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
The Embassy of Hungary and the Embassy Series would like to invite you and your friends to our upcoming event: Concert of Barnabás Kelemen – violin; Péter Bársony – viola and Melvin Chen – piano. The concert is an event of the European Month of culture.
Tickets for the event cost: $75. For further information please check: www.embassyseries.org
Mr. János Lakatos, 2nd Place Winner of the AFAF Golden Strings of America Competition 2012, and Mrs. Ilona Kolbe delivered a sensational concert on March 26th 2013 to a full house, playing the pieces J. S. Bach, F. Chopin, D. Shostakovich, and Z. Kodály among other preeminent musicians.