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Andrea Lauer Rice (right) with Documentary Filmmaker Réka Pigniczky, at the premiere of the latter’s film “Lövészek (Cold Warriors)” at the Uránia Film Theatre in Budapest

“IT IS INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT TO CREATE RESOURCES IN HUNGARIAN AND ENGLISH TO SHARE THIS HISTORY”: HUNGARIAN-AMERICAN EDUCATOR AND DOCUMENTARIAN ANDREA LAUER RICE ON THE MEMORY PROJECT

Source: hungarytoday.hu Recently, Hungary Today had the opportunity to interview Andrea Lauer Rice regarding her work on the Memory Project, a visual oral history project focused on collecting the stories of Hungarians who were forced to flee their homeland following the Second World War, and later after the defeat of the 1956 Revolution. In addition to her work with […]

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Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó at a hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) focusing on the rule of law in Hungary (Photo: MTI/Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

AT UNPRECEDENTED EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT HEARING, HUNGARIAN GOV’T ACCUSED OF RESTRICTING FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

Source: hungarytoday.hu Addressing a hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) focusing on the rule of law in Hungary, representatives of Hungarian rights groups criticized the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for restricting fundamental rights. The hearing itself is unique in that it is the first instance in […]

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Filmmaker Réka Pigniczky (standing, center) filming as part of the Memory Project

“A SMALL HUNGARIAN ARMY” IN RURAL AMERICA: INTERVIEW WITH HUNGARIAN-AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER RÉKA PIGNICZKY

Source: hungarytoday.hu Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Réka Pigniczky, a Hungarian-American journalist and documentary filmmaker whose work often touches on deeply personal topics related to her own cultural upbringing. Pigniczky, who lives in California, was in Budapest for the premiere of her latest film, Cold Warriors (Lövészek). Over […]

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Ferencváros striker Dániel Böde (13) made the difference against Faroe Islands (photo: Tibor Illyés – MTI)

WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: HUNGARIAN FANS BOO NATIONAL TEAM AFTER DISAPPOINTING 1-0 WIN OVER FAROE ISLANDS

Source: hungarytoday.hu A late goal from corner by substitute striker Dániel Böde gave Hungary a narrow 1-0 home victory against the Faroe Islands in the final fixture of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign in the Groupama Arena in Budapest last night and ensured a third-place finish for his country in the final group standings. […]

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HUNGARIAN SCIENTISTS AMONG WORLD’S BEST, NOBEL LAUREATE ECONOMIST SAYS

Source: hungarytoday.hu “This is the first time I pay a visit to Hungary and I clearly see the impacts of the EU process on the country’s culture, institutions, ideas and education. At the same time I’m also feeling a fantastic intellectual buzz around here”, said Nobel laureate economist Thomas J. Sargent in a recent interview with Hungarian economy and […]

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HUNGARY, NETHERLANDS RESOLVE DIPLOMATIC CONFLICT AS PREMIERS HOLD TALKS IN TALLIN

Source: hungarytoday.hu Hungary has settled its conflict with the Netherlands and the Hungarian ambassador will soon resume his post in the country, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in Tallinn on Friday. Hungary recalled its ambassador to the Netherlands last month after Gajus Scheltema, the outgoing Dutch ambassador to Hungary, compared the principles of Islamic extremism to […]

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PÉTER SZIJJÁRTÓ CALLS FOR REPEAL OF UKRAINE’S CONTROVERSIAL EDUCATION LAW

Source: hungarytoday.hu Hungary is fighting to get Ukraine’s new education law repealed and its language and citizenship bills withdrawn, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said. Ukraine’s new rules on education banning post-primary-level education in minority languages were signed into law by the president earlier this week. Ukrainian lawmakers have yet to vote on two other “dangerous” bills, Szijjártó said. […]

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Reformed School Choir of Pecs, Hungary Cleveland Hungarian Cultural Garden August 18, 2017

The Reformed School Choir of Pecs, Hungary travels in various parts of Hungary and to Hungarians living in the diaspora throughout the year. This is the first time that they will perform in North America. The choir is dedicating this performance to commemorating and celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Currently, the choir is comprised of […]

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HATOG participants listen to the presentation of Mrs. Anna Smith Lacey, Executive Director of  the Hungary Initiatives Foundation at Marymount University in Arlington, VA

Hungarian Americans Together Conference Held at Marymount University in Arlington, VA – May 19 – 21

Washington, DC – The tenth Hungarian Americans Together conference (HATOG X) was held in the Washington, DC area on May 19-21, 2017.  HATOG is generally held annually, in a different U.S. city, to provide a forum for Hungarian organizations that work to maintain Hungarian heritage and culture in their communities. This year’s conference was organized by […]

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Award ceremony (from left to right):Mr. Stefan Fedor, Mrs. Andrea Lauer Rice, Ambassador April H. Foley, Mrs. Edith K. Lauer, Dr. Ágnes Virga, Mrs. Csilla Grauzer, Mr. Max Teleki

Annual Gala Honors Ambassador April H. Foley

Washington, DC – On May 19, 2017, the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) honored Ambassador April H. Foley, U.S. Ambassador to Hungary between 2006 and 2009 and Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF), at its 13th annual Gala Dinner. His Excellency János Áder, President of Hungary, was Honorary Chairman of the event, held at the House of Sweden in Washington, DC. Coalition President Andrea […]

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Dear Friends of the Cleveland Hungarian Museum,

  This year, we are returning to the Galleria, the home of our Museum with our Vintner Dinner, for its twentieth anniversary. The date is October 8, 2016, per our Invitation, that we hope you have received. As you know, this traditional event is the occasion where all of our friends can meet in a […]

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