Roman Catholics, I am told, celebrate the 'name day' of the saint whose name one bears, with greater feeling than the anniversary of one's birth. Today is St Andrew's Day, to be marked appropriately for those called Andrew – or one of its many its local equivalenta (such as Andor, or Andreas, or András). What such matters meant to András Pető himself, who was a non-observant Jew, I have no idea.
Today is Andrásnap in Hungary – Andrew's Day – and as happens annually nowadays is being celebrated by the Institute that bears the name of András Pető by a day of presentations on and around Conductive Education.
The programme for today's (and tomorrow's) events at the Pető Institute is reported in yesterday's posting on Conductive World: