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TÁNCHÁZ 50 IN NYC

Saturday, April 23, 2022, 4:00 pm - 11:50 pm

We would like to invite all our friends who love Hungarian folk dance and folk music to join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian dance house movement.
TÁNCHÁZ 50 in NYC – DAY OF HUNGARIAN FOLK MUSIC & DANCE
Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 4:00 pm

From 4 pm to 6 pm – folk dance workshop – dances from Vajdaszentivány, Transylvania
From 7 pm to 12 pm – folk dance party
DANCE INSTRUCTORS
Dénes Takacsy, Forgó Folk Ensemble, Boston
Ildikó Nagy, Délibéb Folk Ensemble, New York
MUSIC
Fényes Banda, NY
Claire Bright – violin, György Kalán – viola, Brano Brinarsky – bass, Kata Harsazcki – voice
Vendég: Horváth József – hegedű
Fészer Banda, NJ
Hunor Kosbor – violin, Bence Kalán – viola, Brano Brinarsky – bass, Emma Turcanu – ének
Holdvilág Zenekar, NY
Gábor Balázsi – flute, Melinda McCarthy – koboz, Peter Horváth – violin, accordion, Brano Brinarsky – drum
Suggested donation: $20
CELEBRATING TÁNCHÁZ AND THE DAY OF HUNGARIAN FOLK MUSIC & DANCE
The first folk dance party with live music that we call táncház / ”dancehouse” was held in Budapest on 6 May 1972. The dancehouse movement started from there, and since then, hundreds of thousands of Hungarians and non-Hungarians of all ages have discovered and learned the Hungarian folk tradition, mainly folk music and folk dance. The term “dancehouse” comes from a village tradition of having live music and dance parties in people’s homes.
The Day of Hungarian Folk Music & Dance was first organized in 2012. Local communities, dance groups, bands all over the world will organize events celebrating the revival folklore movement.
In 2011, the táncház/dancehouse method, a Hungarian model for the transmission of intangible cultural heritage was recognized by UNESCO.
SUPPORTED BY
Bethlen Gábor Fund, Hungary