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Anniversary of Baptism of Poland marked abroad

A concert by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at London’s Royal Festival Hall featuring “Stabat Mater” was the first event abroad marking the 1,050th anniversary of the Baptism of Poland - thenews.pl

A concert by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at London’s Royal Festival Hall featuring “Stabat Mater” by Polish composer Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937) on Saturday was the first event abroad marking the 1,050th anniversary of the Baptism of Poland and of Polish statehood.
The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński who, in his remarks during a pre-concert ceremony, referred to Christianity as a set of values which constitutes the most characteristic strand of Polish and European culture.

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07.03.2016