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...
National Song ~ Nemzeti Dal

National Song ~ Nemzeti Dal

March 15th is a national holiday in Hungary, designed to commemorate the events of the 1848-49 Hungarian Revolution. There are typically huge celebrations all around the country as well as all around the world. Celebrate wherever you live and learn a bit about what...
The Impact of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

The Impact of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Have you been impacted by the Hungarian Revolution of 1956? From October 23 – November 4, 1956 there was a nationwide revolt against the Soviet occupation of Hungary. During the days, weeks, and months after October 1956, many Hungarians scattered all around the...
Questions to Ask … Questions to Answer

Questions to Ask … Questions to Answer

Many of us are finding we have more time to deal with things that we have not had time for before. We are spending more time at home, we are cooking more, we are renewing our love for crafts or reading, or we are finding ourselves in more conversations about life....
Hungary’s Heroes in the American Civil War

Hungary’s Heroes in the American Civil War

Written by: Peter Rosenbluth Many Americans don’t know about the Hungarian contribution to the Union’s Victory. However, the Civil War was not the first time when Hungarians took up the arms to fight for America’s unity. Hungarians have been fighting for liberty...