Get Involved! - Smithsonian Inst. Folk Life Festival, will feature Hungarian folk life!!! June 26-July 7, 2013By Csilla
January 10th, 2013
SAVE THE DATE AND GET INVOLVED!!!
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE’S FOLK LIFE FESTIVAL, WASHINGTON D.C. - JUNE 26 TO JULY 7, 2013
You are invited to take part in the upcoming Hungarian Folk life Festival at the Smithsonian Institution, located at the Capitol Mall, in D.C. from June 26 to July 7. This is a once in a life time opportunity to showcase Hungarian culture for 2 weeks in the U.S. All artists are welcome to present Hungarian art, music, culture etc. Over 100 artists are expected to come from Hungary. About 30-40 volunteers per day are also needed.
January 10th, 2013
MARCH 2-3, 2013, "HUNGARIAN AMERICANS TOGETHER" CONFERENCE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.
On March 2-3, 2013, the Hungarian American Coalition, (http://www.hacusa.org) will host the sixth "Hungarian Americans Together" conference in the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the 6th in a series of nationwide meetings to explore the ways the Hungarian American community could preserve, promote, and transmit its cultural heritage for future generations. We invite all Hungarian American organizations to participate and introduce their activities.
HATOG SF Bay Area Committee
May 24th, 2012
Proud of your Hungarian heritage and want to experience it in a meaningful, unique and fresh way? Explore your heritage and discover the Hungary of today... and connect to other young Americans and Hungarians!
Join other young Americans for a fun-filled and eye-opening experience of your culture, traditions and history while exploring the country. See first-hand the trends, innovations and ingenuity driving Hungary today.
**Deadline for application is May 31, 2012**
What you need to know:
- any Hungarian ancestry
- for ages 18-26
- two-week trip, August 10-26, 2012
May 14th, 2012
Hungarian American Charles Simonyi, founder of Intentional Software Corporation and two-times space tourist, on the American edition of the book "A Cultural History of Physics”, written by his father, the late Károly Simonyi.
August 21st, 2011
Released by the White House Office of the Press Secretary
“I send greetings to all those celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Hungarian American Coalition. The fabric of America is woven together and enriched by the diversity of our people. Our legacy as a Nation of immigrants is part of what makes America strong, and the achievements of Hungarian Americans touch all our lives.
As doctors and scientists, lawyers and engineers, public servants and service members, they are helping to write the next chapter of our country’s story.
June 29th, 2011
Reagan Statue Unveiling Ceremony in Budapest
June 29, 2011
A statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan was unveiled at a ceremony on June 29 at Szabadsag ter in Budapest as part of a year-long celebration commemorating the 100th birthday of the 40th President.
January 7th, 2011
A small group of Hungarians in Chicago, IL have been working around the clock for the past few years to launch a social networking site for Hungarians. This is not just a Hungarian-language take on facebook though, it is the single, most comprehensive collection of Hungarian videos, news sites, links, youtube videos, recipes and the like that I have ever seen online. At last check it has 5,000+ members, but it is climbing every day. Check it out and let me know what you think!!!
May 19th, 2010
The Hungarian American Coalition is sponsoring a two-week screening tour of the film “Incubator”, a documentary about growing up Hungarian in the United States. The award-winning director of the film, Réka Pigniczky, is a Coalition member.
January 5th, 2010
Thank you to everyone who shared their wonderful pictures and stories with the Gulyas Pot for the 2009 Contest. We received great stories about how people across the US combine Hungarian and American Christmas celebrations. They were truly inspirational. The winners are:
First Prize - A Doll Named Nudli, A Christmas Story by Marta Boros Horvath - http://thegulyaspot.com/site/?q=node/423
Second Prize - Hungarian American Christmas Traditions and Celebrations by Mihaly Horvath - http://thegulyaspot.com/site/?q=node/381
November 12th, 2009
On Monday, November 16 at 9 PM, a Hungarian wedding will be shown as part of the new NBC TV series, "Trauma." Check it out and send us in your comments!