Josie Dixon had little idea that her great-great-great-great grandfather Felix Yaniewicz was one of the 19th century’s most notable composers until a chance conversation about a Stradivarius violin led her on a path of discovery.
VIDEO: To mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Riga, which sealed Poland’s victory over the Soviet Union in 1920, the Royal Castle in Warsaw is hosting two exhibitions that show the contrasting sides of the bitter-sweet peace deal between the two states.
The apartments, furnished with period furniture and the prince’s own possessions, give an insight into the life of one of the greats of Polish history.
Comprising a mix of original and replacement parts, the lectern has returned to the church for the first time in decades.
Decimated during WWII, with its churches, palaces, and market-place, spanning history from the 13th to the 20th century, Warsaw’s Old Town is a splendid and meticulous restoration - a true phoenix from the flames, says’s TFN’s Joanna Jasińska.
The chain of the Order of the White Eagle is set to be used by Poland's head of state for the first time since the 1930s.
Last worn in 1939, the Chain of the Order of the White Eagle is Poland’s oldest and most important gong, awarded for outstanding civil and military service for Poland, in both peace time and war.
TFN explores the history and the stunning architecture of one of the country’s biggest and most expensive new churches.
On the 221st anniversary of King Stanisław Poniatowski’s death, TFN’s Stuart Dowell explores his attempt to drag Poland into the Age of Enlightenment through his promotion of the arts, the most tangible evidence being Royal Łazienki in Warsaw.
Bought by the Royal Castle in Warsaw for an undisclosed price, director Professor Wojciech Fałkowski said the painting by the court artist of Poland’s last king arrived in Warsaw six days ago.