3/29/2009 - American Hungarian Federation Co-Sponsors “Treasures and Highlights of Hungary’s Millenary Heritage” Exhibits...The first of three exhibits, “Treasures and Highlights of Hungary’s Millenary Heritage,” opened on March 28, 2009 at the Kossuth House inWashington, D.C.
Katalin Almay-Volker, organizer of the exhibits and a member of the American Hungarian Federation, noted that the “purpose of these exhibits is to bring to the public information about the rich heritage of Hungarians byintroducing historical highlights and selectedcultural displays.”
The three exhibits can be viewed in April and May, July and August,and October and November of 2009. Please see the full program on the right.
In addition to the American Hungarian Federation, the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America, the Freedom Fighters Association, and the Hungarian Scouts are co-sponsors of the exhibits.
“We applaud and are very proud of Kati for taking the initiative to foster a better understanding of Hungarian history and culture in the Nations Capital. We are indebted to her and to everyone who helped bring this wonderful project to fruition,” said the AHF co-president Frank Koszorus, Jr.
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to three cultural and interactive Hungarian Exhibits: Treasures and Highlights of Hungary’s Millenary Heritage
American Hungarian Federation
Hungarian Reformed Federation of America
Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation
Hungarian Scout Association in Exteris
The Kossuth House
2001 Massachussetts Ave., Washington D.C.
Week ends: 2pm-5pm
March 29, 2009 – May 22, 2009
The Magyars enter the Carpathian Basin
Historic Castles - The Holy Crown
A Székely Room
Folk Tales and Legends for Children
July 5, 2009 – August 31, 2009
Szécsényi and Kossuth, Reformers of Hungary
Petöfi and Poets of 1845-49
Budapest Yesterday and Today
Hungarian Fine Art, Folk Art, Music and Dance
October 3, 2009 – November 22, 2009
Hungary and Cardinal Mindszenty
1956 and 50thAnniversary in 2006
The Iron Curtain Falls (1989) – and a kind of Democracy
Fine Porcelain from Herend, Hollóháza and Zsolnay
The Hungarian Diaspora
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Zoltan Bagdy, Chair
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