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Education in Hungary after 1989

In keeping with the general theme for this year’s Lecture Series, The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of Communism, our theme for today’s presentation was “Education after 1989 in Hungary”. The two presenters, Dr. Rita Gárdosi and Piroska Táborosi, gave information on elementary as well as higher education. Dr. Gárdosi’s presentation started with a brief […]

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Dr. János Csák visits Cleveland, October 18-19.

  Dr. János Csák, Hungarian Ambassador to Great Britain from 2010-2014, was the CHHS guest the weekend of October  18-19.  Saturday and Sunday included tours of various parts of Cleveland showcasing those areas where there are Hungarian landmarks, such as the Buckeye Road neighborhood and St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, the Hungarian Cultural Garden and the Kossuth […]

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Dr. Gergely Gulyás speaks at the Museum

Although the Museum was closed due to the move, programming for the fall of 2014 took place in the neighboring space next to the new location. Dr. Gergely Gulyás, Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Parliament spoke at a well-attended program on September 20th. “Gergely Gulyás is Deputy Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament since 2014. He […]

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Victims of Communism April 12, 2014

This presentation was an impetus towards our next exhibit, which will be on the 25th anniversary of the fall of Communism. It also laid the foundation for the Fall Lecture Series which will continue the theme of the 25th anniversary of the fall of Communism. Read more on the presentation itself.

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January 11, 2014 “Saturday Afternoon at the Movies”

“Saturday Afternoon at the Movies” was a first for the CHHS. The idea for this was prompted by the huge exhibit on Hungarian operettas in our Museum and how they affected both Broadway musicals and Hollywood films. This 1934 film version of the Merry Widow with Jeanette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier was an adaptation of […]

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Hungary Initiatives Foundation September 14, 2013

Dr. Tamás Fellegi, presented the new program, Hungary Initiatives Foundation. As President of this Foundation, he explained that he has been commissioned by the government of Hungary to set this program up. This Foundation hopes to financially and /or organizationally assist Hungarian-American organizations which fit the Foundation’s criteria.

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