Thousands of literary and poetry lovers have recently arrived in Krakow to take part in the "Miłosz Festival" - the largest celebration of poetry in Poland and in Central Europe, taking place in Kraków until June 14.
A “mountain cottage” in southern Poland has won the prestigious Red Dot Award – the Oscar of the design world.
There’s more to Bydgoszcz than just wacky odds and ends. More prosaic attractions are unmasked while prowling the old town.
One of the new generation of Polish artists, Sasnal has become the internationally acclaimed ‘golden boy’ of the contemporary Polish art scene.
A new and “unbreakable” rainbow installation has been unveiled in central Warsaw in an effort to promote openness and tolerance.
Relics of the last capital of the pre-Columbian Maya civilisation, Tayasal, situated on lake Peten Itza - the last bastion of defence against the European conquerors - are to be researched by Polish underwater archeologists.
Elvis Presley was granted a star at the Avenue of Stars in Kraków. His fans took the initiative of commemorating the so-called King of Rock'n Roll. The City Hall has accepted the proposal.
Poland may not seem the most obvious frame of reference when a Danish choreographer produces a Spanish baroque play with the UK’s leading contemporary dance company. Yet for the Rambert Dance Company production of Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s Life Is A Dream, the choreographer Kim Brandstrup drew his inspirations largely from Poland, the country where the 1635 play is ostensibly set.
The current exhibition at Warsaw’s Museum of Modern Art, entitled ‘What Is Enlightenment? – 200 years of the Print Room of the University of Warsaw Library’, is a fascinating exploration of the collection, it’s relevance to the modern world, and reactions to works from the collection by contemporary artists, including reinterpretations of engravings by the 2008 Turner prize nominated British/Polish artist Goshka Macuga.
Gdańsk City Gallery (GGM) selected 28-year-old poet Sari S.S. Alhassanat from the Gaza Strip in Palestine to be its first writer-in-residence.