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The primary goal of the Hungarian House is to be a community establishment, a stronghold where the Hungarian-American diaspora can experience and maintain its Hungarian identity and cultivate Hungarian culture and language, but also to create a bridge between Hungarian, Hungarian-American, and American societies.

The Hungarian House is owned by three non- profit organizations: the American Hungarian Library and Historical Society, the Hungarian Scout Association in Exteris, and the Széchenyi István Society, and is managed by the American Foundation for Hungarian Literature and Education, Ltd.


  • The Hungarian House of New York organizes a folk dance house at 13th May 2017, when Hungarians across the globe celebrate the Day of Hungarian Folk Dance (or Dancehouse). Let’s celebrate together our heritage in New York City! The first dancehouse in Budapest was held on 6 May 1972. From there it started…

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  • The Hungarian House of New York organizes a traditional Easter egg decorating workshop on Good Friday. Dyeing and decorating eggs have a long history in the Hungarian tradition. Techniques and motifs show the same regional variety as Hungarian embroideries do. The wax-resist egg dyeing technique will be presented and thought…

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