VIDEO: The MTV-style rock videos are part of the project Piast Superstars from the Museum of the Origins of the Polish State in Gniezno. Each video tells a story about the rulers of the Piast dynasty in the early Middle Ages.
At over 6,000 square metres, the little-known about Underground museum is possibly the largest of its kind on the planet.
To mark the 60th anniversary of one of the most valuable hoards of treasure ever found in Europe, TFN’s Nick Westerby travelled to Toruń to find out more about the stash and where it came from.
Stretching from the 11th century up until to today, through both war and peace, Hungary and Poland have enjoyed their own ‘special relationship’. TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a look at some of the relationship’s defining moments.
Archaeologist, historian and certified beerophile Sławomir Dryja from the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Kraków, decided to bring the historic brew back to life after discovering the ‘secret’ ingredient hidden in the palace walls.
Archaeologists have dated the discovery in Bydgoszcz from the 10th to the 12th centuries. If the earlier date is correct, the remains could be those of some of the first children to ever have been called Polish since the state of Poland was established under Duke Mieszko I, whose reign began sometime before 963 and continued until his death in 992.
The house swoop in the town of Andrychów came as part of a crack down on the illicit trade in historical items with tens of thousands of artefacts already been recovered.
Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
Decimated during WWII, with its churches, palaces, and market-place, spanning history from the 13th to the 20th century, Warsaw’s Old Town is a splendid and meticulous restoration - a true phoenix from the flames, says’s TFN’s Joanna Jasińska.
The incredible discovery was made by archaeologists scouring Lake Lednia where along with the sword they found 21 artefacts including two axes, 13th and 14th century arrowheads, crossbow bolts and a sickle.