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.
The Gdańsk Shipyard is among 14 new monuments to history established by the president. "Poland has 105 monuments to history on its independence centenary," President Andrzej Duda said during a gala at the National Theatre in Warsaw on Monday.
A gala changing of the guard took place at noon in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Piłsudskiego Square in Warsaw. The gathering will be addressed by President Andrzej Duda.
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.
Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński announced on Monday that a red-figure lekythos dating back to the fourth century BC had officially been returned to the National Museum in Warsaw.
The Warsaw Ghetto Museum, as it will be called, is intended to send a message about avoiding ‘nationalism, extremism, and all the -isms that lead to affliction and tragedy, not only of individuals, but of entire nations, and thus, of all civilisation’.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and Deputy Prime Minister, Culture Minister Piotr Gliński commemorated the heroes of the uprising in the German Nazi death camp Sobibór in eastern Poland, on Sunday.
Argentinian and Vietnamese pianists, Nelson Goerner and Dang Thai Son, have been awarded Poland's Gloria Artis Gold Medal for Merit to Polish Culture.