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Obituary for REV. BELA BERNHARDT

Rev. Béla Bernhardt of Lakewood, OH, died on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was 92. He was born on February 2, 1926, in Budapest, Hungary. In 1949 he married Róza Potsubay and together they had one son, Béla András. He enjoyed scouting his entire life, beginning in Hungary, in 1934, and continuing in Germany, Australia, […]

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Washington Ambassador: Hungary Wants to Remain a Christian Country

  “Hungary is a Christian country and wants to stay that way,” Hungary’s ambassador to Washington, László Szabó, said at an event in the Westminster Institute in McLean, Virginia. In his talk on European identity and migration at the conservative think-tank, Szabó said Hungary’s constitution expresses the will of Hungarians and their conviction that Hungary is […]

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Viktor Orbán Wins Hungarian Parliamentary Elections

Following months of brutal political campaigning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s ruling Fidesz-KDNP coalition has emerged as the clear winner of Hungary’s 2018 parliamentary elections. Voting began at 7 o’clock this morning, and continued over the course of the day until polls closed at 7pm CET. With 98.5% of votes counted, Fidesz-KDNP is on track to […]

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Hungarian Wins World Photography Awards with Stunning Images of Afghan Life

Each year, the Professional competition of the Sony World Photography Awards draws a huge variety of inspiring, engaging and emotional photography from around the world. This year, for the eleventh photo contest, 320,000 photographers sent in their materials from 200 countries around the world. ©Balázs Gárdi – Chapandazes, or horseback riders, fight for the calf carcass during […]

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Marcin Ociepa lengyel vállalkozási és technológiai miniszterhelyettes, Rastislav Chovanec szlovák gazdasági miniszterhelyettes, Varga Mihály nemzetgazdasági miniszter és Vladimír Bärtl cseh ipari és kereskedelmi miniszterhelyettes (b-j) a V4-ek gazdasági minisztereinek találkozója utáni sajtótájékoztatón Budapesten a Várkert Bazárban 2018. április 19-én.
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V4 Ministers Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Industrial Policy Cooperation

  Economy ministers of the Visegrad Group (a grouping which comprises the Czech Rep., Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperating in the area of industrial policy in Budapest. The MoU was signed by Economy Minister Mihály Varga, Czech Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Vladimir Bärtl, Poland’s Deputy Minister of Entrepreneurship and […]

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Orbán Marks Israel’s Independence Day

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán greeted Benjamin Netanyahu, his Israeli counterpart, in a letter on the occasion of Israel’s Independence Day, Orbán’s press office reported. In his letter, Orbán referred to the “broad and successful” cooperation between Hungary and Israel, and said that Netanyahu’s Budapest visit “of historic importance” last year was a highlight of that partnership. Orbán […]

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Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards has granted Awards for the Hungarian documentary DAUGHTER OF THE REVOLUTION and its director Tünde Tálas

HOLLYWOOD—24 March 2018. Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards (HIIDA) has granted Awards of Recognition in two categories: Feature and Director for the Hungarian documentary DAUGHTER OF THE REVOLUTION and its director Tünde Tálas (July, 2017). The winning documentary is the story of a child survivor of the tragic 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The child becomes a […]

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Pure Love

by Ferenc Somogyi 2018 Easter Story – April 1, 2018          It was a cloudy day and the sky was gray and dismal. Heavy rain seemed imminent. Cold breezes whispered between the branches of largely bare trees, save for a few valiant early leaves.           The village was quiet. Aside from a few birds fluttering […]

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Summer Language Workshop @Indiana University

INTENSIVE SUMMER HUNGARIAN EXPLORE A WORLD OF LANGUAGE The Workshop’s intensive, proficiency-based Hungarian curriculum features 20 contact hours weekly and a rich co-curricular program, including language tables, films, clubs, cooking demonstrations, and lectures with area studies specialists. Participants study in small, student-focused classes with highly qualified instructors from around the globe, while preparing for study […]

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Orbán: Hungarians, Poles Aim to Preserve Nation States, Christianity in Central Europe

Hungarians and Poles follow a common path and fight together, aiming to protect their homes and preserve their respective nations and Christianity in Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday at the inauguration of a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 2010 tragedy of Smolensk, attended by the governing Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jaroslaw […]

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“The fridge is full now”, New York Times Examined Orbán’s Fostered Work Scheme

In a lengthy article, New York Times analyzes Hungary’s economy through the Orbán government’s national workfare program (a.k.a. fostered work scheme) bringing up a small village as an example. Of the 472 residents of Siklósnagyfalu, a municipality near the southern border of Hungary, 73 participate in the program, which reportedly allows them a better quality of life […]

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