„Getting started with intercultural dialogue - perspectives from Hungary” „Avviare il dialogo interculturale – prospettive nei musei ungheresi” Aniko Korenchy-Misz, Fondazione Musei e Visitatori, Ungheria Content Understanding and misunderstanding cultural dialogue A few initiatives for intercultural projects When dialogue becomes a principle Worlds of Children / Kinderwelten / Gyermekvilágok Project partners Vasi Múzeumbarát Egylet (Friends of Museums in Vas County) Ethnographic Department of Savaria Múzeum Das Literaturhaus Mattersburg (Mattersburg, Austria) Burgenländisches Geschichte(n)haus (Bildein, Austria) Andreas Lehner Art&Projects Participants Students of age 12- 17 Actions Visits and workshops in different museums on both sides of the border Research on intangible heritage connected to objects Collection of objects in children’s room for a temporary exhibition Documenting and presenting the collected objects Actions Collection of more objects and related stories in Hungary Organization of temporary exhibition - in the shape of a board game - no labels, only codes -touch-screen for stories - touched personally („It meant childhood experiences and memories for adults, and wonder for modern kids. It’s not a museum but a part of our life, that is why we were touched so much!”) More information www.muzeumbarat.hu/gyermekvilagok.html or Péter Illés [email protected] and Kálmán Tóth [email protected] Baranya County Museums Dialogue between experts: •Joint cross-border exhibitions •International Projects (Grundtvig, Interreg etc.) More info: Judit W. Müller – [email protected] Where dialogue becomes a principle: Hungarian Open Air Museum, Szentendre Preserves, relocates and reconstructs buildings to be demolished Collecting and presenting objects related to buildings (and lifestyle behind) Maintains an active relationship with the communities Presents their culture to a wider audience Preservation of values – building communities Kisalföld regional unit – St. Anne’s Day celebration – people from Jánossomorja 2005 – Péter Korniss photos for the National Geographic magazine. Local heritage – common pride Southern –Transdanubian region (Not guests but hosts) Lost values – preserving memories Jewish life in the Upland Market Town Social networking paralel with research Active participation in opening ceremony Mád Questions and Remarks? Thank you for your attention!