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An International Phenomenological Conference “Roman Indarden and his Times” will be held in Kraków on 25-27 October 2018.
On Sunday, October 1st 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.
On Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October you can explore delicious Scottish treats at Krakovian-Scottish picnic in the Planty Park beside the Archeological museum; if you come to Mały Rynek you will learn about Scottish culture and have an opportunity to join a historical parade culminating in the presentation of the Kraków Tartan in Rynek Główny – all this and more at the Scottish Tartan Festival. We invite everyone who lives in Kraków or is visiting our city at the time to come and join us the festival events!
In August 1944 Allied forces flew from Italy to drop supplies over Warsaw to help in the Warsaw Uprising. Many were shot down over Poland including, among others, Polish and Canadian pilots. 15 Canadian and 22 Polish pilots are buried at the Rakowicki Cemetery in Kraków.
As a sign of solidarity with families of victims and injured in terrorist attacks in Barcelona and the seaside resort of Cambrils, today after dark the Bernatek footbridge, the Lipska-Wielicka Estacade and the TAURON Arena Kraków will be highlighted in the national colors of Spain.
We are happy to announce that the 1st International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages "Following the Footsteps of the Saint Pope John Paul II" will take place in Krakow, from 8th to 12th November 2017. Please feel invited, by prof. Jacek Majchrowski, the President of Krakow. The City of Krakow is the official partner of the Congress. Also His Em. Card. Stanislaw Dziwisz confirmed his presence. Jacek Krupa - marshal of Malopolskie Voivodeship has assumped the honorary patronage over the Congress. We will keep you informed about other partners and honorary patronages which will surely be more.
The 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Krakow, Poland, through 12 July, has inscribed 21 new sites to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Among these were 18 cultural and three natural sites. In addition to the new inscriptions, the Committee also approved five site boundary changes.
Scots have their tartan kilts and now Kraków – as the first city in Poland - has its own tartan design! Out of five possible designs Kraków citizens have selected one which best represents the character of our city.
On 10 - 23 July 2017 the 3rd International Cosmology School “Introduction to Cosmology” was held in Kraków. The goal of the school was to present the basics of modern cosmology, both theoretical and observational. The plan contained lectures by most distinguished world specialists and computer workshops. The invitation was addressed mainly to students and PhD students, but also to young researchers interested in the field.