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40th ITT-OTT Conference in Lake Hope Draws Over 140 Participants from All Over the US

This year, for the 40th time since its inception, the Hungarian Communion of Friends (Magyar Baráti Közösség, or MBK) held another successful and well-attended Itt-Ott Conference at picturesque Lake Hope in Ohio bringing together the Hungarian American community for a week-long series of discussions on Hungarian literature, traditions, as well as emigration patterns and identity […]

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Announcing the 2016 HIF Educational Scholarship Recipients

In line with the Foundation’s mission of strengthening the exchange of knowledge and skills between the United States and Hungary, HIF is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 HIF Educational Scholarship. The Scholarship supports talented young Hungarians who pursue graduate studies in the United States in the Fall semester of 2016 or the Spring […]

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Minnesota Hungarians 56ers with Honorary Consul Csilla Grauzer

1956 in the Twin Cities – A Special Tribute to the Revolution’s Heroes

A special program series, Minnesota Remembers commemorated the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 with Hungarian film screenings, folk music and dance events in the Twin Cities (St.Paul and Minneapolis). Programs included the visit of the Enyedi & Salamon Quartet – with the participation of Ágnes Enyedi, Soma Salamon, Ferenc Zimber and Attila Mihó […]

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Hungarian American Coalition’s Internship Program Brings Ten Hungarian Students to the US in 2016

In 2016, the Hungarian American Coalition‘s internship program sponsored ten Hungarian university students. The Coalition Internship Program (CIP) allows young Hungarian-Americans and English-speaking, well-qualified Hungarians from Hungary and the neighboring countries to get acquainted with the workings of U.S. government and civil society, to motivate them for public service in their respective places of origin as […]

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Cleveland Hungarians Commemorate 1956 with a Tour de Force of Performances

The largest Hungarian American community in America, many members of which emigrated in 1956 hosted an impressive series of commemorative events for the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The programs were sponsored by the United Hungarian Societies (UHS) with the support of the Hungary Initiatives Foundation .  HIF’s support allowed us to commemorate the […]

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