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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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March 15th

March 15th

A set of revolutions took place in the Austrian Empire from 1848-1849. In Hungary, on March 15th, 1848, Sándor Petőfi recited the National Song (Nemzeti Dal) from the stairs of the Hungarian National Museum before thousands of people. Petőfi’s passionate recitation...

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Prominent Non-native Hungarian Speakers

Prominent Non-native Hungarian Speakers

Special thanks to Naoki for compiling this list!  ~ Liz People here know I'm a Magyarphile. No matter how many times I mention some nation I love, Hungary always remains #1 and their language remains the one I love most. And history shows that there were MANY...

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Hungarian Genealogy Series

Hungarian Genealogy Series

Researching Hungarian genealogy may have a lot twists and turns, but progress can be made! We are working on additional ways to serve you in the area of genealogy. We will be updating our offerings in Spring 2022! If you have signed up for Week 2 of our e-newsletter,...

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The Hungarian Gulag

The Hungarian Gulag

Thank you, Noel, for letting us take a peak into the past of your family and of many families who experienced the ugliness of Recsk. We visited there last year with one of our tour groups and it was a somber visit. The drizzly day fit the mood as we learned about the...

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Genealogy Tips

Genealogy Tips

Researching your family tree is not a sprint, it is a marathon! There are so many things to uncover and discover and it really is a fun journey. And there is no time like now to start! We have gathered a few tips below to get you started. If you have been digging into...

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