Hungarian Festival

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Hungarian Festival
Hungarian Festival Logo.png
Begins First Saturday in June
Frequency Annual
Location(s) New Brunswick, New Jersey
Years active 38
Inaugurated 1973
Participants Folk musicians, folk dancers
Website
www.hungarianfestival.org

The Hungarian Festival is a one-day event held the first Saturday of June in New Brunswick, New Jersey. It is a "daylong celebration of Hungarian culture, music, dance, [and] art".[1] The festival is a street fair celebrating Hungarian culture, organized each year by the Hungarian Civic Association.[2] Food available includes töltött káposzta, kolbász, pecsenye, and gulyásleves. 2006 was the 33rd festival and it commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution.

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  1. ^ Peter Genovese (June 1, 2013). "Go for the culture ... stay for the food at Hungarian Festival in New Brunswick". The Star-Ledger . Retrieved 2013-06-01. Many Hungarian-Americans who grew up or started families in the Hub City have since moved to the suburbs, but the festival, a daylong celebration of Hungarian culture, music, dance, art -- and yes, food -- remains. 
  2. ^ Leo D. Rommel (June 4, 2009). "Parade, performances, paprikas on the menu for New Brunswick Hungarian festival". MyCentralJersey.com. Retrieved 2010-05-06. Somogyi will be among the thousands expected to line Somerset Street from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for the 34th annual Hungarian Festival. The festival is expected to feature folk dance performances and cultural programs every hour. ... The event, sponsored by the Hungarian Civic Association, also will have food, vendors, exhibits, music, folk art, crafts, games, a gift shop, a fencing demonstration and a concert at the Museum of American Hungarian Foundation courtyard. 

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