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  • Hungarian American Coalition Holds Annual Meeting 2012

    December 11, 2012

    On December 8, 2012, the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) held its Annual General and Board Meetings at the Kossuth House in Washington, DC.  Dr. Peter Kovalszki took over the rotating chairmanship of the organization.  The Board elected Dr. Peter Forgach, Founder of the Calasanctius Training Program as Rising Chairman. More...
  • Source Material on 1956 Hungarian Revolution Available to U.S. Research Institutions

    December 7, 2012

    Charles Gati, political scientist and former senior adviser to the State Department, has donated a wealth of scholarly research material on the 1956 Revolution to the Hungarian American Coalition.  Dr. Gati, currently a Senior Fellow of the John Hopkins University’s Foreign Policy Institute, is a frequent commenter on Hungarian and East European politics.  He fled his native Hungary during the 1956 revolution. More...
  • Cleveland’s Hungarian Association Holds 52nd Congress

    November 30, 2012

    The Hungarian Association held its 52nd annual Congress in Cleveland, Ohio, on November 23-25, 2012, with the theme of “Embracing Our Cultural Heritage.”  Friday’s programs included a lecture by Gabriella Nádas on her recent trip to Transylvania; the showing of „An American Rhapsody,” a film by Éva Gárdos; and a report by Ildikó Csermely on the Students Without Boundaries Program of the Rákóczi Foundation of Canada. More...
  • In Memoriam Dr. Bulcsú Veress

    November 22, 2012

    Bulcsú Veress, Hungarian-American political scientist and long-time Coalition supporter, died after a long illness at the age of 71.  He is survived by his nieces Ajna and Dóra and their children, nephew Ádám and brother-in-law Ákos of Budapest, and numerous friends. More...
  • Hungary’s Common Sense Society Launches Leadership Academy

    November 15, 2012

    The Common Sense Society (CSS) hosted its inaugural Summer Leadership Academy in July 2012 at Bercel Kastély in Nógrád County, Hungary.  Over the course of five days, 25  participants explored topics in philosophy, economics, politics, and law, and took part in workshops and simulations. Academy participants were selected from among 140 highly qualified applicants from Hungary, Central and Eastern Europe, the UK and the USA. More...
  • Hundreds Celebrate in Cleveland as St. Emeric Hungarian Catholic Church Reopens

    November 7, 2012

    Thanksgiving came early to Cleveland’s large Hungarian American community this year, when on November 4th more than 500 people gathered for a Mass to give thanks for a new beginning as they reopened St. Emeric (Szent Imre) Hungarian Catholic Church. More...
  • Hungarian American Coalition Announces Winners of Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship for 2012-2013 Academic Year

    November 5, 2012

    Six students were awarded the Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship Awards for the 2012-2013 academic year. The winners are:  More...
  • Second Session of the Hungarian Diaspora Council Held at the Hungarian Parliament

    October 12, 2012

    Washington, DC - On October 8, 2012, the Hungarian Diaspora Council held its second session at the Hungarian Parliament, bringing together leaders and representatives of Hungarian organizations from the Western diaspora. More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes Fifth 2012 Issue

    October 10, 2012

    Washington, DC – The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi, has published its September 2012 issue.  This important edition gives comprehensive overview of the current political situation in Hungary in English language.  As the editors of the periodical write in the introductory article: More...
  • Statement by the Hungarian American Coalition on the Székely Mikó Reformed High School in Sfântu Gheorghe/Sepsiszentgyörgy, Romania

    August 31, 2012

    We, members of the Hungarian American Coalition, join the greater Hungarian diaspora in expressing our strong objection to the politically motivated decision made in Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe) to renationalize the Székely Mikó Reformed High School. This decision reverses the historically proven ownership of a Hungarian institution; it unjustly sentences Attila Markó and Tamás Marosán to prison sentences for carrying out their duty; and it represents a major step backward in the painfully slow and long-overdue process of church property restitution in Romania. More...
  • Hungarian-American “Itt-Ott” Conference to be Held at Lake Hope, Ohio, August 11 through 18

    July 31, 2012

    The Hungarian Communion of Friends (familiarly known as MBK- Itt Ott) will hold its 41st annual, family-friendly gathering August 11-18 – as always, at Ohio’s Lake Hope State Park. More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes Fourth 2012 Issue

    July 27, 2012

    Washington, DC – The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, editedby Gyula Kodolányi, has published its July 2012 issue.  This important edition gives comprehensive overview of the currentpolitical situation in Hungary in English language.  As the editors of the periodical write in the introductory article: More...
  • The First Twenty Years: Dedicated Advocacy and Community Leadership

    July 12, 2012

    In May 2012, the Hungarian American Coalition published The First 20 Years – Dedicated Advocacy and Community Leadership.  The 124-page book, an account of the Coalition’s history, was written by Andrea Lauer Rice, Edith K. Lauer and Katica Avvakumovits, and designed by Lorelei Grazier Danilchick. (To read the book in PDF, download or open it by clicking on the cover. Size: 3.2MB) More...
  • Annual Gala Dinner Honors Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker and the Hungarian Scout Association in Exteris

    May 10, 2012

    Washington, D.C. – On May 9, 2012, the Hungarian American Coalition hosted its eigth annual Gala Dinner at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., under the patronage of Dr. Tibor Navracsics, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary.  The Dinner honored Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and the Hungarian Scout Association in Exteris, represented by Mrs. Gabriella Kuni Nadas. More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes Second 2012 Issue

    April 24, 2012

    Washington, DC – The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi, has published its March 2012 issue.  This important edition gives comprehensive overview of the current political situation in Hungary in English language.  As the editors of the periodical write in the introductory article: More...
  • Coalition Members Honored

    March 29, 2012

    On March 24, 2012, the Hungarian Communion of Friends (MBK) was awarded the prestigious Hungarian Heritage Award for its role in preserving Hungarian culture.  The award was received by Prof. Andrew Ludanyi, a founding member of MBK, on behalf of the organization at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. More...
  • Statement by the Hungarian American Coalition

    February 17, 2012

    As Hungarian Americans who sincerely value and have actively promoted the bilateral relationship between Hungary, our former homeland, and the United States, our (adopted) home, we are deeply concerned by the tone of the harsh criticism in the mainstream U.S. and European media towards the Hungarian government. More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes First 2012 Issue

    February 6, 2012

    The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi, has published its January 2012 issue.  This new edition is an important one, as it gives comprehensive overview of the current political situation in Hungary in English language.  As the editors of the periodical write in the introductory article: More...
  • 2011 Széll Kálmán Foundation Award Presented to Professor Sándor Lámfalussy, “Father of the Euro”

    January 23, 2012

    On January 19, the Board of Trustees of the Széll Kálmán Foundation, an organizational member of the Hungarian American Coalition, presented its 2011 award to Professor Sándor Lámfalussy, in recognition of his professional commitment to European financial institutions and his dedication to help Hungary, his native country, over the past 20 years. More...


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