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Herend porcelain: Motherhood
Édes Anyukámnak – To My Dear Mom
Although written for his mother’s feast day, this poem could well be considered a letter for Mothers’ Day. See the full story...
Szabolcska Mihály

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Széchenyi and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

In this 225th anniversary year of the birth of Count Széchenyi István, we  present the fifth of our series on his life and contributions to Hungary.    Without his generosity, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences might not have been established as soon as it was. It celebrated its 150th anniversary last year.

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Erika Papp Faber

Hungarian Aid for Africa
A Hungarian  humanitarian organization extends a helping hand to those in greatest need. See the full story...

 American-Hungarian Community

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Horváth Réka
Collecting Documentation – the Mikes Program

Mikes Kelemen was the scribe of Prince Rákóczi Ferenc II. After the freedom fight of 1703-1711 was defeated, he followed him into exile in Turkey, where he wrote a series of letters to an imaginary aunt. (His ”Törökországi levelek” – Letters from Turkey – laid the foundation for the writing of Hungarian prose.) 

Mikes is the embodiment of the Hungarian exile.  It is therefore fitting that the new government program collecting historic documents held by Hungarians abroad be called by his name.

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 Magyar News Classics

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 Arts and Culture

The Not-So-Famous Rematch
Here is a brief report of the sequel to the famous 6:3 “futball”  match published in the January 2014 issue of Magyar News Online.  See the full story...
viola vonfi

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Hungarian Agronomist in Constantinople – Part I

Here we begin the reminiscences of agronomist dr. Karátsonÿ Géza who had the opportunity to get a unique look at early World War I behind-the-scenes machinations in Constantinople and a glimpse of Turkish farming of the time. 

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Dr. Karátsonÿ Géza

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Chicken soup with spring vegetables
Everyone loves chicken soup, even when healthy!  Here is a great recipe for all occasions.  See the full story...

 Hungary Past and Present

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Robert Capa
Robert Capa
If you are old enough to remember the Indochina war of the early 1950’s, you probably saw his photographs in Life magazine at the time. Learn more about the man who was perhaps the most famous war photographer.   See the full story...
Charles Bálintitt Jr.

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Happy Anniversary, “Kis földalatti”!

This month, we celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Little Underground of Budapest.  Here is its story. 

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Karolina Tima Szabo

 It's a Small World/Kicsi a Világ

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Mezőffy Tamás
Did you know......

... that once again we have a mixed bag of interesting items? 

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