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 […]
Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the “Aranybulla”- Golden Bull
We gathered on November 12th to recognize the 800th anniversary of the promulgation of the “Golden Bull”, a medieval document that defined the rights and duties of early 13th century Hungarian noblemen and their relationship to their king. To understand the significance of this document, we reviewed the laws and customs of medieval Hungary, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Hol volt, hol nem volt…once upon a time…Hungarian Folktales”
You can view the Hungarian language program that was held on May 8th via Zoom, featuring the world of Hungarian Folktales. Recently, an animated series of Hungarian folktales was designated as a national cultural treasure (Hungarikum). The Museum celebrated this designation with this program .