Shot dead by a sniper at the age of 23, Baczyński was part of a clutch of poets and creatives that formed the Kolumb Generation.
VIDEO: Produced by Polish filmmakers and directed and written by Grzegorz Jankowski (Christening, The Trail of Koberg), the video forms part of the Polish Book Institute’s international campaign to promote this year’s catalogue of ‘New Books from Poland’.
The Polen Museum, as it is known locally, was founded in 1870 by Polish Count Władysław Broël-Plater with the original goal being to create a place to showcase Polish culture and history.
VIDEO: The language of Olga Tokarczuk’s novels is known for its richness, depth, and multifaceted references, but how do translators cope was the subject of this year’s PEN America conference.
Polish author and Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk has received the 'La storia in un romanzo 2020' award at the Italian Pordenonelegge Literary Festival, according to the Wroclaw.pl web portal.
When I first Marek Kazmierski it was to talk about his first EVER translation of Jan Brzechwa's 'Akademia Pana Kleksa' into English - but as it turned out he's on a one man mission to bring Polish literature classics to the wider world!
Resembling a golden crown and based at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, the contents of the time capsule contain public visions of how the world will look in 100 years’ time when it will be opened by future generations.
Ukrainian art, literature, music and fashion will be on show during the Art Picnic event starting on Monday at the cultural institute in Krakow, southern Poland.
VIDEO: Directed by Dorota Kobiela, the artwork for the new adaptation of Władysław Reymont’s masterpiece Chłopi has been completely hand-painted to tell the classic story of life in the Polish countryside over a century ago.
After being dumped by his fiancé Maria Wodzińska, Fryderyk Chopin fell for the cigar-puffing, trouser-wearing feminist who called herself George Sand. It took her over a year to win him over, but once she did the couple became inseparable. On the anniversary of Chopin’s birthday, TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a look back at one of the 19th century’s greatest love stories.