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March 26, 2021
Like a Phoenix from the Ashes: the Reconstruction of the Royal Castle in Warsaw

The Royal Castle in Warsaw is the symbol of the sovereignty of the Polish state. It used to be the seat of the Polish kings, it is where the meetings of the Polish Sejm were held, and it witnessed many historic events. Both laudable, like the homage paid by the tsar of Russia to the […]

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July 16, 2020
In the Footsteps of Copernicus

What’s your first association with the name Nicolaus Copernicus? A great astronomer? "On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres"? Or perhaps the city of Toruń?  All these associations are accurate, but as a real Rennaissance man, he was also a mathematician, a physician, an economist, a cartographer, a polyglot,  and a canon. Let’s set foot […]

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November 10, 2019
Celebrating the Independence Day

Let’s be honest: Poland isn’t the luckiest in the world when it comes to geographical location. It’s been through a lot and one day it was simply wiped off from the European map. It disappeared, but it never died. It lived on in people’s hearts and became independent again after 123 years of partitions (read […]

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August 1, 2019
The Scarred City of Warsaw

Every day we watch this city from our office window on the 8th floor of a building in the middle of the Grochów neighborhood in Warsaw, and what we see is a vibrant city with a bright outlook on the future. But on our way to work, when we look at the walls of the […]

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November 11, 2018
The Polish Struggle for Independence

On November 11, the world is celebrating the Armistice Day to commemorate the end of World War I. But for Poles this day is even more important, it’s our National Independence Day. It’s been 102 years since we regained our independence after 123 years of foreign rule. But how come the Kingdom of Poland ceased […]

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April 20, 2018
Polish National Hero and the American Cause

He was “a pure son of liberty”, as Thomas Jefferson put it. Lord Byron described the sound of his name as a “sound that crashes in the tyrant’s ear”. His portrait even made his way to Captain Nemo’s submarine. The highest mountain of Australia is named to honor him. Have you ever wondered why all […]

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March 1, 2018
Polish National Day of Memory of Cursed Soldiers

You might not be aware of it, but a Polish national holiday is nearing – on the 1st March, Poland celebrates the memory of the Damned Soldiers, or Cursed Soldiers as they are also called (pl. “Żołnierze wyklęci”) – the people who stood against communism and formed resistance to protect Polish independence and freedom after […]

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February 25, 2018
And When’s Your Birthday, Mr. Chopin?

Poland is proud to be the homeland of many great people who have been an inspiration to the rest of the world or who have pushed our understanding of the world to a higher level. Just to mention some: Nicolaus Copernicus, Marie Curie-Skłodowska, Pope John Paul II, Joseph Conrad, Irena Sendler, Wisława Szymborska, Lech Wałęsa, […]

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February 23, 2018
Happy Birthday, Mr. Copernicus!

A long, long time ago in a country far, far away a baby boy was born. He was the youngest of the four children born to a merchant and his wife. At that time no one even expected the impact on our understanding of the universe and on the history of mankind that the boy […]

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February 15, 2018
Stanisław Marusarz – The Spy on Skis

If you are interested in sports, then around this season you may have seen ski jumping competitions: slim young men with huge skis sliding down a sheer slope and then flying through the air, while the audience cheers – or not. You may have also noticed the audience usually comprises a strong Polish group. This […]

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February 9, 2018
Wilson in Warsaw

Trams ringing, cars swooshing, trains stopping at an impressive, modern subway station, people hurrying to work, youth chatting. That’s the everyday life in the center of Warsaw’s enchanting district of Żoliborz. The Thomas Woodrow Wilson Square. Famous for its eating places and the atmospheric old Wisła cinema, Wilson Square is familiar to all inhabitants of […]

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January 31, 2018
Holocaust Memorial Days

Gravestones in the old 400-year-old Jewish cemetery in Ozarow. Poland 27th of January has been announced the Holocaust Memorial Day by the United Nations Organization. The date was not chosen by accident. It was on the 27th of January 1944 that the Soviet Army liberated the biggest nazi death camp in Europe, Auschwitz-Birkenau. To commemorate […]

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