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The MOCAK Collection: New History in Art

During 7–10 June the International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’18 will take place in the capital of Lithuania – the largest such event in the Baltic countries. As in the recent years, it will be accompanied by a special exhibition programme. For the third time, MOCAK has been invited to prepare a display of works from its own collection.

Krakow's excellence recognized by OWHC

The 45th meeting of the Board of Directors took place in Kotor (Montenegro) from 24 to 26 April 2018. In addition to discussing the customary administrative issues, the Board approved with great satisfaction the excellent progress report presented by Krakow of the ongoing preparations for the World Congress to be held there 2-5 June 2019.

Brand new promo video for Krakow

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Krakow's inscription on the World Heritage List the City of Krakow commissioned a film like no other. Shooting at night required using a special drone and lights turned off in several locations. See for yourselves!


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.

Green for Clean Air – scientific conference

The conference Green for Clean Air, organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Poland and Department of Ornamental Plants of University of Agriculture in Krakow, took place on February 20th, 2018. The aim of the event was to widely share the knowledge of great benefits that plants have on air quality and human health and well-being. City of Krakow was a partner of the conference.  

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.

UK Ambassador to Poland drives the tartan tram

On Monday 22 January British Ambassador to Poland Jonathan Knott visited a tram service station in Podgórze to see the tram decorated with Scottish tartan designed for Kraków. The ambassador himself requested to visit one of Kraków tram depots and was eager not only to take a photo against this special vehicle but also to have a go at driving it.

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.

A tartan tram on the streets of Kraków

On 1 January 2018 a tram decorated with Scottish tartan made its first run along Krakow streets. The tartan vehicle will most often appear on the lines 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 14, 19, and 20. We hope that by the end of 2018 - this is how long the tram is scheduled to operate – everybody will have had the opportunity to enjoy a ride. We also hope that the colorful vehicle will make the panorama of our city even more attractive.

Open Eyes Economy Summit, a look at the development of economy

OEES was held on 14 November 2017 in International Conference Center - ICE Kraków. Experts from the world of science, economy, culture and politics discussed modern economy.

List of foreign consulates and institutions in Krakow