Mikulas Party - 12.17.2016. Sticky


a Hungarian Christmas Celebration

Mark your calendars for this event to celebrate the Christmas season with szaloncukor, beigli, hot chocolate, mulled wine, delicious Hungarian treats and traditional Hungarian music.

All ages welcome! Bring your favorite Holiday dish or treat to share!


Welcome by Csilla Grauzer

Christmas Poems

Christmas Carols 

Meet the Mikulás

Silent Auction

The Mikulás brings presents to the children 

The program is organized by the Minnesota Hungarians and the MISI Hungarian School.

Registration form

Please register your children/grandchildren's name in advance, so Santa's helpers can start wrapping the presents. Registration deadline: December 10, 2016
The   Mikulás   Gift   Bags   are   sponsored   by   the   members   of   the   Minnesota Hungarians.  For non-member friends the cost is $5/bag. PayPal click here.

You can read about this tradition here (Mikulas/St. Nicolaus Day)

Location: Unity Church Unitarian (733 Portland Ave., St. Paul, MN)

Date: December 17 (Saturday), 2016 at 3:30 pm

Event organizer: Betty Czettisch (651-633-6337)

Hosts: Rozy & Erzsi Nemeth

ReConnect Hungary Taking Applications Now

ReConnect HUNGARY Hungarian Birthright Program applications are open for the 2017 Hungarian Birthright Trip.

ReConnect Hungary is a unique cultural, educational and social immersion experience in Hungary for young adults aged 18 to 28, who are at least partially of Hungarian heritage and born in the U.S. or Canada.

Mikes Kelemen Program

The Mikes Kelemen Program:  Opportunity to Donate old Hungarian Books!

It’s time to decide: trash or treasure? What shall we do with our Hungarian relics that are out of use?

We cannot let our valuable Hungarian belongings end up in litter bin just because the circumstances have changed. There might be no one left in the family to understand Hungarian or a lack of space can occur, we should still think twice about the future of our relics. The Mikes Kelemen Program was started with the purpose of saving the written, visual or audio documents that became unwanted by their proprietors living in the diaspora, but which have relevance regarding the Hungarian heritage. The materials get collected and are sent back to Hungary. With the help of the National Széchényi Library the books become part of a Hungarian library, while the other documents can be of important value for the institute of National Archives of Hungary.

The Mikes Kelemen Program accepts the following offerings:
·         written materials in Hungarian (books, journals, posters, small prints etc.)
·         personal documents (letters, official papers, handwritings, photos, recorded materials etc.)

If you own any written or other documents suiting the above description that you are ready to save by offering it to the program, please be so kind to inform us until November 27th on mhdiasporaintern@gmail.com

Csilla Grauzer receives the Knight’s Cross

Congratulations to Csilla Grauzer, recipient of the prestigious Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary! 

Thank you, Csilla, for your leadership, hard work and dedication to the Minnesota Hungarian community.  The Minnesota Hungarians wish you many more successes and achievements in the future!


Annual Meeting

Congratulations to the elected Officers and Board Members!
Csilla Grauzer was re-elected to President.
Re-elected Board Members are: Alan Nadosy, Tamas Szinyei. Newly elected Board Members are: Alexi Bryant, Zsofia Czegledi, Dorothy Nadosy, Judit O’keeffe.

Board Members of 2017
President - Csilla Grauzer
Vice President - Sándor Galló
Secretary - None
Treasurer - Gabi Sinka Heath

Board of Directors
Barbara Bor; Alexi Bryant; Zsofia Czegledi; Rachel Hames; Tamás Majoros; Alan Nadosy; Dorothy Nadosy; Erzsi Nemeth; Rozy Nemeth; Jim Oberly; Judit O’keeffe; Tamás Szinyei

Immediate Past President - Agnes M. Fülöp
Parliamentarian - Tibor Galló
Barbara Bor, APIC
Mária Vincze, IHRC
Ágnes M. Fülöp, MBK
László G. Fülöp, HAC
Erzsébet Németh, FoN
Eva Kish, MISI
Betty Czettisch, MISI

Language Classes


The Minnesota Hungarians are pleased to announce a series of courses of adult language instruction in the Hungarian language starting the first week of October for 6 weeks ONLY--to allow for a limited commitment. Classes will be offered based on chapters in the A1+ course textbook (green cover). This accommodation is for those who had to suspend their study and wish to pick up again where they left off.

President's Special Recognitions


In recognizing the contribution and as expression of our appreciation Minnesota Hungarians Board Members honor Gabriella Sinka Heath with the President's Special Recognition Award in 2016 for her enthusiastic participation in the work and execution of tasks of the Minnesota Hungarians as board member and volunteer. CONGRATULATIONS! THANK YOU for your motivated attitude, energy and contribution to the Minnesota Hungarians!





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