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Grand Gala Commemorating
the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

October 20, 2006 (Washington, DC)

A GALA EVENING "In Honor of the Heroes of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution." This is a fine opportunity to commemorate one of the greatest events of the 20th century in a location fitting its 50 Anniversary!


Washington DC's Historic Cosmos Club, site of the American Hungarian Federation's National Gala to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian RevolutionOn Friday, October 20th, at 6:30 p.m.
2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

BY INVITATION ONLY (Please contact bryandawson@americanhungarianfederation.org at (703) 981-0800) Tickets are $150 per person. ($195.60 if purchased after October 10). Tickets held at the door. Black Tie / Valet Parking

PROGRAM (Music by the "Strolling Strings")

  • 6:30 – Cocktails
  • 7:00 – Dinner
  • 8:30 – Hungary 1956: History Remembered
  • Keynote Address: Senator Joseph Tydings
  • Presentation of the “Col. Commandant Michael Kovats Medal of Freedom”
  • State Resolutions Issued in Honor of the 1956 Revolt
  • The Mission of the American Hungarian Federation
  • 9:30 – Concluding Remarks


The Cosmos Club is located at 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20008. The telephone number is 202 387-7783. From DuPont Circle, go west on Massachusetts Avenue, the Club is located within a block, at the intersections of Massachusetts Avenue and Q Street. Metro stop (Red Line) is at DuPont Circle.


The following hotels are within walking distance of the Cosmos Club:

  • Westin Embassy Row 2100 Massachusetts Avenue, 202 293-2100
  • Hilton Washington at Embassy Row, 2015 Massachusetts Avenue, 202 265-1600
  • Residence Inn by Marriott, 2120 P Street, 1-866 398-3633
  • Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Avenue,
    202 483-6000
  • Hotel Washington & Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue,
  • Courtyard by Marriott, 1900 Connecticut Avenue, 202 332-9300


Airport Transportation

  • Executive DC Flyer, Inc., 202 863-1136
  • ABC Limo Service, 202 637-0405
  • Admiral Limousine Services, 202 638-3006

City Transportation

  • Yellow Cab, 202 829-4222
  • Diamond Cab, 202 387-6200
  • Empire Cab, 202 488-4844

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