Úszó Európa Bajnokság 2016: Magyarország az Éremtáblázat Élén

29 May, 2016

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

Történelmi sikert ért el a magyar úszó válogatott a londoni Európa-bajnokságon, ugyanis Magyarország még sohasem nyert 10 Európa-bajnoki aranyérmet a sportágban.

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Hungarian Language Program Update

Our Hungarian Language Program offers classes at all levels.

The spring semester starts on the week of January 14, 2019. To register, please contact our Language Program Coordinator, Judit Subert Haála at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Language Program & Beyond

Beyond our standard courses, the Kossuth Foundation offers lectures and events where you can learn more about Hungarian history, literature, art, traditions and music.

Updates are coming on the upcoming events:

  • World War II and our Hungarian Heroes by Ferenc Koszorús
  • Adventure, life and art thru the eye of an artist: (lecture and exhibit)
  • Literature, history and art in the era: Caravaggio, Turner, Blake March 24, 2019
  • Herendi porcelain by Judy Acs Seidman Zucker





The Hungarian Millennium of 1896

May 2, 2016

May 2, 1896 marked the beginning of a series of nationwide festivities, exhibitions and public works projects, started on the occasion of the one thousand year anniversary of the Magyars’ arrival in the Carpathian Basin.

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National Parks to Visit in Hungary

April 25, 2016

Almost half a century ago, national parks did not exist in Hungary, even though most of the European countries created their first national parks in the early 20th century. Currently, Hungary has ten national parks in various regions of the country, and two of them are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

According to the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture, the number of registered national park visitors reached a record number of 1.4 million in 2014. Here are five of the best Hungarian national parks to visit.

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Top Summer Cultural and Music Festivals of Hungary in 2016

April 12, 2016

Each summer, Hungary offers several art related programs, such as music festivals, exhibitions and folklore events, to show the uniqueness of the Hungarian tradition to foreigners and natives. Here is a sampling of the country’s most exciting festivals.

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Hungary Celebrates the 135th Anniversary of Béla Bartók’s Birth

March 25, 2016

March 25 marks the 135th anniversary of Béla Bartók’s birth, one of the most prominent Hungarian and European composers, pianists, folk music collectors and musicologists of the 20th century.

Several concerts and other cultural events were scheduled to take place in Hungary on the occasion to commemorate Béla Bartók’s outstanding lifetime accomplishments. One of the most significant memorial concerts was to be held in the iconic concert hall of Budapest, called Müpa Budapest.

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Nobel Prize Winner Imre Kertész Dies at 86

April 1, 2016

Imre Kertész, prestigious and celebrated Hungarian Nazi concentration camp survivor, novelist, and Nobel Prize winner (2002) died March 31 in his Budapest home at the age of 86.

According to book publishing firm Magveto Kiado, Kertész died after a long illness.

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Kossuth Foundation Welcomes New Intern

March 22, 2016

The Kossuth Foundation welcomes Bence (Ben) Janek to the team as our new Intern. Since mid-February, Ben has been writing and posting online content on the Foundation’s website; he also attends meetings, takes notes in conference calls, and serve the Hungarian-American community in the Washington DC area.

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