Hungarian Cultural Garden 80th anniversary
Cleveland Hungarian Cultural Garden June 24, 2018
The Hungarian Cultural Garden was formally dedicated in 1938 making 2018 the 80th anniversary of the Garden. The Hungarian Cultural Garden is one of about 30 ethnic gardens in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.
The event began with Hungarian Cultural Garden president Carolyn Balogh who welcomed the crowd and then introduced Amanda Abood who led the US National Anthem.
Amanda Abood singing the national anthem
Carolyn then introduced Susan Viscolyi who led the Hungarian Himnusz at the 80th anniversary celebration of the Hungarian Cultural Garden.
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Carolyn introduced Lel Somogyi who gave a retrospective on the Hungarian Cultural Garden.
Carolyn Balogh then acknowledged dignitaries at the 80th anniversary celebration of the Hungarian Cultural Garden. She recognized Dr. Wael Khoury, President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation and László Böjtös, Honorary Hungarian Consul General in Cleveland and Dr. Zita Bencsik, Consul General of Hungary in Chicago. Dr. Bencsik then gave her remarks.
Dr. Zita Bencsik
It was great to have several people in attendance who were at the formal dedication in 1938 such as Ernie Mihaly, Jenny Brown, Ted Horvath, Richard Fleischman, Frank Dobish and others.
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