Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Location: Downtown Budapest

Events: Large crowds are expected to gather for the following events:

Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
A memorial concert for the 1956 Revolution will take place at St. Stephen’s Basilica, followed by a candle lighting and speeches on the Basilica steps and public square in front. The exact crowd size is not known.

Friday, November 5, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.
The political party Normális Élet Part (Normal Life) has organized a demonstration at Kossuth Lajos Square to protest against pandemic restrictions. A crowd from 1,000-3,000 people is expected.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid large crowds and areas where demonstrators are gathering.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Comply with directions from local authorities.

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