Billed in most quarters as the most important Presidential visit ever made to Poland, Joe Biden’s foray to Warsaw promises to be remembered as a touchstone moment – quite possibly, one with global implications.
Taken in the 1930s by a French WWI veteran visiting the country, the candid pictures offer a remarkable insight into a long-forgotten past.
The Empty Frames campaign that aims to remind people about Polish works of art and culture stolen during World War II by both the German and Soviet occupiers, will see, among other things, special plaques providing information about Polish war losses in culture placed in 12 cities across Poland.
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.
The display, which includes a 75-metre-long tunnel of light, is designed to emphasise the history and beauty of the royal palace and gardens.
The film , ‘Wyszyński - Revenge or Forgiveness' which premiered yesterday, stars Ksawery Szlenkier as Stefan Wyszyński and Małgorzata Kożuchowska as Mother Elżbieta.
Bristling with security cameras and surrounded by a solid steel and marble fence with barbed wire, Sobieskiego 100 is just one of several buildings that is occupied by Russia following agreements signed between the People's Republic of Poland and the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
Around half a million eco-LED bulbs will light up the palace and gardens for the festival.
The baroque grounds of King Jan III Sobieski’s palace have once again transformed into a fairy-tale land of gorgeous illumination.
The jury praised Wilanów Palace’s Place at the Royal Table initiative for its role in educating about culinary desires of royal courts, and the Queen Louise mine in Zabrze for its heritage work.