New Year’s Eve celebrations as 2017 turns to 2018 – Photos from Hungary
Hungary had a fizzy and amazing New Year’s Eve, and we are going to show you, how wonderful this celebration was in Hungary. Also, we show you the great moments of New Year’s Day.
President in New Year’s message to Hungarians
János Áder, Hungary’s president, addressed fellow citizens on New Year’s day in a public media broadcast just after midnight, wishing them a happy New Year and urging them “to be strong and to always show each other respect”.
Towards the end of his message, Áder quoted St. Francis of Assisi: “[W]here there is hatred, I may bring love; where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; where there is discord, I may bring harmony; where there is error, I may bring truth; where there is doubt, I may bring faith…”
The first baby of the year
New Year’s Day baths in Hungary