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29th Cifra Hungarian Dance Camp in Orilia, Ontario

This August, the Cifra Hungarian Dance Camp will be held for the 29th time in Orilia, ON, Canada. The camp has an experience of...

The Ti Ti Tábor awaits you!

The Ti Ti Tábor Hungarian Folk Camp will once again open its gates in 2022! The camp will be held on August 7-14 at...

Registration for the 14th Csipke Tabor is open!

Registration for the 14th Csipke Folkdance and Folkmusic Camp is open! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Tanchaz movement, Csipke Camp 2022 will...

Csíksomlyó, the Celebration of Religious and National Identity

The Csíksomlyó Pilgrimage turned 455 years old this year. Each year during Pentecost, tens of thousands of pilgrims travel to the Csík Basin to...

A day full of Hungarian goods at the Hungarian Artisan Market

Authentic Hungarian goods can be quite challenging to come by abroad. That’s why events like the Hungarian Artisan Market are great opportunities to enjoy...

45th Annual Hungarian Festival in New Brunswick, NJ

The Hungarian Festival in New Brunswick will once again open its gates for visitors. The festival will be held on June 4 at Somerset...

Debrecen Folk Dance Ensemble Performing in Bellaire, Texas

The Debrecen Folk Dance Ensemble has announced its upcoming performance, which will be held on May 31 at 7 PM at the Bellaire United...

Herend, behind the scenes

The Liszt Institute Hungarian Cultural Center of Tokyo is hosting an exhibition of the well-known Hungarian Herend Porcelain Manufactory. They describe the operations of...

Csűrdöngölő and Mákvirág Dance Show with Táncház

The Csűrdöngölő and Mákvirág dance ensembles are organizing a táncház on May 14 at the Hungarian Club in New Brunswick, NJ. The event will...

EU Open House at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

EU Open House is an event that falls every year on the first Saturday after Europe day on May 9. European embassies in the...

Hungarian Festival in McLean, Virginia

The Kossuth Foundation is organizing a Hungarian Festival in McLean, Virginia. The event will be held on April 30 from 12:00 PM to 7:00...

Spring Welcoming Táncház in London

The Hunique Dance Ensemble is organizing a táncház for children and adults. The event will be held on April 23 at the Hunique Dance...

Disznótoros Fesztivál in Lake Worth, Florida

Magyar Deli is organizing a first of its kind event called Disznótoros Fesztivál in Lake Worth, Floria. The program will be held on April...

Melodies from Hungary – Táncház in Los Angeles

The United Hungarian House in Los Angeles will host a táncház on April 15. Participants will experience a night full of music and dancing...

Transcarpathia Invoked, Thence and over the Passes

The new choreography of the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Transcarpathia Invoked, Thence and over the Passes for the first time in the history of the Hungarian...

Hungarian Celebrations and Awards in Sao Paulo

On March 13, the Hungarian community of Sao Paulo has held a commemoration of the Hungarian Revolution in 1848. The event took place at...

Folk Arts Workshop in Tokyo

The Liszt Instute - Hungarian Cultural Center Tokyo will host a folk arts workshop where participants will have the opportunity to make their own...

Hungarian Festival in Arizona

The Hungarian Festival of Arizona, otherwise known as HunFest, will once again open its gates this year. The event will take place on March...

Hungarian School Camp in Sarasota, FL

Between March 12-16, Sarasota will host a Hungarian School Camp for children aged 8-14. The camp aims to bring Hungarian speaking children together and...

“Folk dancing is a phenomenon that holds us together.” – Meet Vörös Sanyi

Sanyi was born in 1980 in Szeged, Hungary. He grew up in Kiskunhalas, where he first had the chance to explore the world of...

Farsangi Táncház in London

Are you looking for a place to celebrate Farsang in London? Well look no further! The Hunique Dance Ensemble of London is organizing a...

“I’ve received so much over the years from the dancing and music, and I want to give back to others.” Meet Claire Bright

  Claire Bright was born in Oakland, California in 1959.  Her mother was Japanese, and her father American.  She now resides in Queens, New York...

Virtual Hungarian Folk Singing Class Series

The Hungarian Folk Singing Circle has announced their Hungarian Folk Singing Class Series. The series will take part online on Zoom from January 18...

Application for the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship is Open

Are you interested in studying in Hungary? Would you like to „reboot your roots” and experience authentic Hungarian culture while spending some time in...

