As Europe blundered towards war in the early 20th century, Piłsudski realised that a European conflict could provide the chance for the re-establishment of an independent Polish state. TFN takes a look back at the life and times of Józef Piłsudski and what he did for Poland.
Out of PLN 240 million (EUR 56 mln) earmarked for celebrating the centenary of Poland regaining independence around PLN 64 million (EUR 15 mln) will be spent on the "foreign component," Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Gliński said on Wednesday.
The Independence Tour 2018 includes 10 concerts with a repertoire of Polish classical music, vocal and historical instruments, which will be performed in 10 European countries. One of them will be held in Vilnius on December 12, 2018.
A festive concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of regaining independence by Poland
A November 10 concert at Warsaw's National Stadium will be among numerous events marking this year's Polish independence centenary, Kamil Wnuk, spokesperson for the centenary organisers, informed PAP on Wednesday.
While the history of Poland’s fight for independence is littered with tales of male heroism, the role played by women has been left somewhat in the shadows. TFN’s Magda Dercz takes a look back at the extraordinary achievements of the women, without whom, Poland’s history may have turned out very differently.
The Freedom Mound in Poznań has been refurbished to mark Poland's centenary of regaining independence. The structure is planned to be re-opened on November 11.
As well as showcasing rare collections from the National Museum in Warsaw, the ‘Shouting: Poland! Independence 1918’ exhibition, which starts today (October 26th), will also include hitherto unseen artwork from other cultural institutions.
There are many ways to celebrate events related to the regaining of Independence by Poland. Here we present a sporty option.
The exhibition entitled ‘Women in the Fight for Polish Independence’ showcases photos which depict the brave efforts of the League of Women of Galicia and Cieszyn Silesia whose ranks totaled around 16,000 women.