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HUNGARIAN TRILOGY
A series of three
Hungarian Music and Dance Events
in Spring 2011
Norfolk, NY, April 30
Albany, NY, June 7
Niagara, NY, June 12

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Hungarian Trilogy

Hungarian Dance event
The New York Folklore Society sponsored
Hungarian Trilogy
A series of Hungarian dance and music events presented statewide in spring 2011


The series, free and open to the public and supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, highlighted both traditional and popular music and dance forms brought to New York State by Hungarian immigrant communities over the last century. Featured performers include music and dance groups that keep these traditions alive in and around New York State, through connections with the vibrant folk revival tradition in Hungary, and in diasporic Hungarian communities in the Northeastern U.S.

Dates and locations were as follows:


Saturday, April 30: Norfolk A lively, traditional dancehouse with members of Életfa Hungarian Folk Band, based in the New York City–New Jersey metro area.

Tuesday, June 7: AlbanySpecial guests Heveder, touring the U.S. in June from Translyvania, presented both traditional and popular music forms of the Translyvanian region of historic Hungary.

Sunday, June 12: NiagaraFekete Föld, North America’s oldest Hungarian dancehouse band, treated Niagara audiences to a musical tour of the Carpathian Basin.

Accompanying each concert in the series was an exhibition planning meeting with members of New York State’s various Hungarian communities. For more information, contact Lisa Overholser at 518-346-7008, or lisa@nyfolklore.org

The New York Folklore Society and its programs are funded by the
New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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