44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Part I. Széki Soós János – is a writer who was born in the village of Szék in the Mezőség region of Transylvania. He and his family moved to Budapest in 1990. When he writes about Szék his stories are amazing, captivating accounts of real life there – this one is about a young girl who has her first communion. Soon after, her mother took her to the ’servants market’ in the nearest town, where people from the city came to choose country girls to work as household servants for their families in the city; then the girl’s first monthes working as a servant in Kolozsvár and her first trip home for the Christmas holidays.