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Introducing Sándor Kányádi!

It was an uplifting literary afternoon for those of us who were privileged to hear Judit Havas present some of the beautiful poetry of Sándor Kányádi. Our presenter enriched her presentation of Kányádi’s  poetry by weaving in highlights of his personal and professional life. Kányádi was a personal friend of Judit Havas, and that impacted […]

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April 15th Program was well-received!

Mr. Marcin Zgiep, the presenter at our April 15th program, gave an excellent lecture which was very well-received by the audience. According to some of the feedback, it was “so well done, so clearly delivered, and so well organized “. The talk explained in such clear and poignant terms that the Polish Solidarity movement truly unflinchingly ripped the […]

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We explored Nirvana on March 11th

We had a great turnout for Dr. János Nádas’s presentation on the subject of Nirvana. Dr. Nádas is the President of the Hungarian Association, a Cleveland-based Hungarian cultural organization that sponsors an annual Congress  which provides a forum for discussion of issues that impact Hungarian Americans. Most of our guests are familiar with his work within […]

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Well presented, well attended, well received!

Zsolt Máté, our speaker on February 11th, presented riveting details about the 1956 Hungarian revolution using various source materials from several presidential libraries, US Department of State archives, and oral histories.   His talk illuminated three divergent perspectives on the revolution:  Hungary’s expectations, the American governmental point of view, and the American Hungarian perspectives.  He situated […]

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October 8th program featured personal stories about Hungarian identity.

We had a wonderful program on Saturday October 8th! This was the second in our Lecture Series, and it was truly a memorable experience for all of us- both for the presenters as well as our guests. Five members of our Hungarian community here in Northeast, Ohio shared their thoughts in discussing the topic, Getting to know members of our […]

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Invasive plant species in Hungary and Northeast Ohio

Our first program in the 2022 Fall series was a fascinating presentation by Cleveland State University Associate Professor, Dr. Emilia Jálics Rauschert. Her lecture on the topic of invasive plant species in Hungary and Northeast Ohio was geared toward an audience that was not conversant in this area of scientific research. Dr. Rauschert was able […]

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George Kozmon at the Museum

Saturday, May 14, was the Museum’s last program in our 2022 Spring lecture series. It featured well-known artist George Kozmon, who presented a thoughtful review of the 25 pieces of fine art on temporary exhibit in the Museum. These pieces are part of the Museum’s permanent collection, and they were beautifully presented by George, as […]

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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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