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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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Children’s program featured Hungarian folk motifs

This year’s Children’s Program was unusual in that we had to reschedule the program and we missed the annual visit from St. Nicholas (Mikulás Bácsi). So we gathered with children ages 3 through 13 on January 4th of the New Year, and painted, drew, stamped and glued flowers and designs onto various craft media…the children […]

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October’s program on the Diaspora

On October 12 the Museum hosted  a program on Hungarian Diaspora Diplomacy from the perspective of Washington DC. and how that Diaspora is served by the various consulates and the Embassy itself. Our speaker was Zita Mirk, Diaspora Liaison, Embassy of Hungary. Her presentation focused on the various initiatives that the Hungarian government has formulated to […]

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