Polish film Cold War (Polish: Zimna wojna) directed by Paweł Pawlikowski received the Grand Prix award for the best European film at the Cinematik International Film Festival in Piestany, Slovakia, Slovak press agency TASR has announced.
The European Bridges festival in Budapest was inaugurated on Sunday by Polish celebrated pianist Piotr Anderszewski with the Sinfonia Varsovia orchestra. Poland and the Baltic States are the focus of this year's festival.
Nine concerts will comprise the Krzysztof Penderecki Festival to be held in Warsaw on November 16-23, which will serve to celebrate the artist's 85th birthday.
The Casting, a diploma film directed by Gdynia Film School graduate Katarzyna Iskra, won the Grand Prix award at the 14th International Film Festival in Monterrey, Mexico, Gdynia Film School's press office announced on Friday.
The city of Poznań (western Poland) will host top British star Tom Odell at the Late Summer Festival. The event will kick off on September 1.
One of Europe's largest Hip Hop and Alternative music festivals, this year’s line up will include Kendrick Lamar, DJ Martin Garrix, Die Antwoord, Daria Zawiałow and rapper Sokół.
Polish productions, including Ułaskawienie (Pardon) by Jan Kolski and Odnajdę Cię (I will find you) by Beata Dzianowicz will be screened at the 42nd International Film Festival in Montreal, which is to start on August 23.
Acts at this year’s Edinburgh Festival include those by old-timers such as Biuro Podróży from Poznań which, in 1995, won the Fringe First and Critics’ Award
The festival at Warsaw’s National Opera House, which will last to the end of August, includes 50 concerts that will see 91 soloists and 18 ensembles perform 240 pieces, including several commissioned specially for the festival.
Funded by King Władysław Jagiełło, the medieval ruler of Lithuania and Poland, and painted by a small group of masters, the polychromes were completed in 1418.