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3rd Hungarian Heritage Festival – Advent, Day 3

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Workshops for both adults and children to make your own presents, hands-on instruction in traditional handicrafts, Advent folk music concerts and folk dance programs, a Christmas exhibition, a visit from St. Nicholas, a Christmas fair and delicious Christmas foods — all await our dear visitors!

10 A.M. to 6 P.M. – CHRISTMAS FAIR

Christmas candies, smoked delicacies, sausage, Christmas ornaments, gifts, soaps, jewelry…, and exciting programs:

11 A.M. to 2 P.M. – „MAKE YOUR OWN PRESENTS” HANDICRAFTS WORKSHOPS with the artisans of the Association of Hungarian Folk Artists 

Featuring:

Aniko Arvai, weaver, Master of Folk Art

Marta Bencsik, basket weaver, Applied Folk Artist

Judit Szmelo, gingerbread decorator, Applied Folk Artist

Mihaly Vetro, felt maker, Master of Folk Art

 

12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. – LUNCH

Hungarian specialties:Stuffed cabbage and Goulash soup

Desserts:An assortment of strudels and Beigli (nut or poppy roll)

Mulled wine

12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. – CONCERTS

Laura Angyal-Jeta Hyseni jazz duo, Kobzos Ensemble

1 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. – FILM SCREENING ON FOLK CUSTOMS

Organized by the Hungarian Open-Air Museum, Szentendre

Location: American Hungarian Library

2:30 P.M. – GUIDED TOUR OF EXHIBITION

“Music of angels, candlelight. . .”

Christmases of bygone days 

Organized by the Hungarian Open-Air Museum, Szentendre

 

3 P.M. – VISIT OF ST. NICHOLAS 

Arts and crafts workshop with the artisans of the Association of Hungarian Folk Artists, concerts and folk dance party for children with the Kobzos Ensemble.

Kindly register each child participating: hungarianhouseofnyc@gmail.com

Admission: $15/child, St. Nicholas pack of goodies included

Admission to the Christmas Fair is free.

Participation in the programs is free of charge until 3 P.M.

Partner Organizations:

Association of Hungarian Folk Artists, Hungary

Skanzen – Hungarian Open Air Museum, Szentendre, Hungary

Supporters:

Consulate General of Hungary in New York

Csoóri Sándor Fund, Hungary

Gábor Bethlen Found, Hungary

Halmos Béla Program, Hungary

Human Capacities Grant Management Office, Hungary

Kőrösi Csoma Sándor Program, Hungary

National Cultural Fund, Hungary

Artistic director:

Ildikó Nagy 

Further information:

Hungarian House of New York

American Foundation for Hungarian Literature and Education Ltd.

hungarianhousenyc@gmail.com