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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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Dr. Judit Havas program available for viewing!

On October 9th,  we gathered at the Museum, and through the wonderful world of technology, we were able to listen to a program by Dr. Judit Havas, in which she introduced a world of poetry that is very specific to the history of Hungary during some of the most difficult times under Communism. We listened […]

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September 11th Presentation starts off the 2021 Program Series!

Our first “in Museum” program since the pandemic was well attended, both in person and on Zoom. Dr. Endre Szentkirályi gave a compelling presentation summarizing Hungarian community life in 12 cities. He served up some excellent data, along with photo images, providing a valuable look into the way various magyar communities operate in cities throughout the United […]

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The March and April programs are available for viewing!

The Museum’s March program featured Ambassador Dr. Takács Szabolcs who gave an insightful and thoughtful presentation on U.S.-Hungarian diplomatic relations. 2021 marks the 100th year anniversary of U.S. -Hungarian diplomatic relations, and Ambassador Takács’s thorough review of the various issues that the two nations faced over the past 100 years demonstrated his understanding of the […]

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Celebrating Franz Lehár

Andrea Lázár was our presenter for the February program, the first in our 2021 Spring Lecture Series. Her dynamic and wonderful summary of the life and work of this eminent operetta composer was well-received.  The audience enjoyed the enthusiasm with which Andrea shared her vast knowledge of the world of operetta, and in particular, the […]

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Part I of Trianon Series

Our first venture into the online lecture format was Part I in a three part series on the 1920 Treaty of Trianon. The Treaty of Trianon-the part of the Paris Peace Settlement that dealt with Hungary-constituted the most severe setback suffered by the Hungarian nation since the Battle of Mohács in 1526.  In the first […]

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