31 January, 2014 (Budapest)
The Hungarian Yeats Society held its first statutory meeting in Vallai kert, a friendly venue for cultural programs in the heart of Budapest. In the first half of the evening the founding members voted on the launch, fundamental objectives and committee members of the Society to be. The HYS officially came to life with a total of 22 members, Csilla Bertha voted Chair of the Academic Board of HYS, Melinda Szűts Chair of HYS, Márton Mesterházi and Ágnes Gergely honorary members of HYS. The second part of the evening saw the celebration of the launch of HYS and was open to the general public, who filled the venue to enjoy the musical recital of Irish poetry performed by actress Andrea Závory and folk band Bran.