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  • Towards Soltvadkert
    family that speak some Russian others went to families that speak English others German and also Spanish Grzegorz our Polish Zither player was invited to the house of the director of the local zither player and whose father happens to be a luthier for zither instruments He was so happy and content now understanding the true value of what the Culture Trail can bring to us all in terms of meeting and mixing understanding and integrating from face to face emotional and pragmatical Tomorrow we are to be at our best as we are to meet the mayor and then we are in for a surprise Not only are we bringing our culture there but the children of Soltvadkert have a surprise in stall for us we can hardly wait Friday 29th May 2010 After a good sleep we met at the culture house in the town centre and were introduced to the first wave of helpers who have taken time to help in organizing translating and accompanying the artists throughout the weekend Our host families gave us all the food and wine in the evening and all the coffee and breakfast we wanted in the morning Robert our dance teacher was hosted by a family who make the local palinka and he spent his first hours at their home getting to know the family and their products Needless to say he had a sound sleep All the artists told of their adventures the food and wines they were offered and the friendliness of the families who took them in From the Culture House we were invited to the school where we were in for a nice surprise The children and teachers had organized a presentation of not just the school but the whole town of Soltvadkert in word and picture We were told of the history the vinyards and the economy of this town with just 8000 inhabitants There were fourteen pupils who each told a few anecdotes on these subjects Supported by a screen show of the towns houses people and vinyards we were directed into the heart of the people s culture in a very pleasant way The artists were then divided into two groups to attend a class One German and one English class We were not just bystanders but were actively involved in the class lesson We were interviewed by the pupils in small groups and then they presented us and showed on a map of Europe where we come from A lovely way to share culture We then went along to the mayor s office to be officially welcomed by the town The mayor s speech in Hugarian was translated into German by Lajos and into English by Martha We the artists from different countries were now hearing three languages together presented just for us in a hearty greeting in the reception hall and told how important the Culture Trail is for them and how proud they are that Soltvadkert is the point on

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  • Soltvadkert- Festival, day 1
    and discussed with enthusiasm At 11am Patrick came in to the culture house to do some work in uploading photos and reports and sending them out to Lincoln and Deventer and also to the European House of Arts webmaster He realized he had lost the battery to the cam corder and searched his bag and then went to his accomodation to search high and low His late night dancing session with the Hungarian folk group yesterday and their palinka had taken its toll and he only got out of the pickle as one of the festival team found it or should I say bought it back of the young guys who found it She paid them 2000 Forint for it which is about 9 Euros and saved us the trouble of having to go to Budapest two hours away and buy a new one for 120 Euros Patrick has a new family name Palinka All s well that ends well and we all went to eat at the school cantine together The afternoon childrens open air fun time was packed and began with the results of the Irish dance workshop on the stage next to the school and then the local dance group with performances with an adult group and a childrens group who showed their talent and did a wonderful performance There were many stands for children to get face painting done and other childrens activitiers like the old traditional egg and spoon race The Theatre gave another game workshop for the kids and then a thunder storm quietened things down around mid afternoon A short breather for all and then the show goes on A children s song competition began and all of them got a prize And then the local Roma dance group performed with two musicians

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  • Soltvadkert- Festival, day 1
    understood and discussed with enthusiasm At 11am Patrick came in to the culture house to do some work in uploading photos and reports and sending them out to Lincoln and Deventer and also to the European House of Arts webmaster He realized he had lost the battery to the cam corder and searched his bag and then went to his accomodation to search high and low His late night dancing session with the Hungarian folk group yesterday and their palinka had taken its toll and he only got out of the pickle as one of the festival team found it or should I say bought it back of the young guys who found it She paid them 2000 Forint for it which is about 9 Euros and saved us the trouble of having to go to Budapest two hours away and buy a new one for 120 Euros Patrick has a new family name Palinka All s well that ends well and we all went to eat at the school cantine together The afternoon childrens open air fun time was packed and began with the results of the Irish dance workshop on the stage next to the school and then the local dance group with performances with an adult group and a childrens group who showed their talent and did a wonderful performance There were many stands for children to get face painting done and other childrens activitiers like the old traditional egg and spoon race The Theatre gave another game workshop for the kids and then a thunder storm quietened things down around mid afternoon A short breather for all and then the show goes on A children s song competition began and all of them got a prize And then the local Roma dance group performed with two

