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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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.
The permanent exhibit features the history of Hungarian immigration to the United States in words and pictures; from the beginnings in the late 1800’s to that of the recent past. It embodies the organizations, churches, and social clubs that these waves of immigrants formed and how they shared their immigrant experience through these endeavors. The unique […]
Read about Bela Bartok and his legendary music.
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“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 […]
Gergely Hajdu-Nemeth, Executive Director of the Hungarian American Foundation, gave an hour long presentation on this Hungarian institution which was formed in 1952.
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.