Building partnership!


Building partnership!

Increasing the attractiveness of Nógrád through the cooperation of Halič and Dornyai cultural-historical-tourist centers

  • AcronymGács-Dornyai
  • Call IDSKHU/1902
  • Priority AxisProtecting natural and cultural heritage
  • Specific objective1.1 To increase the attractiveness of the border area
  • Registration No.SKHU/1902/1.1/067
  • Total Project budget1,484,728.14 €
  • Total ERDF awarded1,262,018.91 €
  • Project start date01 October 2020
  • Project end date30 September 2022
  • Project statusClosed

The project is oriented to protect the cultural and historical heritage of Nógrád/ Novohrad region, in the villages of Halič and Erestvény (in the surrounding of Salgotarján). Main objective is the renovation of historical buildings and creation of memorial houses of artists T. K. Csontváry and J.Mustó. Through the project we will highlight the unique cultural and historical values of the cross-border region in lives of two artists who worked and left their marks here. Partners and involved experts will create the offer providing an attractive and authentic experience with added value for visitors. The project will include interactive acquisition of houses with expositions concerning the life and work of painters, in municipality of Halič also presentation of the history - pottery and pharmacy of T.K. Csontváry. The J. Mustó Memorial House, which will be hosted in renewed Dornayi Tourist House, will serve as a place for exhibitions of Slovak photography, painters, woodcarvers, folk craftsmen. Project will result in higher visibility of Csontváry's and Mustó´s life and work through the active partnerships of info points for visitors of municipality, as well as a place for organizing creative workshops and organizing various cultural events in cooperation with Dornyai House.
Through the project we will achieve:
-    protection of two cultural and historical buildings in Halič and Salgótarján,
-    creation of interactive expositions of 2 memorial houses in the spirit of Csontváry´s and Mustó´s time and work and recreating the dignity of the former "Dornyai House",
-    increased attractiveness of Nógrád/ Novohrad, wider range of offers for visitors in Eresztvény and Halič,
-    increased number of tourists through continuously updated offers, creation of interactive lectures, creative workshops in cooperation with educational institutions,
-    cooperation with other museums in Hungary and Slovakia with objective for rental of exhibition item.


Lead Beneficiary / ERDF awarded

Obec Halič

98511 Halič, Ul. Mieru 68/66

637,274.69 €

Beneficiary 1 / ERDF awarded

Salgótarján Megyei Jogú Város

3100 Salgótarján, Múzeum tér 1.

624,744.22 €

Locations of investment

Memorial House of T. K. Csontváry

Memorial House of J. Mustó


The Csontváry Memorial House handover ceremony in Halič - 2023/10/27 13:00

The final event of the project Increasing the attractiveness of Nógrád through cultural and historical centers in Halič and the Dornyay house, Handover ceremony of Csontváry Memorial House in Halič

  • Location: Halič, Ulica Mieru č. 68/66, 985 11, okres Lučenec
  • Project acronym: Gács-Dornyai
  • Project registration number: SKHU/1902/1.1/067
  • Website:
  • GPS coordinates: GPS 48°21'16.1"N 19°34'26.1"E
  • Event organized by: Obec Halič
  • Contact person: Tímea Kovács
  • Phone number: +421905816584
  • E-mail address:
  • Language of event: Slovak
  • Interpretation: no
  • Registration is needed: yes
  • SKHU/1902/1.1/067 (3)

Handover ceremony of the Dornyay House - 2023/08/27 10:00

Handover ceremony of the renovated Dornyay House, joined with short programme and guided art exhibition.

  • Location: 8. Dornyay street, Salgótarján 3100
  • Project acronym: Gács-Dornyai
  • Project registration number: SKHU/1902/1.1/067
  • Website:
  • GPS coordinates: N 48°09.010' E 19°50.777'
  • Event organized by: Salgótarján Megyei Jogú Város Önkormányzata
  • Contact person: Mravcsik Tamás
  • Phone number: +3620 403 5453
  • E-mail address:
  • Language of event: Hungarian
  • Interpretation: no
  • Registration is needed: no
  • SKHU/1902/1.1/067 (3)