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Spiritual guide to independence
Archbishop Aleksander Kakowski’s entire life was dedicated to Poland and inextricably tied to its fate. In pastoral letters, he urged Poles to enkindle in themselves a love of the homeland and reject rampant nationalism and growing anti-Semitism.
Oriana Fallaci had Polish ancestors?
The controversial Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci, who died in September 2006, could trace her family roots back to a Polish aristocrat, claims a Polish-Italian translator.
Students speak to the Righteous Among the Nations
The Polish Institute in Tel Aviv has created a project for Polish and Israeli students titled 'Ocaliłem/Ocalałem' ('Rescuers/Rescued'). Young people collect the accounts of those who helped Jews during the Holocaust.
Prince Karol Stefan Habsburg has died
Prince Karol Stefan Habsburg, son of the last owners of Żywiec estates and one of the pretenders to the throne of Poland, has died in Stockholm. He was 96 years old.
Poland-Ukraine. Traces of historical heritage
Castles, fortresses, churches - a historical heritage shared by Poland and Ukraine will be portrayed in an aerial shots. The joint Polish-Ukrainian project consists of 100 short film productions depicting architectural monuments that were created in the period of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Poland in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee
During the 7th session of the signatory states of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Poland was elected to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee.
Poland for the Youngest
Visiting Poland with a child is a good idea not only on Children's Day, but today, especially with our youngest readers in mind, we chose 10 unique child-friendly attractions from all parts of Poland. Enjoy!
Bucharest hosts a hundred iconic designs from Poland
"The ABCs of Polish Design" exhibition was shown in Bucharest, presenting the way in which design has changed the lives of Poles over the past 100 years. The event was part of the Romanian Design Week, and was on view at NOD Makerspace, Bucharest’s biggest award-winning creative space. The exhibition played an important role in celebrations marking the centenary of Polish independence.
Poland’s oldest painting of King Arthur is in Toruń
The oldest painting on Polish soil depicting England’s legendary King Arthur of the Round Table can be found in the north-central city of Toruń. The mural was accidentally discovered during the major renovation of a mediaeval tenement house. According to Dr Jacek Witkowski of University of Wrocław Institute of Art History, it dates back to the year 1400.
100 exhibits in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Independence
Polish philatelists joined the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence. In cooperation with the Institute of National Remembrance and the Polish Post, the Warsaw branch of the Polish Philatelic Association has prepared an international philatelic exhibition titled "100 exhibits for the 100th anniversary of independence."