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U.S. Consul General Bix Aliu’s farewell to Kraków

On 28 May 2019 B. Bix Aliu paid his final visit as U.S. Consul General in Kraków to Mayor Jacek Majchrowski. After nine month of service Consul Aliu ends his diplomatic mission in Kraków to move to Warsaw where he will take on the role of Deputy Head of Mission. Before coming to Kraków as Consul General Bix Aliu worked in Warsaw as Deputy Consul and Deputy Head of the Press and Culture Department of the U.S. Embassy.

15th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities

Mayors’ Workshop, a Journalists Workshop, a Site Manager Workshop, a youth program and thematic site visits will be some of the items on the agenda of the 15th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities which will be held from 2-5 June 2019 in Krakow.

Indian Ambassador celebrates Holi in Kraków

Tsewang Namgyal paid his first official visit to Kraków to celebrate Holi, ancient Hindu festival of spring and colours, which has for several years been successfully organized by the Indo-Polish Cultural Committee at the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury.

Kraków hosted the 5th European Congress of Local Governments

"Local government as the strategy for the future" wass the theme of the 5th European Congress of Local Governments, which was held on 8-9 April at the ICE Congress Center in Kraków. Over 80 events, including reports, panels, workshops, lectures and presentations were divided into 13 thematic paths.

Manggha Museum architect receives Pritzker Prize 2019

Arata Isozaki, who designed the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, has been named 2019 laureate of the Pritzker Prize, architecture's most prestigious award. Isozaki is the eighth Japanese architect to receive the honour.

Green Connects – Irish Minister Visiting Krakow

On Wednesday, 13th March, Krakow was visited by Mr.Kevin Moran, the Minister whose responsibilities in the Government of the Republic of Ireland involve public works, flood relief and heritage sites. One of the main points of Minister Moran`s stay in our City was a study visit to Zabłocie.

Ambassador of Ireland visited Krakow

On Monday, 18th February 2019, Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski met with the new Ambassador of Ireland to Poland H.E. Emer O’Connell.

Discover the world. Start with the sister cities contest

Discover the world. Start with the sister cities is a thematic Wikipedia article creation and improvement & Wikimedia Commons image upload contest dedicated to tourist attractions of Russian cities and regions and their foreign sister cities and partner territories.

Frans Timmermans in Krakow

On Wednesday, January 23rd, Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski met First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.

Kraków selected the 2019 European Capital of Gastronomy Culture

The title was awarded for the first time by the European Academy of Gastronomy. “We are honored that the European Academy of Gastronomy, while awarding the title of the European Capital of Gastronomy Culture 2019 for the first time, chose Kraków.” Mayor Jacek Majchrowski said at the conference.

List of foreign consulates and institutions in Krakow