A proper blast from the past this week as Europe’s oldest hidden time capsule is revealed in Poland… What’s inside? Listen to this week’s Debrief to find out!
The remains of Maciej von Krockow who helped end the Thirty Years’ War and who died in Kołobrzeg in 1675 following his move to the city 20 years earlier, were discovered by scientists inside a church.
Meeting in the city’s 17th century Roman Catholic basilica Fara, and standing far apart and wearing masks, their voices resonated inside the vast church as they performed a hauntingly beautiful rendition of a wordless piece called “The Peace Meditation.”
St. John Paul II was someone who built bridges between people and approached others with great openness, said Primate of Poland Archbishop Wojciech Polak in an interview for PAP. Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II.
The time capsule discovered by workers carrying out renovation work on a church in the small town of Ziębice, dates back to 1797 making it the oldest in Europe and the second oldest in the world.
Karol Paciorek dropped his studies to start Youtubing back in the wild days of 2010 and has gone on to dominate the Polish Youtube having produced over 2000 videos in the past 10 years. His 90 interviews with famous artists and people also include interviews with potential candidates for Polish presidents.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
Current epidemic restrictions in Poland will be relaxed as of Monday, the government said on Thursday, changes will include the reopening of forests and parks to the public.
We all like a bit of Chopin, and to coincide with his 210th birthday we take a look at his heart.
Cut from the famed composer, the heart is a focal point of Polish history and culture.