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 […]
Our February 14th presentation was held on schedule despite the raging snowstorm outside. Considering all of this, our attendance was still over 30. Once warmly ensconced, the audience was introduced to our guest speaker, Susan Papp Aykler, by Edith Lauer, the head of the Lecture Series. It was a pleasure to welcome our presenter as […]
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.