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198216_dsc02158_1_.jpg Visitors are invited to the 1848-49 memorial walk in the Fiumei Road Cemetery on 15 March On 15 March, from 2 p.m., the National Heritage Institute will hold a walk at the Fiumei Road Cemetery National Memorial with the title "Memory of 1848-49". On the day of the holiday, people can also freely visit the largest tomb structures in the cemetery so anyone can look into the Batthyány, Deák and Kossuth Mausoleums.
A memorial site is being prepared in the Fiumei Road Cemetery for Hungarians whose resting place is not in the country The National Heritage Institute wishes to create a symbolic place of remembrance in the Fiumei Road Cemetery, which serves as a memorial site for all the former compatriots who do not have a resting place within Hungary's borders, either because their graves are located in other countries, or because the 20th century's traumatic events did not allow them to be buried anywhere.
The Hungarian National Name Directory was expanded in cooperation with OSZK and NÖRI The National Széchényi Library and the National Heritage Institute presented the new results of the expansion of the Hungarian National Name Directory. Thanks to the cooperation, from 16 February, the material of the Personal Name Directory, Geographical Name Directory and Board Name Directory will be connected to the database of memorial places, in which memorial places across the border will also appear. The digital interface is an interconnected network of people, geographical places, bodies, and memorial sites that are important for national memory, and is accessible to everyone.
The 125th anniversary of the death of Miklós Barabás was commemorated in the Fiumei Road Cemetery Miklós Barabás was one of Hungary's most significant artists, and on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of his death, a wreath was laid on Friday at his tomb in the Fiumei Road Cemetery, which was made by Ede Telcs. It was said at the event: the portraits of the painter are important documents of the era, indispensable sources of Hungarian memory.
Artúr Görgei was remembered in the Fiumei Road Cemetery General Artúr Görgei, Minister of War, was remembered on the 205th anniversary of his birth at his grave in the Fiumei Road Cemetery. It was said: Görgei is a historical figure whose historical role has been found at both extremes of the scale from traitor to hero in the last 150 years.
The grave monument of Mihály Munkácsy in the Fiumei Road Cemetery to be renewed The tomb of Mihály Munkácsy, a creation of Ede Telcs, which is located in the Fiumei Road Cemetery and protected as a monument, is being renovated. According to the plans, the works will be completed by spring, and the renovated grave will be inaugurated on 9 May 2023, the 123rd anniversary of the painter's death.
Playwright Gergely Csiky, who was born 180 years ago, was remembered in the Fiumei Road Cemetery Playwright Gergely Csiky, the creator of Hungarian bourgeois drama, was commemorated on the occasion of the 180th anniversary of his birth in the Fiumei Road Cemetery. The tomb, which has been protected since 2001, is located in one of the artist's plots of the cemetery and has been fully reconstructed. On the side of the Neo-Baroque ornamental sarcophagus made by Károly Senyei, the portrait of Gergely Csiky in relief can be seen.
Candle lighting at the graves of our national greats in the Fiumei Road Cemetery In the Fiumei Road Cemetery, on 1 November, candles are provided for all those who wish to remember our national greats who rest in the cemetery. Visitors can also participate in a celebratory mass.
More works of art can be seen in the Fiumei Road Cemetery In the Fiumei Road Cemetery, a description of new tombstones of significant artistic value and their creator can be read with the help of a QR code. The statue of Andor Miklós' mausoleum and the tomb of Béla Pállik are among the twenty monument descriptions that have just been included in the institution's Sculpture Park program.
The memorial site of the 15th martyr of Arad, Lajos Kazinczy, was inaugurated in the Fiumei Road Cemetery The National Heritage Institute and the Madách Theatre set up a memorial in honour of the fifteenth Arad martyr, Lajos Kazinczy, in the Fiumei Road Cemetery. The son of the language reformer Ferenc Kazinczy was executed on 25 October 1849 in Arad. The parcel of the soldiers who died in the 1848-49 War of Independence can be found in the Fiumei Road Cemetery, as well as the tombstones of three Arad widows.
Zsigmond Móricz was remembered in the Fiumei Road Cemetery Zsigmond Móricz died on 5 September 1942, at the age of 63. On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of his death, a memorial service was held in the Fiumei Road Cemetery. His tombstone, which was created by his good friend Ferenc Medgyessy, a Kossuth Prize-winning sculptor, was also renovated for the anniversary.
Secrets of the Salgótarjáni Street Jewish Cemetery One of the most unique cemeteries in Hungary, the Salgótarjáni Street Jewish Cemetery in Budapest was opened in 1874, adjacent to today's Fiumei Street Cemetery. Many grave monuments combine elements of Jewish symbols and Hungarian folk motifs. Most of the mausoleums serving as the final resting place of the elite of Pest's Jews were designed by Sándor Fellner and Zsigmond Quittner. Anyone can see them on 4 September.
The Landerer printing house has become a historical monument Five new locations have been added to the list of historical monuments. Among them is the former Landerer printing house in the 5th District, where the 12 points formulating the demands of the 1848 revolution and the National Anthem were printed.
The tomb of Ferenc Erkel was renovated in the cemetery on Fiumei Street The composer's now renewed tomb was erected in 1904 by the Budapest Philharmonic Society. The reliefs created by Ede Kallós show the beats of Erkel's masterpiece, the Hymn.
ICOMOS award caring for the Jewish cemetery on Salgótarjáni Street The Hungarian National Committee of ICOMOS awarded the National Heritage Institute for the restoration, maintenance of the Jewish Cemetery on Salgótarjáni Street and its presentation to the public on World Monument Day. The National Heritage Institue was lauded in the Exemplary Monument Care category.

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