Originally from the village of Mokrzeszów in south-western Poland, Michał Iwanowski had been thinking about the concept of ‘home’ and whether ‘home’ can become an abstract or whether it is simply where one lives, irrespective of one’s place of birth or residence.
It may be known as home of the tallest statue of Jesus in the world (perhaps) but Świebodzin has much more to offer visitors than just tall figures.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski visits the home of the acclaimed conductor to learn about trees, scarves and music.
The park offers a mix of scaled down landmarks with some dinosaurs thrown in for excitement.
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.
After Poland’s Russian flop money will flow into new football infrastructure, better coaching and the search for young talent.
Once Poles sent 20 million telegrams a year but now the numbers don’t justify the service.
The Kielce University rover adds its competition-winning weight to the Polish space race.
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.
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.