41st National Táncház Festival & Fair • 1–3 April 2022
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Choreographer, director: Foltin Jolán (Budapest: 1943. September 13 – 2019. October 27) Foltin Jolán’s inexhaustible creative activities, her life-work, centered around the Bihari Folk Dance Ensemble (active there from 1959 on), Honvéd Dance Theatre and the Children’s Folk Arts Heritage Association. She developed methodology for folk dance in children’s education. "Her mother tongue was folklore". Her work and intellect were highly valued in her community. She was recognized with numerous national and professional awards. MTI 2019 October 28. A memorial and farewell gathering was held on Nov. 24, 2019. Also printed here are memories of Foltin Jolán by her student, the folk singer Herczku Ágnes. Published 2019 Nov. 5 at: wmn.hu