The Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society held its Vintner Dinner on October 17, 2015. This event has been a tradition for the past nineteen years, and was held at the Bethlen Hall of the First Hungarian Reformed Church. The goal of the Vintner Dinner is to support the Hungarian Museum and through it, its mission, which […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Tuesday evening, May 19th, members representing various Cleveland Hungarian organizations met with Dr. Imre Szakács at the Museum, for an informal “round table” discussion of the various issues affecting our local Hungarian community and its organizations. Dr. Szakács is one of five Hungarian consular diplomats throughout the world, whose task is to aid Hungarian […]
On the evening of March 25th, 2015, the Hungarian Heritage Museum hosted members of the Cleveland Hungarian community at a presentation on the available Diaspora programs that are designed to help the Hungarian communities outside of the homeland retain their Hungarian identities. Edith Lauer summarized the history behind the formation of this critical component of […]
The highly anticipated luncheon for those volunteers who helped move the Museum met with a small snafu. The luncheon was set for 12 noon, but by eleven there was a raging snowstorm outside. Considering all of this, there was a nice number in attendance with no shortage of food–plenty to eat and some to take […]
Mikulás Bácsi visited the Hungarian Museum at the Galleria on a December Saturday afternoon, and to the delight of 27 children, he passed out treats all the while talking with each one, asking them their name and encouraging them to talk about themselves a bit. Before Mikulás Bácsi arrived for his visit, the children saw a traditional […]
September 27 was a banner day for wine lovers in Cleveland. The Annual Vintner Dinner featured 5 wonderful wines from Hungary. and our guests had a lovely time enjoying the many flavors presented to them over the course of the evening.
The Museum sponsored another successful trip to Wooster, Ohio. We enjoyed good music, good company, and great food to eat on and off the bus! A good time was had by all!