New Year’s Eve Dance House in New Brunswick, NJ

’Csűrdöngölő’ Hungarian Folk Ensemble is inviting you to a New Year’s Eve Dance House (Szilveszteri Táncház) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The event will...

Sarjú Band CD Release Concert in Fonó

After their successful American tour in October, Sarjú Band is now back for a CD release concert in Hungary. The young musicians made their debut...

Hungarian Advent Concert in Washington DC

’Rózsafa’ Ensemble from Washington DC is organizing an Advent concert at the Wesley Theological Seminary, on December 18. Participants can tune in for some...

Kodály Winter Táncház in North York, Canada

To celebrate the Holiday Season, the Kodály Ensemble has organized a dance house, which will take place on December 11, in North York, Canada....

Hungarian Traditional Instruments Webinar and Concert in Tokyo

The Liszt Institute of Tokyo is organizing a webinar and a mini concert on the theme of traditional Hungarian musical instruments. As a part...

‘Brisbane-Farkaslaka’ – A Large-scale Theatrical Tour

The Hungarian diaspora of Australia is on the move! The Hungarian Theatrical Company of Brisbane has set out on a large-scale tour, aimed to...

Gedeon ‘Gida’ Piller Receives the Hungarian Silver Crest of Merit

On October 24, Gedeon ’Gida’ Piller, has been awarded the Hungarian Silver Crest of Merit for his active role in popularizing and teaching Hungarian...

Taste of Hungary Picnic

The First Hungarian Reformed Church in Phoenix, Arizona has announced this year’s Taste of Hungary Picnic which will be held on December 11. During...

New Hungarian Ambassador in Buenos Aires

Hungarian community life in Buenos Aires has once again restarted! Even though some Hungarian cultural events have been held in smaller groups and outdoors,...

Sarjú Band’s American Tour

SARJÚ BAND, a young folk band popular in Hungary, will start a 10-day American tour at the end of October 2021. István Berecz, folk...

Hungarian Festival in Tokyo

The Embassy of Hungary in Japan and the Liszt Hungary Cultural Center have organized the second Hungarian Festival on October 16 in Tokyo. The...

Multicultural Folk Dance Gathering

’Csűrdöngölő’ Folk Ensemble from New Brunswick, New Jersey, has organized a live event by the name of Multicultural Folk Dance Gathering on November 13....

Hungarian Festival of Wallingford

The Hungarian Festival of Wallingford, Connecticut, was established with the goal of presenting Hungarian culture and hospitality to the community of Wallingford through Hungarian...

Western Canadian Hungarian Folk Festival

The Western Canadian Hungarian Folk Festival Society (WCHFFS) has once again organized a series of dance workshops, which will be held in October. These...

“Dancing is a form of communication that bridges all borders and distances.” Meet Kati ‘Zóka’ Zólyomi

Kati ’Zóka’ Zólyomi was born in Buenos Aires 64 years ago. Throughout her life as an artist, she has enriched the world of Hungarian...

‘Sydney Hagyományőrző Tábor’

The Hungarian School Sydney, the Hungarian Reformed Church of Sydney and the ‘Sydneyi Magyar Cserkészcsapatok’ have announced their upcoming traditionalist camp. The event will...

‘Tiszán Innen, Tengereken Túl’

This year’s commemoration on the 101st anniversary of the Trianon treaty has been jointly organized by Hungarians from the United States, Canada, and Hungary....

Day of Belonging Together in South America

Take a look how the Dance Groups of South America Celebrated the 100th of Anniversary of Trianon Treaty (dance performance from 39:52) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-IQjjCNR6AE&t=598s  

Little Hungarian Ethnochoreology “Encyclopedia” An introduction to Hungarian folk dance classification II.

A series of article by Józsa Tamás When it comes to getting familiar with archive dance recordings we already know where to choose from and...

Danubius Band at the San Antonio Spring Festival

The San Antonio Spring Festival in 2021 was held online from March 12 through March 14. The Festival’s main purpose was to present international...

Being fascinated how a peasant culture can invent such an intricate vocabulary of steps and movements. – Meet Gábor Dobi from Toronto

One of North America’s unavoidable personalities within the Táncház scene is Toronto’s Gábor Dobi. Born in Toronto in 1970, he moved to Hungary for...

Little Hungarian Ethnochoreology “Encyclopedia” – An introduction to Hungarian folk dance classification

An article by Józsa Tamás Finding the most reliable online information sources is just the start of a learning process. We have to be able...

