Conference on the presentation of the album "The beauty of volleyball"
The presentation of the album "Beautiful volleyball" - a photographic story about different faces of volleyball in Poland, is taking place on the 6th of December at the Hotel Gromada Centrum.
“Discussion on POLEXIT is being created and nurtured by our opposition” The Prime Minister dispels doubts
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki gave an interview to the BBC World Service. - The true reality is that Poland is a member of the European Union, Poland will stay as a member of the European Union, possible Polexit is completely exaggerated, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki argued in an interview. He added that it was mainly the Polish opposition that talked about leaving the European Union.
Kajetanowicz wins Barbórka Rally for the eighth time in a row [VIDEO]
Kajetan Kajetanowicz, driving a Skoda Fabia Rally2 Evo, won the 59th Warsaw Rally Championship. Barbórka Rally. The WRC3 runner-up and three-time European champion triumphed in the event for the eighth consecutive year.
"Pipes, glues, ropes and snap hooks were secured. Police thwarted an attempt to blockade the centre of Warsaw
A spokesman for the Warsaw Police Department said that police officers thwarted an attempt by activists to block the centre of Warsaw on Friday. - They have questioned over 40 people. They found glue, pipes, ropes and clip hooks with them - reported Superintendent Sylwester Marczak. He reported that a van carrying paint and metal components was also stopped.
The violent migrant assaults on the Polish border continue [VIDEO]
The Polish Border Guard has once again come under attack by rock-throwing migrants and Belarusian border guards trying to blind them with the use of green lasers.
Barbórka - the so-called Miners' Day
Barbórka is one of the most important mining traditions in Poland.
The vast majority of people positively evaluate the work of uniformed officers on the border with Belarus
How do we assess the work of soldiers, policemen and border guards on the Polish-Belarusian border? According to the latest poll conducted by the Pollster Research Institute, as many as 84% of respondents positively assess the actions of the Polish services!
Renovation of Chopin's last piano
From 3rd to 12th December, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw will be restoring a Pleyel grand piano from 1848 - the last instrument belonging to Fryderyk Chopin. The restoration work will be carried out by Paul McNulty - a prominent American expert on historical pianos. This renovation will be available for Museum visitors to observe.
International leaders express support for actions undertaken by Poland to protect the external border of the EU and NATO
“Every day Poland is under great pressure, we are going to cooperate very closely,” said the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. What is more, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that Poland was a committed NATO Ally.
What is the biggest threat on the border with Belarus?
The Commander of the Podlaskie Border Guard Division announced today at a press conference that the situation on the border is unpredictable. - We don't know when the next attempt of the illegal crossing will be organized, who will drive up to pick these people up and whether they will have weapons," said Brigadier General Andrzej Jakubaszek.
Polish polar explorers on their way to Antarctica
Less than 600 km separates Polish polar explorers on the ship "Akademik Fedorov" from the Cape of Good Hope. The journey to the A. B. Dobrowolski Polish Antarctic Station began more than 20 days ago, and it will last about two months.
A Center for Research on Poles and Jews Saving the Victims of Totalitarianism will be established at the Catholic University of Lublin
The rector of the Catholic University of Lublin announced the establishment of the Center for Research on Poles Saving Jews and Jews Saving Poles in the coming weeks.
A young couple and destroyed Warsaw in the background. Who are they?
The Archives of the Institute of National Remembrance asks for help in identifying the people depicted in the photo by Henryk Śmigacz. It shows a young couple in the background of the ruins of Warsaw.
Exhibition in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski commemorates sugar factory workers fighting for free Poland
The opening of the exhibition "Sugar Producers - Heroes of Our Independence" in the historic building of the Częstocice Sugar Factory in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski was not accidental. Sugar workers, starting from 1830, wrote a beautiful page in the history book of the struggle for an independent homeland.
A record price on the Polish art market
At the auction "Contemporary Art. The classics of the avant-garde after 1945” in DESA Unicum broke a record that went down in the history of the Polish art market. The painting "Two Married Women" by Andrzej Wróblewski was sold for a record price of PLN 13.44 million, becoming not only the most expensive-sold painting in Poland but also the most expensive-sold work of art on the Polish market.
Reconstruction of the Saxon Palace
The government established the company, which will rebuild the Saxon Palace. Jan Edmund Kowalski became the President, Robert Cicirko the vice president, and Robert Bernisz a member of the management board. "This is the next stage in the process of rebuilding the Palace inaugurated by the Polish President," said the head of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
History of a medieval road in a lake
Getting to know the history of the Middle Ages thanks to chronicles, documents, everyday objects is easy. This time, scientists analyzed the history of the medieval road, Via Marchionis, which led through Tuchola Forest (Polish: Bory Tucholskie), found in the sediments at the bottom of the lake.
