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2012/5 resumé



This year’s fifth and final issue of the Prágai Tükör magazine in its section Hungarian fates west of Moravia brings its readers an interview with Atilla Detáry, a long-standing member of the nationwide leadership and member of the Brno branch of the Union of Hungarians.

The section Hungarians and Bohemians - the past and the present informs about the agreement struck between Prague and Budapest about a formation of a committee of historians to discuss some of the more sensitive issues of the bilateral relationships of the two countries, for example the Beneš-decrees. The publicist László Kiss wrote an article about the relationship of J. E. Purkyně with Hungarians.

The section From Prague to Bucharest brings readers information about the new agreement between Hungarian political parties and civilian organizations in Slovakia, the so called minority minimum.

Klára Filipovits shares her thoughts on Christmas and its reflection in Hungarian literature with the readers. This article can be found in the section entitled Bookshelf.

Our readers can find more information about the new movie made about the legendary soccer player Ladislav Kubala in our section entitled Film, theatre and television. Ladislav Kubal used to play in the Hungarian and Czechoslovakian representation teams. Another review looks at the movie Seven days of sin.

Éva Rácz brings to our reader’s attention the remarkable statues that have grown in the Old Town of Bratislava in the last twenty or so years in the column Sport, humor and curiosities.

Contemporary Hungarian literature is represented in the magazine by the Zsófia Bán. The article was written by Alžběta Vaculíková for the column Contemporary Hungarian literature.

Modern Czech literature is represented by Irena Hejdová. The author of her profile and the translator of her story is renowned Hungarian translator Margit Zádor.

The appendix Tükörkép comes with a rich content. First are István Bors’s memories of the foundation of the first organization of the Union of Hungarians in Ostrava twenty years ago. Taťána Poljaková writes about the Hungarian Cultural days in Ostrava.

In the section entitled Civil world you can find information about the new Hungarian ambassador in Prague Tibor Pető, who visited the central office of the Union where he held a discussion with the members of the leadership.

Part of the appendix is the traditional Christmas and New Year reading entitled From Christmas to New Year’s Eve.