44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Kóka Rozália’s Children’s Column: Excerpts from Szabó Gyula’s [„Once there was a childhood” ] Albatrosz Press, Bukarest, 1980. The story begins hoeing in the fields with his parents who were subsistence farmers in Transylvania. His parents had an ongoing disagreement on whether to allow and how to pay for one of their children’s further education. At which point [Szabó Gyula] throws down his hoe and refuses to do any hoeing for them ever again...Szabó Gyula (1930–2004) became a prolific Romanian Hungarian writer. He was from Homoródalmás (Mereşti) and spent his entire life in Transylvania.