Since it was founded 70 years ago, generations of singers, dancers and musicians have enthralled audiences totalling a staggering 23 million people in over 50 countries on 6 continents. They have travelled over 2.3 million kilometres to put on over 7,000 concerts of folk dance and song, and in so doing have played a huge role in protecting and nurturing Polish identity. TFN’s Stuart Dowell went behind the scenes to find out more.
UNESCO's Evaluation Body has issued a positive recommendation for the inclusion of traditional Krakovian 'szopki' or nativity scenes on the prestigious UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list.
Had the Flower-Power generation still been around today, this little village in southeast Poland would have been its capital.