It was Jerzy Kulczycki who is thought to have opened the first coffee house in Vienna following the Ottoman siege there in 1683.
Not only did Jerzy Kulczycki open Vienna’s first café he also helped save the city from the besieging Turks.
Fearing that the monument of King Jan III Sobieski leading hussars into battle during the Siege of Vienna may be perceived as anti-Turkish, Vienna mayor Michael Ludwig said that it was not an appropriate time to erect military monuments – despite a long-term plan to have it on the capital’s Kahlenberg hill.
After receiving a tip off, the director of Warsaw’s Royal Castle ditched his plans to buy the china and instead tracked down the portrait of controversial king Augustus III before he had been crowned. The purchase fills an important gap in the castle’s collection as it is the only portrait for which the young Saxon aristocrat sat.
On January 12, the Sopot Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra will appear at the Grosser Sall, also known as the "Great Hall" due to its highly regarded acoustics, in the Musikverein in Vienna.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki is leaving for Vienna later on Monday to take part in an Africa-Europe High-Level Forum on Tuesday, planned to focus on current and future innovation and digital cooperation between Europe and Africa.
Polish capital gets a taste of Viennese café life through a pop-up coffeehouse in the city centre.
From hand-drawn old school logos to full immersion in virtual reality, Vienna shows the crème de la crème of Polish modern art.
Poland and Israel sign space project agreement.