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Szabo Lilla

Networks Beyond Hungary

On Saturday, February 11, 2012, the Museum hosted a Hungarian language lecture by Dr. Lilla Szabó, curator at the Hungarian National Gallery. Her talk focused on graphic artists working in Slovakia immediately following the Treaty of Trianon.  This was the 2nd lecture of the 2011-2012 lecture series. Az előadó Dr. Szabó Lilla volt, a Magyar […]

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Christmas Holiday Customs and Famous Hungarians!

Saturday, December 10-th, 2011: Children’s Program at the MUSEUM: THEME: Christmas Holiday Customs and Famous Hungarians! In addition to holiday customs, traditional holiday crafts, and seasonal cookies, children had the opportunity to learn about some famous and important Hungarians and their contributions: greats such as József Dobos, László Bíró, Ernõ Rubik…lot’s of hands-on activities! Many […]

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portrait of Dr. Von Kármán

Theodore Von Kármán – (1881-1963)

On Saturday, November 12th, 2011, we hosted the second in our 2011-2012 Lecture Series – Theodore Von Kármán – (1881-1963), Hungarian-American research engineer and physicist active in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics. Our presenter was Dr. Pál Gyékényesi, retired NASA engineer. Theodore von Kármán (original Hungarian name: Szöllöskislaki Kármán Tódor) (May 11, 1881 – May 7, […]

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Gergely Bogányi: Liszt piano recital

Thursday evening, November 3rd, 2011: Liszt piano recital, Cleveland Institute of Music, featuring internationally known Hungarian pianist Gergely Bogányi, recipient of the Kossuth prize, Hungary’s highest artistic honor. Gergely Bogányi, who hails from a musical family, is one of the youngest ever pianists to have won the Kossuth Prize. He was born in 1974 in […]

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Cleve Buck Neigh

Cleveland’s Buckeye Neighborhood

The first program of the 2011-2012 Lecture Series was held on Saturday, October 8th, 2011, “Cleveland’s Buckeye Neighborhood.” Author John T. Sabol shared with the audience the research behind his book on the Buckeye neighborhood, and signed copies. “Although it has been called “Little Hungary” or “Little Budapest,” Cleveland’s Buckeye Road neighborhood exceeds that description. […]

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Pál Schmitt President of Hungary, Historic First Visit to Cleveland

Pál Schmitt President of Hungary (2010-2012) Historic First Visit to Cleveland & to the Hungarian Heritage Museum Pál Schmitt, President of the Republic of Hungary (2010-2012), visited Cleveland , Ohio, home of the largest Hungarian community in the U.S., over the weekend of September 17-18, 2011. Among his various appearances, activities, and presentations, President Schmitt and his […]

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