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National Széchényi Library and Kortárs Publishing House cordially invite you to the presentation ceremony of a book by Erzsébet Tokaji Nagy and Zsófia Szádeczky-Kardoss entitled Zoltán Szabó. The event will start at 4 p.m. on Tuesday January 22, 2019.
A book by Krisztina Lajosi entitled Staging the Nation. Opera and Nationalism in 19th-Century Hungary will be presented in National Széchényi Library on February 6, 2019.
Round-table discussions related to the exhibition entitled The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop, a conference focusing on Júlia Szendrey, and the exhibition of Hymn, the national anthem of Hungary and the related Erkel sheet music will mark the celebration of the Day of Hungarian Culture on January 22, 2019.
The exhibition opening on November 6, 2018 aims at exploring a so far hidden, less emphasized aspect of King Matthias Hunyadi’s library. In addition to the codices ordered from Italy, similarly precious and decorative manuscripts were made in the royal court as well. The aim of the exhibition is to explore and present the systematic and grandiose endeavor, serving the formation of the royal library in the court of Buda.
On Saturday January 12, 2019, National Széchényi Library will host the general meeting and board renewal of the Hungarian Reading Association (HUNRA).
On November 28, 2018, an exhibition presenting Pongrácz Kacsoh’s (1873–1923) oeuvre will be opened in NSZL’s Music Collection, on the occasion of the 145th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
The masquerade ball to be held on January 19, 2019 in Buda Castle will feature illuminator masters, wandering musicians and delicious bites.
The bilingual compilation gives an insight into the work of the Buda workshop. The images display codices (miniatures, bindings) that had been made in this workshop. The selection reflects the characteristics and focuses of production, and the explanatory text attached to the images provide readers with detailed information on the main features of the given codex.
On Sunday December 9, 2018, a Hungarian Cultural Corner was inaugurated at the Central Library of the University of Jordan by President Professor Dr. Abdel-Karim Al-Qudah, Ambassador to Jordan Csaba Czibere and Director-General of National Széchényi Library Dr. László Tüske. The Hungarian Corner was set up as part of cooperation between the Hungarian Embassy to Jordan and the leaders of the University of Jordan in Amman.
The Library will be closed but, to meet visitor demand, our exhibitions entitled The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop and Eternally Júlia – Faces and Question Marks will be open between December 27 and 29, 2018. NSZL will be open on Saturday December 22 for the last time this year.
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