror Museum last Sunday.
Deputy State Secretary Gergely Prőhle received Douglas Davidson, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues from the US Department of State, on April 24, 2014. Mr Prőhle informed his guest about the current Holocaust Memorial Year in Hungary.
On the occasion of the Memorial Day for the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust, a plaque was installed remembering child victims and teachers rescuing children in secondary schools of Makó and Pécs this Wednesday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán sent a letter to the Chairman of the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz), András Heisler, on the occasion of the Memorial Day for the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust. The full text of the letter can be read below.
Hungarian victims of the Holocaust were remembered by Minister of Public Administration and Justice Tibor Navracsics and Zoltán Pokorni, mayor of the 12th district of the capital in Budapest, at the Danube Memorial Shoes.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust, the Government of Hungary is organising the Memorial Year, through the Hungarian Holocaust 2014 Memorial Committee. Within the framework of this series of events, a scientific memorial meeting organised to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day is taking place today and Prime Minister Orbán sent a letter to address the event.
H. E. János Lázár, Minister of State heading the Prime Minister's Office of Hungary delivered a speech at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 27th January, 2014 on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Freedom rights and equality between people, and protection ensured by law must never be given up to any degree, the justice ministry's parliamentary state secretary told a commemoration marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Budapest on Monday.