Holidays and Traditions

Learning about Hungarian holidays and traditions is a wonderful way to honor your heritage. You may even discover some sweet traditions you would like to revive and incorporate within your family.

Hungarian Folk Dancing

Hungarian Folk Dancing

I grew up in Youngstown, Ohio and was a part of a Hungarian dance group at St. Stephen's of Hungary church in Struthers, Ohio. Ruth Fabian was our instructor and she had the patience of a saint!  I was a youngster during that time but I always looked up to the older...

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Valentine Day Ideas!

Valentine Day Ideas!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, consider incorporating a little Hungarian in the lives of those you love by wishing them Boldog Bálint Napot! Happy Valentine's Day! While Valentine's Day is more of a U.S. custom there is nothing wrong with adding a...

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Hungarian Christmas Carols

Hungarian Christmas Carols

I grew up hearing these lovely Christmas carols in Hungarian. I am sure hearing the sounds of Hungarian -- and repeating them -- has helped me in my pronunciation as I have been more intentional about learning Hungarian in the last several years. I am thankful my mom...

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Hungarian Name Days

Hungarian Name Days

Boldog Névnapot! Happy Name Day! Hungarians celebrate birthdays and name days! Name days are special days celebrated on a day designated for particular names. These days are picked mainly based on religious traditions and historical events and the day is celebrated in...

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