41st National Táncház Festival & Fair • 1–3 April 2022
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Eulogy for Karsai Zsigmond 1920–2011 Given by Felföldi László at the funeral on March 26, 2011 Karsai Zsigmond, who was born in Transylvania and came to Hungary in the early 1940s, was a folk artist with extraordinary talent. The dances, songs, music and memories of the folk culture he brought with him from his native village of Lőrincréve have been well documented and became well-known largely because of his generosity and charismatic personality. He was also an acclaimed painter. In Karsai’s words: „We have been given this life as a gift....We know and like what is good, and respect those people whose lives are a show of that.”