Polish President Andrzej Duda has sent a condolence message to his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo in connection with a tragic air disaster and two landslides in that country.
TFN’s Blanka Konopka looks at the top five award-winning designs.
Situated in the town of Lubomierz in Lower Silesia, the project has now been cited by design bible White Mad as a standout example of innovation.
Decorating the façade of the former Saturn factory in Warsaw’s Wawer district, the work by Domicella Bożekowska and commissioned in 1965 was intended to “introduce contemporary art beyond art galleries, as well as to raise the cultural knowledge of the so-called working class.”
Using a method known as solargraphy, Marcin Lilla’s extraordinary, long exposure images have cast the Tri-City in a completely new light.
Known as The Polish Parade, its entertainers were credited with saving 3,000 Polish POWs from Soviet captivity.
The medieval town of Bolesławiec in Lower Silesia now joins a prestigious list of culture which includes Prinsenhof Museum of Delft in the Netherlands, the Municipality of Faenza in Italy, known for majolica earthenware, and the ceramic producing region of Gmunden in Austria.
In addition to being able to play the trumpet and pass a fitness test, the ad for a new bugle player to perform the hourly anthem from the top of St. Mary’s Basilica in the heart of the city’s Old Town says candidates must have a clean criminal record.
TFN talks to Mirosław Nizio, the man who has reinvented the museum experience as we know it.
A film exploring the history of the 1920 Polish-Bolshevik war has picked up one of the top awards at the 32nd Polish Film festival in America.