Founded in 1870, the Polish Museum based in Rapperswil castle overlooking lake Zurich in Switzerland, had come under threat following petitions from locals who wanted to reclaim the castle for ‘other purposes’.
A 15-mile stretch of the avenue will now be known as the Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor and is intended to highlight Milwaukee Avenue's role in Polish culture for more than 100 years.
Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, said on Monday he “deeply believed” that Ukraine could win its war with Russia and that its people would live in peace.
Polish diaspora organisations from Monday can join a competition for projects, as organised by the Prime Minister's Office, with a total of PLN 50 mln (EUR 11.2 mln) earmarked for the purpose, the government commissioner for the Polish diaspora has announced.
Shot principally between 1974 and 1981 and showing the lives of Polish communities in the UK, Polska Britannica is a tender, gentle hymn to those that endured challenges beyond our comprehension before starting anew in an alien land – this is their story.
With Brazil’s Curitiba considered one of the most Polish cities in the world, 30-year-old Mateusz Jakubowski set out to track down people of Polish descent across the continent. His findings have now been turned in to an intimate and fascinating documentary.
President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki have addressed the participants of the 60 Million Congress - the Global Polonia Summit, held in Miami, Florida on Friday and Saturday.
During a Wednesday meeting at the Polish consulate in New York, Polish ambassador to Switzerland Jakub Kumoch told the story of Polish diplomats who forged passports to save Jews during WWII, which the Polish diaspora wants to promote in US schools.
Polish communities and state and local authorities worldwide commemorated Poland's independence centenary on Sunday, which also marks Polish Independence Day (Nov. 11).