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Hungarian folk dance events with Fazakas János "Fazi" & Molnár Rozália

Fazakas János and Molnár Rozália dancing Mezőmadarasi

Source: Mezőmadarasi demo video

Dates: November 12–19, 2022.

Bossa Bistro mini-táncház with Magnólia and Szikra

  • DATE:
  • TIME: 7:30–9:30 pm
  • COST: $10
  • SITE: Washington, DC

Székely folk dance workshop

Hungarian Christmas Bazaar performances and táncház, with Tisza, Szikra, and Fészer

  • DATE:
  • TIME: 1:00–9:00 pm
  • COST: $10 in advance / $12 at the door
  • SITE: Chevy Chase, MD

Post-Bazaar táncház with Fészer

  • DATE:
  • TIME: 8:30–midnight+
  • COST: Optional donation for the musicians
  • SITE: Silver Spring, MD

Groups: Fazi will work with three D.C.-area Hungarian folk dance groups: Tisza Ensemble, the Hungarian Scouts of Washington, D.C. (Cserkész), and Rózsafa Ensemble.

Bio: Fazakas János "Fazi" is an exceptionally talented and highly sought after Hungarian folk-dance performer, teacher, and choreographer. Fazi was raised in Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely), Romania, an officially bilingual city comprised mainly of ethnic Hungarians and Romanians.

  • Education in Târgu Mureș
  • 1979–1980: attended the Folk Art School
  • 2001–2002: attended the Folk University
  • Work with performing groups
  • 1980–1984: dancer in Vadrózsák Folk Dance Ensemble
  • 1985–1990: teacher for Forrás Folk Dance Ensemble
  • 1990–2011: dancer in Maros Folk Dance Ensemble
  • International teaching
  • 1992–2019: guided folk dance courses, and taught Transylvanian folk dances in Japan, as danced by Hungarians, Romanians, Roma, and Saxons

Sponsors: Fazi's visit was made possible thanks to grants and donations from Tisza, the Maryland State Arts Council, the Hungarian Scouts of Washington, D.C., and the Bethlen Gábor Foundation.

Maryland State Arts Council

Bethlen Gábor Alap