Reviving forgotten legacies and restoring lost heritage

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In this edition of The Debrief, we speak to chairman of the Cultural Heritage Foundation, Michał Laszczkowski, about the protection and promotion of Polish cultural heritage both in Poland and abroad.

Poland, according to official figures, is made up of around 95% ethnic Poles. Yet the country wasn’t always just Polish – it was also Jewish, Tatar, German, Armenian, Ukrainian… and the list goes on.

Host John Beauchamp talks to Michał Laszczkowski from the Cultural Heritage Foundation about its activities across Poland and beyond.

In this week’s review:

Lockdown restrictions to be eased throughout May

New apartment sales up by 40% q/q in Poland – report

Szczecin scientist creates ice cream that delays ageing process


1 MAY – Outdoor and indoor sport activities allowed (with certain limitations)
4 MAY – Shopping malls, art galleries, museums, construction and furniture stores reopen
4 MAY – Grades 1-3 return to school, with hybrid tuition for remaining grades
8 MAY – Hotels reopen (50% capacity only)
15 MAY – Facemasks no longer need ot be worn in public
15 MAY – Restuarants and cafés reopen with outside seating only, while weddings may have 25 guests
29 MAY – All grades go back to school

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