Just why Piekarski wanted the king dead was never found out but for his actions the would-be assassin suffered horrific consequences.
Despite having a string of award-winning films to his name, the director’s first love was painting and the new exhibition entitled the ‘Japanese Notebook’ presents a collection of his drawings depicting the interesting and unique mysteries he came across during his time in the land of the rising sun.
The Jewish Museum of Switzerland in Basel opened an exhibition on Friday documenting the work of Polish diplomats in saving Jews during World War II. The group, under Ambassador Alexander Ładoś, rescued between 8,000-10,000 Jews from the Holocaust.
It may be mocked and scorned by the cultural elite, but Disco Polo has wormed its way into the national culture.
Photographer Wojciech Wilczyk, whose incredible work will be published in a 512-page book entitled “Słownik polsko-polski”, found the incredible murals depicting Polish heroes in virtually every city.
The new exhibition entitled ‘The World of the Polish Vasas’ is the crowning finale to the Castle’s Year of the Vasas, which celebrates 400 years since the first king of that dynasty put the finishing touches to the Royal Castle in the five-sided form in which it exists today.
On the anniversary of the building's opening, TFN takes a brief look at what’s on offer inside Poland’s largest science centre.
Almost 106,000 people have so far visited the touring exhibition on the history and significance of the former Nazi-German Auschwitz concentration camp in southern Poland, the exhibition in New York opened in May 2019, the Auschwitz Museum said.
The book, which introduces people to the Polish language and culture in a fun and light-hearted way, is now the basis for the exhibition at Clapham library which uses a selection of colourful graphics and choice words crucial to understanding Poles, their habits and traditions.
The masterpiece 'The Girl in the Picture Frame' shows off all the artistic skills of the famed painter.