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Hungarian Easter Eggs

There is nothing lovelier than a basket filled with beautifully decorated Easter Eggs. The colors and the designs make you want to decorate eggs like that. Well, you can do just that! Just read on. Many cultures celebrate Easter, and part of their heritage includes the art of egg decorating. Hungary is no exception to […]

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March program on Hungarian Folk Dancing included some wonderful live dancing!

On a windy Saturday afternoon in March, we gathered to listen to László Tihanyi discuss the history and development of Hungarian folk dancing…from its roots in Hungarian village life, to its emergence on the stage, and then into the lives of everyday Hungarians through the “táncház” movement.  László is a professional Hungarian folk dancer, as […]

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Children’s program was a delight for all ages!

On December 11th we welcomed 30 children, along with grandparents and parents, to our Museum for an afternoon of  Hungarian culture! Hungarian folk dancing, under the instruction of folk dance instructor László Tihanyi, was the highlight, along with a visit from Mikulás Bácsi. But the ‘Old Fashioned” flavors of traditional honey cookies (mézeskalács) decorated by […]

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35 Years of Exhibits

There is something to be said for celebrating 35 years of exhibits produced by the curator of the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Museum! Andrew Lázár has been hard at work bringing to the community one compelling exhibit after another. The video below is a beautiful summary of all the exhibits that have enriched the cultural landscape […]

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Hungarian Winter Traditions

Did you know that on December 6th, Hungarian children are visited by St. Nicholas, “Mikulás Bácsi”, who leaves treats for children in their shoes or boots? One had to be obedient and helpful throughout the year. December 13th is St. Lucy’s day. In Hungarian folk life, this day, called “Luca Napja”, has many unique customs […]

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Vintner wine tasting event’s featured wines and food pairing suggestions

St. Andrea Winery “Boldogságos” Egri Csillag Grand Superior, 2018; Boldogságos Vineyards, Egerszólát, Hungary White: blend of four white grapes, rich, crisp acidity, full-bodied With the „Boldogságos” Egri Csillag , try rich seafood such as lobster, scallops, and shrimp.  Fried meats with buttery sauces are also great pairings with this dry wine, as well as appetizers […]

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Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark

Once again the Museum participated in the Lake Erie Captain’s annual Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark. Along with the Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeast Ohio and the William Penn Fraternal Association, the Museum helped celebrate our heritage with youngsters through face-painting. Since the Captains initiated this evening of Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark, […]

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