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The Pillangó Foundation actively supports community cultural events in Csángóland in Moldova, Romania.

The foundation also supports the preservation of important historical sites Transylvania, Romania. It has contributed to the renovation of the 15th century Roman Catholic church in Csíkzsögöd (Jigodin), Transylvania. The Gothic style church is a registered historical monument in Harghita County. The beautiful church was reconsecrated on June 15, 2014, Trinity Sunday.

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The Roman Catholic church in Csíkzsögöd (Jigodin) under renovation

The foundation has partially funded the publication of a photo guide to Transylvanian castles and manor houses by photographers Zsuzsa Demeter and Botond Püsök. Titled Castle Journal (Kastélynapló), the book is the result of a marathon tour of several hundred historical sites in the summer of 2012. A second edition is now available. The book may be purchased directly from the local publisher, Stúdium Kiadó.

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The cover of Kastélynapló by Zsuzsa Demeter and Botond Püsök