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2005/2 resum

Summary

 

The 2005/2 issue of Prgai Tkr begins with Katalin Rnai's contribution devoted to the sixtieth anniversary of the end of World War II. In the following A Few Books section, Krisztin Benyovszky reviews Michal Ajvaz's novel called Empty Streets (Przdn ulice). The Treasure Hunting section offers passages from Lszl Bellyei's diary that was written at the end of the 1920s and describes the life of Hungarian students in Prague and their political and literal movements in the following decades. In the Panorama of Essays section, Tibor Ttyi draws a parallel between the novels of the well-known 20th century Czech writer Karel apek and his famous Hungarian contemporary Mihly Babits (Vlka s mloky versus Elza pilta). Istvn Vadai presents the Hungarian Renaissance poet Blint Balassi's love poetry. In the Our History section, Tibor cs writes about the famous Hungarian mathematician Jnos Bolyai, especially his stay in the Moravian city of Olomouc and about the new commemorative plaque unveiled in the city in 2004 to remind the citizens of the great scientist. The Some Literature section, through his poems, commemorates the outstanding Hungarian poet Attila Jzsef who was born a hundred years ago. In the Meeting of Cultures section, Radim Valak informs about the series of lectures and film projections held at Charles University in Prague that focused on the Hungarian cinematography of the 1970s and 1980s. There are two film reviews, one on a Kroly Makk film written by Malvna Toupalov and another one on an Istvn Gal film written by Linda Konov. Pavel Sladk reports on the film festival held in the South-Moravian Uhersk Hradit where the countries of the Visegrd Group presented their recent film production. The end of this section informs about a Prague exhibition of two Hungarian artists: the felt artist Judit Pcs and the graphic designer va Nagy. Czech literature is represented in the journal by the mini-profile of the contemporary writer Pavel rut including a couple of his short stories.

In the supplement of the journal (T)krkp, Dvid Csszr introduces the Prague Hungarian folk group Nyitnikk. There are also news about the events in the local Hungarian clubs throughout the Czech Republic. Attila Detry writes about the recently opened Palace of Arts in Budapest and about the development of the Big Read (Nagy Knyv) project in Hungary: after the selection of the 100 most popular books Hungarian readers are going to choose their Top 12. The journal offers the readers the next part of its ethnographic series and concludes by the popular Children's Pages.