    Original URL path: http://www.europeanhouseofarts.org/jo/index.php?view=article&catid=73%3Ajournal&id=148%3Asoltvadkert&tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page=&option=com_content&Itemid=163&lang=es (2016-02-16)
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  • Soltvadkert- Festival, day 2
    whole studio to himself Plenty of space with a table football game When we got to Bekirs host family there was already cake on the table for us to eat Iren the mother of Bekirs host family speaks Russian and we interviewed them speaking Russian Although Patrick and Bob didnt understand what on Earth they were talking about the situation was very nice and the cake tasted great Ingo is staying at a host family of mother and daughter and grandmother Ingo is a typical bachelor and his jeans are all a bit worn out So grandma after washing his clothes set about repairing all the holes and worn out parts of all three trousers he has on the Culture Trail Marianna the mother has shelves full of medals and cups for diving competitions all over the world She came to Hungary 22 years ago from Romania and granny has been with her now for the past few years The last one on the list was Peter His host family is also a wine making family called Farkas who makes his own palinka as well as cheese and all sorts of sausage meat The grandfather of the family was interviewed with Peter together and although they do not understand what the other is really saying their communication functions perfectly Except that Peter cannot keep up with Papa Farkas when the palinka bottle comes out During the afternoon Philippe Ingo Miguel Jonathan and Peter met the local Roma musicians and jammed with them everyone picking up some new ideas and enjoying playing together Robert continued his experimental meetings with the local dance group and at 4pm a round table discussion began on the topic of Europe About 60 people were present from all generations and the interest in Europe is very

    Original URL path: http://www.europeanhouseofarts.org/jo/index.php?view=article&catid=73%3Ajournal&id=149%3Asoltvadkert-festival-day-2&tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page=&option=com_content&Itemid=163&lang=de (2016-02-16)
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  • Soltvadkert- Festival, day 2
    Beas whole studio to himself Plenty of space with a table football game When we got to Bekirs host family there was already cake on the table for us to eat Iren the mother of Bekirs host family speaks Russian and we interviewed them speaking Russian Although Patrick and Bob didnt understand what on Earth they were talking about the situation was very nice and the cake tasted great Ingo is staying at a host family of mother and daughter and grandmother Ingo is a typical bachelor and his jeans are all a bit worn out So grandma after washing his clothes set about repairing all the holes and worn out parts of all three trousers he has on the Culture Trail Marianna the mother has shelves full of medals and cups for diving competitions all over the world She came to Hungary 22 years ago from Romania and granny has been with her now for the past few years The last one on the list was Peter His host family is also a wine making family called Farkas who makes his own palinka as well as cheese and all sorts of sausage meat The grandfather of the family was interviewed with Peter together and although they do not understand what the other is really saying their communication functions perfectly Except that Peter cannot keep up with Papa Farkas when the palinka bottle comes out During the afternoon Philippe Ingo Miguel Jonathan and Peter met the local Roma musicians and jammed with them everyone picking up some new ideas and enjoying playing together Robert continued his experimental meetings with the local dance group and at 4pm a round table discussion began on the topic of Europe About 60 people were present from all generations and the interest in Europe is

