42nd National Táncház Festival & Fair • 14–16 April 2023
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Starting page: 32
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“Young Masters of Folk Art” is a title that young folk artists between the ages of 15 and 35 may apply for in Hungary in categories of folk arts performance or handcrafts. The Hungarian Heritage House administers the application process and selection of awards. Application includes submitting a 10-30 page paper written on a subject related to the applicant’s specialty in folk art. Tóth Lilla applied for this title in 2018 and wrote her paper on the folk song repertoire of Kalló Katalin Hungarian traditional singer from the village of Inaktelke/Inucu in Transylvania’s Kalotaszeg region. The academic style paper includes general information on the village of Inaktelke, brief description of previous research done on the subject and village, Kalló Katalin’s family and life, description of the informant’s extensive repertoire which includes the following types: songs for children’s games, soldier’s songs, songs related to the wedding, rhythmic yells, songs for seasonal celebrations (i.e. carnival), ballads, laments/dawn songs, and songs sung during the traditional dance cycle. Includes bibliography and examples. By Tóth Lilla.