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Interview With László Dózsa, The Revolutionary Who Survived His Execution, Was Declared Officially Dead,  and is Today the Director of the Újpest Theater

László Dózsa was a revolutionary in 1956. His life’s tale is the fascinating story of a freedom fighter and survivor during and after the revolution. First, he survived his own execution, only to be beaten nearly to death and left for dead in a mass grave, before a grave digger pulled him out. According to the official report of the […]

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“Bridge For Talents” – Interview With Bálint Szüle The Project Manager Of The New Generation Centre In London

What is the goal of creating the New Generation Centre London? What established the demand for it? The New Generation Centre London, which is an umbrella organisation of the Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities, opened in February of 2016. The initiative was created as part of the Hungarian Governments wide ranging National Talent Programme. The Community Centre & Youth Office […]

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Csizmadia László, a Civil Összefogás Fórum alapítója, szóvivője részt vesz a Civil Együttműködési Tanácskozás (CET) sajtótájékoztatóján, a Wekerle Sándor Alapkezelő székházában.
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“We Can’t Transform Europe Into A Bazaar”: László Csizmadia On Europe After Hungary’s Refugee Referendum

In the following, László Csizmadia, chairman of Hungary’s pro-government Civil Cooperation Forum (CÖF), shares his thoughts on Hungary and Europe a fortnight after Hungary’s referendum against the EU’s proposed compulsory refugee resettlement quota scheme. – Can you tell us about your organisation’s mission and chief areas of activity in brief? – Prior to the 2 October referendum, we thought it […]

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„A Hungarian Success Story” – Interview With Zoltán Péter Nagy, Head Of Communications At OTP BANK

Hungarian media reported that OTP Bank’s András Fáy Foundation has been rewarded with the prestigious COMENIUS EduMedia Award in Germany. On the occasion of the remarkable achievement, we have had a talk with Zoltán Péter Nagy, head of communications and marketing at OTP Bank.   What should one know about the COMENIUS EduMedia Award? As far as I know, the […]

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“Europe Is Witnessing A Great Migration”: Exclusive Interview With Leading Academic E. Sylvester Vizi

Taking part in Hungary’s government-initiated referendum on the EU’s proposed compulsory refugee quota system is highly important and the Hungarian electorate must make its voice heard in these critical times for Europe, leading Hungarian academic and former President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Dr. E. Sylvester Vizi said in an exclusive interview with Hungary Today. Chairman, opinions differ on the […]

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Une Certaine Idée de l’Histoire: An Obituary in Memory of György Granasztói

György Granasztói, eminent Hungarian historian, university professor and senior advisor to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, passed away at the age of seventy-eight earlier this month. Read the personal obituary of a friend and admirer, university lecturer Zsolt K. Horváth: Hurriedly catching glimpse of news of his death last Tuesday, it ate itself into my head, paused time and has left […]

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“The Terrorism Of Egalitarianism”, By Tamás Pilhál

For twenty-six years, we listened to the lectures of our self-proclaimed liberal masters: diffeence is beautiful, difference must be respected. Indeed, difference is more exciting than what’s not different, and as such deserves positive discrimination and other privileges. Long live diversity, multiculturalism and open borders! Now, when almost no day passes with out a terrorist attack involving bombings, mowing down, […]

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Euro 2016: The Myth Of “Nazi-Saluting Fascist Thug” Hungarian Fans Exposed

In light of Hungary’s remarkable successes at the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship so far – which saw the national team score a spectacular 3-3 draw with Portugal yesterday –, it’s baffling that a number of British media outlets have resorted to labelling Hungarian fans “Nazi-saluting ultras” and “fascist thugs”, barely a week after British and Russian fans went on […]