The items on display come from the Warsaw National Museum’s antiquity collection, which numbers over 18,000 items, making it the leading collection on the ancient world in this part of Europe.
Polish President Andrzej Duda unveiled a statue of Solidarity trade union co-founder Anna Walentynowicz in Kiev on Monday.
On Sunday evening, one of the most famous and recognisable cultural and religious objects in the world, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, will have the Polish Solidarity trade union logo projected onto it, to mark the union's 40th anniversary.
Małgorzata Chodakowska from Łódż spends around 6 months to bring each sculpture to life with her amazing water technique.
The Polish ambassador in Washington Piotr Wilczek said he was “disgusted and appalled” by the attack and has called on the White House and the National Parks Service to restore the monument quickly to its original state.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
Considered the father of Polish boxing, Feliks ‘Papa’ Stamm masterminded the development of the sport in Poland, coaching dozens of Olympic and European Championship medallists whilst, simultaneously, returning pride and hope to a nation under Soviet suppression.
It’s a famous symbol of Warsaw, a statue seen by thousands every day but the story of the woman who provided the mermaid’s face remains little known.
Maczek led a Polish armoured division in the battles of Western Europe but after the war worked as a barman.
Elevated on a pedestal, the entire bronze statue of Józef Piłsudski, costing an estimated EUR 185,000, overlooks the main square in the city of Nowy Sącz.