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Hungarian folk dance workshops with Fazakas "Fazi" János
Dates: November 4-20, 2022.
Groups: Fazi will work with three D.C.-area Hungarian folk dance groups: Tisza Ensemble, the Hungarian Scouts of Washington, D.C., and Rózsafa Ensemble.
Bio: Fazakas "Fazi" János 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
Sponsor: Fazi's visit was made possible thanks to a grant from the Bethlen Gábor Foundation.