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.
- U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary
American Citizens Services Unit: ACS.Budapest@state.gov
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888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Hungary Country Information
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