.On Saturday, October 1, 2011, our annual Hungarian Harvest Dance was held at the American Legion Hall on Hwy 43 near Springfield, La. A large crowd attended and had a wonderful time. The program began with an introduction by the AHSCA president, Wayne Kreko. Suzie Green led the National Anthem and Gyula Szita led the Hungarian National Anthem. Ernest Breaux did the invocation. All of this was followed by Hungarian singing led by Victoria Mocsary along with her neices Suzie Green and Christina Mocsary and, her great neice and nephew Jake and Megan Green. All of the singers are descendants of Adam Mocsary, one of the original founders of the community. The highlight of the evening was the traditional Harvest Dance performed by young members of the community who took an interest in passing down this remarkable community tradition. The dance group instructor was Nichole King McMorris. After the Harvest Dance, there was a wine auction held by Pete Pffifner, a life-long resident of the community, who  donated a gallon of his homemade strawberry wine. After the Harvest Dance, the Poo-Yai band, led by Ernest Breaux, performed for public dancing. Hungarian Cabbage rolls, cabbage noodles and Hungarian sausage poboys were sold. Kathleen Green of the Olde World Bakery had homemade Hungarian pastries and other goodies for sale.

Reconnect Hungary

AThe Reconnect Hungary-Hungarian Birthright Program is a unique cultural, educational and social immersion program for young adults ages 18 to 28 of Hungarian heritage, born in the U.S. or Canada. Please click the link below for general information, photos, and videos of previous trips.


Hungarian Settlement Museum

The Hungarian Settlement Museum is now open.The days and hours of operation are Tuesdays and Fridays, and the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information on the Museum, click on the link above.