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The countries of the Visegrad Group (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia) will continue to support Ukraine in defense against Russia as each country sees fit.  

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 13:44

On Tuesday in Budapest, a scientific conference titled "Survival Networks II: People from the former communist system after 1989 in politics, economy, public life, and other segments of social life" took place. The conference was organized jointly by the Felczak Institute, the Petőfi Literary Museum, and the Hankiss Ágnes Institute. Scientists from Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic participated in the event.

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 09:49

The results of the latest edition of the prestigious international PISA study show that both Polish and Czech fifteen-year-olds have maintained a high position globally in terms of mathematical skills, reading comprehension, and scientific reasoning. Young Hungarians also outperformed the average youth from the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 11:23

On Monday, December 4th, representatives of the Felczak Institute and the National University of Public Service (Nemzeti Közszolgálati Egyetem or NKE) - Director Maciej Szymanowski and Rector Deli Gergely - signed a formal agreement.

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 20:48

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

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of singer Edyta Geppert, an artist with both Polish and Hungarian heritage. Although the renowned Polish vocalist was born and raised in Nowa Ruda in southern Poland, her mother was a native Hungarian. "At home, we all spoke Hungarian. I did too, until I started school. I still understand the language, although speaking it wouldn't be easy for me," the artist reminisced in one of her interviews.

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 23:49

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