In addition to being able to play the trumpet and pass a fitness test, the ad for a new bugle player to perform the hourly anthem from the top of St. Mary’s Basilica in the heart of the city’s Old Town says candidates must have a clean criminal record.
Coinciding with the launch of PKP’s 2021 timetable, TFN takes a whistle stop look at the four big cities that will comprise the foundations of their offer in the year ahead.
Notoriously unlucky in love, TFN explores the lonely life of Anna Jagiellon, the last of the great Jagiellonian dynasty.
From actors and politicians to tourists and locals, 79-year-old Maria Lipka has been the go-to person for hats since the 1960s. So when shoppers heard of her plight, they returned in their droves.
From the quirky to the divine, Tarnów in southeast Poland pretty much has it all.
VIDEO: Featuring contributions from over 75 artists, in just 1:11 minutes the film viewers on a journey through Poland, from cities buzzing with life to the peacefulness of the countryside.
Tenderly renovated and charmingly subdued, it’s not difficult to see why Piotrków Trybunalski’s Old Town vies with Łódź as one of the country’s most filmed cities: among others, Robin Williams worked here (Jakob the Liar) as too have heroes of Polish kino such as Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness) and the legendary Andrzej Wajda (Pan Tadeusz).
Described as one of Warsaw’s greatest heroes, Jan Zachwatowicz’s defining project has previously been inducted onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
A perfect tonic to the more mainstream pleasures of right-bank Kraków, Podgórze over the river is the ideal destination in which to rebuild lingering love affairs with this ancient royal city.
International experts will mark the 40th anniversary of adding the Historic Centre of Warsaw to the UNESCO's World Heritage List during an online seminar to be held on October 21.