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On November 29, 2023, a significant conference unfolded at the Warsaw headquarters of the Wacław Felczak Polish-Hungarian Cooperation Institute.

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 20:37

On Monday, a group of Hungarian studies students from Krakow, Poznań, and Warsaw gathered once more at the Wacław Felczak Institute of Polish-Hungarian Cooperation. However, this wasn't your typical philologists' meeting; it was a captivating exploration into the nuances of business etiquette, diplomatic protocol, and the art of presentation. Agnieszka Barátka, the deputy director of the Felczak Institute, highlights that the purpose of these encounters with experts was to move Polish Hungarian…

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 00:51

Hungary's central bank (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) cut its base rate by another 75 basis points on Tuesday.   Barnabás Virág. Photo by MTI/Lajos Soós (J)

Tue, 11/21/2023 - 17:59
Czeska reprezentacja pozuje do zdjęcia

The Czech Republic did not waste their chance, and on November 20, they crushed Moldova 3-0 at home. In the Group E table, the Czech football team surpassed Poland by four points, securing their place in next year's European Championship in Germany (this marks the eighth qualification for the Czechs in Euro history). Consequently, it is now certain that at least three out of the four Visegrád Group countries—Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary—will be represented at Euro 2024.

Mon, 11/20/2023 - 23:09
Professor Wacław Felczak: Legendary Emissary of Freedom

The life story of Professor Wacław Felczak, a distinguished scholar of Central European history and a staunch supporter of close collaboration among the nations of Central Europe, reads like a script for a Hollywood blockbuster. As the head of the courageous Tatra couriers, who risked their lives to navigate through Hungary to the occupied country, Felczak served as the patron of the Felczak Institute.

Tue, 11/14/2023 - 10:00

On September 26, 2011, the Hungarian Parliament declared November 13th the day of the Hungarian language, because in 1844, on this day, the Act on the Hungarian language and nationality was adopted, making Hungarian the state language. Photo by Erika Varga/Pixabay (J)

Mon, 11/13/2023 - 06:45

"The European Parliament lifted the immunity of four PiS MEP's for speaking out against illegal migration. This is the beginning of the end...

Sat, 11/11/2023 - 21:13

Poland’s president Andrzej Duda has tapped the outgoing prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki of the Law and Justice party, to try to form the country’s next government.

Mon, 11/06/2023 - 21:50

Today, the prestigious "Diamentowy Ślad" award was presented to Dr. Andrzej Grajewski. He is a journalist and historian who has demonstrated exceptional journalistic skills, a profound exploration of the recent history of the Church, long-standing dedication to promoting reconciliation among the nations of Eastern and Central Europe, and a noble commitment to civic engagement. Dr.

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 21:49

The Hungarian government announced today CSOK PLUS initiative which aims to offer financial support to families based on the number of children they have. Minister of Culture and Innovation János Csák emphasized at a press conference that Hungary aims to become the most family-friendly country in Europe.

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 22:21

On October 18th, the Wacław Felczak Institute of Polish-Hungarian Cooperation officially renewed its cooperation agreement with the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin.

Wed, 10/18/2023 - 23:04

"EU elites want to strip Poland and other member countries of their sovereignty," warned European Parliament member and PiS politician Jacek Saryusz-Wolski in a morning broadcast on Radio WNET, cautioning against plans to change treaties and transform Europe from a union of sovereign nations into a superstate managed without regard to the will of the voters.

Fri, 10/13/2023 - 15:16

She is an English and German linguist by education. She belonged to a Catholic family community led by Fr. František Rábek, later the Military Bishop of the Slovak Armed Forces. Her home served as a meeting place and a forum for open discussions for free-thinking and pro-democratic groups for years. Due to her involvement, she was persecuted in communist Czechoslovakia. After 1989, she became the founder of the first Catholic high school in Slovakia. Since 2002, she has served as the Ambassador…

Thu, 10/12/2023 - 05:36

A copy of the document granting the Hungarian military decoration to General Józef Bem (referred to as "Daddy Bem" in Hungary) has been officially transferred to the archives of the Museum of Polish History. Poles and Hungarians share a historical brotherhood and enduring friendship, often epitomized by the famous saying "Polak, Węgier — dwa bratanki" (Pole and Hungarian are two brothers). Throughout the annals of history, these two nations have been united by notable figures who have…

Sun, 10/08/2023 - 23:55
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó

"We are very much rooting for our Polish brothers and sisters. And we wholeheartedly support the ruling party in pulling off yet an other election victory, because politics is an experience-based business. Standing on the grounds of mutual respect we have, together with the current Polish government, been able to effectively rethink and realize further development of expanding cooperation between Hungary and Poland in recent years.

Wed, 10/04/2023 - 10:22