A Young Benefactor from Great Britain Visits Kraków
Milan Paul Kumar, a 10-year old old British boy from Bolton, accompanied by his parents, has visited out City. Milan is already recognizable in his native country due to his humanitarian activity and social involvement.
The third edition of Scholars at Risk (SAR) - Villa Decius and Jagiellonian University welcome a new resident!
The Villa Decius Institute for Culture has welcomed its third SAR program grantee - Ukrainian-born philologist, translator, poet and literary critic, author of more than 300 scholarly publications, Olga Smolnytska, PhD.
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.
Fallen Canadian pilots honoured in Kraków
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.
OWHC Board of Directors meeting was held in Krakow
The Board of Directors of the Organisation of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) convened in Krakow between May 30 and June 2. Andrzej Kulig, Deputy Mayor of Krakow for Social Policy, Culture and City Promotion, welcomed the international visitors on behalf of the city authorities at an event held in the Underground Museum. OWHC meetings were held on May 31 and June 1 at the Krakow City Hall.