Saturday saw the inauguration of the fifth Polish Heritage Days in the UK, an event aimed at promoting Polish culture and traditions as well as the contribution made by Polish emigres to life in the UK.
In this edition of The Debrief, we speak to chairman of the Cultural Heritage Foundation, Michał Laszczkowski, about the protection and promotion of Polish cultural heritage both in Poland and abroad.
Describing the game as a “poignant slice of Polish culture”, video game critic and reviewer Robert Zak said: “Amid all these Polish made games, few have depicted Poland itself. The Medium breaks this unfortunate tradition beautifully.”
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.
Łódź mayor Hanna Zdanowska said that “at a time when the whole world is facing a pandemic, the market in Łódź continues to grow and projects such as [this] strengthen our city’s position on the economic map of Poland and Europe.”
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
Famed for his urban landscapes, Tytus Brzozowski is now working on a project to paint 13 cities with a Polish connection.
The stunning mine, carved entirely out of salt and containing over 2,000 different rooms, is on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list and annually attracts over a million tourists from all over the world.
The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage submitted a motion to include the tradition of floral rugs made for the Catholic festival of Corpus Christi and falconry on the prestigious UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
Fifty thousand people visited Poland's Auschwitz Museum in March thanks to virtual online visits, the former Nazi German death camp's authorities announced on Twitter on Thursday.