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Mikes Kelemen Program

According to closing statements of the 3rd Session of the Hungarian Diaspora Council (Magyar Diaszpóra Tanács), the aim of Mikes Kelemen Program is to “systematically collect tangible heritage of the Hungarian diaspora, to transport them to Hungary and to take care of their later worthy use.” Organized by the State Secretariat for National Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office and National Széchényi Library, Mikes Kelemen Program has been operating since January 1, 2014.


“Acting Communities – Active Community Involvement”

The three-year project will be realized by the consortium formed by the Hungarian Open Air Museum, the Hungarian Institute for Culture and National Széchényi Library. The project is led by project host Hungarian Open Air Museum, and contributing members of the consortium are Hungarian Institute for Culture Nonprofit Public Ltd. and National Széchényi Library (NSZL). Overall budget is HUF 3,000,000,000. The project was launched on September 16, 2017 and it will go on for 36 months, ending on September 15, 2019.

For more information and the latest news, click on the website of the project.