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Ziemia. Picnic on Earth
Bring your kids, and join us for a free outdoor community event, appreciate new piece of art in the park, reflect on the neighborhood’s past, enjoy educational workshops, live music, gadgets and delicious snacks. Take part in the Sto Lat Polska project to win a plane ticket to Poland. All brought to you by The Polish Cultural Institute New York, as a celebration of the centennial of Poland regaining its independence.
Polish regions attract foreigners
They ended up in Poland for many different reasons. There they fulfilled their dreams, established a theatre, set up a firm or launched an international conducting career. A British lady is fond of the River Vistula, and a Lebanese man likes the Pieniny Mountains.
Poles of the world - 5 interesting facts
Did you know that Poles can be found in every corner of the world: from Argentina to Zimbabwe? According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Polish diaspora consists of up to 20 million people!
Special intention: persecuted Christians
Traditional Stations of the Cross have been held in Warsaw, whose special intention were persecuted Christians. The faithful processed from St Clement’s Church in Warsaw’s Wola district to the grave of Blessed Father Jerzy Popiełuszko in Żoliborz district. The religious service was held for the sixth time. “Christian states pay relatively little attention to helping persecuted believers,” the organisers noted.
70,000 to run in memory of 'Cursed Soldiers'
Some 70,000 people are set to run in 333 Polish cities and in London, New York, Chicago and other locations abroad in memory of Poland's post-war anti-communist resistance fighters.
Poland always faithful
Over 100,000 lay Catholics have asked Polish bishops to confirm the Church's teaching about marriage. The Polonia Semper Fidelis campaign is a completely unique initiative. In an era of immense chaos in the Church, it is extremely necessary.
The Polish language - a simple language
There are no difficult languages – this is what scientists claim. Their thesis is confirmed by more than ten thousand foreigners who, since 2004, have taken the Polish foreign language exam. On the occasion of Mother Language Day we present you with some interesting facts about learning the language of Sienkiewicz, Miłosz and Szymborska.
Ashkenazy: I congratulate the Polish government on proposing this law
"Today I congratulate the Polish government. In just seven days it achieved something that Polish diplomacy couldn’t achieve in 70 years" - said cofounder of Beit Warszawa Severyn Ashkenazy in an interview with Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.
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 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.
Giant Christmas tree from Poland heads for Vatican
A 25-metre Christmas tree from Poland that is a gift to Pope Francis is heading towards the Vatican.