World famous Hungarian jazz saxophonist Mihály Dresch and dulcimer artist Miklós Lukács played together in New York and Washington to merge elements of traditional Hungarian folk with the American free-jazz tradition.
In 2013 Hungary was the guest country of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The program entitled Hungarian Heritage - Roots to Revival was a great succes.
The Hungarian Heritage Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will present a broad range of Hungary’s folk traditions, showing the cultural diversity of the country. The organizers are convinced that folk traditions can only be presented in the multicultural setting that they hail from, showing the interactions which exist between its various components.
The Hungary program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival aims to highlight Hungary’s multicultural heritage and ethnic diversity. The organizers treat cultural diversity both as a great value and source of joy in itself and as a basic, defining characteristic of Hungarian tradition.
A film series will be held to complement the Hungarian program of the Smtihsonian Folklife Festival at the National Gallery of Art entitled ”Hungary, Hero and Myth: Immigrant Experience and the Artist’s Eye”
Hungarian-American organizations all across the US have joined their efforts to generously support this program. The Embassy is deeply appreciative and grateful to the Hungarian-American community for their commitment to make the “Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival” program a reality in the Nation’s capital.
Welcome to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Hungarian Heritage – Roots to Revival program. Please enjoy the variety of Events at different locations throughout the city. Read more...
Folk art and contemporary design are intertwined to form an exciting new aesthetic in the work of Fashion Designer Tünde Hrivnák. An elegant and exclusive fashion show introduces her new collection “BY ME SPICY”.
During the Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival program every visitor will have the opportunity to enjoy a great variety of musical performances on the National Mall as well as other venues in Washington, DC.
M. Mester Katalin a Veszprém megyei Devecserben élő szerző
"Drága kicsi Terkám! Édes Lackóm!" (Püski); "Sorsok Zalától a Mátráig" (Püski); "Eltaszítva a hazától" című könyveinek bemutatójára
2013. május 30-án, csütörtökön este 19.00 órától 21.00 óráig
Magyar Nagykövetség kerül sor, 2950 Spring of Freedom, 20008, Washington DC., NW