- 15 Mar 2015 9:02 AM
The state celebration will begin at Kossuth Square in front of the Parliament by hoisting the national flag with military honours in the morning, Deputy Minister of State of the Ministry of Defence István Szabó Kun said on Tuesday at a press conference.
Furthermore, the Kossuth and the Széchenyi Prizes will be presented at a ceremony in the Parliament at 3 pm.
In addition, almost 400 towns and villages have already joined the initiative of simultaneously reciting the "National Song", a poem written by Sándor Petőfi, which is said to have inspired the revolution, on Sunday afternoon at 3 PM.
Source: Ministry of Defence
List of streets closed during the celebrations.