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HAWAII MAGYAR KEIKI

We are excited to announce that in January 2022 we are launching our Hungarian School branch in Honolulu, Hawaii, called Hawaii Magyar Keiki.

Our classes are held at 1221 Kapiolani Blvd, 6th floor, Honolulu, HI.

KIDS CLASSES

Classes In Person

Beginner Hungarian for kids (ages 6-13)

Learn and practice Hungarian with our hands-on program that keeps kids engaged and makes the learning experience fun.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Jan 30, Feb 13, 27, March 13, 27, April 10, 24, and May 8

Time: 10 am – 11 am

Tuition: $125

Teacher: Gyöngyi Zsolnay

 

 

Intermediate Hungarian for kids (ages 6-13)

Learn to read and write. This class is a beginner class for those who speak Hungarian and are ready to learn reading and writing or already have started reading and writing and would like to further advance their knowledge. This program requires intermediate Hungarian understanding.

 

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Jan 30, Feb 13, 27, March 13, 27, April 10, 24, and May 8

Time: ​11 am – 12 pm 

Tuition: $125

Teacher: Gyöngyi Zsolnay

 

Children's Extracurricular Activities

Drawing Art Class (ages 6-12)

Drawing is the most useful of all the visual arts. This class will focus on shading, dimension, composition, portraiture, still life, realism, abstraction, landscape drawing, and more. While smaller kids enjoy hands-on art, bigger children learn about Hungarian artists, while creating their own art work. This program doesn't require Hungarian understanding. Kids will learn basic words and expressions in Hungarian while enjoying the class.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Feb 6, 20, March 6, 20, April 3, 17

Time: 10 am – 11 am 

Tuition: $95

Teacher: Eleonóra Bacsóka

Geography Class (ages 6-12)

Explore the world through fun activities. Learn basic geography, mapping, and play location games. Students will learn about climate issues, weather patterns, landforms, soils, vegetation, and water usage. The class will focus on Hungary and Hawaii, but will cover geography in general as well. This program doesn't require Hungarian understanding. Kids will learn basic words and expressions in Hungarian while enjoying the class.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Feb 6, 20, March 6, 20, April 3, 17

Time: 11 am – 12 pm 

Tuition: $95

Teacher: Eleonóra Bacsóka

Classes on Zoom

Beginner Hungarian for kids (ages 5-11)

Learn and practice Hungarian with our hands-on program that keeps kids engaged and makes the learning experience fun.

Days: Twice a month, Saturdays, Feb 5, 19, March 5, 19, April 2, 16

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

Tuition: $95

Teacher: Eleonóra Bacsóka

Advanced Hungarian for kids (ages 6-12)

Learn about Hungarian history and practice basic Hungarian writing and reading while playing games and singing songs during this fun and interactive class. This program requires basic Hungarian understanding. 

Days: Twice a month, Saturdays, Feb 5, 19, March 5, 19, April 2, 16

Time: 12 pm - 1 pm

Tuition: $95

Teacher: Eleonóra Bacsóka

Meet The Staff

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Ágnes Torteli

Director

Agnes Torteli is the director of the Hawaiian Hungarian School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Agnes has lived in the US for over 20 years. She graduated from San Jose State University and proceeded with a successful career in Silicon Valley as an international trade professional. She was an active volunteer in Northern California, supporting the Hungarian community. She founded the Hungarian Mothers’ Network, which allowed Hungarian moms to support each other and organized frequent meetings and events. Agnes was a founder of the Hungarian San Jose Preschool Group, which helped to introduce Hungarian preschool and kindergarten children to the Hungarian language and culture. Agnes was also one of the founding members of the Hungarian puppet and entertainment non-profit group, Harangvirag, in California. The group performed at many events in the Bay Area, bringing joy to the community and giving children the opportunity to get familiar with Hungary's rich folklore.

Agnes is a mother of an eight year old girl who is the main motivation in her life to get involved and volunteer for the Hungarian community. Living in Hawaii, Agnes has started organizing events for Hungarian kids and founded the Hawaiian Hungarian School under the umbrella of the East Bay Hungarian Education Group, led by Maria Rachidi.

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Eleonóra Bacsóka

Teacher

Eleonóra is a geography and art teacher. She has many years of experience teaching in Hungary. She has three children. She's lived in Honolulu for six years. She used to be a private teacher as well, teaching math. She's a watercolor painter inspired by the wonderful colors of Hawaii. 

Registration deadline: January 15th

Please register at info@hungarianschool.org

Tuition can be paid below 

 

or by check to:

East Bay Hungarian Educational Group

(527 Gabriel Ct, Walnut Creek, CA 94597)