May 26, 2005 - Hungarian House, NYC

Wines were supplied as courtesy of Craftsman Wine

Organized by the Manhattan Hungarian Network

Photos: Andrea Bertha

Over 80 Manhattan Hungarian Network members were in attendance at the Wine Tasting. Attendees included Charles Vámossy, President of the Hungarian House, Dr. Balázs Somogyi, President of the Hungarian Cultural Society of Connecticut; fashion designer Marianne Novobátzky; Elizabeth Daly, Director, Office of the Mayor of New York; Mayors of Hungary, István Bors, Mayor of Tihany; Dr. Balázs Temesvári, Manager, Office of the Mayor of Veszprém; Dr. Imre Zsedényi, Governor of the County of Veszprém; László Veiland, Manager, Veszprém Tourism; translator Gustav Szabo; author Andras Koerner; organizers of the Reménység Ball, Zsuzsanna Somogyi and Paulette Layton; journalists Maria Muhi and Agnes Niemetz; Manhattan Hungarian Network Directors Elizabeth Vilmik and Erzsébet Karkus. Wines were supplied as courtesy of Craftsman Wine.

The MANHATTAN HUNGARIAN NETWORK is a New York based not-for-profit organization for young professionals with ties to and interest in Hungary and its culture. Its mission is to foster a spirit of goodwill between Hungarians and Americans by strengthening cultural, economic and social ties between Hungary and the United States. Their events include social, cultural and professional networking events.

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Charles Vamossy (Hungarian House), author Andras Koerner,
journalist Maria Muhi

Delegation from Hungary: István Bors, Mayor of Tihany
Dr. Balázs Temesvári - Project Manager, Office of the Mayor of Veszprém
Dr. Imre Zsedényi - Governor of the County of Veszprém
László Veiland - Manager, Veszprém Tourism with
journalist Agnes Niemetz, New York (center)

 Photographer of the event: Andrea Bertha (center)

Fashion designer Marianne Novobatzky, Anna Marta Visky,
Panni Davidhazy and composer Pierre Foldes

Elizabeth Vilmik (MHN Director) with translator Gustav Szabo

Charles Vamossy, Maria Muhi

Erzsebet Karkus (MHN Director) with Dr. Imre Zsedényi,
Governor of the County of Veszprém

David Michalik with Elizabeth Vilmik

Dr. Balázs Somogyi, Paulette Layton, Charles Vamossy, Zsuzsanna Somogyi

Istvan Becze, x, Maria Muhi

Zsuzsanna Somogyi, Panni Davidhazy

Miklos Kuti

Panni Davidhazy, Vilmos Gati, Anna Marta Visky

Related links:

Manhattan Hungarian Network

Craftsman Wine

Manhattan Hungarian Network events on gimagine