Poland’s secretary of state at the foreign ministry, Arkadiusz Mularczyk, has recently returned from the United States where he was explaining the reasons for Poland’s claims to US lawmakers and Jewish groups.
Gdynia, it must be said, is about the now. Whether you’re sipping specialty coffee in artistically ascetic cafes like Tłok or glugging maverick craft beers in Ale Browar, there’s an energy and edge that feels irresistibly vivid.
The distinction comes after many years of efforts to give the Stalin-era district ok Kraków the prestigious label and paves the way for a listing on UNESCO's world heritage list.
Ukraine’s cultural heritage could be looted and traded on illegal markets as a result of the Russian invasion, Poland’s culture minister warned on Wednesday.
The tradition, known in Polish as Konkurs Szopek Krakowskich, sees entrants compete to make the most colourful, imaginative and intricate hand-made nativity scenes, almost always set against the backdrop of the iconic spires of Krakόw’s St Mary’s Basilica.
A crowdfunding campaign is underway to raise finance for an online Kashubian dictionary – a necessity, say campaigners, if the language is to be kept alive by younger generations.
A Swedish right-wing MP has suggested that Sweden should return to Poland a precious document dated 1505 which was looted by the Swedes during the Deluge (1655-1660).
The mayor of the southern Polish city of Kraków has called on UNESCO not to organise the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee in the Russian city of Kazan, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
What is the remit of Poland’s National Heritage Institute at home and how can it help save Ukrainian cultural heritage from Russian missiles?
Maria Prymachenko’s dazzlingly colourful renderings of life in the Ukrainian countryside showcase a world that is gradually being destroyed by Russian bombs.
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