(Left: In the foreground Trey Latino and Christina Mocsary perform the Az a Szép, one of the dances in the series that makes up the traditional Hungarian Harvest Dance of Hungarian Settlemen, Louisiana.)
The Harvest was held on Sat., Oct. 3, 2008 and had a very large turnout. AHSCA president Jim King opened the program at 6:00 p.m. by welcoming the crowd. He then led the Pledge of Allegiance, which was followed by the Star Spangled Banner performed by Megan and Suzanna Green. Dr. Steven Gergatz, Honorary Hungarian Consul for Louisiana, addressed the audience with words of support and encouragement for the community preserving some of the culture of their ancestors. Hungarian folk songs were performed by Christina Mocsary, Megan, Samantha, and Suzanna Green, and led by Victoria Mocsary, who accompanied on guitar. Local musician, Davy Brooks performed captivating guitar music. The traditional Hungarian Harvest Dance was the highlight of the evening. Nichole King Smith did a wonderful job teaching the young dancers! Jim King auctioned off wine that was donated by Pete Pffifner.

The 2008 Harvest Dancers included: Amanda Arceneaux and Heather Degenhardt; Brian Graef and Kaylee Demars; Jake and Samantha Green; Adam and Megan Green; Barbara Robinson, and Rebekah Graef; Nichole King Smith, Thomas Mocsary and Emily Anthony; Trey Latino and Christina Mocsary; Steven Good and Meagan Riggs, Raymond Murray and Laura Brooks; Michael Erdey and Tonya King Kirkland.

Reconnect Hungary

Apply for the 2019 ReConnect Hungary Program

ReConnect Hungary-Hungarian Birthright Program is a unique cultural, educational and social immersion program for young adults aged 18-28 of Hungarian heritage, born in the U.S. or Canada. The next Hungarian birthright trip is June 14-30, 2019. Take advantage of rolling admissions, and beat the January 31st deadline! You can find out if you have been selected for the Program within 2 weeks after submitting a completed application. Please take a look at our website to find more information, videos and photos of previous trips and general information.


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.