Warsaw Summit - European conservatives in Warsaw
On Saturday, 4 December, a meeting of leaders of conservative parties from all over Europe is to be held in Warsaw. The Warsaw Summit - as the meeting will be called - will end with the adoption of a joint declaration.
PGNiG's investments in Norway enhance Poland's energy security
The Yamal contract under which blue fuel from Russia's Gazprom flows to Poland is coming to an end. But thanks to PGNiG's investments in gas extraction on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, Poland will finally become independent from supplies from the East.
Belarusian services are spreading rumours among migrants
Spokesperson of the Minister-Special Services Coordinator Stanisław Żaryn informed that in recent months the Belarusian security services were active among the migrants. He added that they were spreading rumours among them (migrants) aimed at encouraging foreigners to further attacks on the Polish border.
The drama of Poles in Belarus. Intimidation continues - searches, interrogations and arrests
The situation of Poles living in Belarus is very difficult. Lukashenko's regime continues to repress them through searches, interrogations and arrests. - The activity of the vast majority of Polish organizations in Belarus is paralyzed - assessed Jan Dziedziczak, government plenipotentiary for Polonia and Poles abroad.
Cultural events at the Digital Summit in Katowice
Many interesting cultural events are planned during the UN Digital Summit - IGF 2021, which runs from 6 to 10 December. On Monday, in Katowice, a concert "Skrzydła umysłu" ("Wings of the mind") will be broadcast by TVP.
World Cup in Wisla. We know the composition of the Polish team. There's a novice
Head coach Michal Dolezal announced the Polish team for the ski jumping World Cup in Wisla Malinka. The competition will take place this weekend.
RSA: Maxus electric cars already in Poland
There is a new player in the electric car market, MAXUS, with very ambitious plans. It offers electric vans and SUVs.
The EU and the migration crisis. Legutko: EU has not done much
- The EU has not done much, and it is immediately praised, pointing out that nothing can happen without it. It is also often an opportunity for EU institutions to expand their competencies - this is how Law and Justice MEP, Prof. Ryszard Legutko, describes the EU's activity on the migrant crisis.
Illuminating masts were fired upon
According to the Ministry of the National Defense, the lamps located on the Polish-Belarusian border have been shot with pneumatic weapons. The Ministry clarified that the masts were located near Terespol.
195. birthday of "Gazeta Polska"
Today marks the 195 anniversary since the first issue of "Gazeta Polska" appeared on the market. The title was brought to life at a time when our nation was oppressed by the partitioners. The magazine aimed to fight for the Polish society and did not let them forget about their identity. Nearly two centuries have passed, and the values of editors have remained the same.
Duda: Russia wants to change borders in Europe by force
During Monday's press conference in Budapest, President Andrzej Duda referred to the policy of Putin’s regime. "We do not recognize the border changes Russia wants to make in Europe by force," he said. He also spoke of the "Russian-occupied" areas and stressed that this was "a precedent that must be lifted by re-establishing internationally recognized Ukrainian borders."
President of MRA: PLN 300 million for RNA technology in Poland
The Medical Research Agency has selected five research teams that will develop RNA technology in Poland over the next five years. The agency will allocate PLN 300 million for this purpose, the president of the Medical Research Agency, DSc Radosław Sierpiński.
Polish startup Gyfted raised PLN 10 million in funding, started cooperation with StartX and plans to expand to the US market
Gyfted is an application that enables you, through machine learning, to easily and accurately match candidates to jobs and teams, instead of the time-consuming and costly process of standard recruitment. The startup recently closed a pre-seed round, raised over 10 million PLN in funding and was accepted to the most prestigious university accelerator in the world, StartX at Stanford University.
The last OPEL ASTRA left the assembly line in the Gliwice plant
After more than 20 years, the Opel plant in Gliwice finished the production of the famous Astra. The last model left the production line today. During this time, the factory produced more than 1.8 million units of this model.
Scandal at the Ballon d’Or gala?
Lothar Matthäus, the winner of the Ballon d’Or in 1990, was surprised by the outcome of this year's poll by France Football magazine. He expected Robert Lewandowski to win, but the Pole finished second, behind Argentine Lionel Messi. The German and British press also stressed that the captain of the Polish team deserved the Ballon d’Or.
Belarusian services again threw stones and other objects [VIDEO]
Polish Ministry of National Defence and Border Guard provided information that “Polish services were once again thrown with stones by Belarusians”.
