To be born is a divine gift, even more so when the son of man is born from a vine.
Both Kálmán and Boriska are born of a grape, and their brotherly and loving relationship is in a thousand dangers.
Fighting the mission and uniqueness of an extraordinary life is not an easy task. The fairy tale uses the artefacts of the grape and harvest traditions in the story and offers interactive participation for the audience, young and old alike. The Palóc language and live folk music invite the audience into a more realistic, soul-opening environment.
Écsi Gyöngyi (Vágsellye, 26 December 1965 -) pastor, folk singer, folk song collector, puppet actor.
She went to primary school in Vágsellye, then graduated from the Hungarian Grammar School in Galántai. He studied journalism for 5 years at Comenius University in Bratislava, but did not pass the state examination. He lived and collected for 7 years in Berzété (Gömö), where he founded a folk choir (Berkő), and in Kőrös, and then applied to the Calvin János Reformed Theological Academy in Komárom. After graduation he worked as a pastor in Hetény, where he also leads a choir and a children's puppet group.
As a performer he has toured all over Europe and overseas. He started his folk music collections as a university student in Zoborvida with folk music researcher Tibor Ág, and continued his collections in Upper Gömör. He danced in the folk dance groups of his schools and became a vocal soloist with the Bratislava Young Hearts, the Ghymes, the Vienna Kaláris and the international world music ensemble Vents'd Est (East Wind).
In 1989, he worked briefly for A Hét (The Week).