Hungary at the European Higher Education Fair
Hungary participated at the 2019 edition of the European Higher Education Fair in Manila with three booths, representing the entire spectrum of Hungarian Higher Education opportunities.
Celebrating Hungary's National Day
The Embassy of Hungary celebrated the country's national day, October 23rd at the Fairmont Makati Hotel with cultural performances both Filipino and Hungarian. The Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, The Hon. Teodoro Locsin Jr. and the Ambassador of Hungary, H.E. Dr. József Bencze delivered remarks at the event.
Change of telephone numbers
In compliance with the National Telecommunications Commission’s directive, the Embassy’s telephone numbers will change from 7 digits to 8 digits beginning from 6 October 2019. The Embassy’s new contact numbers are: Embassy: (+63) 2 8810 9186 Consulate: (+63) 2 8816 7383.
3rd Hungarian Film Festival in the Philippines opens in Davao
Ambassador József Bencze officially opened the Davao edition of the 3rd Hungarian Film Festival in the Philippines on 19 June 2019 at SM Cinema Lanang Premier Davao with the screening of „Kincsem – Bet on Revenge”.
New Procedure for Diplomatic Authentication - Entry into Force of the Apostille Convention for the Philippines
On May 14, 2019 the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention) entered into force for the Philippines. From this day, the requirement to obtain diplomatic authentication of the document at the Hungarian Consulate is abolished and the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines (DFA) will no longer issue Authentication Certificates („red ribbon”).