After developing 3D printed, biodegradable eco-mask adapters for the health service, Professor Marek Macko (right) will now turn his corn waste and proprietary blend polymer mix into adaptors for the fire service, before making them commercially available.
The network, ‘Tour Guides without Borders’ (Przewodnicy Bez Granic), which brings together 50 professional Polish tour guides from 24 countries, has grown quickly to attract a loyal group of 18, 000 followers since its launch in March 2020 and can boast a regular turn-out of 1,000 viewers for each online tour.
After travelling the length and breadth of the country in pursuit of pleasure, our man Webber says he’s hit the jackpot TEN TIMES!
The coins date from between 1657 and 1667, pointing to their minting shortly after the Deluge, a series of wars with Sweden throughout the 17th century which wreaked havoc and destruction throughout the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Archaeologists have dated the discovery in Bydgoszcz from the 10th to the 12th centuries. If the earlier date is correct, the remains could be those of some of the first children to ever have been called Polish since the state of Poland was established under Duke Mieszko I, whose reign began sometime before 963 and continued until his death in 992.
The first set of ATR220 Tr diesel trains produced by Pesa Bydgoszcz, based in northern Poland, have arrived in Sardinia. This is the first time that vehicles from the Bydgoszcz factory were delivered by sea, said Maciej Grzeskowiak, a company spokesman.
Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
TFN’s Stuart Dowell travels to the city of Bydgoszcz where he unravels the extraordinary story of one man’s literal fight for survival in a concentration camp nicknamed the ‘bone grinder’ by its SS guards.