Romungro gipsy band at the ByWard Market in Ottawa.
Mother’s Day at the Ottawa Hungarian Community Centre.
Gábor Steiner: “Uncle Zsiga and the magic hat”.
Commemoration of the 1848 Revolution at the Ottawa Hungarian Community Center.
The last event of 2021 in the Hungarian Community Centre was the customary Member’s Dinner. You can see here a few moments of this and the singing of Christmas carols.
Conversation with Kálmán Fejes and Ernő Szelepcsényi. They speak about their reminiscences of the 1956 revolution.
Santa’s arrival and children’s show at OHCC.
On the 4th of November, 1956 the Soviet army launched an attack on Budapest and brutally crushed the Hungarian revolution. To commemorate this tragic day members of the Ottawa Hungarian Community Centre and the Hungarian Catholics laid a wreath at the Memorial in the Beechwood Cemetery. Representatives of the Ottawa Hungarian Embassy also participated, Dr. Mária Vass-Salazar, ambassador, spoke about the sacrifices of the Hungarian nation.
István Savanya sings the musical settings some of his own poems while Eszter Várkonyi recites other ones in their original form.
On the 6th of November, 2021 István Savanya and his wife, Eszter Várkonyi presented an evening of poems and music at the Ottawa Hungarian Community Centre. Before the event they were asked about their programme by Magdi Tóth.
Joseph Imre (Imre Jozsef) was born in Ottawa, Canada. Joseph is an historian, researcher, and entrepreneur. Joseph is an active member of the Hungarian community and serves on the board of directors of several Hungarian organizations.
(The video was made by Jozsef Imre)