A doctor by training, Komeda invented modern jazz in Poland in the 50s, when the country was completely isolated from Western music, and was on the verge of international recognition with his compositions for Roman Polański’s early films.
Stolen by marauding Germans during WWII, smuggled to the USSR by the Red Army and then gifted to East Germany in the 50s, Pieter de Ring’s 17th century oil on canvass has now been discovered in Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie.
Already well-known for his astonishing model photography, Szymon Brodziak has now confirmed his place as one of the world’s best by winning the prestigious One Eyeland award.
Witty and amusing, but also insightful and astute, Kaja’s work cast the country’s lesser-known glories in the spotlight in a manner that felt fresh and compelling.
"Let's rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral together as Europeans," Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Twitter on Monday evening, referring to the fire that consumed the medieval Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.
The 1,850-seat building will be the centre point of a project designed to bring new life to a less fashionable district of the capital.
Meetings with US film industry representatives and the premiere of the film 'Poland: The Royal Tour' are the main points of a visit by Polish Culture Minister, Deputy PM Piotr Gliński to Los Angeles. On Sunday he will meet members of the local Polish diaspora.
Production company will shoot a new series based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski at locations in Poland.
Poland regained its freedom in 1989 and joined the EU in 2004. The country has seen explosive economic growth and rapidly improving living standards. It has also become an attractive country for foreigners to live in. Photographer @paweldobrowolski hit upon a unique way to tell the story of foreigners living in Poland. His Cultural Landscapes Project shows foreign-born residents in Poland through powerful portrait photography. Paweł is on a mission: He's shot dozens of countries but wants to get to all 195 before he finishes. See the faces and hear the stories of the people he's captured so far.
Adam Bałdych is a virtuoso with amazing technique, but what makes his music unique is its depth and lyricism. He also continually crosses the border between jazz and classical. Like there is no border.