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Kossuth Statue

Celebrating the Kossuth Monument, The United Hungarian Societies, and the visit to Cleveland by Hungary’s President, her Excellency, Katalin Novák

Saturday, September 24th was truly a day of commemoration, as Cleveland’s Hungarian community celebrated the 120th anniversary of the dedication of the statue of Louis (Lajos) Kossuth. The Kossuth Monument stands on Euclid Avenue, close to University Circle and CWRU. Many members of the Museum’s Board of Directors joined the audience on a beautiful early […]

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A great night at the Ballpark!

August 5th, Friday night, proved to be a great night at the Captains’ Ballpark in Eastlake…it did not rain, a soft breeze was blowing over the ballpark, the Hungarians were well-represented, and the Captains won the ballgame in extra innings!! During the game the Museum hosted many children as we painted faces with Magyar folk […]

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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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