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HUNGARIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL

HUNGARIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL
HUNGARIAN HOUSE OF NEW YORK
213 East 82nd Street New York, NY, 10028
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, from noon to midnight

PROGRAM

12 p.m. to 5 p.m. STREET FAIR on East 82nd
Hungarian Crafts, Hungarian Specialties

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. HUNGARIAN CITIZENSHIP information
Consulate General of Hungary, Hungarian Translation Services of New York

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ARTS AND CRAFTS
OPEN HOUSE: Arany János Hungarian School, Hungarian Scout Troops

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CHILDREN s DANCE and SINGING with Ágnes Herczku

6:30 EXHIBITION OPENING
Hungarian Traditional Craftsmanship, masterpieces from the Association of Hungarian Folk Artists
Lace of Hövej by Mrs. István Szigethy, lace maker
Transylvanian Musicians – photos by Béla Kása

7 p.m. to 12 a.m. CONCERT and FOLK DANCE PARTY
Ágnes Herczku vocal soloist of Hungarian National State Folk Ensemble
Fényes Band & Életfa Folk Music Band
live music and dance teaching all night

Cash bar: delicious food, Hungarian wines & specialties
Suggested donation: $20/adult, $5/child 
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DETAILED PROGRAM

12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
STREET FAIR on East 82nd
Hungarian crafts, delicacies, cookies, Hungarian wines & specialties

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
HUNGARIAN CITIZENSHIP information
Consul and Deputy Chief of Mission Dr. Zsuzsanna Király of the Consulate General of Hungary in New York will be talking about the Hungarian simplified naturalization procedure, as well as the citizenship review process, and Counselor of National Cohesion Dr. Imre Szakács will overview the expansion of relationships between the Hungarian State and Hungarian diaspora. Please note that the language of the event will be Hungarian. Q&A session to follow.
Organizer: Hungarian Translation Services

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
ARTS AND CRAFTS (not only for children)
Wax resist egg dying, felting, corn husk and felt ornaments making, facepainting, traditional hair weaving. Meet and greet with the teaching staff.
OPEN HOUSE with the Arany János Hungarian School, Hungarian Scout Troops

6:30 EXHIBITION OPENING
Hungarian Traditional Craftsmanship
The unique richness of Hungarian decorative folk art is kept alive by hundreds of craftsmen and folk artists in the Carpathian basin. The masterpieces of our exhibition represent this richness and were donated to the Hungarian House of New York by members of the Association of Hungarian Folk Artists. Special guest: Mrs. Szigethy István, lacemaker. Supported by The Hungary Initiatives Foundation
Transylvanian Musicians – photos by Béla Kása
Béla Kása is a Hungarian Ethno photographer, who has chosen to visit remote villages of Hungary and Transylvania to research and make documentation of the last surviving informants of Hungarian folk music. These famous stars of the local communities are holders of centuries old treasures of musical culture of the Carpathian basin.
Supported by the American Hungarian Museum, Passaic, www.magyarmuzeum.org
Opening remarks by dr. Ferenc Kumin, Consul General of Hungary

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
CHILDREN s DANCE and SINGING with Ágnes Herczku

7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
CONCERT and FOLK DANCE PARTY 
Ágnes Herczku is an indispensable figure of folk music and world music. She is a vocal soloist of the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, recipient of several Hungarian art awards, the host of the folk art talent  scouting TV program  entitled “The Peacock Flew Up,” and  the  internationally  famous ambassador of Hungarian folk song.
Fényes Band (NY  & Életfa Folk Music Band (NJ  play traditional Hungarian folk music in an authentic arrangement of fiddle–viola–double bass, at times with the cimbalom and other folk instruments as well.
Dance teaching all night by Andrea Kalán, Melinda Török, István Kosbor, Dénes Takácsy 

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