This is Debrief Extra, your espresso shot of cultural news from Poland and beyond!
Meet Dorota Kozarzewska, a bush guide and expedition organiser who has been taking Polish and international tourists on safaris for over twenty years.
A new book recently published in Poland explores the living memory of Polish CBOWs, or ‘Children Born of War’.
What happens when you have a caring dad who works too much but who still wants to spend as much time with his kids as possible?
A lot of the old and grand buildings you can still see in Warsaw nowadays were built thanks to the ingenuity and skill of a certain Marconi…
The 3 May Constitution of 1791 is known as being Europe’s first modern constitution, following on from the United States two years before. At the time, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was a multi-ethnic state, comprising Poles, Lithuanians, Ruthenians, Jews, Germans, Armenians and other ethnicities.
A little bit of a folk twist coming up in this episode of The Debrief as we’re at the Mazurkas of The World Festival in Warsaw.
This week marked 80 years since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising broke out. The fight, the largest act of armed resistance by Jews in World War II, started 19 April 1943 and lasted just under a month until 16 May.
The Kraków district of Kazimierz is home to the city’s Jewish history and heritage. Before World War II, there were almost 60,000 Jews living in Kraków, around one quarter of the city’s total population.
A new exhibition on Polish artistic photography which spans most of the 20th century is on in the southern Polish city of Kraków.