The ‘Bambrzy’, who hailed from a northern Bavarian town in Germany, arrived in four waves at the invitation of King August II to make their homes in villages decimated by the Great Northern War (1700-1721) and a cholera epidemic. Many of these settlements are now parts of Poznań.
In addition to looking good and keeping the local ducks happy, the floating garden provides environmental benefits such as increasing biodiversity in the city, while helping clean the water and air.
Because the sand will soon be blown away by the wind it was chosen especially to present some of the worlds most endangered species.
Kino Muza in Poznań now has three screening rooms and can take films outside onto a terrace.
A three-day summit of six Western Balkan countries taking part in the pre-accession Berlin Process started in the Polish western city of Poznań on Wednesday.
In a personal, heartfelt letter to those who survived the brutal crackdown, President Duda said that despite the hope of a better life, following the “nightmare of warfare, crime, destruction, disease and hunger” of WWII, Poland quickly found itself in the Soviet “prison of nations”.
As fighting raged between protesting workers and communist forces, 13-year-old Roman Strzałkowski went to the shops to buy some ham. His lifeless body was later discovered on the grounds of the Secret Police sitting upright in a chair with a gunshot wound in his chest. Speculation has raged ever since as to how the boy died. Some researchers say that he died from a stray shot or a ricochet. Others believe something more sinister.
Berlin's public transport operator BVG has ordered 90 Polish Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses. The vehicles are to be delivered until the end of 2020.
“We rowed phenomenally, we left our rivals behind and we knew that we wouldn’t give up that lead,” said the delighted gold medal winners after beating Australia and New Zealand at the event in Poznań which saw over 850 competitors from 45 countries taking part.
More than 300 animated films from around the world will be available to viewers at Poznań (western Poland)'s Animator international film festival, which starts on July 5. Celebrated British animator Tim Allen will be the festival's special guest.