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Madonna's concert in Warsaw can be cancelled

Polish concert of the legendary singer Madonna, which is planned to be held in Warsaw in August on the 68th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, is in jeopardy.

Poland has translated Communist monopoly into Russian

Recreation industry in Poland is being developed not only at the resorts. Unusual version of the "Monopoly" was created in Poland. "Queue" (in Polish - "Kolejka") is the name of the game that offers participants try their hand in the communist economy.

Entertaining tourist tram and omnibus appeared in Warsaw

Unique tourist program has been launched in the Polish capital of Warsaw. Entertaining historical tram line organized by the club "Friends of the public transport" will carry tourists along the most famous sights in Warsaw.

Warsaw hotels: new Hilton at the Chopin airport

On the eve of the European Football Championship many major players of the hotel industry rushed to Poland. Among the recent new projects is construction of a new Hampton by Hilton hotel near the main international airport in Warsaw - Frederic Chopin airport.

OFF Festival will be held in Katowice

This festival is one of the biggest cultural events in Katowice, which unites such musical styles as pop, rock, folk, punk and jazz. The main feature of the OFF Festival is presenting not only famous musicians, vibrant musical performances and concerts, but also a variety of cultural events such as art exhibitions, seminars and workshops, as well as film screenings.

Photo month festival begins in Krakow

There are only few days left before the start of one of the most important events in the cultural life of Krakow - the 10th anniversary of the Photo month festival in Krakow. The official opening of the festival will be held in Krakow on Friday, May 18 at 18.00 at the Starmach Gallery (ul. Węgierska 5).

Anti-terrorist exercises are being held in Poland

Due to the future Euro-2012, which will begin in Poland and Ukraine on June 8, 2012, anti-terrorist units are actively training to prevent any potential threat.

“Behind the Iron Curtain” exhibition will be opened in Gdansk

The National Museum of Gdansk offers a unique exhibition of Polish and Soviet art of the Cold War era.

Sopot is the richest Polish city

The richest city in Poland is the resort of Sopot. Such data were published by the Central Statistical Office of Poland. According to the Polish Radio Abroad in 2010 the average per capita income in Sopot was 6509 PLN (about 1570 Euros).

Red Hot Chilli Peppers will come to Warsaw

The “peppers” will visit Poland as part of their European tour. In addition to Poland during the tour the musicians will also visit other Eastern European countries.

Poland is losing small shops

Small private shops in Poland lose competition to major retailers. According to the Polish Radio, for the past two years about 50 000 small shops were closed down across the country.

Polish Pass for Euro 2012 travels

On the eve of the European Football Championship Euro 2012 in Poland the tournament organizers decided to significantly ease traveling for many fans, who will come to the country this summer. All tourists during Euro 2012 in Poland will be offered a special Polish Pass.

Krakow will develop religious tourism

The authorities of one of the most beautiful cities in Poland, cultural and student capital of Poland - Krakow - announced its plans to create a company on promoting the city as the main Polish center of religious tourism.

Frosts killed 97 people in Poland

Severe frosts in Poland brought not only the long-awaited winter fun, but also the indispensable winter tragedy. According to the Government Security Centre, about a hundred people died in Poland due to the cold snap.

Poland will meet Euro 2012 fans with hot dogs and kebabs

Poland, famous for its hospitality and such culinary delights as beer soup, fragrant flyaks and bigos, will meet Euro 2012 guests with hot-dogs, nuggets, French fries, kebabs and other fast food.

Poland promotes Euro 2012 in Dublin

Opportunities for holidays in Poland will be actively represented at the forthcoming tourism exhibition The Holiday World Show, which is one of the world's largest annual tourist events and this year will be held in Dublin from 27 to 29 January 2012.
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Prices for accommodation in Poland continue to fall

Polish real estate market is experiencing another phase of decrease. According to the Polish Radio, in the third quarter of 2011 prices for apartments, houses and other types of real estate property in Poland decreased by 1.5% compared with the price level for the same period in 2010.

