"Hungarian Americans Together" HATOG Conference

Publicated on: February 15, 2013

A conference dedicated to the exploration of the ways our community could preserve, promote, and transmit its cultural heritage for future generations.

The conference is organized by West Coast members of the Hungarian American Coalition and co-hosted by the Honorary Consulate General of Hungary in San Francisco. We invite all Hungarian American organizations and individuals to participate, and to introduce their activities and get acquainted, so we can discuss and find solutions together.

Program March 2, 2013 - Location: Honorary Consulate General of Hungary 2000 Alameda de Las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA 94403

A partial list of topics on the agenda:

Pass It On, Establish Best Practices in Preserving and Passing On Hungarian Heritage; Hungarian Heritage Month, Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, Washington, DC; Hungarian Language Instruction; Establishing a Hungarian Heritage Center; Hungarian Scouting; Hungarian Dance and Music, telling Our Stories through the Hungarian Cinema; The Role of Hungarian American Religious Institutions, American Business Associations and Sister Cities; The Role of Hungarian Diplomacy; Use of Technology and Social Media

Dinner at the Free Magyar Reformed Church, 102 Laurel Street, Redwood City, CA 94063

Followed by a presentation of Zina's Hungarian Folk Singing Circle March 3, 2013- Location: Hungarian Catholic Mission, c/o Woodside Priory School 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028

Continuation of topics and Wrap-Up Session

Religious services: Mass or religious service at the Free Magyar Reformed Church Lunch and meeting with the local Hungarian community


West Coast Organizing Committee Eva Voisin, San Mateo, 650. 573.7351, ItkZT9OYmjTZc2jZXZvaXNpbkBpeC5uZXRjb20uY29t; Helen Szablya, Seattle, WA ZgaKuIFGIgcHr6kMUNWUc3phYmx5YWhqQGFvbC5jb20=; Geza Kadar, Santa Rosa, CA 707.536.8956, bixwXpzAWJiEEp92ZNlcjNz0Z2thZGFyQGNvbWNhc3QubmV0; Katalin Voros, Orinda, CA, dDdOR9ZAWIjV0zldm9yb3NAZWVjcy5iZXJrZWxleS5lZHU=

HATOG ATTENDANCE IS FREE, however, a suggested voluntary donation of $25 is appreciated to cover dinner and other expenses