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Dr. Sándor Dörnyei, Bibliothecarius Emeritus of our Library was granted the Lajos Markusovszky Award of Orvosi Hetilap (Medical Weekly) on May 4, 2016, for his medical historical publication published in last year’s volume of the weekly. A week earlier, he was elected honorary member of the Hungarian Medical Historical Society.
On May 23, 2016, Director-General of National Széchényi Library László Tüske received Pavle Goranovic, Minister of Montenegro in his office.
Lymbus has been published since 2003 annually, in one volume. Its main aim is to present materials found during hungarica research, to authentically publish, translate and report on original sources, as far as text or language is concerned, as well as to present related research.
Organized by Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, the Hungarian Institute in Sofia and Szépírók Társasága (Writers Association), a conference entitled “Contemporary Hungarian Literature in the Context of Bulgarian Literary Translation” will be held in Sofia on May 20, 2016. Our literary historian colleagues Beatrix Visy and László Boka will also attend the conference.
Choir Concordia and the Choir of National Széchényi Library cordially invite you and your friends to their concert beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday June 4, 2016, in the Ceremonial Hall of National Széchényi Library.  
Between June 15 and October 28, 2016,  NSZL will hold an exhibition presenting samples from the oeuvre of Mihály Zichy who worked, among others, as a Russian court painter. In addition to decorative albums illustrated by him, the exhibition will also present photographs from our Manuscript Collection, related items of the Zichy correspondence and other valuable documents.
Sveriges Television (Sweden's Television, SVT), the Swedish national public TV was shooting in NSZL for a six-episode documentary to be made on the Romani language.
Just like last year, this May too, National Széchényi Library will participate in the so-called Summering of Museums, an event held in the garden of the Hungarian National Museum on May 21 and 22, 2016. During the Summering of Museums, we will present and sell our materials, souvenirs and publications. Our tent will host museum educational sessions for children.
The exhibition presents covers of journal Magyar Grafika (Hungarian Graphics) from 1957 until present, including works of renowned graphic designers and typographers such as Lajos Lengyel, Tibor Szántó, György Haiman, János Kass, István Murányi, Zoltán Nagy, Péter Virágvölgyi, Zoltán Kemény or Péter Maczó.
Péter Szilágyi, Deputy State Secretary for National Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office held a press conference on Mikes Kelemen Program. The event was also attended by the directors of the partner institutions.
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