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Hungarian Americans meet in Atlanta

The seventh Hungarian Americans Together conference was held in Atlanta, Georgia on September 22-23. Representatives from twelve states and Hungary gathered together to discuss ideas regarding community building and strenghtening linkages with Hungary. The Hungary Initiatives Foundation was the major sponsor of the conference. It was also the first time that President/Ceo Tamás Fellegi could […]

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Art as Ambassador

Hungarian art showcased in Connecticut From September 27 to October 12, visitors of Southport Galleries, Southport, CT can glimpse into the treasure trove of Hungarian art through the „Art as Ambassador: Hungarian Masterpieces from the Nancy G. Brinker and Christian L. Sauska Collections” exhibition. The lead sponsor of the event is The Hungary Initiatives Foundation. […]

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ReConnecting young Hungarian Americans

ReConnect Hungary is the first birthright program for young Americans and Canadians with any degree of Hungarian heritage to explore their their Hungarian identity in a meaningful, unique and fresh way. The trip was a resounding success this year as well: 13 young Americans and Canadians discovered Hungary and its wealth of historical, traditional, cultural, […]

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Hungarian folklife on the National Mall

The Hungary Initiatives Foundation partly funded the Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Between June 26 and July 7 2013, hundreds of thousands of visitors enjoyed Hungarian folk culture in full color, sound, taste, smell, and motion on Washington D.C.’s National Mall. Smithsonian Folklife Festival: A piece of Hungarian culture […]

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