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2011/5 resumé

Summary

 

This years (2011) last issue of the Prágai Tükör magazine brings in its section Hungarian fates west of Moravia an interview with the speaker of the National assembly, László Kövér who is one of the most important figures of the Hungarian public life after the regime change.

László Kövér explains in his interview the basics of the national politics of the new Hungarian government led by Viktor Orbán, which took office after the elections is 2010. He speaks of the relationship between Hungary and Slovakia and also tells us about his childhood and his private life.

The section Hungarians in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia brings us a big article on Hungarian students in Prague in the previous centuries. The author of the article is Tihamér Lacza renown Hungarian publicist living in Slovakia, who himself has studied in Prague.

In the section Hungarians and Bohemians - the past and the present we bring you news about the renewal of the memorial dedicated to the victims of the totalitarian regime and that the plate of the memorial will also include the name of Esterházy János, the former political leader of Hungarians living in Slovakia, who died in the fifties in the prison Mírov.

The section Library brings a review of a very interesting book about Hungary in the fifties of the previous century, about the so called Rákosi regime.

The section Film, theatre and television is dedicated to the anniversary of the birth of two legendary Hungarian actors: Lajos Básti and Endre Latabár.

Ildikó Cséfalvay will walk us through a winter Prague in the section Sport, humor and curiosities.

Czech literature is represented in the magazine by a short story by Irena Obermannová called “Dvojí život Ježíška, panáčka” translated by renown translator Margit Zádor. She has also included a short portrait of the author.

The appendix Tükörkép brings the readers an article about the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the composer Ferenc Liszt, which took place in Brno and Ostrava. It also informs about the activities of the Hungarian reformed church in Prague.

Part of the appendix is also the traditional section containing materials for children.