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Foundation of Hungary : 30-November-2011
Foundation of Hungary : 30-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A "kopjafa" commemorates the millenium of the foundation of Hungary. The unveiling was eighty years after the Treaty of Trianon in 1920 which redefined the boundaries of the Hungarian state.

A "kopjafa" is an ornamental carved wooden pole symbolising freedom and those who have sacrificed their lives.




Address:760 Boronia Road, Hungarian Community Centre, Wantirna, 3152
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.847872
Long: 145.219223
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th September, 2000
Front Inscription

This Kopjafa Was Erected By The Council Of
Australian Hungarians From Transylvania
       To Commemorate
The Millennium Of The Foundation Of Hungary In The
80th Year Of The Tragedy Of Trianon.
Unveiled By Viktor Orban Prime Minister of Hungary.  
29 September 2000

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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