"Peacock Variations…"

10-06-2013 Paris (France)

On the occasion of the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Delegation of Hungary to UNESCO is organizing a Gala Evening on 10 June 2013 to present the Hungarian Intangible Cultural Heritage to a wider audience. Folk music, folk dance and folk traditions are important ways of maintaining and transmitting our cultural heritage. The Gala Evening will present the winners of a special folk dance and music television talent show, called “Peacock Variations…” (“Felszállott a Páva”). The event will feature a demonstration of the “Táncház” (dance-house) method, "Matyó" embroidery folk artists, Falconers and Masked end-of-winter carnival customs ("Busók"). With the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary in collaboration with the Hungarian Heritage House and the Hungarian Open Air Museum. Date: 10 June 2013 7.p.m. Venue: UNESCO House, 125, avenue de Suffren, 75007 Paris, France. Body responsible: Permanent Delegation of Hungary to UNESCO. Registration RSVP:, Phone number: +33 1 45 68 35 30 / +33 1 45 68 35 32
Concerned country(ies): France