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Poles among the winners of the Magnum Photography Awards 2017
Artur Zdral and Szymon Barylski were laureates of this year's edition of the prestigious Magnum Photography Awards. Be sure to have a look at the gallery of award winning works that show "an extraordinary range of themes, stylistic approaches and personal visions."
Edward Norton bestowed with Transatlantic Glocal Hero Award
American actor Edward Norton was awarded the Glocal Hero Award at the Transatlantic film and music festival, which he attended in Łódź.
Polish political thought & the transformations of the 20th Century
European integration is regarded as a Western European concept, implemented by politicians such as Robert Schuman, Konrad Adenauer and Paul-Henri Spaak. However, not much is ever said about where these men drew their ideological inspiration from and, more broadly, ideas for uniting Central and Eastern Europe. One publication which puts into question the dominance of Western ideological thought with regard to European integration is a book titled "Towards a United Europe. An Anthology of 20th Century Polish Thought on Europe".
Grand dame of Polish poetry Julia Hartwig dies
Julia Hartwig, a veteran Polish poet, essayist and translator, has died at the age of 95.
130 years ago, on 10 July 1887, Corto Maltese was born. He was the protagonist of a series of comic books created by an Italian draughtsman Hugo Pratt.
A truly male adventure
Tomasz Kołodziejczak tells Poland.com why it is still worth reading comic books about Corto Maltese, many years after they were first published.
Musicon - an unusual instrument from Poland
Developed by designer and musician Kamil Laszuk, Musicon is a creative interactive musical instrument. It’s designed to promote psychophysical and cognitive development in children ages 3 and up. Taking the form of a traditional barrel organ, the instrument is made of wood and is entirely analog.
Tradition guides thinking
My lengthy experience in various fields of culture and art prove that there is a realm that is hidden to our mind, although sometimes it is available to our emotions. Pretending that the nonmaterial world does not exist is simply irrational - Prof. Wiesław Juszczak, philosopher of art, tells “Rzeczpospolita” in an interview.
The great Cosmopole
Reading of Andrzej Bobkowski's writings liberates from many complexes and stereotypical notions about life and duties towards the homeland – Prof. Maciej Nowak of the Catholic University of Lublin tells Poland.pl in an interview.
Hungarian translator gets Polish award
A prominent translator of Polish literature into Hungarian, Lajos Palfalvi, has received the Transatlantyk Prize for his services in popularising works by Polish writers.
"You tell us: Europe. And whenever our milk goes sour, humpbacked dwarves crawl out and pee in the pots," Sławomir Mrożek wrote years ago in his characteristic humorous style. This does not mean that we quickly resigned from our European aspirations.