The culture ministers of Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania have penned a declaration on cooperation to protect Ukrainian culture amidst Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The Kraków district of Kazimierz is home to the city’s Jewish history and heritage. Before World War II, there were almost 60,000 Jews living in Kraków, around one quarter of the city’s total population.
Gdynia, it must be said, is about the now. Whether you’re sipping specialty coffee in artistically ascetic cafes like Tłok or glugging maverick craft beers in Ale Browar, there’s an energy and edge that feels irresistibly vivid.
In this episode of The Debrief, we have a quick Hebrew lesson and meet with teacher Sapir Librowski-Sher.
Sculpted by Johann Baptista Lemberger, the figure of Neptune was installed on Wrocław’s Plac Nowy Targ in 1732. Replaced a century later the original then disappeared – until now!
Key attractions at the PLN 145 million facility include an ultra-modern hybrid projector system capable of displaying 100 million stars and exhibitions and displays that will allow visitors to stand next to a lightning strike and experience an earthquake.
On a busy road leading out of Warsaw lies the Murowanka school building, built in 1903 by the residents of Wawer, a suburb of Warsaw.
In this week’s Debrief Rafał Rogulski and Anna Wachowiak from the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity talk about how a nation’s memory plays into a sense of identity.
Posting on Facebook on Wednesday, the ministry said that the transports include, 2,000 fire extinguishers, fire-proof curtains as well as ‘kilometers of assembly tapes, specialized fabrics and equipment and materials for securing and storing cultural goods.”
With the obvious parallels of Nazi and Soviet looting of Polish culture and art in World War Two, leading Polish museums have now joined together to set up the Committee for Assistance to Museums of Ukraine. Almost 20 institutions from all over Poland have already joined the project.