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Gateway to Asia
“We are looking for new and effective ways of cooperating with most countries in the Asia-Pacific region. This yields tangible benefits, especially economic,” writes MFA chief Witold Waszczykowski.
Polish music legend Zbigniew Wodecki dies
Zbigniew Wodecki, a Polish musician and composer whose career spanned almost five decades, died on Monday at the age of 67.
Jagiellonian University among the most innovative universities in Europe
Jagiellonian University has advanced in the ranking of the most innovative European universities prepared by Reuters. The Kraków university is the only representative of higher education institutions in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe in the ranking.
Polish foreign minister visits Japan
Ministers of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski and Fumio Kishida signed the Action Plan for the Implementation of Strategic Partnership between Poland and Japan for the years 2017-2020 on Thursday.
The Horned Heart
He was a source of inspiration for the rock group Tool and a mentor to Leonardo DiCaprio. It is 30 years since the passing of the outstanding Polish sculptor and art theorist Stanisław Szukalski. His biographer, Prof. Lechosław Lameński from the Catholic University of Lublin, told Poland.pl why “Stach from Warta” has once again become fashionable in Poland and the United States.
Heads of CEE parliaments meet in Poland
Central and Eastern European countries should engage more in international politics, senior parliamentarians from 24 countries said following a meeting in Warsaw on Thursday.
German President: Berlin needs a strong, confident and European Poland
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Berlin’s aim is to maintain EU cohesion, and that Germany needs a strong, confident and European Poland, a day ahead of his visit to Warsaw.
Commemorating Witold Pilecki
In Warsaw, efforts to commemorate an important figure in Polish history have finally come to fruition. On Saturday a statue of Captain Witold Pilecki was unveiled in Żoliborz. Members of the hero’s family participated in the ceremony.
Poland on the Mediterranean Sea
At a time when Euro-enthusiasm becomes an alternative to patriotism, it is worth recalling what our writers had to say about Polish Europeanism.
With a Lion of Lehistan
On April 29, 1924, the Polish mark was replaced by the Polish zloty. This was one of the key reforms undertaken by the conservative cabinet of Prof. Władysław Grabski. Just before the 92nd anniversary of this reform, Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP - National Bank of Poland) introduced a new 500-zloty banknote. Apart from its aesthetic and technical qualities this work of art – which has already attracted international acclaim – also has important functional attributes: it is supposed to contribute to the undisturbed circulation of cash in Poland and reduce the cost of issuing money.
Moving closer to Paris
Poland and France are connected by long-standing close relations, respect for the same universal values and a similar sensitivity of both societies. Over the centuries, our co-operation has on many occasions demonstrated its importance and effectiveness, the Polish head of diplomacy writes in “Rzeczpospolita” daily.