This year, for the first time, we welcome visitors to four days of a bustling fair in the Heritage House building and the beautifully renovated Corvin square.Organised by the Association of Folk Arts and Heritage House, the fair will showcase folk arts and handicrafts, with a folk art and ethnographic book sale, discounted ticket sales, outdoor folk music concerts, childrens’ activities and craft workshops all taking place during the fair.Read more »
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19 November 2013
"The folk music and dance of Hungry lit up the Mainstage Theatre at UB’s Center for the Arts on Tuesday night as Budapest’s Hungarian State Folk Ensemble presented Hungarian Rhapsody, a delightful gypsy-themed journey through centuries of traditional Hungarian song and dance." Article was published by Steve Sucato on the Buffalo News.Read more »
A half-page article was published by Marianne Donnelly at the Las Vegas Tribune on the 9th of October.
21 September 2013
On 20-22 September, Hungary was the guest of honor at the Tocati International Festival of Street Games, Verona (IT). The festival featured games that are rooted in folk culture and are still alive today. Besides traditional Hungarianfolk games (e.g. “csürközés” – a game resembling baseball, handkerchief hunt, cane-fight, whipcracking, archery, or belt wrestling), the audience received a taste of Hungary’s folk music and folk dance through Zengővárkonyi Traditional Folk Ensemble, Berka Band, Corvinus Közgáz Folkdance Ensemble, and E Purane Rom Ensemble and their accompanists, delegated by the Hungarian Heritage House.Read more »
Dedicated to the memory of the late Master of Folk Art Antal Kapoli Sr., a Kossuth Prize laureate, the national woodcarving competition was organized for the thirtieth time in 2013. Out of the total of 227 items submitted by 69 contestants, a board of professional judges has selected works by 51 artists for exhibition. Items are on display from 7 June 2013 to January 2014 at the Museum of Applied Hungarian Folk Art.
News Archive: 2013
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