Demonstration Notices

U.S. citizens are advised to be aware of the following demonstrations expected to take place in Hungary. Unless otherwise noted, all demonstrations will occur in Budapest.

Date Event Details
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Government

Time: 09:00 – 10:30

Where:  Kossuth tér, district 5 (Parliament)

Number of expected participants: not available

 

After the event the participants will march to the Múzeum kert, district 8.

Route: Kossuth tér (district 5.), Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út (district 5-6.), Károly krt.

(district 5.), Múzeum kert (district 8.)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Government

Time: 10:30 – 11:30

Where: Múzeum kert., district 8.

Number of expected participants: 2,000

 

After the event the participants will march to Buda Castle, district 1.

Route: Múzeum kert (district 8.), Március 15. tér (district 5.), Lower Embankment-

Széchenyi tér (district 5.), Lánchíd, Hunyadi János utca (district 1.)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Együtt Opposition Party – this is not a registered event.

Time: 10:30 -11:30

Where: Múzeum kert., district 8.

Number of expected participants: 50-100

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Democratic Coalition

Time: 10:30 -11:00

Where: Pilvax köz, district 5.

Number of expected participants: 50-100

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Hungarian Liberal Party

Time: 13:30 -14:00

Where: Pilvax köz, district 5.

Number of expected participants: 10-20

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Jobbik

Time: 13:30 – 15:30

Where: Petőfi tér (district 5.) – Március 15. tér (district 5.)

Number of expected participants: 500-1,000

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Hungarian Socialist Party

Time: 14:00 – 14:15

Where: Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor (district 2.)

Number of expected participants: 50

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Answer – newly established party

Time: 12:00 – 20:00

Where: Kossuth tér (district 5.)

Number of expected participants: 200

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Organizer: Private individual

Time: 15:00 -16:00

Where: Opera house (district 6.), Nagymező utca (district 6.), Alkotmány utca (district 5.),

Kossuth tér (district 5.)

Number of expected participants: 5,000

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cultural event

Time: 10:00 – 18:00

Where: Buda Castle District (district 1.)

Number of expected participants: not provided

Ongoing

Organizer: Civil society groups opposed to construction of a monument

Time: Ongoing

Where: Szabadsag Square – 5th district

Number of expected participants: Unknown

Please enroll with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).We remind U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large public gatherings, even if they are intended to be peaceful, can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence.  U.S. citizens are urged to avoid demonstration areas and to exercise caution when in the vicinity of any demonstrations.  U.S. citizens should monitor the media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.