Kossuth Foundation 2019 Spring Semester Language Program

The Kossuth Foundation's Hungarian Language Program offers language classes to adults in the Washington, DC, metro area. For the spring 2019 semester, courses are taught at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels in the evenings at the Kossuth House near Dupont Circle and in McLean. Courses meet once per week for 12 weeks.

Courses start on the week of January 14, 2019.

To register please contact Judit Subert Haála at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Obituary - Rev. Imre A. Bertalan

Rev. Imre A. Bertalan, 67, of Ligonier, died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in Latrobe, PA. He was Chairman of the Board of the Kossuth Foundation when he passed away.

As a policy holder in the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America when it merged with GBU Beneficial Life, Rev. Bertalan was a member of the Kossuth Foundation from its inception in 2011. He also served as our host for Board Meetings that took place frequently at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier, PA.

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Updates from the Foundation

Here are updates on two topics relevant to the Hungarian-American community in general, and to our Foundation members in particular:  the Hungarian Diaspora Regional Meeting and the Kossuth House Litigation.

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Hungarian Films to be Featured at DC Festival

Two Hungarian films will be featured at this month's Washington Jewish Film Festival.  The two Hungarian films, "1945" and "Keep Quiet", will be among the many films to be presented in the DC metro area from May 17-28.

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A New Home for Hungary's Masterpieces

Nestled in the ancient cradle of Europe's Carpathian Basin, Hungary is a land of fertile plains, vineyards, paprika, and castles. It is also the homeland of stunning masterpiece paintings whose beauty rivals even the greatest European opuses of Monet and Cézanne, such as works by Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, “Pilgrimage to the Cedars in Lebanon” (1907), and Pál Szinyei Merse “The Lark” (1882).

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Magyarország Legelbűvölőbb Kastélyai

7 July, 2016

(An English version of this article is available above. A cikk angol nyelven is elérhető)

Magyarország gazdag és eseménydús történelmi múltjának köszönhetően számos kastély, vár, és erőd épült a középkorban az országban. Ezek az olykor romantikus és misztikus építészeti remekművek kiváló alkalmat kínálnak a túristák számára, hogy elmerűljenek hazánk történelmében, és tanúlhassanak királyainkról, csatáinkról, legendáinkról, árulásról és szövetségről.

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Hungary’s Most Captivating Castles

7 July, 2016

(A Hungarian version of this article is available below. A cikk magyar nyelven is elérhető)

Over the course of their rich and eventful history, Hungarians built several castles and fortresses during the Medieval Ages. These romantic and mystic architectural masterpieces offer a great opportunity for tourists to dive into our history, and learn about Hungarian kings, wars, legends, vendettas, and alliances.

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June in Hungarian History: Imre Nagy

23 June, 2016

(A Hungarian version of this article is available below. A cikk magyar nyelven is elérhető)

June has an important role in Hungarian history.  Among the many other historical events that occurred in June, it marks the birth, death, and rehabilitation of Imre Nagy, one of the country’s most influential communist politicians, and a martyr of the 1956 Revolution.

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