44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Szecsődi Barbara: Transylvanian villagers at the dance houses in Kolozsvár/Cluj. This project examined the effects of participation and direct contact with traditional dancers and musicians from the Transylvanian villages that attended the táncház-es held in the city of Transylvanian city of Kolozsvár in the early days of the dance house movement that is, the period from 1977–1984. Briefly discussed are differences between the Transylvanian and the Hungarian urban dance houses. She worked from materials and interviews found in the Halmos Béla archives, the Dance House Archive, and the Hungarian Heritage House’s Folklore Documention Department collections. First published in “Néptánc a médiában” [Folk dance in the media] a conference publication – published in Budapest by the Hungary Academy of Dance 2019.