44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Borbély Jolán (1928–2018): The Dances of Lakócsa. This is a study written by the late Borbély Jolán reporting on her own collection work in the village of Lakócsa. This community is located in the Southeastern corner of Hungary’s Somogy County. Lakócsa is the center of a group of 8 Croatian villages. The traditional dances of Lakócsa include: closed circle kolos, open circle kolos, combined dance forms (kolos combined with couple or solo dances), solo and couple dances. An Easter circle dance, wedding circle dance, the shaking or drmeš kolo, križanje, stamping kolo, and the men’s boot slapping kolo are described. Reprinted from: Sokszínű hagyományunkból I. [Our Colorful Traditions I.]. Népművelési Propaganda Iroda [Cultural Propaganda Office]. Budapest. 1973. pp. 13-25.