June 4, 2005 -New Brunswick, NJ

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary
of the American Hungarian Foundation

Commemorating the 90th Anniversaries
of the Magyar Reformed Church
and St. Joseph Byzantine Catholic Church

Photos: Győrffy Gabriella

Opening Ceremony in the Museum Courtyard:

Opening remarks by Prof. August J. Molnar,
President of the Hungarian American Foundation

Greetings by the Mayor of New Brunswick James M. Cahill and
Péter Sárközy Deputy Consul General of Hungary

Lajos Bauer exhibited major Hungarian history event posters at the HAAC

Making the "Kürtös kalács"

Papp Tivadar & The Harmony Band played lots of Hungarian and other hits;
their performance was very popular and they were tireless playing all day long

Életfa Folk Music Band and Csűrdöngölő Folk Dance Ensemble
in front of the Scout's Home

Melinda and Gyula Bartos, Blue Danube Books and Gifts, Manhattan

Preparing the "lángos"

Stuffed Cabbage

They were easily the most popular ladies of the Festival,
serving great Hungarian food in the HAAC auditorium


Gala Folk Dance Program with all groups performing in
the Hungarian American Athletic Club auditorium:

Ritka Magyar Folk Dance Group

Életfa Hungarian Folk Music Band

Literary Youth Group of Garfield, NJ

Csűrdöngölő Folk Dance Group

Beautiful traditional Hungarian costume


Twilight Concert in the Museum of the
American Hungarian Foundation Courtyard:

Quill Literary Group of Garfield, NJ
Lant és Toll Irodalmi Ifjúsági Csoport

Soprano Éva Zsellér accompanied by Zoltan Zorandy on the piano
presented favorite music of Hungary

Zoltán Zorándy

Paul and Robert Gorcsi ensemble playing popular Hungarian tunes