Csűrdöngölő Folk Ensemble, Inc. (Csűrdöngölő) was established in 1998 and in 2008 became a non-profit, tax exempt organization dedicated to learning, preserving and promoting Hungarian culture. Over the years, Csűrdöngölő, whose members are first, second, and third generation Hungarian-Americans, has evolved into one of North America’s leading ethnic folk dance ensembles. The group performs at the local Hungarian national holiday commemorative programs, Hungarian-American social events such as charity balls, spring, harvest, and cultural festivals within NJ and NY communities. We organize children and youth folk programs, participate in cultural educational events at public schools, universities, museums and county festivals. The group presents an annual large scale performance showcasing Hungarian folklore. Members of Csűrdöngölő instruct the children’s folkdance group at the Hungarian-American Athletic Club (HAAC), as well as the adult beginners dance program in New Brunswick, NJ. Csűrdöngölő organizes numerous dance house events which are open to the public, providing an opportunity to learn Hungarian folk dance and music from various regions.
Performances and events organized
by us this year and last year:
Dance house/Táncház - Nov. 12, 2016 -dance teaching event at the HAAC in New Brunswick. Event sponsored by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Hol volt, hol nem volt -Theater Performance for children by the Csűrdöngölő at Crossroads Theater in New Brunswick - Nov. 6, 2016
Spirit of Hungary - Oct. 14, 2016 in East Brunswick- Performance by the Magyar Nemzeti Táncegyüttes from Budapest to commemorate the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
Dance House -June 4, 2016, after the Hungarian festival in New Brunswick
Only a Dream in the Barn - Nov. 21, 2015 -a dinner-dance event at the Hungarian Club in New Brunswick, NJ
Dance House - Táncház - Sep. 12, 2015 at the Hungarian Club, 233 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ - event sponsored by Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission
Dance House - Táncház -June 6, 2015 at St. Ladislaus School in New Brunswick
Only a Dream - Megálmodtam azt az egyet, a two-hour show -March 22, 2015 at Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ and May 30, 2015 in Washington DC
For a list of previous performances and events click on the Events menu.
Hungarian folk dance and folk music events in or around NJ recommended to you by the Csűrdöngölő: