Published again!

My beloved “Buso” project got published and featured again. This time, first it appeared on So Bad So Good (both the website and on FB), then it started to go viral. First a German website approached me, then VICE Australia, then Society, a French bi-weekly printed magazine. I’m very grateful and happy about all these and will keep working on my buso project with double or even triple effort. The next steps: I’m organizing a large-scale exhibition of the Buso project first in the Busoudvar, Mohacs (home of the festivities). The exhibition will open on 9th February 2019 and I’ll bring …

Buso festivities in Hungary

Poklade (Busó festivities in Mohács, Hungary 2014)

The Poklade (busó festivities) is a tradition of the sokac ethnic group in Hungary, held in Mohács. It is a UNESCO cultural heritage for many years now. Men (adults and children as well) are dressed as “busó”, wearing wooden horned masks and wool cloaks scaring the winter away. They and their companions, the jankele are visiting houses, marching in the streets, have fun, do mishieves, entertain and scare people and eventually light a huge bonfire on the last night. More info about this tradition here. I had the chance to visit Mohács and the events and was the guest of locals …