Mayor's guests

XII Gyalwang Drukpa visits Kraków

The Head of the Drukpa Lineage – one of the most influential schools of Vajrayana Buddhism visited Poland to address the international community gathered at the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Katowice. It was the first visit of the Gyalwang Drukpa to Kraków. The atmosphere at a courtesy meeting with Mayor Jacek Majchrowski on December 5th, 2018 was very cordial and and relaxed.

Welcome visit by the U.S. Consul General B. Bix Aliu

On August 24 Mayor of Kraków Jacek Majchrowski welcomed in his office Mr. B. Bix Aliu, the new U.S. Consul General in Kraków.

Discussing the EMF Pollution

On Monday, 24th September, in the Wyspianski Session Chamber of the Krakow City Council, Jacek Majchrowski, the City Mayor, opened the 3rd International Forum on Environment Protection from EMF Pollution. Safe Limits.

Kraków becomes the first European Capital of Gastronomic Culture 2019

In January 2018 the European Gastronomic Academy awarded Kraków the title of the European Capital of Gastronomy Culture 2019. The decision was announced at a press conference held at the Kraków City Hall on 28 June 2018.

Farewell visit by US Consul General Walter Braunohler

On 27 June 2018 the US Consul General in Krakow Walter Braunohler paid a goodbye visit to Mayor Jacek Majchrowski. For the past three years Walter Braunohler represented the USA in southern Poland as Consul General.

Creations of Edinburgh-Krakow partnership

Lord Provost of Edinburgh Frank Ross visited Krakow between 11th and 14th June to participate in the XII Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Rt. Hon. Frank Ross took part in the Mayor’s Forum where creative tools have been discussed to solve the most significant problems related to the city development.

HISTORICAL CITIES 3.0

Exchange of experience and good practices implemented in historical cities, solutions for the development of tourism were some of the issues discussed during the first edition of Historical Cites 3.0 conference held on 1-2 March at the ICE Krakow Convention Centre.

New Zealand Ambassador visits Krakow

On 29 January 2018 New Zealand Ambassador to Poland Mary Thurston met with Krakow Mayor Jacek Majchrowski on her first official visit in our city. Mary Thurston first came to Krakow last summer to study Polish for two months.

Polish and European librarians visit Kraków

250 people, representatives of several dozen libraries all over Poland, including many from Kraków and Małopolska region but also from abroad, participated in an international conference "Library at a Turning Point" on Friday 19 January. The event was organised in the ICE Kraków Convention Centre by Kraków Library together with Kraków Municipality.

Krakow receives its very own tartan

On Sunday, 1 October Frank Ross Lord Provost of Edinburgh officially presented the tartan to Krakow’s Mayor Jacek Majchrowski. The tartan was weaved in Dalgleish - one of Scotland’s last traditional tartan mills.

List of foreign consulates and institutions in Krakow