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A night in the spirit of famous Hungarian explorers: in the wake of Ármin Vámbéry, Móric Benyovszky and Sándor Kőrösi Csoma. We are looking forward to seeing you and your friends at our programs on June 25 including exhibitions, guided tours, book auction, quiz game, film screenings and registration discounts.
Section of Modern Hungarian Literature at HAS Research Center for the Humanities, Institute for Literary Studies is holding a three-day conference entitled “On this Big Binge” between June 8 and 10, 2016. The conference is the second event of a series consisting of three conferences on the cultural effects and consequences of Word War I.
Hungarian Open Air Museum, the Hungarian Institute for Culture and NSZL signed a consortium agreement, the aim of which is that its participants should jointly apply for support at the tender invitation entitled “Acting communities – active community involvement” and published in the framework of Széchenyi 2020 program, and, in case of winning, to jointly realize goals set out in the application.
This year too National Széchényi Library will take part in Festive Book Week organized on the 87th occasion by the founder, the Hungarian Publishers' and Booksellers' Association.
Prof. DSc. Stoyan Denchev, Rector of  Sofia-based State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies recently paid a visit to National Széchényi Library.
On May 27, 2016, a professional cooperation agreement was signed by László Tüske, Director-General of National Széchényi Library (NSZL) and Péter Kiszl, Director of Institute of ELTE BTK KITI (Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Library and Information Science).
At 5 p.m. on June 2, 2016 we will present a volume including 77, so far unknown stories written for adults by Ervin Lázár. We are looking forward to seeing you and your friends at the book presentation ceremony.
The Library can be approached without any problem during the event that will take place in Buda Castle from Thursday to Sunday. NSZL will wait for you with its services and exhibitions.
Younger brother of the renowned Joseph Haydn, Michael Haydn, who was also famous for being a composer of sacred music, died in 1806. His manuscript bequest got into the sheet music collection of the Esterházy princes and for decades, it has been a precious treasure of NSZL’s Music Collection. On May 27, 2016 György Vashegyi conducted an oratorio by Michael Haydn on the stage of Müpa Budapest.
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.
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