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 […]
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 […]
Although the Museum was closed due to the move, programming for the fall of 2014 took place in the neighboring space next to the new location. Dr. Gergely Gulyás, Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Parliament spoke at a well-attended program on September 20th. “Gergely Gulyás is Deputy Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament since 2014. He […]
This presentation was an impetus towards our next exhibit, which will be on the 25th anniversary of the fall of Communism. It also laid the foundation for the Fall Lecture Series which will continue the theme of the 25th anniversary of the fall of Communism. Read more on the presentation itself.
Read about Bela Bartok and his legendary music.
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“Saturday Afternoon at the Movies” was a first for the CHHS. The idea for this was prompted by the huge exhibit on Hungarian operettas in our Museum and how they affected both Broadway musicals and Hollywood films. This 1934 film version of the Merry Widow with Jeanette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier was an adaptation of […]
Gergely Hajdu-Nemeth, Executive Director of the Hungarian American Foundation, gave an hour long presentation on this Hungarian institution which was formed in 1952.
Dr. Tamás Fellegi, presented the new program, Hungary Initiatives Foundation. As President of this Foundation, he explained that he has been commissioned by the government of Hungary to set this program up. This Foundation hopes to financially and /or organizationally assist Hungarian-American organizations which fit the Foundation’s criteria.
This interactive program, the 3rd in the 2011-2012 lecture series, was designed for all ages, and included educational material on Hungarian folk dance, as well as dance performances by the dance group. The audience had the opportunity to learn and practice Hungarian folk dance motifs and steps. A good time was had by all! […]