44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Finding Losonci János and Prekup Anna – traditional dancers of Bonchida/Bonțida (Transylvania). In 1993 Redő Júlia and György Károly were teaching dances of Bonchida at a summer camp in the nearby village of Visa. Towards the end of the camp, they went to Bonchida to see if they could find someone who would dance for them, so they could see the dance they’d been teaching all week – live. First person they found to dance was a disappointment. Drowning their sorrows in the Bonchida pub, by chance the man, Losonci János, who was in the film they’d been watching and learning from, was there in the pub. He went next door to get the woman dancer in the film, Prekup Anna; and then they danced. By Redő Júlia.