In part three of Polish Traces, Krzysztof finds himself in the stunning landscape of the northernmost part of Europe where he tracks down Piotr, a fisherman who moved there in 2008 and who is now preparing his children for a return to their homeland.
Arriving in Norway Krzysztof bumps into a Swedish man who, after years living abroad, recalls his fondness for the Poles he has met during his travels and of the tales he has learnt. He also likes vodka…
A chance meeting with an ice-cream seller set off a lifelong interest in Poland for writer Brin Best. In recent years he's released a book on Polish people's contribution to life in Britain that garnered much media praise.'This country has been through so much, it's been through so many struggles, the Polish story inspires me,' says Brin. 'I was in a church in Malbork and it was such a profound moment, I do so admire Polish people and the nation of Poland.' Writing the book was a labour of love, but one Brin was determined to carry out.Discover Brin's passion for Poland and the positive, optimistic story of Poles in the UK.
The 2nd Congress of "Vilniuks," Polish natives of Vilnius who live here and those who have their roots here and want to maintain and share their Polishness, Polish Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski said at the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius on Sunday.
According to data published on Thursday, Poles, who are the largest national minority in the country, are the group which is slowest in registering, as only 17 percent have done so (154,000 out of the estimated 905,000 people).
Photographs of pre-war Węgrów show lost world and set the backdrop to a remarkable story of survival.
International research shows that when it comes to handing in wallets filled with cash Poles are some of the best in the world.
According to a survivor who during WWII spent time in five concentration camps including Fort III in Pomiechówek just north of Warsaw: “The torture site in Pomiechówek was the worst in every respect.”
A plaque commemorating Poles who saved Jews from the Holocaust was unveiled in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin on Sunday in the southern Polish town of Kozłów.
We took sociologist Doctor Tomasz Sobierajski on a walk through Warsaw and presented him with a surprise bag of provocative words. Are Poles traumatised or funny? Divided or friendly? And do Poles like complaining? Find out how this specialist on the Poles views the country he lives in.