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On April 10, Shu-hsien Tseng, Directress-General of the National Central Library of Taiwan visited our Library. Directors of the Taiwanese and Hungarian national libraries presented their institutions and exchanged digitization experience with each other. On top of that, they signed a professional cooperation agreement between the two national libraries.
The Manuscript Collection of National Széchényi Library keeps approximately 700 codices, i.e. medieval, hand-written books, several pieces of which have been presented to the general public at various temporary exhibitions of the Library. Our permanent chamber exhibition aims at giving a comprehensive view of this priceless collection.
Tigran Zargaryan, Director-General of the National Library of Armenia paid an official visit to National Széchényi Library between March 25 and 27, 2015. He signed a bilateral agreement with Dr. László Tüske, Director-General of NSZL about a close cooperation between the two national libraries, cooperation in tenders, exchange of professional experience and also about the bibliographical as well as digital exchange of materials belonging to the scope of collection of both libraries.
The most beautiful Hungarian map of 2014 depicts the Zemplén Mountains and it was made for tourists and cyclists. Both the esthetic form and the content of the map were highly appreciated by the jury who granted 1st prize of the category unanimously. The exhibition of competing items will be open until April 11, 2015 in NSZL’s Ceremonial Hall, on Floor 6 of the Library.
During this war, in the “battle of David and Goliath”, the entire world turned to Finland with sympathy. However, only a few countries provided so much help like Hungary that sent a battalion of volunteers, military equipment and humanitarian aid for the Finnish Red Cross. The exhibition was launched with the participation of several Hungarian cultural institutions.
An exhibition on poster history was recently opened in the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Beijing, China. Reproductions on show have been selected from the Collection of Posters and Small Prints of National Széchényi Library. The exhibition of posters, presenting Hungary as an attractive tourist destination, was accompanied by a lecture and an interactive session for children.
The Department of Hungarological Studies at the University of Zagreb, Croatia will hold a two-day conference on March 19 and 20, 2015, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its foundation.
The exhibition will be opened on March 20, 2015, at 4.30 p.m. by Prof. Dr. Szabolcs Szuromi Anzelm O.Praem., Rector of Péter Pázmány Catholic University. Music will be played by Armenian accordion artist David Yengibarjan.
National Széchényi Library, the national library of Hungary proudly presents its new, English-language site. Meant for serving our international readers and users, all the inner pages of the Hungarian site have been translated which can be relevant and interesting for our virtual visitors from beyond the borders of Hungary. So let us send you a very warm welcome and wish you a pleasant and useful visit to our English-language site!
The Research Center of Church History of Pécs University, the Hungarian Pauliner Convent and National Széchényi Library cordially invite you to a scientific conference related to the exhibition entitled Our Pauliner Monks, the White Friars. Conference venue is Faculty Boardroom of BTK TTK at Pécs University.
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