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Welcome to hungarianpresence.ca - the website of the Canada-Hungary Educational Foundation. This site is dedicated to the Hungarian experience in a culturally diverse Canada.

 

 

     In conversation with …

 

 

... is a series of first-person encounters with Canadians and their links to Hungarian culture, things, and ideas. It presents an eclectic mix of conversations with people of all ages and from all walks of life. Each conversation is presented as a readable article that also contains audio clips.

 

Welcome to the new series In conversation with …
Oliver Botar - a child of ’56.
Ratna Omidvar – on immigration and refugees

 

 

 

Selected Highlights


Saying good-bye to George Jonas

 

Hungarian Studies Association of Canada 30th Anniversary Conference

 

Remembering Through Music

 

Robert Zend – remembered

 

Oliver Botar brings László Moholy-Nagy back to Berlin

 

Discussion about “The Notebook,” a film adaptation of Agota Kristof’s novel “Le grand cahier”

 

Canada-Hungary Educational Foundation board discusses upcoming programs

 

Montreal Hungarian community unveils WWI internment plaque

 

Tavi Weisz’s solo exhibition in Ottawa

 

Arrogance or Bias; a conversation with Andrew Griffith

 

The 2013 Hungarian intern in Canada

 

Natalie Feheregyhazi and Toronto’s Apuka Theatre rework a classic Strindberg play

 

@ the Edge. The 2013 conference of the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada


Translating Canada in Central Europe


Still looking for the other half - Tamas Dobozy on his literary life after Siege 13


"New Lives” – an exhibition of 50 portraits of Hungarian Canadians

 

The 2012 Hungarian intern in Canada

 

Tamàs Dobozy wins the 2012 Rogers Writers Trust Award

 

World Refugee Day 2012: An honour at a difficult time

 

Canadian documentary film on Roma

 

Picking up the threads: Anna Torma's Bagatelles

 

A Fiery Soul – The Life and Theatrical Times of John Hirsch

 

CHEF’s first Hungarian intern in Canada

 

Moncton's Teréz Rétfalvi has some unfinished business

 

Olympian Gabor Csepregi in his element

 

Dr John Bienenstock inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

 

Hungarian Studies Association of Canada conference May 28-30th 2011 in Fredericton

 

Liszt bicentenary: Alan Walker and Valerie Tryon in Fredericton, May 28th 2011

 

Hungarian pianist Tamas Erdi at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory on May 24th 2011

 

Tibor Egervari’s latest theatrical exploration of how anti-Semitism starts, what it does, and how it works

 

Canada’s Alexander Seredenko and Hungary’s Adam Banda are pioneers in a new musical “exchange” program

 

Kati Agócs and Winnipeg’s New Music Festival

 

George Payerle in his own words

 

It’s all about the collaboration: Nina Czegledy’s boundary crossing approach to visual art

 

Leslie Dan receives Honorary Doctorate from York University

 

Anita Demény Reports on the "Thinking Canada Study Tour"

From the Archives


Government of Canada recognizes 1956 Hungarian refugees as part of Canada's national history

 

Governor GeneralGovernor General's State Visit to Hungary and Central Europe

 

 

 

Tibor Fekete, petroleum engineer and philanthropist

 

Oliver Botar’s book on Weininger wins award

 

Great performances by Canadian Hungarians in sports

 

Gabor Szilasi wins Governor General’s Award for Visual Arts

 

Joe Kertes’s latest book Gratitude wins award

 

The Sopron Division of Forestry in Canada”, new article by Professor Emeritus Antal Kozak

 

Recollections about coming to Canada

 

Essay and Video Competition on the Immigrant Experience

 

Gabor MatéRecognition for Dr Gabor Maté of Vancouver


 

Exclusive interview with Canada's Ambassador to Hungary

 

Hungary’s Ambassador on Canada-Hungary Relations Today

 

Alanis and other Canadian musicians in Budapest

 

Olympic champion Valerie Gyenge's books are work in progress

 

Professor Marlene Kadar's latest book

 

Jacqueline D’Amboise remembers George Faludy

 

Interview with Professor Imre Szeman, University of Alberta


Canada's Hungarians in the 2006 Census


John Colombo
John Robert Colombo’s Hungarian connection


 

Gabor FintaListen to Gabor Finta’s Sinfonietta Canadiana Montage

Interview with Judy Young-Drache

 

Vancouver Csárdás Hungarian Children’s Dance Group


Hungarians arriving in Winnipeg Read about the 1956 anniversary in Canada

 

 

From the Water Polo Pool to the Troubled Streets of Peshawar: The Canadian-Hungarian Connection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Canada-Hungary Educational Foundation would like to thank the Department of Canadian Heritage for its assistance in starting up the original version of this site in 2006-7

through its Canadian Culture Online program.

 

 

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