Piłsudski Returns!
A pre-war sculpture of Poland’s de-facto inter-war leader, Józef Piłsudski, has gone on show at Warsaw’s Kordegarda Gallery after being found festering and forgotten in the basement of the National Museum. Designed by the Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, it was to serve as a prototype for a 25-meter tall... Read more
Songs Of Praise

Songs Of Praise

Insider News 25 October 2018 0

Having already sung the Polish national anthem with 20 expats and the former mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Indian expat Razvi Hussaini plans to go a step further this year by raising 100 foreigners to sing the nation’s song alongside a select band of Polish VIPs. Slated to take place on... Read more
Singer Festival

Singer Festival

Insider News 30 August 2018 0

From modest beginnings in 2004, Warsaw’s annual Singer festival has established itself as one of Europe’s best-known festivals of Jewish culture. Expected to attract over 40,000 people, in excess of 200 events have been planned over a nine-day period, including screenings, guided walks, discussions, cookery workshops, literary meetings and... Read more
Fine Dining Week
The fifth edition of Fine Dining Week kicks-off on August 29th, with a record six Polish cities signed up to participate. The basis is straight-forward: for the full duration of the festival, restaurants will offer a custom-made five-course menu that can be enjoyed for PLN 119. Essentially, this is your opportunity... Read more
Warsaw Uprising: 1944
Transformed, in the words of historian Norman Davies, into a “lawless laboratory of Nazi racial ideology,” wartime Poland was a dark place to be – but Warsaw darker still. Viewed as a melting pot of decadence, a hotbed of dissent, a cradle of European Jewry and a symbol of... Read more
Commemorating the Uprising
Throughout the day, August 1st will witness a number of official ceremonies with events kicking-off in earnest at 9 a.m. with the laying of wreaths at the monument to Colonel Antoni Chruściel (commander of the Warsaw district) on Filtrowa 68. More official business will be conducted from 4 p.m.... Read more
H&M Live

H&M Live

Partner news 9 June 2018 0

Once again H&M will be laying on a feast of entertainment this summer with a range of musicians scheduled to perform over the coming weeks at ul. Włościańska 52… 8 June Natalia Nykiel | O.S.T.R. O.S.T.R. will perform material from his new album W drodze po szczęście, and he’ll... Read more
Equality Parade 2018
Once more this summer, central Warsaw will grind to a standstill on June 9th as the Equality Parade snakes its way through the streets of the capital… First held in 2001, the Equality Parade has survived numerous political obstacles to grow into one of the largest annual parades held... Read more
Restaurant Week Returns!
The 10th edition of the Restaurant Week Festival will be held from October 20th to the 31st; now bigger than ever, over 400 restaurants have enrolled to take part across 30 Polish cities. Expecting to attract over 100,000 diners, this latest chapter of Restaurant Week is dedicated to ‘the... Read more
Chłodna Street Fair

Chłodna Street Fair

Insider News 11 September 2017 0

Seen as a celebration of the street’s rich pre-war heritage, much of Chłodna will close to traffic this weekend as part of the area’s annual Kercelak street fair. Aiming to revive the spirit of bygone years, the program of events will include a vintage car display, flea market, food... Read more