The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
With 460 shops worldwide and selling over 210,000,000 items of clothing per year, the massive international scale means that the company's decisions can have an environmental impact well beyond Poland’s borders.
Volunteer firefighters from southern Poland have collected money for the rehabilitation and restoration of the Kosciuszko National Park in Australia. This was the "Think globally, act locally" principle in action, said President Andrzej Duda on Thursday.
The stamps were hidden at the end of the war by Major Rudolph Wahlmann, a passionate philatelist. The filmmakers said they lied to locals as “we didn’t want to reveal the truth because we were afraid that it might end up like the Golden Train in Wałbrzych,” referring to the intense media interest in the search for a train supposedly containing wartime stolen art and gold.
Titled “The Calendar of Unusual Holidays”, the stamps aim to both present commemorative designs for quirky holidays while at the same time, paying tribute to Poland’s graphic design heyday.
Poland's expansive hip-hop scene will soon be honoured when the Silesian Museum in Katowice opens a new exhibition dedicated to the Polish groups and fans that made the style so popular in the 1990s.
The biggest collection of Masonic prints in Europe (about 80,000 examples) is stored in the Library of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (western Poland). According to curators, it is the most popular part of the collection among foreign guests.