Advent event at the Munkácsy Association in Luxembourg
The Munkácsy Association in Luxembourg hosted an Advent event and a Christmas market on 11th December.
3rd Bartók Symposium
The 3rd Bartók Symposium was organised in cooperation with the Liszt Institute Brussels ׀ Liszt Intézet Brüsszel, the Bartók Archives of Brussels and Budapest and the KBR - Royal Library of Belgium, between 14 and 16 December 2021. The three-day event featured 4 concerts and 6 lectures. In his closing speech, Ambassador Iván Tamás Kovács highlighted that the Bartók Symposium is a great precursor to the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Belgium and Hungary, which will be celebrated in 2022, and an excellent example of cultural diplomatic cooperation between the two countries.
Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary to the former CEO of K&H Bank
President János Áder awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary to David Moucheron, former CEO of K&H Bank, in recognition of his outstanding work in the development of Hungarian-Belgian economic relations. The decoration was handled by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Tamás Iván Kovács during the official ceremony at the Ambassador's Residence on 8 December 2021. Congratulations on this recognition! div dir="auto" style="font-family: inherit;">
Ambassador's meeting with the Belgian State Secretary for Asylum and Migration
H.E. Ambassador Tamás Iván Kovács had the honor to host at his residence Mr. Sammy Mahdi, the Belgian State Secretary for Asylum and Migration and the Brussels V4 Ambassadors. He also provided to his partners detailed information about the objectives of the current Hungarian V4 Presidency and Hungarian position on asylum and migration issues.
Ambassadors' working breakfast of the Slovenian EU Presidency
On 19 November, H.E. Ambassador Tamás Iván Kovács attended the working breakfast organized in the framework of the Slovenian EU Presidency. The guest of honor was Mr. Stefaan De Rynck, the Head of Representation of the European Commission in Belgium.