The exhibition also explores the artist’s life as a Jew in 20th-century Poland.
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.
President Andrzej Duda laid flowers in Krakow, southern Poland, on Sunday at the monument to Wincenty Witos (1874-1945), a prominent peasant movement member, parliamentarian and Polish prime minister before WW2, as Poland observes Peasant Movement Day on May 31.
The Polish Aviation Museum in Kraków has thrown open its doors for some pandemic-dodging virtual tours.
TFN talks to milk-bar owner Tom Naughton, and learns about his love for the Polish institution.
German flag carrier Lufthansa will resume flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw and Kraków, southern Poland, at the beginning of June, the airline has announced.
The go-ahead to reopen comes 53 days after the castle closed its doors in March and is part of the second stage of what the government is calling ‘defrosting the economy’.
Zdzisław’s Beksiński’s paintings are known around the world owing to the unique style of the Polish artist. From April 25 people have been able 50 of his paintings thanks to an online gallery. The physical gallery is located in Nowohuckie Centrum Kulftury (NCK) in Kraków. The paintings were painted mainly in the 1980s, from what is known as the “fantastic period” of the artist’s life during which he created most famous works.
Scientists noticed a massive decline in the number of infected areas after city authorities began disinfecting Kraków’s streets and public areas including ATMs and bus stops. Now they say as restrictions are gradually relaxed and more people leave their homes, disinfecting places is likely to become a feature of ordinary life.
The ‘Resistant Bookshops’ project organised by Kraków’s Festival Office and the city’s Mayor’s office will see local independent bookstores receive up to 10,000 zł each to help get through the lockdown.