More than forty years ago, the picture by one of the greatest painters in art history was found hanging in the rectory of a small parish church in Kosów Lacki. Now, Dr Izabella Galicka, one of the woman who found it, has been awarded the medal for services to culture.
Konstancja Gładkowska may have been the love of a young Chopin but she herself and the extent of their relationship remain shrouded in the mists of history.
The book, which introduces people to the Polish language and culture in a fun and light-hearted way, is now the basis for the exhibition at Clapham library which uses a selection of colourful graphics and choice words crucial to understanding Poles, their habits and traditions.
The 35th Warsaw Film Festival will start on Friday afternoon with a screening of an international production "The Barefoot Emperor" directed by Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens.
Located in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia, the village of Skawica has been attracting researchers intrigued by drawings and words inscribed in large rocks by locals living through the turbulent times of war and communism.
The outstanding recognition makes Tokarczuk the first Polish writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 23 years. The last time it was won was in 1996 by poet Wisława Szymborska.
Recognition went to Katowice, Lublin and Łódź in the “revitalized public space” category, while Jaworzno and Kraków were showered with praise in the “Green public space” category.
Jacek Kurski, chairman of the Polish national state broadcaster TVP, and Jon Ola Sand, the Eurovision Song Contest's executive supervisor, signed an agreement, on Tuesday, on the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019, to be held in Gliwice, southern Poland.
Janusz Kondratiuk, a Polish director and screenwriter, died on Monday following a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 76, PAP was told by Polish Film Institute head Jacek Bromski.