September 9 - October 15, 2005 - Passaic, NJ

American Hungarian Museum, Passaic, NJ
presents:

NEW JERSEY FESTIVAL OF HUNGARIAN CULTURE

Opening Ceremony of the Exhibition:

CULTURE AND HISTORY OF HUNGARIANS IN EUROPE AND IN PASSAIC COUNTY

Click here for details of the Festival - September 9 - October 15, 2005:
movies, lectures, jazz, operetta, classical, popular
music concerts, folk and sacred songs, gulyás party...

Photos: Gabriella Gyorffy, Béla Kerkay and László Kerkay

Lambert Castle Museum, home of the Exhibition

The remarkable interior with the Hungarian exhibition on the third floor

Greetings and opening remarks by Richard A. Sgritta, Director of Lambert Castle Museum and...

...by Kálmán Magyar, Director of American Hungarian Museum, Passaic, NJ

Opening presentation "Hungarians in Passaic" by Judith Magyar

László and Emese Kerkay, curator of American Hungarian Museum, Passaic, NJ

Guests at the opening ceremony and presentation

Ágnes Bodnár and László Kerkay

Dr. Judit Kerekes and Emese Kerkay,
organizer and implementer of the exhibition

Judith Magyar

Ruben Jara and Margit Jara-Nagy

Lajos Bartucz and Dr. Zsuzsanna Lippoczy Rich

Ágnes Esik and Ft. Wayne Varga

Rudolf Hajnal: The History of America

The Settlers, Independence War, The Civil War,
Industrial Revolution, World War II and Moon Walk

Rudolf Hajnal: Grape Bearers

Dolls made of corn husk

Lajos Magyar: "Minta anya"

Zoltán Miko: Letter from America

Zoltán Mikó: Old Sheperd

Folk costumes from Hungary and Transylvania:

Kalocsa and Matyó of Mezőkövesd

Kalotaszeg, Transylvania

Groom's hat of Kalotaszeg

Boots from Szék

Hand-painted eggs by Erzsébet, Réka and Orsolya Pándi,
Zsuzsanna Korman, Katalin Kristó-Nagy and Judith Keresztes

Scratch-carved eggs by Andrea Veronika Benkő,
Kati Jámbor and Emese Kerkay

Emese Kerkay based the pattern of her work
on a scratch-carved egg, found in Hun-Avar grave

 

Suba: the coat of herdsmen of the Hungarian Great Plain
made of the skin of the indigenous RACKA sheep

Suba

Big suba, little girl:
Nicoletta Cseuscsik

Sculptures by Miklós Sebek, Passaic

Hungarian regional embroideries made by Emese Kerkay

Castle Garden


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