Georgian Cultural Day

Georgian Cultural Day
On 25 May, the Embassy of Georgia to Hungary and Eötvös Loránd University are organizing the Georgian Cultural Day.

The “Georgian Cultural Day: Celebratory event dedicated to Georgia” will be held on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Georgia and Hungary. The event is open to all, the primary language of the event is English.

Date and time: 25 May 2022, 15:00-18:30 (CET)
Venue: Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty Council Hall (Kari Tanácsterem)
Address: 1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt. 4/A, Room 039

Preliminary program:


Welcome speech by László Borhy, Rector of Eötvös Loránd University

Welcome speech by Zaal Gogsadze, Ambassador of Georgia to Hungary

Video message by Anna Mária Sikó, Ambassador of Hungary to Georgia

Benedek Zsigmond (Caucasologist, Teacher of Georgian and Armenian Cultures and Languages, ELTE): A Brief Overview of the History of Georgian Studies in Hungary

Anna Brjezovskaia (MA Student and International Student Ambassador, Faculty of Social Sciences, ELTE) - Tamuna Japharidze (BA Student at the Faculty of Social Sciences, ELTE, and Young Ambassador of Georgia to Hungary): The History of the Braves - Georgia's Fight for Independence

Musical performance by Vardis Kucha


Short Break


Bálint Mezei (Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, ELTE): Some Aspects of Relations Between Hungary and Georgia in the 20th Century

Tamás Körmendi (Habil. Associate Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, ELTE): The Georgian Sources of the Early History of the Hungarian People

Anna Porkoláb (MA Student at the Faculty of Humanities, ELTE): The Life and Works of Mihály Zichy

András Patrik Erdős (PhD Student at the Faculty of Humanities, ELTE): From a Prisoner of War to a Captive of the Caucasus - The Life of Lajos Tardy and His Connection to Georgia


Vin d'honneur reception

Moderator: Barbare Petriashvili

Participation in the event is free, but registration is required.

Registration deadline: 8:00pm, 23 May 2022.