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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...

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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FolkTalk 06 Józsa Tamás

“You cannot start reinventing something without knowing it… Copying is not the end product; it is part of the process. The end product is...

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