44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Interview with Potta Géza, Gypsy prímás from Abaujszina, a Hungarian village in Eastern Slovakia (so-called, Felvidék). He started learning to play at age six, from his father who was also a prímás. Here he describes playing for birthdays, christenings, weddings and at dances. He talks about playing the „kitchen dance", special tunes for shepherds, „colt csárdás", waltzes, and csárdás. He still plays regularly at both Hungarian and Slovak events. By K. Tóth László