The Trade Office and the Cultural Department of the Embassy of Hungary in The Hague organize, promote and support various business and cultural events each year. The aim of these events is to show the best of what Hungary has to offer.

The event calendar on this page provides an overview of upcoming conferences, panel discussions, performances, festivals, exhibitions and workshops. The calendar is updated regularly. Should you wish to receive a monthly overview of this via e-mail, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Videos of past events may be viewed on our YouTube channel.  


30 July - 29 August: Hungarian musicians perform at The International Holland Music Sessions

Monday 30 July - Wednesday 29 August  
Bergen, Alkmaar, Muiden, Enkhuizen, Heiloo and Amsterdam
The following Hungarian ensembles and musicians will perform: Ingenium Trio, Orion Trio, Minona String Quartet, Pál Hermann Ensemble, Balázs Dolfin and Gergely Devich. 
Their participation is supported by the Paul Hermann fund



1 September: Embassy Festival

Friday 31 August & Saturday 1 September 
Lange Voorhout, The Hague 
With Hungarian band and food stalls


2 September: Nieuw Vocaal Amsterdam - closing concert Cantemus Festival

Sunday 2 September, 15.00
Podium Mozaïek. Bos en Lommerweg 191, Amsterdam 
Nieuw Vocaal Amsterdam will participate in the Cantemus Choral Festival in Hungary from 15 to 21 August. The Talentenkoren will give this final concert as a conclusion of their trip


7-9 September: Huygens Festivals with 8 children from music school in Hungary

Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September
Various location, Leidschendam-Voorburg 


8 September: Söndörgő and Amsterdam Klezmer Band 

Saturday 8 September, 20.30
Paradiso. Weteringschans 6-8, Amsterdam


26 September: European Day of Languages with language speeddates in Hungarian 

Wednesday 26 September
Several locations, Leeuwarden
In collaboration with the EUNIC cluster Netherlands


27 September: Panel Discussion ’The Rule of Law within Europe and Hungary’

Thursday 27 September, 15.00-17.00
Leiden Law School. Lorentz room (A1.44)
Kamerlingh Onnes building. Steenschuur 25, Leiden
Ambassador Kocsis will discuss ‘The Rule of Law within Europe and Hungary’ with Márta Pardavi, Chair of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee. The event takes place upon invitation of Professor Rick Lawson of the Leiden University Law Faculty.



7-11 November: Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, with Hungarian films and special guests

Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 November
Filmhuis. Spui 191, The Hague


9 and 10 November: Oud-player Omar Bashir performs at November Music

Friday 9 November, 20.30 – 21.30
Willem Twee Concertzaal. Prins Bernhardstraat 4-6, Den Bosch
Program: Colours of Improvisation. Martin Fondse Orkest & Omar Bashir, Jakob Bro Trio & Ben van Gelder, Michael Wollny Trio & Émile Parisien
Saturday 10 November, 19.00 – 23.15
Verkadefabriek. Boschdijkstraat 45, Den Bosch
Program: Omar Bashir ft. Ahmed El Maai, Abderrahim Semlali, Ruven Ruppik and Tony Overwater


10 November: Concert Toonkunstkoor Utrecht with two Hungarian and two Dutch compositions 

Saturday 10 November
Domkerk. Achter de Dom 1, Utrecht


17-18 November: Masterclass weekend 'music education according to the Kodály concept'

Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November
Royal Conservatoire. Juliana van Stolberglaan 1, The Hague
Meant for music teachers and those interested in music education 
With a special focus on the colourstrings method developed by Géza en Csaba Szilvay


13 February: Iván Fischer & Budapest Festival Orchestra: Stravinsky

Wednesday 13 February, 20.15 - 22.35
Royal Concertgebouw. Concertgebouwplein 10, Amsterdam
A multicolored Stravinsky program, with a danceable Tango, the subdued Psalm Symphony, the explosive Le sacre du printemps, and more. 


28 February: György Kurtág Rückblick

Thursday 28 February, 19.15 
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ. Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam
19.15 Introduction by Thea Derks (Foyerdeck 1), 20.15 Main program. The Hungarian Kurtág (1926) is the last living major modern composer. His compsition Rückblick will be performed by four mucisians of the german Ensemble Musikfabrik



30 March: Amsterdam Sinfonietta: Night Music. With two compositions by Béla Bartók

Sunday 30 March, 19.15
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ. Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam
19.15 Introduction by Thea Derks (Foyerdeck 1), 20.15 Main program. Amsterdam Sinfonietta (with the Hungarian cellist Örs Kőszeghy) will perform works by Biber and Bartók, and ‘Nachtmuziek’ by Mathilde Wantenaar, an ode to Bartók. The Italian pianist Beatrice Rana will play music by Bach.

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