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Commemoration on the 23rd of October

In honour of the 67th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and War of Independence and the 34th anniversary of the proclamation of the Hungarian Republic, the Municipality of Debrecen will organize a commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony on Monday, the 23rd of October 2023.


8.30 a.m.: Raising of the National Flag on Kossuth Square, with military salute

9.00 a.m.: Wreath laying ceremony at the memorial plaque for the victims of the ÁVH shooting (8 Kossuth Street)

10.00 a.m.: Commemoration at the 1956 Memorial in front of the University Church (Egyetem tér 1)

  •  Ceremonial speech
  •  Wreath laying ceremony

5.00 p.m: Lowering of the National Flag at Kossuth Square, with military salute

5.30 p,.m: Candle-lighting ceremony at the 1956 Memorial on Kossuth Street (Kossuth Street 10)