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    Poland and Romania Unite for 2024-2025 Cultural Season


    Explore the vibrant cultural tapestry as Poland and Romania join forces for a unique 2024-2025 season filled with art, music, literature, and more.

    In a historic collaboration, Poland and Romania proudly announce the inaugural joint cultural season, symbolized by the theme “We Speak the Same Language.” The official launch ceremony at the Royal Castle in Warsaw was marked by a concert featuring Romanian artists, led by the virtuoso violinist Alexandru Tomescu. Attended by dignitaries including Bożena Żelazowska from the Polish Ministry of Culture and Romania’s Deputy Minister of Culture Diana Baciuna, the event set the stage for the Romania-Poland Cultural Season 2024-2025.

    Commencing in June 2024, the season kicks off in Romania with the opening of the exhibition “Tatras: Wróblewski, Karłowicz, Wyczółkowski” at the Brukenthal National Museum in Sibiu. Curated by the Wróblewski Foundation, the display captures the essence of Carpathian landscapes through paintings, graphics, and photographs.

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    Poland hosts significant exhibitions, including “Dacia: Kingdom of Gold and Silver” in Krakow’s National Museum and “Treasures and Rituals in Romanian Medieval Art” in Gdańsk’s National Museum. Notable displays also include a monographic exhibition of Losif Király at the Łódź Fotofestiwal and “Romanian 20th Century: Ovidiu Șandor Art Collection” in Krakow. Romania contributes with exhibitions like “Nicolae Grigorescu: Painter of the Romanian Ethos” in Gdańsk and a retrospective of Grigorescu’s works from the National Museum of Art of Romania in Bucharest. Additionally, Romanian audiences will enjoy works by Tadeusz Kantor, Wojciech Fangor, and Jerzy Nowosielski showcased in various museums. The season encompasses diverse cultural expressions, including theater, film, and music festivals in both countries. Polish and Romanian creators participate in renowned festivals like the International Theater Festival in Sibiu and the Premiere Festival in Bydgoszcz. Notable film productions from both nations will grace international festivals, including the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) and New Horizons in Wrocław. Polish and Romanian instrumentalists will captivate audiences at festivals such as the George Enescu Festival, Warsaw Autumn, Gărâna Jazz Festival, and Balkanik Festival. Romanian Design Week and Łódź Design Festival will showcase Polish and Romanian design, while writers participate in FILIT Literature Festival in Jassy and the International Book Fair in Krakow.

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