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Rendering of the 1956 Memorial at Kossuth Plaza (Riverside Drive at West 113th Street)

HIF Grants $10K to Support 1956 Memorial in New York’s Riverside Park

The Hungarian American Memorial Committee, spearheaded by Hungarian architect László Papp, was formed in 2006 to realize the dream of building a permanent memorial in New York City honoring the heroes of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The planned 1956 Memorial will be placed in Riverside Park, next to the Kossuth Statue, and is expected to be completed in Spring […]

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On 1956 Anniversary, Hungarian Americans Restore Freedom Fighter Statue in Naples, FL

On the 60th anniversary of the 1956 revolution, the American Foundation For Hungarian Youth And Culture in Naples, Florida sponsored the Restoration of the colors in the Flag of the Freedom Fighter Statue as the most important element of the local commemorations.  Ten years ago, Andy Evva of the American Foundation for Hungarian Youth and Culture (TAFFHYAC) […]

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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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