HONOURS IN 2019 ON THE OCCASION OF 23 OCTOBER
The Municipality of Debrecen organized a ceremony on 23 October 2019 in Kölcsey Convention Centre in honour of the 63rd anniversary of the commencement of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight and the 30th anniversary of the proclamation of the Hungarian Republic.
After delivering his ceremonial speech, Mayor László Papp awarded the city’s Csokonai, Hatvani, Alfréd Hajós, and László Boncz prizes. According to traditions, on 23 October the city honours those citizens who have reached outstanding achievement in sciences, arts, environmental protection, tourism, health care, social activities, sports, architecture as well as child protection, child welfare, family assistance, caring for the elderly and the disabled, furthermore in the areas of basic and specialized health care as well as preventive medical care.
Photo: János Miskolczi