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IAESTE Central European Meeting

The IAESTE Central European Meeting organised by the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków is addressed to IAESTE members & trainees from all over the world. Its 16th edition will be held from August 9th until August 11th, 2019 and the City of Krakow is the official partner of the project.

3rd Cultural Heritage Summer School - Cultural Landscapes

The Faculty of History of Vilnius University is delighted to announce an Open Call for participants to the 3rd Cultural Heritage Summer School in the Nida Art Colony. The Summer School will take place on the 4th-11th of August in Nida, Lithuania. It is an annual one-week high quality capacity building event focusing on cultural heritage issues. The topic of the Summer School this year is the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL).

Krakow’s Mayor voted President of the OWHC

With the support of almost 100 cities from around the globe, Krakow was elected to the Board of Directors of the Organization of World Heritage Cities and the Mayor of Krakow became the organization’s President. “Thank you for putting your trust in us in Korea and choosing Krakow to host the 15th Congress of the OWHC. Thank you putting your trust in us yet again when you elected Krakow to become a member of the Board of Directors and thank you for the presidency. It is a double honour which fills us with great pride and joy.” emphasized Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski.

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.

List of foreign consulates and institutions in Krakow