December 27 will become a new public holiday in Poland to mark the 1918-19 Greater Poland Uprising after President Andrzej Duda signed into law a bill instituting the new holiday on Tuesday.
Opened on 19 November, 1901, the Hotel Bristol has become a place where modernity and heritage meet. TFN’s Alex Webber looks back at its glitzy history.
Chronicling the extraordinary story of the nearly 900 Polish orphans rescued from Siberia, the documentary tells of how they were taken to Japan, nursed back to health and ultimately safely returned to Poland via America, the Suez Canal or Russia between 1920-1922.
Regarded as one of the greatest Poles of the 20th century, the outdoor display honours the man that committed much of his life to campaigning for an independent Poland.
VIDEO: The Coupé de Ville from 1928, which was created by Gangloff Genève Zurich and has a mileage of just 917 km, is located in Switzerland, where Paderewski lived for nearly half a century in the town of Morges on Lake Geneva.
The Roman Dmowski and Ignacy Jan Paderewski Institute for the Heritage of National Thought was established on Monday by Culture Minister Piotr Gliński, the ministry has said.
A new exhibition entitled ‘Americans in Poland 1919-1947’ attempts to restore the memory of a generation of Americans who came to Poland with Herbert Hoover in the early 1920s and who sought to help rebuild the country.
Directors Krzysztof Warlikowski and David Pountney (who has Polish citizenship) and composer Ignacy Paderewski have all been nominated for the International Opera Awards in London.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra will give its only concert in Poland on Jan. 6. Those in attendance at the Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic in the north-western city of Szczecin will have the opportunity to listen to Polish music played by British musicians.
By the end of 1918, the insurgents had taken most of the Poznań area, and by January a large part of the Wielkopolska region was under their control.