Łowicz exploded into colour today for one of the most important festivals in the Catholic calendar. The Corpus Christi tradition brings the holy mass onto the streets during the eucharist, when the embodiment of Jesus Christ is carried through the crowds on a mantle. A tradition in much of Poland, the procession in Łowicz has become particularly popular for its ornate costumes, with the colourful, folk outfits, absorbed into region's religious celebrations. In the past, women of all ages were expected to perfect the craft of weaving, though nowadays there is a thriving artisanal branch where outfits are rented out for the festivities.
A new book celebrating the greatest discoveries and achievements of Polish scientists over the last century has gone on sale.
A poster competition organised by the Institute of National Remembrance aims to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence.
A new film about the Katyń massacre saw a national release last night, with screenings in all major cities across Poland.
Twenty three galleries from 13 European and American cities will take part in the first edition of an international art project entitled 'Friend of a Friend,' in April. As part of the project, eight exhibitions will take place in Warsaw featuring both Polish and foreign artists.
Polish theatre director Lukasz Twarkowski has been granted the highest Lithuanian theatrical distinction for the performance "Lokis," staged at the Lithuanian National Drama Theatre.