At first glance it was a communist official’s dream: honest proletarian folk elevated by the virtues of the socialism to the wholesome realm of art. But in reality Grupa Janowska, a group of miners from the town of Janów near Katowice, was producing art that defied communist convention, and some of the group would go on to gain recognition both in Poland and abroad for their work.
Southern Poland's industrial capital Katowice is getting ready to host the 2022 World Urban Forum (WUF), one of the biggest UN conferences.
Breaking from tradition, the parade was switched from Warsaw to Katowice so as to honour the centenary of the Silesian Uprising.
This year's military parade on Polish Armed Forces Day on August 15 will be held in Katowice, southern Poland, the Polish defence minister said on Thursday, adding that the "Faithful to Poland" parade will commemorate the centenary of the 1st Silesian Uprising.
Three miners died as a result of a strong tremor in the Murcki-Staszic coal mine in Katowice, south Poland, on Monday. Six other miners are already in hospital, the Polish Mining Group (PGG), the mine owner, said in a statement.
The World Urban Forum in 2022, under the auspices of the UN, will be organised in Katowice (southern Poland), Investment and Development Minister Jerzy Kwieciński announced on Tuesday.
The 11th European Economic Congress (EEC), which started in Katowice, southern Poland, on Monday, is one of the biggest business events in Central Europe. This year's edition will likely be attended by over 12,000 guests.
World famous music stars will grace the 5th edition of the Katowice Kultura Natura festival, which will be held in the southern Polish city of Katowice on May 10-19.
A miraculous upturn in Katowice’s stock has seen the city transformed into a creative hub and a poster child for urban regeneration. Even more so, it’s fast earning a reputation as a distinct hive of cool.
While prosthetic limbs are now high-tech pieces of engineering they still can’t give people a sense of touch, but all that is about to change.