Time to dance the polonaise
The polonaise, or Polonez in Polish, is one of the oldest Polish dances. And it is one of the few that we still dance today! Exceptionally dignified but also easy to learn, it accompanies official occasions such as graduation balls and weddings.
Wyspiański is back in town
Stanisław Wyspiański – one of the most versatile Polish artists – associated his professional and private life with Krakow. Under Austro-Hungarian rule at the time, the city inspired him with its rich past and symbolism, but also with the challenges it faced. This led him to create his own vision of the capital of Galicia which he in part managed to portray. In his honour, the National Museum in Krakow is presenting the largest ever exhibition of his works, encapsulating this extraordinary relationship between his genius and the city he called his own.
Polish pottery plant makes tableware for... CIA!
Renowned Polish pottery maker Bolesławiec has designed and produced a limited edition of custom-made tableware for the CIA.
Warsaw street art can be founded in almost each district of Polish capital, but usually it is a bit hidden from most common tourist routes. However, it is worth a try to look for it.
Polish opera director wins European accolade
Poland’s Karolina Sofulak has won the 10th European Opera Directing Prize in a competition held at the Opera House in Zurich.
Three Poles among new members of Oscar awards body
The US-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which hands out the Oscars, has announced the names of its new members. The list includes three Poles, directors Lech Majewski and Dorota Kobiela, and make-up artist Waldemar Pokromski.
The Best Polish Illustrators: POSTER. Polish poster exhibition at Polish Institute in Vienna
The Polish Institute in Vienna has launched “The Best Polish Illustrators: POSTER,” an exhibition organised in collaboration with the Warsaw-based SLOW Foundation. The exhibition features over 40 works of the famous Polish school of posters. The exhibition at the p_art gallery of the Polish Institute in Vienna is open until 21 September 2018.
Everywhere is fun and interesting
Prestigious, international awards. Millions of copies of books sold around the world and ... changing the format of shelves in bookstores. Aleksandra and Daniel Mizieliński have shown that books for children can literally conquer the world. We talk to Daniel Mizieliński about how the world translates into maps, and the Latin alphabet into kanji, why it is worth following Poland’s children's literature market and why programming is interesting for the artist. Together with his wife Aleksandra, Daniel Mizieliński has written and designed many beautiful projects – not only books, and not only for children.
Everywhere is fun and interesting... Foreign releases of Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski books
Prestigious, international awards. Millions of copies of books sold around the world and ... changing the format of shelves in bookstores. Aleksandra and Daniel Mizieliński have shown that books for children can literally conquer the world. Have a look below to see if the literary hits are also available in your language.
#krakowice2018: XII Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network
Over 350 delegates from 160 cities from 64 countries around the world engaged in discussions, plenary sessions, artistic events and important decisions. On June 12-15, 2018, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network will meet in Krakowice2018! For the first time in Poland and in the history of the Network, the Annual Meeting will be organized by two cities - Kraków UNESCO City of Literature and Katowice UNESCO City of Music.
Polish punk rock legend dies, aged 57
Polish punk rock and reggae icon Robert Brylewski has died aged 57.
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.