The Solidarity trade union grew out of a desire and a demand for dignity, President Andrzej Duda said in Gdańsk, northern Poland, on Monday, at ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the union.
The 27th Amberif International Amber and Jewellery Fair, the largest jewellery event in Central and Eastern Europe begins on Wednesday in the northern city of Gdansk. This year, almost 240 exhibitors from 13 countries will take part in the fair.
The rare set, of which there are only four in the world, came with a hefty price tag: the museum bought it for around 2.4 million złoty (over 0.5 million euros).
From this year on commemorations of the outbreak of WWII will be held by the Polish Army and not, as until now, by the authorities of the northern city of Gdansk, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday.
Combining functionality with culture, some of the designs feature a fragment from the painting “The Last Judgement” by Flemish painter Hans Memling that was painted between 1467 and 1473.
Despite the global crisis and the coronavirus pandemic, the Port of Gdansk on the Polish Baltic coast advanced to the top 20 European ports in the first half of 2020, the company's spokeswoman, Anna Drozd, said on Wednesday.
Dating back to 1260, the 23-day-long event is one of the largest open-air cultural and trade events in Poland.
Using ground-penetrating radar to try and identify the site, archaeologists say the likelihood of finding skeletons was high.
It’s widely-known that the city was granted independence in 1920, but today in 1807, the Treaties of Tilsit between Emperor Alexander I of Russia and Napoleon I of France saw the then city of Danzig also become independent, if only for seven years.
Officers found over 144 barrels containing the drug after it had travelled from Ecuador to Hamburg and then by road to Gdynia. Three men in their 60s and 70s have now been charged and held for questioning.