10/09/2017 Discover Hungary
DISCOVER HUNGARY offers an in-site into one of the most battled countries in Europe.
Invaded by the Magyars in 895 AD, consolidated under King Stephen I in 1000, pillaged by the Mongols in 1241, divided by the Turks in 1526, it fell under the Austro-Hungarian empire in the 19th century only to declare its Independence in 1989 after five centuries of strife, war, and conquest. Today it boasts a thriving economy and is a bastion of creativity in the arts and sciences.
Pres. & CEO, PALINKERIE Fine Hungarian Imports
Athena is an Academic, and award winning Importer Distributor of top shelf Hungarian wines liquors served in NYC’s 4 and 5-star restaurants and in many parts of the U.S. The company is now in its fourth year.
Hungarian Jazz Vocalist, molds traditional Hungarian songs and American standards
Nikolett Studied in Hungary and U.S. MAGIA is her first album, a personal selection with Latin-American overtones produced with her accompanist Juancho Herrera, guitar/ singer performer. Nikolett was recently featured in NY at JOE’S PUB.
Hungarian Actor, Producer. Ensemble member of the SZEGED National Theatre Co. Studied at the
LEE STRASBERG Theatre & Film Institute, New York. Acted & produced Fatelessness, based on the text by Imre kertest-Hungarian Noble Prize winner. Presently residing in the U.S.
Operations Manager & Managing Dir., HUNGARIAN HOUSE of New York, and Artistic Dir. DELIBAB Folk Dance Group, New York. Ildiko is a folk trainer, dancer and musician. She orchestrates social and cultural programs from her NYC base for both the Hungarian and American community.
Andras is PROTRAVEL INTERNATIONAL’s Travel Planner for Eastern Europe. Located in NYC,
he has developed specialized tours to HUNGARY and the adjoining countries. His favorite
destination is Budapest, the capital city. Andy Pesky, his associate at PTI partner in programs to the region.
Manager, Scholarships and Diversity Programs. Shameeka’s experience includes travel arrangements for student groups and study programs for AFS-USA, working with community-based organizations in the US and countries abroad. The organization has had over 70 years of activity in promoting cultural programs in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa to junior and senior high school students from the U.S.