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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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