As the curtain falls on 2022, TFN’s Alex Webber takes a personal look back at his travel highlights of the year…
Poland's minister of defence signed contracts on Tuesday to equip the armed forces with armoured vehicles, as well as to develop its air defence systems.
In this episode of The Debrief, we speak to Marek Cecuła, a veteran ceramic artist who also leads the design office at Ćmielów porcelain factory, about a new exhibition commemorating the Jewish people of Kielce in southern Poland.
The Bishops' Palace in Kielce, which was built as a home for wealthy Kraków bishops, was constructed in the early 17th century, a time when Poland had reached its largest geographical size and had recently occupied Moscow.
Once seen as evidence of the collective ambitions of the Communist system, today they stand as haunting, empty shells – an eerie reminder of a political order that would ultimately come crashing like a house of cards.
Though lacking in overt attractions like a ‘Visit Me Old Town’, it’s got enough pleasures and treasures to make it quite special. In fact, I’ve actually started calling it The Special K.
VIDEO: The jaw-dropping performance by 20-year-old Marcin Patrzałek has now gone viral with leading heavyweight rock stars and music journals describing the performance as ‘genius’.
The first metal pillar standing around 3-metres tall was spotted in the city of Kielce at the site of a former quarry, while the second appeared on the banks of the Vistula river in the capital Warsaw.
As one of the major documentary photographers of the 20th century, Paweł Pierściński’s work recorded both the architecture of a changing Poland as well as shots of gently rolling fields and locals going about their day-to-day business.
Some 185 companies from 15 countries have announced their participation in the 28th International Defense Industry Exhibition starting in Kielce on Tuesday.