One of Poland’s most influential rock stars has died after being attacked in the street.
One of the most original sculptors of Poland’s young generation, Brzeski creates disturbing worlds through sculptural pieces.
Polish bagpipers as well as craftsmen whose works have been added to the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, will present their talents at UNESCO's headquarters in Paris on Monday.
Łowicz exploded into colour today for one of the most important festivals in the Catholic calendar. The Corpus Christi tradition brings the holy mass onto the streets during the eucharist, when the embodiment of Jesus Christ is carried through the crowds on a mantle. A tradition in much of Poland, the procession in Łowicz has become particularly popular for its ornate costumes, with the colourful, folk outfits, absorbed into region's religious celebrations. In the past, women of all ages were expected to perfect the craft of weaving, though nowadays there is a thriving artisanal branch where outfits are rented out for the festivities.
The Museum of Warsaw will be putting an astonishing 3,500 new items on display as part of an exhibition dedicated to exploring Warsaw’s identity.
A new book celebrating the greatest discoveries and achievements of Polish scientists over the last century has gone on sale.
In modern times, protecting cultural heritage has been a central component of almost any government’s policy. Heritage, which comprises the material evidence of a common past and shared experience, supports the building of a sense of community as well as self-confidence within society which is directly linked with strong social capital.
A poster competition organised by the Institute of National Remembrance aims to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence.
The Polish artist Paweł Althamer may be known for his large-scale figurative sculptures, but it is easy to overlook the concepts most pivotal to his work – the belief that art can be an instrument of change and a site for social and collaborative action.
The Kraków Film Festival is considered one of the largest and oldest film festivals in Europe. Founded in 1961, under the title of the "Polish Short Film Festival", the aim was to show new films by Polish filmmakers with an emphasis on documentaries, short films and animation. Three years later the festival became international and in 2001 it changed its name to the "Kraków Film Festival".