She created quite a stir during the celebrations honoring Hungay's National Holiday in Gyenesdias, at Lake Balaton. August 20 is St. Stephen's Day in Hungary. On this day, Hungarians celebrate King Stephen and the founding of the Hungarian state.Stephen was born around AD 970. He was elected prince in 997, and was crowned king in Esztergom on Christmas in 1000, with a crown sent by Pope Sylvester II. During his reign, he created the Christian Hungarian Kingdom from the Hungarian tribes, and strengthened the Church in Hungary.