Channelling Poland’s rich tradition of graphic art, the works have now helped Gdynia’s copious but often unsung charms reach an entirely new audience and, in the process, boosted the city’s standing as something of a crucible of creativity.
Poland's Port of Gdynia had a record year for cargo reloading in 2020 at over 24.6 million tonnes, representing growth of 2.9 percent on 2019, the port's marketing and communications director reported on Wednesday.
The Polish president has paid tribute to dozens of workers killed by communist police and soldiers during mass protests in 1970 in Baltic-coast cities, saying that the blood shed that day had helped to give birth to a “free Poland”.
After being adopted from his temporary owners and taken 26km away to a new home, Gary escaped and spent the next five days making his way though the frosty streets back to his ‘rescue’ family.
A French newspaper has marked the 50th anniversary of worker protests on the Polish coast, and the 39th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by publishing an article entitled the "Unknown war in the middle of Europe".
VIDEO: Accepting the award on behalf of the city, Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy Katarzyna Gruszecka-Spychała said: “I am delighted that this particular project has been rewarded. It has arisen from my most sincere beliefs: that everything in the city depends on the condition of the economy.
Featuring a mural of a tree as well as a dozen bird boxes attached to the wall, the pioneering project was specifically designed to slot seamlessly into the city’s aesthetic fabric whilst also fulfilling a more practical role as a safe haven for birds.
Marketed as “a virtual compendium of knowledge relating to Gdynia’s architecture”, it is hoped that the exhibition will open the copious glories of Gdynia to a new, wider audience.
Measuring 125 metres in length, and accommodating 126 passengers, the ship from Crist shipyard in Gdynia will include a yoga studio, spa, saunas with ocean views, two infinity hot tubs and a lounge with panoramic views. It will also tout sixty-nine luxury cabins, among them a number of 40 sq/m suites.
Known for helping her patients without wearing gloves during treatment so as not to frighten and discourage them, Wanda Błeńska who died at the age of 103 cured thousands of Ugandans of leprosy.