Once Poles sent 20 million telegrams a year but now the numbers don’t justify the service.
Green islands in the grey urban landscape and bringing to mind the secret garden of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel, allotment gardens are thriving, attracting new generations with their charm and tranquillity. In many Polish cities, like in Warsaw, those green oasis are located right in the city centre and in the most popular districts, such as Mokotów, Żoliborz or Praga.
A Warsaw designer is hoping a mobile meditation and napping room will become popular with tired and harassed workers who want a short break from the stresses of the day.
Friday has a party atmosphere with each gallery hosting their own opening nights as throngs of culture vultures, collectors, artists and the simply curious trundle from gallery to gallery.
Known as the JP2, the reconstructed military Star truck was produced especially for the Pope during his first visit to Poland in 1979.
PKO will use technology developed by Coinfirm, a Polish start-up that describes itself as the “go-to hub for blockchain research”, and a company that has a burgeoning reputation on the European high-tech scene.
Until now, Polish shares have not been present on any Stoxx indices, but now they are to go to the reputable Stoxx600Europe. The upgrade will begin September 24th.
EXCLUSIVE: British Holocaust researcher and founder of the Auschwitz Study Group Michael Challoner has created a harrowing series of before-and-after photographs that serve as a poignant reminder of how the perpetrators of the Holocaust spent their free time.
Based loosely on her 2006 novel, Anna In in the Tombs of the World, the libretto retells the journey of Inanna, the Sumerian goddess of love, to visit her sister, the mistress of the underworld who ends up holding her against her will.
Warszawska Jesień (Warsaw Autumn), Poland’s most important contemporary music festival due to start on 21 September, focuses this year on performing arts, with premieres of operas and paratheatrical forms scheduled over eight days.
Running from 20th-23rd September, the festival brings together climbers, alpinists and himalayans from Poland and beyond for mountain-related talks, film screenings and socialising.