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The Bell of Jásztelek

The Bell of Jásztelek

If you are a part of our Hungarian Living Genealogy Group on Facebook, you might remember when Laszlo (Les) Josa went to see the bell while it was in Louisiana in an antique shop. Here is what he wrote from that day in early February 2022:

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Language Learning Podcast Episode Roundup!

Language Learning Podcast Episode Roundup!

Learning any new language is so rewarding, but it can be challenging. In this post, we present all of the podcast episodes that we’ve created about learning Hungarian for the Hungarian Living Podcast podcast. Some of these tips are relevant for any language you’re interested in learning!

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Aliens, Appalachian, and Americans

Aliens, Appalachian, and Americans

The two largest ethnic groups that migrated to the Appalachian South were Hungarians and Italians.  Practically every coal mining county in southern Appalachia contained immigrants from both Hungary and Italy.  These immigrants generally lived in coal camps constructed by operators, some of whom were immigrants themselves, to house workers enticed to the Mountain South to mine coal. 

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Genealogy Episode Roundup!

Genealogy Episode Roundup!

A frequent topic at Hungarian Living is genealogy research, especially since we have spent so much time working on it ourselves. Below, we compiled a list of all genealogy episodes of the Hungarian Living Podcast.

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Traditional Hungarian Dress

Traditional Hungarian Dress

I was poking around on Instagram a while back and noticed these stunning photos from a variety of Hungarian folk regions. I reached out to Marcsi and we had a delightful conversation about her heritage and the work she does. Posted here is just a snippet of her thoughts on these few photos, but there are many, many more photos on Instagram, each with interesting commentary.

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Rekindling Hungarian Language Skills

Rekindling Hungarian Language Skills

I am always fascinated about how families handle Hungarian language challenges. When I heard Lori's story, I asked if it could be shared and she agreed. Enjoy. ~ Liz "Nagyon jó! Miért nem találkozunk egy ideig beszélgetni?" I think that’s what Dorothy was saying to...

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Let’s Learn Hungarian Songs

Let’s Learn Hungarian Songs

Music makes an impression — even when we don’t know what the words mean! Do you recall your parents or grandparents singing certain songs in Hungarian? There may be several Hungarian songs are a part of the oral tradition in your family. Maybe you remember singing...

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Let’s Learn Hungarian Folk Art

Let’s Learn Hungarian Folk Art

Hungarian Folk Art — there are so many regions as well as folk art expressions — where do we start? We have some ideas, for sure. Would you like to learn about the different Hungarian folk art regions? Do you have any specific regions that have caught your...

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The Catalog Words

The Catalog Words

Learning Hungarian is a fun and interesting challenge. I heard Hungarian all through the years that I lived at home. But, I didn't actively start learning it until about 10 years ago. And my efforts were spotty. A week or two here or there is great, but I need a...

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The Bell of Jásztelek

If you are a part of our Hungarian Living Genealogy Group on Facebook, you might remember when Laszlo (Les) Josa went to see the bell while it was in Louisiana in an antique shop. Here is what he wrote from that day in early February 2022:

Language Learning Podcast Episode Roundup!

Learning any new language is so rewarding, but it can be challenging. In this post, we present all of the podcast episodes that we’ve created about learning Hungarian for the Hungarian Living Podcast podcast. Some of these tips are relevant for any language you’re interested in learning!

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