What does good food, delicious Hungarian wines, lively company and great music spell? V-I-N-T-N-E-R D-I-N-N-E-R!!!!! It was a determined TGIF group who came together on Friday evening, October 14, to celebrate the 26th Vintner Dinner, and to support the Museum with their presence and good cheer. The featured wines that evening were a 2020 “Leányka” […]
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Memorial Weekend visitor.
On Memorial Weekend, our president, János Szigeti, hosted Capt. Viktor Erdész from the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Capt. Erdész was the guest speaker at the United Hungarian Societies’ 2022 Memorial Day commemoration at Sunset Memorial park. He visited our Museum with Endre Szentkirályi, president of the United Hungarian Societies, and a member of our […]
Grand celebration on July 17th!
A long-awaited gathering became a fun afternoon, as the Museum sponsored a “Re-opening event” on July 17th, featuring the opening of a new exhibit. After a short introduction by past-president Alex Kézdi, János Szigeti, our current president, took to the podium. He read the letters sent on behalf of Ambassador Szabolcs Takács and Mr. Tamás […]
2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
ANNUAL MEETING -2020 (The Website details the activities of the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society (CHHS) on a continuing basis. The report presented below is made here in accordance with the Bylaws of the CHHS to inform the membership of the results of the Annual Meeting of October 16, 2020. Report by Dr. Magdalene Meszaros, Nominations […]
October 24, 2020
A little different, but it was fun! The Annual Vintner Dinner has been a traditional fundraiser for the Museum. On October 24th, 2020, we had a wonderful virtual wine tasting event, and we were able to taste delicious wines with Museum supporters from all over the country. Thanks everyone who supported this virtual fundraiser. Viszontlátásra […]
2019 Annual Meeting
Members of the Museum and many volunteers gathered at the Museum for the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The dinner was an opportunity for volunteers and Board members to meet and chat with each other in an informal social gathering. The report of the Annual Meeting itself was prepared by the […]
Hungarian Ambassador to the United States visits Museum
Dr. László Szabó, Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, was in Cleveland the weekend of November 24th attending the Hungarian Association’s annual Congress. Before his flight back to Washington, D.C., he and his wife visited our Museum on Sunday morning. He was able to view the Museum’s exhibits and commented on the electronic media that […]
Dr. Monika Fodor, Fulbright Scholar at the Museum
On June 12, 2018, we welcomed Dr. Monika Fodor to the Museum as a special guest speaker. The title of her presentation was My Life, My Story, My Identity: My Slice of Americana. Dr. Fodor served as a Fulbright Scholar at Cleveland State University from the Fall of 2017 through the spring of 2018, and […]
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 […]
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 […]