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2017 Spring Art and Culture Small Grants Recipients

HIF invited interested organizations to apply for “Art and Culture Small Grants” for a maximum of $5,000. The grant was announced in December, 2016 with an application deadline of February 5, 2017.  The programs had to be aimed at introducing, popularizing and educating about Hungarian history, art and culture among the Hungarian American communities and […]

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10th Hungarian Americans Together (HATOG) Scheduled in DC May 19-21, 2017

HIF is pleased to support the 10th Hungarian Americans Together Conference to be held on May 19-21 in the Washington area organized by the Hungarian American Coalition and the American Hungarian Heritage House at Marymount University in the Washington DC area. Hungarian Americans Together (HATOG) is a series of conferences that bring together Hungarian American […]

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2017 Spring Conference Support Scholarship Recipients

The HIF Conference Support Scholarship serves to provide support for talented Hungarians and Americans to share their knowledge and gain new professional experiences by attending conferences, workshops and seminars in Hungary or the US. The grant was announced in December, 2016 with an application deadline of February 5, 2017. The scholarship amount was be received in early […]

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Iconic Handbag Designer Judith Leiber’s Life and Craft Explored in New HIF-Supported Exhibition at MAD

From April 4 through August 6, 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story, an exhibition that focuses on the life and craft of America’s most enduring and iconic handbag designer, tracking her rise from pattern-maker and Holocaust survivor to venerated female entrepreneur. HIF Executive Director Anna […]

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The inaugural class of YHLP 2017: Csilla Ábárn, Adorján Benkő, László Dinca, Vivienn Érsek, Györgyi Facskó, Csenge Gonda, Ádám Gyöngy, Márton György, Anikó Ivanics, Rita Jakab, Máté Mátyás, Gergő Mojzes, Krisztina Pethő, Viktor Pólya, Noémi Szabó, Gergely Szilvay, Mikolt Tózsa, and Eszter Völner with HIF Executive Director Anna Smith Lacey and Kirsi Jarvis of the Meridian Center

HIF’s Inaugural Young Hungarian Leaders Program Concludes with High Hopes for the Future

On April 7, 2017, HIF’s new flagship initiative, the Young Hungarian Leaders Program (YHLP) co-organized with the Meridian International Center, a premier global leadership development organization concluded with 19 young participants bringing back a renewed energy and deeper understanding of America’s founding principles to their native Hungary. The Program offered young Hungarian leaders (graduate students and young professionals) a 5 day […]

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