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At the weekend, the May Day of Museums in the Hungarian National Museum and Museum Garden will be held again

At the May Day of Museums we welcome all visitors to see the introduction of 70 museums, to have free guided tours, family programmes, concerts, design fairs and gastronomic specialties!



11:00 Opening ceremony

Speech delivered by László L. Simon, Director General of the Hungarian National Museum

11:20 Experiencing museums: what has changed following the pandemic?

Presentation by dr. Helen Wilkinson, Cultural and heritage consultant

12:00 Cultural branding – Presentation by DE_FORM Design Agency

12:30 Parade of the gatekeepers of the Hungarian National Museum

13:00 Press Conference: Museum of the Year Awards Ceremony and Pro Museo Awards Ceremony

14:00 Everything for the eyes, nothing for the hands?

Marketing & communication trends from the perspective of museums and collections –

Presentation by the Hungarian Marketing Association

14:30 The power of museums – the future of museums – presentation by Lath Carlson, Executive Director of The Museum of The Future, Dubai



15:00 Contemporary dance performance by Willany Leó Improvisation Dance Theatre

17:30 Concert of the MÁV Symphonic Orchestra, Conductor: Tamás Csurgó

19:00 Dj Bootsie Quartet

20:30 Play of light and puppetry performed by the Led Puppets Theatre




12:00 Parade of the gatekeepers of the Hungarian National Museum

12:05 Snapshots from the life of Robert Capa – the musical reading theatre programme of the Capa Center –

in the role of the world-famous photojournalist: Bálint Adorjáni, with the participation of The Qualitons:

Barna Szőke and Levente Boros

16:00 Recollection of history with a Turkish pipe (‘tárogató’) – performance by Csaba Nagy, Liszt Award-winning Turkish pipe player

16:30 Trombone concert performed by Trombone Ensemble of Szeged

19:00 Ivan & The Parazol concert

Hungarian National Museum

1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt. 14–16.

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