British rock-group Coldplay will play in Warsaw

Famous British artists Coldplay, whose albums are sold in millions all over the world, confirmed the information about a big concert in Warsaw.

Documentary Film Festival WATCH DOCS 2012 will be held in Warsaw

Annual International Festival WATCH DOCS 2012 is one of the largest and oldest European documentary film festivals devoted to human rights. Human Rights in Film will start in Warsaw on Thursday, December 8.

Wieliczka was visited by one million tourists

The famous Wieliczka salt mines were visited by one million tourists. On November 24, 2011 the millionth visitor, who visited the famous landmark of Poland, became Malgorzata Kawinska. Kawinska was born in Poland and later immigrated to Holland, and now she returned with her friend.

New Year in Poland is not for everyone

Spending the New Year in Poland for many Russians has become a popular way to celebrate one of the main winter holidays. However, today one of the obstacles to affordable European vacations can become the Polish consulate.

LOT will fly to China

The Polish airline LOT will probably organize flights to China already in 2012. Not long ago LOT Polish Airlines has received permission from the Russian Federation to fly over Siberia. As a result the company’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Marcin Piroga said that since 2012 LOT will operate regular flights to Beijing.

Five universities in Poznan will be united into one?

In Poznan is being discussed the project on merging of the five city universities into a powerful educational center. It is assumed that it would be able to raise the status of the city as an educational center, and will give an opportunity for the new integrated university to improve its ranking in the world rating of educational institutions.

Euro 2012: England will stay in a Krakow hotel

England football team have chosen the place of accommodation for the final stage of the European Football Championship, which will be held in Poland and Ukraine in 2012. The team has booked a hotel in the heart of the old Polish city of Krakow.

Water park will be built in Koszalin

For Koszalin this project promises to be one of the key markers that will greatly increase investment attractiveness of the region. Currently Koszalin prepares to organize a tender for the construction of the water park.

Rezidor reopens the famous hotel in Warsaw

One of the most successful and fastest growing hotel chains - Rezidor - announced plans to open the second hotel under the brand of Rezidor Hotel Group in the capital of Poland Warsaw. After three years of costly reconstruction in the south part of the Warsaw business district will be opened Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel designed for 467 comfortable rooms.

Warsaw International Film Festival 2011

On October 7, 2011 in Warsaw started the 27th International Film Festival. At the largest Polish film festival in 2011 will be shown about 127 films and 97 short films. The festival will last until October 16.
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Exhibition of renowned Polish artists is held in Brussels

Exhibition, which consists of 3 basic blocks, was organized with the assistance of the Polish Cultural Institute in Brussels and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw and will take place in territory of the European Parliament.

The "Cold War" comes back to Szczecin

A photo exhibition dedicated to one of the global ideological and economic struggles of the modern world - the Cold War - is held in the Pomeranian Library in Szczecin.

Natalie Portman and Russell Crowe promote Poland

Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski actively promotes Poland in the world. Thus, in addition to the head of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the promotion of Poland as tourism brand will participate Hollywood stars. In the recent promo video about Poland appeared Natalie Portman, Russell Crowe, Robert Redford and other Hollywood stars.
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Madonna's concert in Warsaw can be cancelled
Polish concert of the legendary singer Madonna, which is planned to be held in Warsaw in August on the 68th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, is in jeopardy.
Poland has translated Communist monopoly into Russian
Recreation industry in Poland is being developed not only at the resorts. Unusual version of the "Monopoly" was created in Poland. "Queue" (in Polish - "Kolejka") is the name of the game that offers participants try their hand in the communist economy.
Entertaining tourist tram and omnibus appeared in Warsaw
Unique tourist program has been launched in the Polish capital of Warsaw. Entertaining historical tram line organized by the club "Friends of the public transport" will carry tourists along the most famous sights in Warsaw.