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Judit Havas performs at the Museum

On Sunday afternoon, April 14th, our guests were able to experience an unusual and highly entertaining event. Judit Havas, a Hungarian literary historian and dramatic performer, presented a theatrical version of the novel “Az ajtó”, by Magda Szabó. The performance was in Hungarian. This monodrama was originally directed by Gyula Radó, and adapted for the stage […]

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Museum Hosts American Hungarian Educators Association members.

It is a sign of a healthy community when various Hungarian- American organizations engage in cooperative projects, recognize each other’s accomplishments and support each other’s efforts. On April 13th, our Museum hosted a reception for members of the American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA).  We were pleased to welcome over 50 academics and educators who were […]

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Fr. Csaba Böjte visits the Museum while in Cleveland

Many Hungarian -Americans are familiar with the wonderful work that this humble Franciscan priest from Transylvania has done to better the lives of orphaned and abandoned children. Since stating his first home for children in Déva, Transylvania, Fr. Böjte has worked tirelessly to find a place for every child in need of love and nurturing. […]

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2016 Vintner Dinner honors Memory Project Co-producers!

The 2016 Vintner Dinner not only celebrated the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society and its Museum, it also served as a forum to honor two young Hungarian American women, Réka Pignicky and Andrea Lauer Rice, who have collaborated in a most unusual and compelling Memory Project, a visual history archive. The Project seeks to memorialize the […]

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Visit of Hungarian Dignitaries on 9/6/15

Early in the morning of September 6, 2015, the Hungarian community was honored by a group of Hungarian elites: László Kövér, President of the Hungarian Parliament,; László Veress, head of the Presidential Secretariat; Jenő Szász, President of the Hungarian Strategic Planning Commission; Péter Sárdi, Dept of Foreign Affairs; András Virág, Assistant to the head of […]

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Visiting Hungarian Author Presents Her Latest Work

On July 14, 2015 more than 50 enthusiastic guests gathered at our museum to have Judith Petres-Balogh review her newest work, “School of a Different Kind”.  This book is a translation into English by this author of the original work written in Hungarian by Nora Sztaray.  The theme is the history of the Hungarian gimnazium in […]

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Ambassador Szemerkényi visits Museum

On Tuesday evening, June 30th, members of the Cleveland Hungarian Museum and of the greater Cleveland Hungarian American community welcomed Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi to the Museum for a reception.  Dr. Szemerkényi is Hungary’s ambassador to the United States, and this was her first visit to Cleveland. Representative Marcy Kaptur was also an honored guest […]

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