Public employees ranging from doctors, nurses and teachers to coal miners are either threatening or actively engaging in labor disruptions on a scale that Poland has not seen since the Solidarity movement 20 years ago.Read more
The main goals of Polish foreign policy in the new year will be maintaining good relations with the U.S., increasing Poland’s stature in the EU and improving relations with Russia, Germany and other neighbors, analysts say.Read more
“Toward my cradle flew a Tatra wind [?]
Into my heart poured a lasting fit
Of longing for eagles’ flight
And the pensiveness of pines
Swaying in the mountain tops,
Engulfed in pure quiet.”
– “A Cradle Wind,”
People have used charcoal throughout the ages. Science, technology and art owe their development to this material, having ranged in use from the earliest cave-painting art, to contemporary art, fuel, military gas masks and the development of alimentary canal medicine.Read more
She was born Helena Kowalska on August 25, 1905 to devout Catholic peasants in Glogowiec.Read more
The tasty cheeses oscypek, bundz and bryndza are prepared in a wooden hut called a bacowka in the mountain meadows of south Poland.Read more
Stanislaw Wyspianski (1869-1907) would be delighted to see his name on the biggest posters in the city, announcing 2007 is dedicated to his achievements and talent. He would remember the last festival from seven years ago. However, the current ceremonies are more important as they commemorate the centenary of his death.Read more
Have you ever thought of going back in time to a world of courage, honor, knights in shining armor and princesses waiting faithfully for their beloveds?
Wouldn’t it be fascinating to feel the atmosphere of Middle Age mystery and romance, to see people adorned in ornate costumes and to marvel at how they remained untarnished and unwrinkled as they fought for their principles?