44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Farewell to Dr. Gerzanics Magdolna. Born in Ungvár (today in Ukraine) in 1934, she died on February 3rd, 2021 in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany. She grew up in Zala County, Hungary and was a Hungarian enthnographer, folk music researcher, journalist, former director of the Vass Lajos Folk Music Association. She remained active until her last days. She always supported the Transcarpathian Hungarians. Her doctoral dissertation for ELTE University’s Department of Ethnography examined folk music tradition, customs and folk arts of 3 Hungarian, 3 German and 3 Slovak villages in Komárom- Esztergom County. Printed here is the final correspondence between her and Kóka Rozália who interviewed her for the series on women’s lives. The interview appeared in folkMAGazin 2008 issues 2 and 3.