Lukashenko demands that Germany receives thousands of migrants [VIDEO]
15 projects will receive funding from the Science for Society program
15 projects submitted by 13 entities will receive funding under the Science for Society program. The total amount of funds allocated for this purpose will amount to PLN 10.7 million, the Ministry of Education and Science announced on Friday.
Ignacy Łukasiewicz - a pharmacist who created the Polish oil industry
Ignacy Łukasiewicz - pharmacist, pioneer of the European oil industry, inventor of the kerosene lamp, independence activist, social activist and philanthropist. It was him who was among the patrons of 2022. A book about Łukasiewicz is published on Monday.
Discussion on a unique finding from the Stajnia Cave
The mammoth bone plaquette with a dimple ornament found in the Stajnia Cave is 41.5 thousand years old and is the oldest known example of this type of jewellery, according to the authors of the scientific article in "Scientific Reports".
Mochnacki – the founder of "Gazeta Polska"
On Saturday, Maurycy Mochnacki's funeral celebrations took place at the military cemetery in Powązki. The founder of "Gazeta Polska", a November insurgent and émigré activist was buried in Aleja Zasłużonych, next to the graves of participants of national uprisings. On his way from France to Poland, he was accompanied by the Clubs of "Gazeta Polska". It is the only Polish community that participated in the farewell ceremonies in France.
Ballon d'Or: A historic opportunity for Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski could become the first Pole to receive France Football magazine's Golden Ball on Monday night in Paris. He was the front-runner, as early as 2020, but the poll was cancelled due to the pandemic. This year, his biggest rival is Lionel Messi.
SkillsPoland 2021. Skills are the future
On 25-26 November this year, on the premises of the AMBEREXPO Exhibition and Congress Centre, the national SkillsPoland 2021 competition was held for the first time. The winners of the competition will represent Poland at the international WorldSkills Competition to be held on October 12-17, 2022 in Shanghai.
CIVIS Media Prize 2022 – competition now open (closing date: 19 January 2022)
The competition for the European CIVIS Media Prize is now open. European programmes on addressing migration, integration, cultural diversity and – linked to this – social cohesion can be submitted up to and including 19 January 2022. The CIVIS Media Prize honours outstanding TV, radio and online productions that promote peaceful coexistence between people from different geographic and cultural backgrounds.
"Almost every night Belarusian services damage the fence at the border" [VIDEO]
Last night there was another attempt to force the Polish-Belarusian border. This time, it happened in Mielnik.
Supported by Belarusian soldiers 17 Iraqi citizens broke through the border [VIDEO]
Another day, another attempt to storm the Polish border. The Belarussian services have now started using psychological tactics against Polish officers. Among other things, they are playing recordings of sobbing women and children over loudspeakers.
A sensation during the qualification in Ruka, Finland. A Granerud’s screw-up and six Poles in the competition
Six Polish ski jumpers took part in Saturday's World Cup competition in Ruka, Finland. In the qualification the best of them, Kamil Stoch got into 24th position. The winner was Japanese Ryoyu Kobayashi. The lack of promotion of Norwegian Halvor Egner Granerud is a surprise.
PM Morawiecki: 'no open door policy' on migration
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki for DPA International about the migration crisis at the eastern border of the EU and the current geopolitical situation. Read the interview.
Polish National Parks – Świętokrzyski National Park
The Świętokrzyskie Mountains are the oldest in Poland. Erected in three different tectonic periods, they spread on the Małopolska Highlands, between the Pilica and the Vistula rivers. Their outlines are gentle and their heights are small. However, they fascinate with their unusually original structure, varied flora and animal world.
Two Polish soldiers injured as a violent mob tried to break the border [VIDEO]
In the region of Białowieża, a group of over a hundred migrants, with the help of Belarusian services, made an attempt to force through the border again today. Some of the migrants were successful in breaking into Polish territory, but thanks to the effective response of Polish officers, they were arrested and then expelled. Two Polish soldiers suffered injuries in the clashes.
German political scientist on migrant crisis: "Poland should be supported, not criticized"
- Poland deserves support, not a criticism of particular actions," said political scientist Joerg Forbrig of the German Marshall Fund in Berlin, who analyzed the events on the Polish-Belarusian border in an interview with the Berliner Zeitung daily.
Founder of "Gazeta Polska" in his motherland. President Duda: He was a man of visions
"Maurycy Mochnacki was a man of visions, he did not seek honours, he did not strive for titles, and he did not fight for power," wrote President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda in a letter to the participants of the funeral ceremony of the co-founder of "Gazeta Polska" Maurycy Mochnacki. He stressed that his message that our greatest weapon is unity must not be forgotten.