Kossúth Award winning Transylvanian ethnographic researcher Kallós Zoltán passed away on Feb 14th, 2018. He was 92 years old.
On February 14th, 2018, following a brief period of suffering, Transylvanian-Hungarian ethnographer and folk music collector Kallós Zoltán passed away in his own home in Válaszút (Răscruci), Transylvania, Romania. He was 92 years old. His death was announced by the Kállós Zoltán Foundation. Kallós Zoltán was Hungary’s National Artist, received the Kossúth Award twice and recipient of the Magyar Corvin chain.
Everyone that respected his work and humanity may join us at the Fonó for a vigil on Friday, February 16th at 9 PM. Bands wishing to play please contact us at the Fonó.
Because of the vigil, concerts scheduled for the evening will be held in a shortened versions – ending by 9 PM.
Rather than bringing flowers, kindly donate the amount towards renovation of the Válaszút Church. Contributions will be accepted on Friday evening at the Fonó.
His memory and intellectual heritage live on. Rest in Peace Kallós Zoltán!
Final farewell and religious service will be held in Válaszút/Răscruci at the Kallós Kuria on February 17th, 2018 at 1 PM; with burial directly following at the Házsongárdi Cemetery in Kolozsvár/ Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Vigil will be on February 16th from 7 PM in Válaszút.
A visit with Kallós Zoltán - video here: »» videó itt »»