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Culture collision

An amazing Hungarian night in the Indian capital, Delhi was jointly organized by the Embassy of Hungary and Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre (HICC), with sponsorship of Hungarian Tourism Board Plc on December 3 at the Embassy of Hungary to India, New Delhi.

The theme was built with the view to present the culture, style, tradition in a youthful and friendly manner to the audience. In order to strengthen the bond and maintain, initiate new friendly and ethnic relations between the two countries, Szilveszter Bus, the Ambassador-Designate of Hungary taking up his role recently, addressed the audience saying, “We are open to new-fangled and contemporary ways of our relationship with India. Hungary is a picturesque country with warm-hearted and affectionate people. We welcome you all to our country to be part of our art and culture”.

The Ambassador greeted everyone at the entrance of his residence. Hungarian musicians, Péter Szucs (clarinet) and Péter Kiss (piano) welcomed the guests with a lively jazz music performance in the main hall of the residence.

Wearing Romani Design outfit, Bus gave a presentation on Hungary as a tourist destination and also spoke about its rich culture. The Hungarian dancer, Brigitta Hegedus performed an Indian dance piece (Mohinyattam) on Lord Ganesha. The Indo-Hungarian fashion show featuring Romani Design (Hungarian collaborator) and Dieu and Or by Kunal S (Indian collaborator) followed the artist’s performance, Szilveszter Bus also walked the ramp with the fusion organizers.

Thanking all the partners, contributors and guests in the end, the Ambassador invited everyone for dinner, comprising of two dozen Hungarian dishes with specifically selected fine Hungarian wines.

The main aim of this programme was to have a common session, followed by a personal get-together with India and its people, Hungarians and other foreign nationals, present in India. At the end of the programme, all attendees were bestowed with a momentum of thanks, especially incorporated by the Embassy of Hungary.
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