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Digital Dragons – the event of amazing Polish video games industry
Today we invite you to Cracow for the biggest game industry event in Central Europe – "Digital Dragons" 2018. Poland is a leader of the global video games market. The Polish video games industry today consists of more than two hundred and fifty companies that create their products, some of which are bestsellers in western markets, for diverse audiences. It is also a rapidly growing sector of the Polish economy.
Stradivarius in the hands of a Polish virtuoso
In May 2018 the first Stradivarius in post-war Poland was handed over to the virtuoso Janusz Wawrowski, considered the most outstanding Polish violinist of his generation.
Read “Flights” in your language
Olga Tokarczuk’s novel “Flights” is one of the six nominees for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize for fiction. Have a look below to see if the literary hit is also available in your language.
Great Polish books for young readers abroad
The book market in Poland has been growing very dynamically for several years. Publishing houses regularly issue interestingly illustrated proposals by Polish artists whose names are becoming increasingly well-known abroad. Below is a selection of new foreign releases (published in 2017 or 2018) for young readers. Keep an eye out for them on bookstore shelves!
"Madame" after 20 years. List of translations
Antoni Libera – the Polish writer, translator, literary critic and theater director – celebrates his birthday today. Best wishes! On this occasion we recall his debut novel “Madame” and we present you the list of translations.
Slavs competed with the Vikings on these boats
Specialists from the National Maritime Museum in Tczew began the reconstruction of the 12th-century Slavic boat salvaged from the bottom of the Bay of Puck.
Everything Is Art to Me
Can contemporary art delight a child? Can you step in the shoes of an artist and play with art? Yes, now especially at Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw where you can experience art not only through observing but also by creating at the amazing Everything Is Art to Me exhibition.
100 x Independence
In 2018, a special year in which Poland and many other countries celebrate anniversaries of their independence, the Poster Museum in Wilanów is hosting an extraordinary exhibition prepared by the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in cooperation with 17 artistic design schools from all over the world. Their aim is to answer the question of how design students interpret the meaning of the word “independence”.
Poles win opera Oscars
Polish opera, film and theatre director Mariusz Treliński and tenor Piotr Beczała were among those who received the International Opera Awards at the London Coliseum on Monday.
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter awarded Poland’s Gloria Artis medal
World-famous German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter has been awarded Poland’s gold Gloria Artis medal for services to the arts.
From Berezina to Río de la Plata
Florian Czarnyszewicz was a great writer who was, until recently, seemingly obscure. In fact, so few people had heard of him that when the famous American rock star Steven Tyler announced several years ago that his grandfather had been a Pole named Czarnyszewicz, hardly any noteworthy media outlets deemed it necessary to report that surprising fact.
Art in 3D - experts from Łódź are working on a VR system for presenting oil painting
Virtual reality (VR) technology can be used to present works of art. One of the companies in BioNanoPark Łódź is the first in Poland to develop a system that uses photogrammetry to digitise oil paintings and present them in 3D.