Date: 20 September 2018

“Hungarians for Poles” – Concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence

On September 15, a piano concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence, took place in Żelazowa Wola manor, the birthplace of Frederic Chopin Warsaw Institute delegation, invited by the Embassy of Hungary, took part in this event, organized by Hungarians for Poles.

Her Excellency Dr. Orsolya Zsuzsanna Kovács, Ambassador of Hungary, presented her guests in Żelazowa Wola a phenomenal concert by Balázs Fülei, the world-famous Hungarian pianist, who has chosen to play the music composed by artists from both friendly nations – Fryderyk Chopin and Ferenc Liszt. The event was organized with patronage of Piotr Gliński, Vice-President of the Council of Ministers, Minister of Culture and National Heritage, and Mariusz Błaszczak, Minister of National Defense. During the events, the topic of military assistance provided by the Hungarians in 1920 was emphasized. Poles still remember this gesture of solidarity, that helped defending the independence

The cultural event, initiated by the Ambassador and organized with the participation of the Polish authorities, is an excellent opportunity to cultivate friendship between Poland and Hungary. The Warsaw Institute is always actively supporting the cooperation of the V4 countries, as exemplified by the conference on the contribution of the Visegrad Group organized on September 10, 2018 in Warsaw. Experts from Hungarian The Századvég School of Politics discussed with Poles the matters of today security issues.

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