44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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The estate of the late Béla Halmos (1946–2013) musician, key personality of the dance house movement and ethnomusicologist is now accessible via the Hungarian Heritage House website. Béla’s estate consisting of materials for his dance house archive project, ethnographic research, manuscripts, photographs, a portion of his library and his violin were purchased from his heirs by the Hungarian Heritage House in 2014. It has taken a year and half to do the initial work of inventory, organizing, cataloging and digitalizing the materials; analysis of the materials is yet to be done. Ethnomusicologist Árendás Péter led the project at the Folklore Document Library and Archive at the Hungarian Heritage House. Printed here is an interview with Árendás about the project and nature of the materials. By Adonyi Adrienn.