The significant part of this issue of the Ethnographic Revue is dedicated to contribution concerning the region of Silesia around the town Těšín (authors Richard Jeřábek, Miroslav Válka a Jiřina Veselská). These contributions present anthology of papers given at the work seminar under the name - Profile of the Ethnographical Region: Silesia around the Town of Těšín, organized by the Institute of Europian Ethnology of the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk's University in Brno and hold between 30. - 31. May 1996. The study trip around the Tešínsko region, connected with visits of museum expositions in the towns Český Těšín, Třinec and Krakow has been a part of this seminar.
The previous seminars connected with educational trips were devoted to the following regions: Haná (1992), Valašsko (1993), Horácko (1994) and Hanácké Slovácko (1995) and some contributions were issued in the former volumes of the Ethnographical Revue.
In the section called "Reports", there are remembered the anniversary of A. Jančík - the first violist of the dulcimer band from Brno, Alena Přetáková and Alena Schauerová, the workers of the folklore range, Vladimír Meloun and Prof. Otakar Pokorný. Further, you can find the information from folklore festivals, seminars, evaluations of exhibitions, review of books. At the end there is given the list of books and magazines of the international interchange of the Institute's publications in 1996.