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April Program featured Hungarian Folk Dancing!

On Saturday, April 9th, the Museum hosted Richard Graber, the author of  the book Csárdás Dance Company A History, along with dancers from the Csardas Dance Company. Graber explained the genesis of the group, which started in 1994. At that time, with a grant from the Ohio Arts Counsel, he had a vision of a […]

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John Lauer

Hungarian Connections to Religious Sites

On Saturday, February 13th, our Museum was once again filled with guests who came to listen to a very unusual topic: how two famous pilgrimage sites have historic and close ties to the Hungarian people. John Lauer’s  presentation focused on Fatima, a town of 10,000 people in Portugal, which Catholics throughout the world revere as […]

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The afternoon of January 23rd drew a large crowd into the Museum, something we love to see. There were many new faces represented by professional colleagues of the artist as well as some of his friends, and Hungarians interested to see what PRIMAL TOPOGRAPHY was really about. In George’s words, here is a summary of […]

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Dr. Puskas

Breast Cancer: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

On November 14, 2015, Dr Judith Puskás presented: Breast Cancer: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly at the Hungarian Museum. We had eagerly waited for this lecture, as it would introduce us to some innovative work we were hearing about. There was a very informative PowerPoint presentation during which Dr. Puskas also showed and […]

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Book signing

May Book Signing & Fashion Show

Back-to-back programming drew an enthusiastic audience to the Museum on Saturday afternoon, May 11th. Dr. Endre Szenkirályi led off the program with a fascinating look at Hungarian immigrant life in the Cleveland area from 1951 to the present. Using data from various Hungarian organizations, census numbers, and anecdotal evidence, Dr. Szentkirályi detailed the cultural and […]

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April Book Signing

“I Kiss Your Hands Many Times”, by Marianne Szegedy-Maszák is the story of two families in Hungary. The story begins with the backdrop of late nineteenth century Hungary. It reveals the history of the Manfred Weiss family, a Jewish aristocratic family in Hungary as the direct result of the patriarch’s great success in industry, so […]

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Round table discussion on March 14th

It was a wonderful feeling to have our audience finally sitting in our new “home”, and the men on our Board had to keep bringing in chairs from the Galleria to accommodate the nice turnout for this, our 4th program in our lecture series. And it was truly inspiring to have two young presenters for […]

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Education in Hungary after 1989

In keeping with the general theme for this year’s Lecture Series, The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of Communism, our theme for today’s presentation was “Education after 1989 in Hungary”. The two presenters, Dr. Rita Gárdosi and Piroska Táborosi, gave information on elementary as well as higher education. Dr. Gárdosi’s presentation started with a brief […]

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Dr. János Csák visits Cleveland, October 18-19.

  Dr. János Csák, Hungarian Ambassador to Great Britain from 2010-2014, was the CHHS guest the weekend of October  18-19.  Saturday and Sunday included tours of various parts of Cleveland showcasing those areas where there are Hungarian landmarks, such as the Buckeye Road neighborhood and St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, the Hungarian Cultural Garden and the Kossuth […]

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