Professor Cezary Madryas, Rector of Wrocław University of Science and Technology, received a honoris causa doctorate on Friday of the Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam.
Poles are crazy for Italian food and culture! Poland and Italy have centuries of shared culture and history. They even reference each other in their national anthems. Italian chef Cristina Catese has lived in Poland since 2001. She learnt the secrets of classic Italian food from her Grandmother. Today, she passes those classic dishes on to Poles through her work as a TV presenter and chef for the akademia kulinarna whirlpool. Find out • Where you can get the best Italian food in Poland• How an Italian person manages a Polish winter • What Poles are missing about Italian food Liked this episode? Share it on and watch the other HeartofPoland episodes with fascinating people leading fascinating lives.
Cinematographer Jerzy Wójcik, a co-founder of the 'Polish Film School' who worked on some of the most famous Polish films of the 1950s and 1960s, died on April 3, in Warsaw. He was 88 years old.
Julia threw her bottled message into the Baltic after hearing tales of sailors on the high seas from her uncle. After not hearing anything back she assumed it had been lost to the waves. But then the surprised 7-year-old received a package.
Hollywood gossip machine goes into overdrive with rumours that director Chloé Zhao has specifically asked for the 41-year-old to star in her new movie because of his ‘imposing physical presence’.
Today sees the launch of 250 eco-friendly BMWs on to the streets of Warsaw, which by the end of April will have grown to 500, the largest fleet of e-BMW i3s models in the world.
Report shows that while Polish men appear to be enjoying their social lives more, the least sociable countries were Portugal, Greece and Cyprus.
Poles and Catholics around the world today commemorate the 14th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s death. A man instrumental to the collapse of communism in Poland and the rest of Central and Eastern Europe, and the establishment of a more progressive Catholic Church, JPII, as he was affectionately known, is still considered one of the best Popes to have ever lived.
Founded by Dominika Diller just three years ago to provide an antidote to the masculine brews being supped around the nation, the all-female Browar Hoplala is now firmly ensconced on Poland’s buoyant craft beer market.
The designs painted in a polychrome technique of patterned curtains and forest motifs were found at the magical 13th century Książ Castle.