HCGA Sponsors Easter Workshop and Hungarian Folkdance Lessons

HCGA Sponsors Easter Workshop and Hungarian Folkdance Lessons
Roswell, GA - To celebrate Easter, the Hungarian Club of Georgia (HCGA) organized a special Hungarian Easter Workshop and traditional Hungarian Tanchaz (Folkdance lessons).

Children of all ages painted Easter eggs in traditional Hungarian motifs, played games, sang songs and learned Hungarian folkdances. Workshop participants also had a chance to experience traditional Hungarian food, including palacsintas (crepes), langos (fried bread) and paprikas chicken. In addition, Hungarian wine from the Sauska Vineyard was served.    

Ottilia Varga, President of Napraforgok, a folkdance camp in Sarasota, FL, worked with Hungarian intern Robert Velkey, to demonstrate traditional Hungarian folkdances and teach them to the crowd. Velkey is in the US as part of the Korosi Csoma Sandor (KCSP) internship program, funded by the Hungarian government, which sent 23 interns to work in the Hungarian American community for a period of six months. Orsolya Cseh, the Atlanta-based KCSP intern working with the HCGA, also worked at the event.

Andrea Lauer Rice, HCGA President, presented Anne Lynch, founder of the Atlanta Hungarian Meetup, with a special award commemorating her 10 years of work on behalf of the local Hungarian American community.

Easter event sponsors included: the Tallapoosa Historical Society, Atlanta Hungarian Meetup, Imworld Services, Inc. and the Little European Bakery. The event was held at the Crabapple Dojo in Roswell, GA.

updated: 4 years ago