In this episode of the Debrief, we speak to Romana Agnel from Cracovia Danza and Alek Laskowski from the Chopin Institute about one of Poland’s most famous dances and moves to put it on the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage.
The campaign was initiated by Polish dancer and choreographer Romana Agnel, founder of the Cracovia Danza Court Ballet in Kraków, the only professional court and historical dance ensemble in Poland.
Polish apiculture has been included on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List, the Polish culture ministry announced on Thursday. This is the second Polish entry on the list after Krakow's nativity scene tradition.
The list of intangible cultural heritage is part of an international effort to preserve traditions under the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Described as one of Warsaw’s greatest heroes, Jan Zachwatowicz’s defining project has previously been inducted onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
International experts will mark the 40th anniversary of adding the Historic Centre of Warsaw to the UNESCO's World Heritage List during an online seminar to be held on October 21.
Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
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 stunning mine, carved entirely out of salt and containing over 2,000 different rooms, is on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list and annually attracts over a million tourists from all over the world.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.