Join us for a Hungarian evening spiced with Hungarian music, champagne, and inspirational conversation.
Date: Wednesday, November 15th
Price: FREE (Please RSVP)
Location: Provided upon RSVP.
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Featured speakers include:
Kinga Gál – Vice President of Fidesz, Member of the European Parliament
Kinga Gál was born in 1970 into a family within the Hungarian minority in Romania, in the city of Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca). In 1995, she successfully earned her law degree from ELTE University in Budapest. Since 2004, she has served as a Member of the European Parliament, where she assumes, among others, the position of the designated representative for Fidesz in the Committee on Foreign Affairs. In the year 2021, she was elected as one of the Vice Presidents of the governing party of Hungary. Beyond her political career, Mrs. Gál takes pride in her role as a devoted mother to four sons.
Ádám Kavecsánszki – Chairman, Foundation for a Civic Hungary by Fidesz
Born in 1993 in Szikszó, Abaúj-Zemplén county. He is a proud alumnus of the well-known student-oriented city, Sárospatak. In 2016, he graduated from the Faculty of Public Administration at the University of Public Service. In 2014 he did his internship at the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, and in 2015 he was a scholar at the State Secretariat for National Policy of the Prime Minister’s Office. Before getting his diploma, Adam spent six months in Australia with the Kőrösi Csoma Sándor Scholarship Program. He pays special attention to the Hungarian, cross-border, and diaspora communities who intend to strengthen their Hungarian identity and are proud of their Hungarian heritage. Since 2016, Adam Kavecsánszki has been the organizing director and then the general director of the party foundation of Fidesz – Foundation for a Civic Hungary. In February 2021, he became the chairman of the Foundation.
Gábor Tallai – Advisor, Foundation for a Civic Hungary by Fidesz
Born in Germany in 1970, he has been living in Hungary since 1980. He graduated from the Eötvös Loránd University’s Teacher Training College in the Hungarian history department, and later studied television journalism as a scholarship student in Munich. In 1997, his collection of short stories, titled “Árnyékőrző,” (Keeper of Shadows) was published by Kortárs Kiadó, and he was a founding member of the Fiatal Írók Szövetsége (Young Writers’ Association). In 2017, he collaborated with Afla Futaki to create their first comic book, titled “Budapest Angyala,” (Angel of Budapest) for which he wrote the screenplay. The comic has also been published in French by Glénat Publishing, and an Italian edition is available as well. The comic book showcasing the career of the globally renowned Hungarian footballer, Ferenc Puskás, was released based on the screenplay by Gábor Tallai in 2021. From 2003 to 2022, he served as the program director of the world-renowned Terror Háza Múzeum (House of Terror Museum). Since 2022, he has been the chief advisor to the Chairman of the Polgári Magyarországért Alapítvány (Foundation for Civic Hungary).
Additionally, Zoltán Mága, a renowned Hungarian violinist, will be performing with his son, Jr. Zoltán Mága. Egészségedre!