43rd National Táncház Festival & Fair • 5–7 April 2024
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The Muharay Elemér Folk Arts Association is the organization that supports Hungary’s tradition preserving groups movement. On November 30th, 2018 a conference was held with the goal of exchanging ideas on: preserving tradition; where does the tradition preserving groups movement stand now and where is it headed? Representatives of member organizations and others interested in the work of the tradition preserving groups were invited. Printed here is a list of themes and issues addressed at the conference, and a summary of history of the movement. The history is broken up into periods: 1. Pearly Bouquet period 1931-1944; 2. 1948-1956; 3. after ’56; 4. the dance house movement. By Héra Éva.