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PM Orbán: We must fight for freedom every minute

At the traditional August 20th swearing-in ceremony of military officers this morning, in honor of Hungary’s National Day, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán talked about the importance of Central European unity,...

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Hungarians mark August 20 national holiday

The August 20 holiday traditionally honors a more than 1,000-year-old state that protects not only its own identity and culture but also the culture, borders and identity of Europe.

Aug 20, 2020
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Here’s what Hungarians celebrate on August 20th

Although the fireworks, the most spectacular part of the festivities, have been canceled in light of the looming coronavirus threat, Hungarians still have much to celebrate on St. Stephen’s Day. Here’s the history behind August 20th that makes it so important for Hungarians around the globe.

Aug 20, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács
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Das feiern die Ungarn am 20. August

Obwohl das Feuerwerk, der spektakulärste Teil der Feierlichkeiten, angesichts der Bedrohung durch das Coronavirus abgesagt wurde, haben die Ungarn am Sankt-Stephans-Tag noch viel zu feiern. Und dies ist der historische Hintergrund hinter dem 20. August, der es für Ungarn auf der ganzen Welt so wichtig macht.

Aug 19, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács
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PM Orbán: Happy birthday, Hungary!

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wished Hungary a happy birthday on social media yesterday to honor the country's national day celebrations.

Aug 21, 2019