President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday in Warsaw awarded the first Virtus et Fraternitas (Virtue and Brotherhood) medals honouring 20th-century rescuers of Poles from death and oppression.
Four percent of the gambling tax, or close to PLN 40 mln (EUR 9.4 mln), has been given to non-governmental organisations in Poland for the past year and a half, Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Gliński said on Saturday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Glinski held a meeting on Monday in Warsaw with Culture and Sports Minister of Qatar Salah bin Ghanem al-Ali, after which he expressed satisfaction at the very good relations between Poland and Qatar.
Meetings with US film industry representatives and the premiere of the film 'Poland: The Royal Tour' are the main points of a visit by Polish Culture Minister, Deputy PM Piotr Gliński to Los Angeles. On Sunday he will meet members of the local Polish diaspora.
Polish Culture Minister Piotr Gliński told the public TV broadcaster TVP Info on Thursday that the history of Poland is being told in various ways in around 40 historical films, currently in production.
A ceremonial roll call at the at the Pantheon of the Independence Underground Soldiers in Warsaw's Powazki Cemetery inaugurated nation-wide commemorations of the Cursed Soldiers National Remembrance Day observed on March 1.
Poland's current state officials including President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as well as a number of former heads of state and prime ministers will attend Saturday's funeral for murdered Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz.
Opera’s David Pountney said: “It has been a great privilege and honour to come into contact in my professional career with various cultures, but it is the Polish culture that has played a very special role in my life.”
Stanisław Moniuszko, an outstanding 19th-century Polish composer, dubbed father of the Polish national opera, was named the patron of the Central Railway Station in Warsaw on Saturday.
PM flies in to visit injured and offer support to grieving families of those killed in horrific blast as Polish officials send outpouring of messages offering condolences and sympathy.