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44th Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival "tanchaz" brings new friends together

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    Hungarian folk dancing from the Birmingham Festival in 2016.

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    Robi Csira and Juli Bertalan dance the csárdás outside of the Calvin United Church of Christ in Toledo. The duo will be a part of a traditional Hungarian folk dancing on Saturday at the 44th Annual Birmingham Festival.

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    Juli Bertalan and Robi Csira will demonstrate dance moves outside of the Calvin United Church of Christ in Toledo on Saturday as a part of a traditional Hungarian folk dance party for the 44th Annual Birmingham Festival.

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Toledo loves its history and its festivals celebrating its history.

This takes mostly one form with particular variations: a weekend party with food and drinks.

The 44th Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival is no different.

WATCH: 44th Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival brings new friends together

But it kicks off with everything all at once — and you can bring the kids!

The “tanchaz”, meaning “dance house” (sounds like “dance” but with “t” plus “kahz”) starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday with a band from Hungary playing traditional folk music, preceding the very popular Waiter Race at 7 p.m.

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