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The Weekend of Miracles
The final stage of the 17th edition of Poland's Noble Box charity initiative - in which people send gifts to families in need through nearly 700 warehouses located all over Poland - started with the "Weekend of Miracles" on Saturday.
Polish filmmakers win European Film Awards
Polish-British film “Loving Vincent” has won the European Film Award in the animated feature film category.
75th Anniversary of "Raczyński's Note"
On December 10, 1942, the Polish government-in-exile appealed to signatory states of the United Nations Declaration with a request to prevent crimes being committed against the Jewish population in German-occupied Poland. On the 75th anniversary of the note’s submission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is presenting an image of the original note, kept in The National Archives in London.
Finance chief Morawiecki tasked with forming new Polish government
President Andrzej Duda on Friday accepted the resignation of to-date Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and designated deputy PM, Finance and Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as the new prime minister.
Fitch upgrades Poland's GDP growth to 4.4 pct in 2017
Fitch rating agency has upgraded Poland's economic growth estimate to 4.4 percent in 2017 from the 4.0 percent expected earlier, according to a report published on Monday.
Polish Christmas tree lights up in Vatican
A giant Christmas tree from Poland has been lit up in a ceremony at St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
Position concerning the EP’s resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland
In connection with the European Parliament’s adoption of the resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland on November 15th 2017, the Polish side stresses that the resolution contains harmful conclusions and assessments, and the thesis put forward regarding the systemic threat to rule of law in Poland is unfounded. Attached below is Poland’s full position on this issue.
The bawdy soldier & the man of the world
In the Belvedere Palace, Józef Piłsudski was Commander and Chief of State. In the Bristol hotel, and later at the Royal Castle, Ignacy Paderewski was a genius-god. Both considered themselves to be saviour figures.
Museum about Poles who helped Jews in WWII to open New York branch
A Polish museum that honours Poles who helped rescue Jews during World War II will open a branch in New York, an official has said.
150th anniversary of the birth of Józef Piłsudski
Józef Piłsudski, the architect of independence in 1918 and one of the most outstanding statesmen in Polish history, was born on December 5th 1867 in Zułów, in the Vilnius region. His achievements and political concepts have been a source of inspiration and heated disputes for politicians, publicists and historians in Poland.
The mysterious Xawery Pruszyński
A talented columnist, a skilled diplomat and a "Prince of Reportage"... But not the best of drivers – this is the impression that can be obtained by reading recollections of the life of Xawery Pruszyński, who would have turned 110 this year. On this occasion, the Jagiellonian University together with the French university in Lille have prepared an international conference in Krakow. Poland.pl spoke to its coordinator, Prof. Maciej Urbanowski from the Department of Contemporary Critics at the Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University.
Józef Piłsudski – a life dedicated to an independent Poland
Throughout his life Józef Piłsudski fought for, and in defence of, Poland. As the most eminent representative of the “rebellious” generation, he first was in the socialist movement and then was in the ranks of the Riflemen and legionaries, where he strived to put Poland back on the map.