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Hungarian Classes

Study Hungarian in a unique, challenging, diverse and nurturing environment. The Kossuth Foundation, with logistical support from the Hungary Initiatives Foundation, is dedicated to offering fun yet serious language education for adults at a variety of levels tailored to the needs of the students. This fall, the Foundation is offering instruction at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. […]

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Regional Diaspora Meeting in Cleveland, OH Brings Together Over Two Dozen Hungarian American Organizations

The Consulate General of Hungary in Chicago hosted a Regional Diaspora Meeting in Cleveland, OH on October 14. The weekend was complete with celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the 125th anniversary of America’s oldest Roman Catholic Church, Saint Elizabeth’s on Buckeye Road, in Cleveland.  Nearly two dozen Hungarian-American organizations participated in the […]

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HIF Joins Over 800 Guests in Celebrating Freedom at TFAS Anniversary Gala

HIF Director Anna Smith Lacey spoke to over 800 guests, including Members of Congress, Ambassadors, US government officials and civil society leaders at the 50th Anniversary Gala of The Fund for American Studies, an educational nonprofit that is changing the world by developing leaders for a free society.  At the end of September, alumni, supporters, […]

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György Ádám zongoraművész lett 2017 Kulturális Nagykövete Amerikában  Az amerikai közönséget a művész Miamiban, Clevelandben, Bostonban és New Yorkban kápráztatja el virtuóz zongorajátékával Washington, DC. 2017. október 6. A washingtoni The Hungary Initiatives Foundation (Magyar Kezdeményezések Alapítvány) kuratóriuma György Ádám zongoraművészt választotta az Év Kulturális Nagykövetének Amerikában. Az Alapítvány ezzel az idén útjának indított kulturdiplomáciai kezdeményezéssel kívánja támogatni a magyar kultúra […]

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Meet Joseph Bebel, Our Fall Intern

Every semester, HIF offers the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to intern with the foundation gaining substantive work experience while enjoying the bustling life of the US Capitol. This fall HIF is hosting Joseph Bebel of Georgetown University. Joseph Bebel is currently a first-year Master’s student at Georgetown University studying Russia and Eastern Europe. […]

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