Seattle-Pécs Sister Cities Association / Hungarian American Association of Washington

The Seattle – Pécs Sister Cities Association was founded in 1991, and is composed of individuals and organizations interested in promoting close ties between the people of Seattle, Washington State, and Pécs, Hungary. Its goals are to advance educational, cultural and commercial relations between both cities, and inform and educate the public about their sister city. The Association’s activities include hosting public officials, community leaders, and students from Pécs; conducting exchanges in the fields of education, culture, arts and trade; organizing participation in community programs, such as World Fest; and sponsoring social events, such as lectures, concerts, films, and theater performances. The funding sources are membership dues, donations and fundraising. Dues and donations are tax deductible for those who itemize. All funds are used for ongoing Association activities. Officers and directors serve without pay.

The Hungarian American Association of Washington is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Hungarian heritage and to creating better understanding and appreciation of the Hungarian culture in the community. Founded in 1984, the Association serves people of Hungarian descent and those interested in Hungarian culture with educational and social events.

Contact person: Mr. Daniel Takacs