Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (March 1, 2020)

Location:

Budapest, the march will begin near Gellert Hotel on the Buda side (district 11.), cross the Szabadság bridge, and proceed to Parliament (district 5.) passing through Szabadság tér (district 5.) in front of the Embassy.  A counter demonstration will also take place near the beginning point of the march.

Event: 

On Sunday, March 1st, from 14:00 to 20:00, a march commemorating the 100th anniversary of Miklós Horthy’s election will occur.  The march will begin near Gellert Hotel on the Buda side, cross the Szabadság bridge, and proceed to Parliament passing through Szabadság tér in front of the Embassy.  A counter demonstration will also take place near the beginning point of the march.  The activities are properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

 

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 475 4400
ACS.Budapest@state.gov
https://hu.usembassy.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Hungary Country Information

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