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Submitted by redakcja2 on Mon, 08/21/2023 - 23:38


August 25, 2023 [Friday]

From 7:30 breakfast

9:00                Ceremonial opening of the Visegrad Summer Academy

Greeting: Katalin Novák, President of Hungary [video]

Opening speech: international director Péter Ákos Mernyei, National University of Public Service

Opening speech: Maciej Szymanowski, director of the Felczak Institute

9:20                Our region in the shadow of war. Cooperation forms, strategies and opportunities between geopolitical blocs

Marek Kuchciński, Minister of the Prime Minister's Chancellery -online (PL), Minister of territorial development Tibor Navracsics (HU), Moderator: Maciej Szymanowski, Director of the Felczak Institute

10:20              Tree planting ceremony, coffee break

10:45              Visegrád - bridges and crossroads in the past and future (historical round table: historian Wojciech Frazik (PL), Jan Hroudný, vice president of the Young Conservatives (CZ) Jan Hudacky honorary consul of Poland (SK) Moderator: Gergely Pröhle, historian, diplomat,NKE (HU)

12:00              Travel to the MCC campus,

12:30              Arrival at the MCC Campus, introduction to the Collegium

13:00              lunch

14:15              Advocacy of common interests in the European Union

minister for european affairs János Bóka(HU) MEP Bogdan Rzońca (PL), analyst Jaroslav Kuchyna (CZ), Pál Csáky politician (SK) Moderator: Péter Ákos Mernyei, (HU)

15:45              Travel to the Parliament,

16:30              Visit at the building of the National Assembly

Family photo

18:30              Evening walk in downtown Budapest

20:00              Dinner, concert and dance tution

Cultural program with the Wacław Felczak Foundation, Concert and táncház with the Dűvő ensemble and the Elán Orchestra (learning folk dances with live Hungarian music)

Greetings: Karol Biernacki, Chairman of the Board of the Wacław Felczak Foundation


August 26, 2023 [Saturday]

8:00                breakfast

8:45                departure for Esztergom,

11:00              The social role of the Church - Meeting with Cardinal Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom (led by Maciej Szymanowski)

12:00              lunch at St.Adalbert Pilgrim’s House

13:00              Visit at St. Adalbert and Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral

15:00              Visegrád - visit of the Palace and the Citadel (led by Péter Gróf, archelogist, musealist)

16:00              History lesson on the spot with professor Sándor Őze

17:30               Evening boat trip to Budapest, in the programme

Visegrad quiz

Dispute about the future of V4

Editor Jozef Majchrák (SK), editor-in-chief Paweł Lisicki (PL), publicist Mátyás Kohán (HU), editor Mátyás Zrno (CZ) Moderator: Balázs Tárnok, NKE (HU)

dinner on the boat

20:30               Sightseeing, free program


August 27, 2023 [Sunday]

8:00                breakfast

9:00                Security policy, national defense, foreign policy strategy

Brig. Gen. Imre Porkoláb Ministerial Commissioner for Defence Innovation (HU), presidential adviser, analyst Andrzej Zybertowicz (PL), journalist, publicist Jaroslav Kuchyňa (CZ) Moderator: Col. Dr. Zoltán Jobbágy (NKE)

10:30              In the light of numbers - Results of EU, regional and Hungarian-Polish polls

Csaba Faragó, director of foreign affairs, Századvég (HU), Arkadiusz Adamczyk, member of board of the Felczak Institute (PL), Mihály Rosonczy-Kovács, director of foreign affairs, Nézőpont Institute (HU)

11:30              Holy Mass (Franciscan monk Paweł Cebula)

13:00              lunch

14:30              Ukraine and the future of the region, support

Attila Demkó, chief of Geopolitcal Studies MCC (HU), former ambassador to Kyiv István Íjgyártó (HU),  Marek Natusiewicz member of board, Felczak Institute(PL), Moderator: Gábor Csizmazia (NKE)

15:30              Géza Pörös Ashes and diamonds. About the films of Andrzej Wajda book presentation of his book - film critic László Kelecsényi talks to the Author

                        Distribution of certificates

16:30              Equestrian show at Ludovika Huszár Riding School led by: Csaba Kollár (NKE)

17:30               city trip in Budapest

20:00               Dinner


August 28, 2023 [Monday]

7:45                Meeting, departure by bus to Krasiczyn Summer University