Zrínyi-Szigetvár 1566 Memorial Year


Monument to 16th century heroes in Hungary unveiled – UPDATE

Budapest, September 7 (MTI) – A monument to defenders of Szigetvár castle during its siege by the Ottoman army in 1566 was unveiled on Wednesday. The […]

International conference marks Zrínyi anniversary

Budapest, September 6 (MTI) – A four-day conference attended by historians from several countries opened in Pécs, in southern Hungary, as part of Hungary’s Zrínyi memorial […]

Zrínyi-Szigetvár 1566 Memorial Year events begin in Szigetvár

Budapest, Sepbember 5 (MTI) – Justice Minister László Trócsányi inaugurated a stele in Szigetvár, in south-west Hungary, on Monday, officially marking the town as a national […]

The Zrínyi family and the Habsburgs

The Croatian-Hungarian Zrínyi family’s members belonged to the wealthiest aristocrats of the Habsburg-ruled Royal Hungary. Without their soldiers and castles, the Ottoman Empire may have devoured […]

Deputy Prime Minister: Hungarians, Croatians closely linked by history

Budapest, September 1 (MTI) – The Hungarian and Croatian people are closely linked by a common history including 800 years of a common state, Deputy Prime […]

Budapest Opera to present Croatian opera on Miklós Zrínyi

Budapest, August 31 (MTI) – The Budapest State Opera will present 19th-century Croatian composer Ivan Zajc’s opera Nikola Subic Zrinski on September 18, Director Szilveszter Ókovács […]

Festival to commemorate 1566 siege of Szigetvár

Budapest, August 3 (MTI) – A festival commemorating the 450th anniversary of the Ottoman siege and the heroic defence of the fortress of Szigetvár will be […]

Erdogan to visit Hungary, Turks would build minaret in the country

According to index.hu, the Turkish Ambassador Sakir Fakili presented complete minaret-building plans to the local government of Szigetvár. The Republic of Turkey would build a new […]

Opening of the Zrinyi-Szigetvar 1566 Memorial Year – Leaders of Hungary, Turkey, Croatia to mark 450th anniversary of Szigetvar siege

Budapest, January 8 (MTI) – The presidents of Hungary, Turkey and Croatia are expected to meet in Szigetvar, in south-west Hungary, on September 7 to mark […]

The 450th anniversary of the siege of Szigetvár with lavish cultural programs

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is also expected to attend the 450th anniversary event commemorating to the siege of Szigetvár next September. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović […]