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Ádám Fischer to host event at WWII Memorial

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The Hungarian conductor will host a “midsummer singalong” entitled “Marseillaise and Ode to Joy, European Anthems and the European Hymn,” on June 21 at 6pm to encourage peace and cooperation between European nations.

The “singalong” will include the national anthems of France, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, as well as the anthem of the European Union, Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.”

Fischer also said “the event’s location is important: the War Memorial built a year ago misrepresents history and symbolizes a growing nostalgia for the era between the wars, when Miklós Horthy led the government. The recent attempts to rehabilitate his regime can only be viewed as a serious crime! Horthy’s ideology of intolerance, his institutionalized anti-semitism and, above all, his uncompromising confrontational policies against all neighboring states, is also an open provocation and an attack on the European values and ideals we all share.”

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