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! […]
On Saturday, February 11, 2012, the Museum hosted a Hungarian language lecture by Dr. Lilla Szabó, curator at the Hungarian National Gallery. Her talk focused on graphic artists working in Slovakia immediately following the Treaty of Trianon. This was the 2nd lecture of the 2011-2012 lecture series. Az előadó Dr. Szabó Lilla volt, a Magyar […]
On Saturday, November 12th, 2011, we hosted the second in our 2011-2012 Lecture Series – Theodore Von Kármán – (1881-1963), Hungarian-American research engineer and physicist active in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics. Our presenter was Dr. Pál Gyékényesi, retired NASA engineer. Theodore von Kármán (original Hungarian name: Szöllöskislaki Kármán Tódor) (May 11, 1881 – May 7, […]
The first program of the 2011-2012 Lecture Series was held on Saturday, October 8th, 2011, “Cleveland’s Buckeye Neighborhood.” Author John T. Sabol shared with the audience the research behind his book on the Buckeye neighborhood, and signed copies. “Although it has been called “Little Hungary” or “Little Budapest,” Cleveland’s Buckeye Road neighborhood exceeds that description. […]
The series highlighted the experiences of past and current explorers of our known world. From the unknown depths of our minds to the dangerous southern oceans, the series featured the adventures of Hungarians who have stepped into a part of our world that few of us have been able to explore for ourselves.
Saturday, October 10, 2009: Lecture: “The Legacy of the Anjou Dynasty” – Presenter: Gabriella Nádas, Managing Chairperson, Hungarian Association, Canton, Ohio. For Adults and High School students Saturday, November 14, 2009: Lecture: “The Golden Age of Transylvania and Relations with the Turks” – Presenter: Dóra Solymosi Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio. For adults and High School […]
The Art in Folk Dance was the last of our cross cultural programs funded in part by a Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC) grant. Held on May 9, 2009 at the Museum, the program featured the Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble and the Folklorna Skupina Kres Slovenian Dancers. The two groups introduced and performed various folk […]
This program, the 2nd in the cross cultural series funded in part by a grant from the CAC, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, sought to compare the world of Hungarian and African village life as folks lived the cycles of birth, child rearing, love and old age. The audience was also introduced to leisure activities […]