Preparing for the Hong Kong V4 Evening – Hungarian Dance Activities in Hong Kong in the 2nd Quarter of 2021

  There had been social distancing measures imposed by the Government in Hong Kong in the last and current year due to the outbreak of...

“Handle what you find with responsibility and respect” – The Folklore database of the Folklore Documentation Library and Archives (Hungarian Heritage House)

Going back to the source Online film archives of Hungarian dances - a series of articles by Józsa Tamás The Folklore database of the Folklore Documentation...

South America Preserves Innocence and Purity of the Dance House Movement – Meet Tar Krisztina from Chile, founder of the Duna Táncegyüttes

Krisztina Tar was born in Debrecen on February 11, 1988. In 2010, she helped as an interpreter at the Csángo Fesztivál in Jászbereny to...

Going Back to the Source – Online Film Archives of Hungarian Dances

an article by Józsa Tamás We probably all know the famous quote from Béla Bartók: “Only from a clear source”. In the age of the...

Hungarian Vibes in Taiwan – Maya Chen, Patrick Kuo, Oro, Magyar Folklore Club

  Mr Patrick Kuo and Ms Maya Chen are the married couple from Taiwan who started to love Hungarian folk dances after they went to...

Zoltán Kallós Remains My Hero – Meet Gábor Balázsi, a Renowned Biologist and Folk Dancer from New York

One of the leading characters of the Hungarian dance house scene in New York is Gábor Balázsi, the Henry Laufer Professor of Physical &...

For our First Performance, I, Myself, Made the Folk Costumes with My Mother – Kokron Ili, founder of Pántlika Ensemble in São Paulo

Ilona Kokron, Kokron Ili was born in Budapest in 1942. In her childhood, she lived in various different countries until she settled definitely in...

Chris Chai – Spreading Hungarian Dances in Singapore

Mr. Christopher Chai (Chris) is one of the young and talented key members of Knack Cordial Folk Group (Hong Kong) from Malaysia who works...

Montreal Winter Workshop Goes Online on Saturday, February 27, 2021

One of the most significant Hungarian folk dance camps in the North American has been the Montreal Winter Workshop, organized by the Bokréta Hungarian...

Tanchaz Talk with Kalman Magyar “Öcsi” – 31 English discussions focusing on Hungarian folk music and counting…

Tanchaz Talk is one of the few English-language programs on the world focusing primarily on Hungarian folk music.  The host of the show is...

Táncház life not stopped by COVID in Buenos Aires

by Bonapartian Edi, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dear Friends, The year 2020 is over. It was especially special in South America, as a lot of folk dance...

Örkő skirts arrive to Hong Kong

Kenneth Tse is working on his new choreography. Every detail is important, so are the dresses that just arrived from Hungary.

The legendary ’69 recording from Szék

It is a must to every táncház goer to watch this video recording from Szék collected by Martin György, Németh István, Falvy Zoltán and...

3rd Hungarian Heritage Festival – Advent at the Hungarian House of New York

In these difficult times it is good to recall the memories of the previous Christmases, for example the ones in the Hungarian House in...

Japanese virtuosity

Take a look how these Japanese guys dance gipsy verbunk:

Majestic Bonchida

„I Dance Hungary” will call your attention on freely accessible dancing archives on the Internet with top quality folk dance. The Bonchida recording from...

Meet the International Board of the “I Dance Hungary”

We are very happy to have Ildikó, Edi, and Ken with his wife Jenny on board who, all dedicating their whole life to Hungarian...

The XV. South American Folkdance Meeting July 2020

This year is a special one for the dancers, too… One who dances, moves their body, puts their heart into the movement, also communicates...

Let’s Sing Hungary!

Do you know the beautiful lassú (slow) song from Szék, Transylvania “Piros pántlikámat…”? Check it out here, sang by Júlia Kubinyi and see their English...

Hungarian dances in Malaysia

Kenneth Tse, the first Hong Kong person to receive the Hungarian Gold Cross of merit, is active not only Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan....

Learn dances from Szatmár!

How glad we were when we got to know Végső Miklós agreed to lead the Szatmár courses together with Hortobágyi Gyöngyvér. How about learning...

Mákvirág Dance Group from NJ, USA

Please meet one of the most vivid Hungarian folk dance communities in the United States of America, the MÁKVIRÁG Children Folk Dance Group, New...

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