United States Embassy Budapest, Hungary Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice

Be advised that on September 24, there will be a planned demonstration march starting at the Opera House and proceeding to the Parliament building. Currently, we are unaware of information indicating a specific threat from or against this event. This demonstration is not directed in any way towards the United States. Hungarian Police will be present throughout the march to monitor the security situation.

 

Date/Time: Friday, September 24, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Location/March Route: VI., Andrássy út / in front of the Opera House (gathering site) – Andrássy út to Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út to Alkotmány utca to Kossuth Lajos tér / Parliament (static demonstration)

Organizer: Private individuals representing the group “Fridays for Future Magyarország”

Stated Purpose: To call public attention to climate change

Number of Participants: 1,000

 

General Guidance:

  • If you find yourself in or near a demonstration, be aware of your surroundings.
  • Even peaceful demonstrations can turn violent quickly. Depart and seek shelter at the first sign of violence.
  • Monitor local media for further information.
  • Comply with directions from local authorities.

 

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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