Stashed away by Germans during WWII, the History of Apollo and Daphne by Abraham Bloemaert disappeared after its hiding place was ransacked by Soviet soldiers. Considered one of the best examples of North European Mannerism, it was returned after a woman who tried selling it to a museum in Wrocław was taken to court in civil case.
The "Niepodległa" (Independence) programme, prepared by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage also includes plans for celebrating Poland's centenary of regaining independence abroad, Culture Minister Piotr Gliński said at a conference on Monday.
A painting stolen from Poland by the Nazis during the Second World War is up for auction in Berlin.
About 50 young artists from Poland, Germany, Spain and Hungary participate in the 15th International Violin Competition, named after Georg Philipp Telemann, in Poznan (west-central Poland), which began on March 24.
The General Assembly of AIPH (International Association of Horticultural Producers - PAP) granted the Polish central city of Lodz the right to organise Horticultural Expo 2024, Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage announced in a Friday statement.
The inclusion of the Union of Lublin Agreement in UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme is very important, Poland's Culture Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Glinski said on Thursday.
Krzysztof Michalski and Michal Balas, two cellists from the Wladyslaw Zelenski State Secondary School of Music in Krakow, southern Poland, won the Johansen International Competition for Young String Players, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage said on Monday.
Representatives of 14 Central-, Eastern- and Southern-European countries that will celebrate their independence centenaries this year, held a unique meeting in Warsaw on Friday, Poland's Culture Ministry said in a statement sent to PAP on Saturday.
The National Library is a priceless treasury of Polish and European intellectual heritage and an extremely important pillar of statehood and culture, President Andrzej Duda said at a Monday gala marking the 90th anniversary of the Polish National Library.
Concerts, among others in Vienna, Budapest and Hong Kong, as well as exhibitions, stage performances and interdisciplinary projects, both at home and abroad, will mark Poland's 2018 independence centenary.