The map consisting of 14 Polish composers and over 500 in total from throughout history was compiled by music teacher Sakira Ventura after she realised how little she had been taught about women composers.
The mummy was subjected to several sets of tomographic scans, X-rays and a three-dimensional visualization which allowed a closer examination of the entire fetus which established that the woman was in the 26-28th week of pregnancy.
Directed by award-winning conductor Marzena Diakun, the CD entitled ‘Polish Heroines of Music’ aims to create and popularise a new canon of Polish female composers’ works.
Notoriously unlucky in love, TFN explores the lonely life of Anna Jagiellon, the last of the great Jagiellonian dynasty.
Of the 900,000 tattoos done every year in Poland, 70 percent of those going under the needle are women. TFN finds out more…
Dropped into enemy-occupied Europe and with a price on her head, Skarbek once persuaded the Gestapo to release a resistance leader and two fellow agents.
The identity of the 93-year-old former female concentration camp guard is being withheld from the public so that she does not go in to hiding as Poland’s IPN issues a European Arrest Warrant.
Following her mysterious death in WWII, Maria Hirszbein fell into obscurity. Now a screening of her pre-war films at this year’s Singer’s Warsaw Festival will commemorate the forgotten heroine of Polish cinema.