The German region of Middle Franconia has apologised for its folk ensemble which, in Gdansk, northern Poland, sang a German folk song that was a popular marching song in the Wehrmacht during the Second World War.
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Soprano Alexandra Nowakowski and pianist Michał Biel, are currently recording an hour-long CD to bring Polish classical music to an international audience while at the same time breaking the Chopin-only stereotype that they believe exists about the nation’s musical heritage.
VIDEO: Julia Pośnik found herself spotlighted by the music platform as one of their “top ten artists to watch” and her face splashed on a billboard in Times Square. Featured also in Rolling Stone, the 21-year-old from Warsaw has called her sudden fame “the fulfilment of one of her craziest dreams.”
Polish rapper Cypis (pictured right) says he will now be taking legal action against the manufacturer for using his song without permission after the ‘child-friendly’ toy billed as being ‘cute and fun’ was found singing his song ‘Where is the white eel’.
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