Jozef Vidlička

created: 19. 10. 2020 10:57 modified: 19. 10. 2020 10:57

Jozef Vidlička speaking about poverty and life of people in Eastern Slovakia, especially Roma in the years after WWII. He spent bigger and better part of his life  in Czech Republic. In the region of Sudety, after repatriation of Germans, he and his parents worked. There he also spent two years of the obligatory military service. After the so-called velvet revolution he and his family came back to his birth place in Slovakia.

category: speaking

tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Slovak Jozef Vidlička general audience internal



Arpád Farkaš Quartet - The Concert

created: 19. 10. 2020 10:40 modified: 19. 10. 2020 10:42

Arpád Farkaš is a teacher of music in Elementary School of Art in Rožňave, he teaches piano. Arpád Farkaš Quartet is a music group which he founded and still leads. They play various genres of jazz music, perform at jazz festivals, club and stage concerts as well as at private events. Their repertoire consists of jazz standards and their own compositions. The video offers their performance recorded in a club in Kosice.
Players.
Piano:   Arpád Farkaš
Drums:   Marek Sarvaš
Doublebass:  Vojto Bunda
Violin:   Norbert Demeter
Singing:   Andy Belej

category: music

tags: vocal-instrumental modern jazz orchestra borrowed multilingual Arpád Farkaš general audience internal



Sabrosa - I Went to Czechia

created: 02. 10. 2020 12:50 modified: 02. 10. 2020 12:51

The song I Went to Czechia belongs Romani dancing folk songs. The video records the Sabrosa group performing this very song. The vocal-instrumental group Sabrosa began in Raslavice, the village in Bardejov district. Originally created by three singers and instrumentalists, nowadays Sabrosa changed into the sisters' duo: Aneta Duzdova - leading singer, Jana Duzdova - guitar player, singer.

category: music

tags: vocal-instrumental modern folk duet borrowed Romani Sabrosa general audience internal



Sabrosa - Romani Girl

created: 28. 09. 2020 16:17 modified: 28. 09. 2020 16:18

Romani Girl is a song still considered the anthem of Slovak Roma. It relates to the period of the Second World War and the suffering of the Roma in labor and concentration camps. It's a slow and sad song. The Sabrosa band retains the rhythm and character of this song. The vocal-instrumental group Sabrosa was formed in the village of Raslavice in the district of Bardejov. It originally consisted of three singers and instrumentalists. At present, Sabrosa performs as a sister duo: Aneta Duždová - lead singer, Jana Duždová - guitar, singing.Musicians: Július Hudi (dulcimer), Alexander Bunda (viola), Vojto Bunda (double-bass), Miloš Goroľ (violin).

category: music

tags: vocal-instrumental modern folk solo original Romani Sabrosa general audience internal



Anička Oláhová - The Portrait

created: 27. 09. 2020 18:21 modified: 28. 09. 2020 16:19

Anička Oláhová became recognized by public in 2011, after she won the singing contest organized by Dorota Nvotová (a well-known Slovak singer, actress and publicist), the jury consisted of members of the Gypsy Devils ensamble. The interview with the young talented singer introduces the portrait of a girl with not so typical family background, her attitude to art, music, to her own identity as well as her expectations from future. The video interview was done in June 12, 2013 in Lovinobaňa.

category: speaking

tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Slovak Anna Oláhová general audience internal



The Ethnographic Musem in Tarnow

created: 26. 09. 2020 23:46 modified: 26. 09. 2020 23:47

The video presents the Roma exposition in the Ethnographic Museum in Tarnów, Poland, which has been open since 1979. The origin and content of the exposition are presented by the prominent Polish ethnographer and anthropologist Adam Bartosz.

category: speaking

tags: academic scientific commentary monologue humanities Polish Adam Bartosz general audience internal



Woodcarvers from Bretka

created: 25. 09. 2020 10:19 modified: 25. 09. 2020 10:20

A short video portrait about two amateur carvers - a father and a son who live and work in the village of Bretka (Rožňava district). Vojtech Váradi worked there as shepherd, carving became his hobby, when spending a lot of time with cattle out on pasture, he began carving from pieces of wood. He has three sons, but only one of them is involved in carving - Boris Váradi. In the video, they present their products and their carving technology. They carve mainly birds, but also utility objects such as spoons, ladles, boars. Carving is a source of livelihood for them.

category: crafts

tags: active traditional artistic wood carving Hungarian Vojtech Váradi Boris Váradi general audience internal



Tamás András Szegedi

created: 24. 09. 2020 15:34 modified: 24. 09. 2020 15:34

Tamás András Szegedi is an actor, director, theater pedagogue and activist, playing in theaters since 2010. In 2018 he graduated from the Hungarian Theater and Film Academy as a drama instructor. He works as a drama pedagogue in The Independent Theater Hungary, also he is a teacher of disadvantaged children. He directed several chamber theater performances, monodramas and puppet theater performances, with strong social critical message.  He is also a human rights activist, trying to contribute to social equality improvement and empowerment of disadvantaged groups. 

category: visual art

tags: secular digital artistic in persona photography Tamás Szegedi general audience internal



Emilia Lovas

created: 24. 09. 2020 15:25 modified: 24. 09. 2020 15:28

Emilia Lovas is a theater artist, pedagogue and activist. In 2009 she participated at Karavan Art Academy where, after meeting a theater producer Rodrigó Balogh, got the leading role in Feather Picking, the drama played in The Independent Theater Hungary. Later, she graduated from the Pester Hungarian Theater Academy. Since 2015 she acts in various theaters, recently started dubbing and directing. Among her other activities is teaching the disadvantaged children arts, and activism in the field of human rights.

category: visual art

tags: secular digital artistic in persona photography Emilia Lovas general audience internal



Wedding

created: 16. 09. 2020 20:26 modified: 16. 09. 2020 20:28

The vocal - instrumental composition O bijav (Wedding) performed by the Sabrosa music group is one of the compositions of Romani folklore. The content of the song tells about the wedding and entertainment of the Roma. The rhythm and lyrics of the song are among the phenomena typical for entertainment music. The vocal-instrumental group Sabrosa was formed in the village of Raslavice in the district of Bardejov. It originally consisted of three singers and instrumentalists. At present, Sabrosa performs as a sister duo: Aneta Duždová - lead singer, Jana Duždová - guitar, singing. Musicians: Július Hudi (dulcimer), Alexander Bunda (viola), Vojto Bunda (double-bass), Miloš Goroľ (violin).

category: music

tags: vocal-instrumental modern folk duet borrowed Romani Sabrosa general audience internal


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