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This exhibition, which is primarily a modest book review of mutual Slovak-Hungarian translation literature, also makes an attempt, in a cultural space of dual attachment and vision, to present the man who aims at breaking down mental limits and bridging the existing physical borders.
A chamber exhibition related to the event series of the 23rd International Book Festival Budapest will be opened on April 15, 2016 on Floor 6 of National Széchényi Library. The exhibition features Slovak-Hungarian and Hungarian-Slovak translation literature.
The exhibition presenting Jewish literacy is part of the BudapestArtWeek program series. The opening ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday April 19, 2016.
Hussar officer János Lipszky was born 250 years ago, on April 10, 1766. He was famous not so much for his military deeds as for what he had achieved in the field of Hungarian science and culture. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of János Lipszky’s birth, National Széchényi Library and the National Archives of Hungary organized a memorial exhibition.
Károly Escher, cameraman and outstanding photo artist of the era between the two world wars, died fifty years ago. His life was connected to Erzsébetváros, the 7th District of Budapest in more ways than one. On April 6, 2016 an exhibition will be opened in K11 Art and Cultural Center, where his photos borrowed from the Photo Collection of National Széchényi Library will be exhibited.
You are cordially invited to the opening ceremony of the exhibition entitled “General map of the Kingdom of Hungary, 1804-1810”, organized by National Széchényi Library and the National Archives of Hungary. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of János Lipszky’s birth, the event will be focusing on the hussar officer’s cartographic oeuvre.
Topics of the conference to be held from 10 a.m. on Monday April 18, 2016 include the results and significance of AHF, the database made from the records of  US receiving center hosting the Hungarian refugees of 1956, as well as Mikes Kelemen and Kőrösi Csoma programs.
An exhibition compiled from the most beautiful maps of 2015 will be open between April 1 and April 30, 2016. This year a total amount of 29 maps entered the ”Beautiful Hungarian Map 2015” competition, two of which were published in a digital form. The majority of competing cartographic works serve tourist purposes, presenting mainly the natural and historical values of Hungary.
Studies and essays included the book entitled “Open Library” aim at presenting the contemporary work and diversity of libraries to the Hungarian audience, based on American examples. Most of the experiences of the author living in the United States are valid on an international level. Book presentation will begin at 3 p.m. on April 4, 2016.
Due to technical reasons related to the opening of the Beautiful Hungarian Map exhibition, our Map Collection will be closed at 2 p.m. on Friday April 1.
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