Events for June

by | Jun 2, 2014 | News

Summer is here. This is the season of festivals, outdoor concerts and picnics. We recommend three special events from the life of the Hungarian American community. Read on for details!

39th Annual Hungarian Festival

Come and join us for a wonderful day of great food, song, and dance at the 39th Annual Hungarian Festival. Enjoy fine Hungarian cuisine, listen to Hungarian folk songs and watch and learn Hungarian folk dances! The Festival takes place on Somerset Street in New Brunswick, New Jersey on June 7th.

As part of the programs, the Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation is opening a new exhibition, “Rubik’s Cube and its 40th Anniversary”. Check out the site for more information such as the day’s events, vendor information, videos and photo:

Hungarian Picninc in Washington

Hungarian students and young professionals in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area cordially invite you and your friends to their semiannual picnic on Jun 8 starting from 3 pm at the Rock Creek Park Grove 1. Join them for an afternoon of fun, food, and music. (If you would like to play soccer or volleyball, please dress appropriately). Your ideas and support in organizing the picnic would be appreciated.

If you are interested in helping out send email to, or

The picnic is free but your tax-deductible contribution is welcome. This will guarantee the expenses of the following picnic. Everything is provided, just come and enjoy! Suggested donations: $5 per person, less if you have a large family. Checks payable to AHEA (American Hungarian Educators Association) can be dropped in the box at the picnic or sent to: AHEA Picnic 4515 Willard Ave #2210, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Heveder Band Concert in the US

Heveder is a well-known folk band from Europe. They are regular stars of prestigious festivals in Hungary and Transylvania! The band was featured last year at the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, the largest annual cultural event in the U.S. The Band has premiered the “Csávási Ballada” composition in 2009 with Háromszék Dance Ensemble, for which they received the Symposium of Professional Dance Groups Award. The musicians received the EMKE Award in 2008.

You must see this beautiful folk concert featuring talented Hungarian folk dancers Norbert and Zsuzsanna Busai, and guest violinists Florin Kodoba and Gergely Koncz!  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear and see these virtuoso violinists, musicians, and dancers from TRANSYLVANIA. Big dance party after the concert!

Jun. 13. 2014., The Woman’s Club of Bethesda (5500 Sonoma Road, Bethesda MD)
Dance house “TÁNCHÁZ” 8:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Tickets sold at the door (Adults: $20, Children: $5 (ages 3-12), Under 3 Free)

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