Long Night of Museums – June, 26. 2021 – Hungary


Bringing Life to Art … Art to Lives!

This will be the first major national cultural event for the reopening. This year, its course will be slightly different, adjusted to the conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and first and foremost, with safety in mind, in full compliance with the effective sanitary requirements. At the same time, however planned it in a way, which assures that the safety protocols do not influence the appeal to their offer. This weekend will be the closest to the summer solstice. With the museums reopening will be in line with the current epidemiological situation.

To-day was held the press conference the series to the Long Night of Museums event in the Ráth Villa @ Budapest hosted by Hajnal Kassai, Head of Department, EMMI, Museum Department.

The main topic of which is the “turning point” detailing of the most popular cultural event in the country, announced by Péter Fülöp, Deputy State Secretary for Art, Public CulturePublic Collection at the Ministry of Human Resources. More than 300 institutions have registered to cca. 1600 programs already. Added furthermore special topics, lots of novelties and many interesting programs, permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, The public is invited to visit the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions but also to discover museums in another way via numerous special events and activities: guided tours, workshops, concerts, films, readings within the 19th series of events, as this will be the first national cultural event where visitors will be welcomed with a personal presence again. The Long Night of Museums (e.i. Night of Museums) is a cultural event in which museums and cultural institutions in an area cooperate to remain open late into the night to introduce themselves to new potential patrons.

Also was present and told more details by Zoltán Cselovszki Director General – Museum of Applied Arts and Anikó Für – Mari Jászai Prize-winning actress, to the upcoming Long Night at Museums 2021 event.

The press conference was accompanied by Gergo Olah, Singer and Soma Palotai, music producer DJ set performance art nouveau. For further information can be followed in the following link: https://www.muzej.hu/

A mobile app will also support in navigate the Museums Night.

Tickets can be purchased on the spot at any museums entrance. Ticket prices: Adults1500HUF, Children 800HUF aged between 6-18, Free for Children under age 6.

Back to the beginning …”The first Long Night of Museums (German: Lange Nacht der Museen) took place in Berlin in 1997. The concept has been very well received, and since then the number of participating institutions and exhibitions has risen dramatically, spreading to over 120 other cities throughout Europe and around the World” – Wikipedia

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