Snapshots: Zágon – Birthplace of Mikes Kelemen
Portrait of Mikes Kelemen in the Mikes manor house at Zágon.
Located some 17 miles south of Kézdivásárhely, Zágon is famous not only as the birthplace of Olympic gymnastics champion Ekaterina Szabo – Szabó Katalin – our interview with whom may be found elsewhere in this issue – but also as the birthplace of Mikes Kelemen. I was fortunate to be able to visit it with my friend Piroska Molnár Haywood, during a three week stay in Transylvania in 2006.
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Erika Papp Faber