Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Date: May 25, 1996

Source: S1576 , Container 63 , C96-62

Type: Sound

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Description

  • One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Margaret and Michael Horvath (Port Orange, FL) discuss their Hungarian background and traditions. They discuss embroidered items Margaret had made. Margaret discusses her past; costumes in various geographic areas of Hungary; her education as a city planner and embroidery as a social event for women in Hungary. Michael discusses his education and youth; culture; his law degree; his time as a POW in Russia; his work as a librarian in the US and the Folk Art Museum in Ormond Beach, FL. They sing a Hungarian folk song; discuss Hungarian foods and Hungarian folk tales. They tell a short folk tale: "How to Choose a Wife". Michael discusses the "rules" about folk art and keeping traditions alive.

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