    Original URL path: http://www.europeanhouseofarts.org/jo/index.php?view=article&catid=73%3Ajournal&id=149%3Asoltvadkert-festival-day-2&tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page=&option=com_content&Itemid=163&lang=es (2016-02-16)
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  • On the way to Schwemsal
    their host families and the odour of paprika sausage tomato garlic and spring onion mingled in the air with the freshness of the early morning smell of awakening flowers Some of the guest families and translators were helping with loading whilst others were boiling water for a final coffee Lajos was doing final translations for everyone and gathering last information snippets and finally being able to bathe in the wave of his own success in having done so much to make it all work in his home town Soltvadkert Peters grandpa host Papa came along with a big plastic bag and gave each artist half a litre of his best white wine Lajos translated one last time what Papa had to say that all of us are welcome anytime to his home the door will always be open to sleep eat and have a glass of his best As we drove away our Hungarian friends were all standing their with handkerchiefs in their hands waving to us as they huddled together on the steps of the Culture House The sun shone and Papa s words rang in our ears as we disapeared into the distant vinyards on road 54 to the highway between Szeged and Budapest the Culture Trail continues The road to Schwemsal was easy Hungary to the Slowak Republic then on to the Chzech Republic by passing Prague and on past Dresden and Leipzig to go deep into the natural park of Düben where Schwemsal lays nested in a green paradies of biotops Our host family was already waiting for us as we arrived We are all staying in the organisers family guest house We unloaded the vans got the technical equipment into the hall the luggage into our rooms and the kilos of Paprika sausage and cheese

    Original URL path: http://www.europeanhouseofarts.org/jo/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150%3Aon-the-way-to-schwemsal&catid=73%3Ajournal&Itemid=163&lang=de (2016-02-16)
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  • On the way to Schwemsal
    garlic and spring onion mingled in the air with the freshness of the early morning smell of awakening flowers Some of the guest families and translators were helping with loading whilst others were boiling water for a final coffee Lajos was doing final translations for everyone and gathering last information snippets and finally being able to bathe in the wave of his own success in having done so much to make it all work in his home town Soltvadkert Peters grandpa host Papa came along with a big plastic bag and gave each artist half a litre of his best white wine Lajos translated one last time what Papa had to say that all of us are welcome anytime to his home the door will always be open to sleep eat and have a glass of his best As we drove away our Hungarian friends were all standing their with handkerchiefs in their hands waving to us as they huddled together on the steps of the Culture House The sun shone and Papa s words rang in our ears as we disapeared into the distant vinyards on road 54 to the highway between Szeged and Budapest the Culture Trail continues The road to Schwemsal was easy Hungary to the Slowak Republic then on to the Chzech Republic by passing Prague and on past Dresden and Leipzig to go deep into the natural park of Düben where Schwemsal lays nested in a green paradies of biotops Our host family was already waiting for us as we arrived We are all staying in the organisers family guest house We unloaded the vans got the technical equipment into the hall the luggage into our rooms and the kilos of Paprika sausage and cheese into the fridge We sat for a while and chatted

    Original URL path: http://www.europeanhouseofarts.org/jo/index.php?view=article&catid=73%3Ajournal&id=150%3Aon-the-way-to-schwemsal&tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page=&option=com_content&Itemid=163&lang=de (2016-02-16)
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  • On the way to Schwemsal
    them from their host families and the odour of paprika sausage tomato garlic and spring onion mingled in the air with the freshness of the early morning smell of awakening flowers Some of the guest families and translators were helping with loading whilst others were boiling water for a final coffee Lajos was doing final translations for everyone and gathering last information snippets and finally being able to bathe in the wave of his own success in having done so much to make it all work in his home town Soltvadkert Peters grandpa host Papa came along with a big plastic bag and gave each artist half a litre of his best white wine Lajos translated one last time what Papa had to say that all of us are welcome anytime to his home the door will always be open to sleep eat and have a glass of his best As we drove away our Hungarian friends were all standing their with handkerchiefs in their hands waving to us as they huddled together on the steps of the Culture House The sun shone and Papa s words rang in our ears as we disapeared into the distant vinyards on road 54 to the highway between Szeged and Budapest the Culture Trail continues The road to Schwemsal was easy Hungary to the Slowak Republic then on to the Chzech Republic by passing Prague and on past Dresden and Leipzig to go deep into the natural park of Düben where Schwemsal lays nested in a green paradies of biotops Our host family was already waiting for us as we arrived We are all staying in the organisers family guest house We unloaded the vans got the technical equipment into the hall the luggage into our rooms and the kilos of Paprika sausage

    Original URL path: http://www.europeanhouseofarts.org/jo/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150%3Aon-the-way-to-schwemsal&catid=73%3Ajournal&Itemid=163&lang=es (2016-02-16)
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