National Day of Sweden
On 6 June Swedes celebrate their National Day. It commemorates two important events in the history of the country, proclamation of Gustav Vasa as King of Sweden in 1523 and adopting the constitution in 1809.
National Day of Denmark
On 5 June the Kingdom of Denmark celebrates Constitution Day. It marks the signing of Danish Constitution in 1849 and establishing the constitutional monarchy and the bicameral parliament.
National Day of Norway
On 17 May Norwegians are commemorating the signing of the Eidsvoll constitution. This document, signed on 17 May 1814 in Eidsvoll declared Norway to be an independent kingdom and constitutional monarchy.
International Empathic Cities Forum
Join us at Empathic Cities Forum 15-16 May in Kraków. This International Conference will address an important question for regional governments all over Europe: how to promote and protect human rights at the local level?
On 20 March 2023, at an official ceremony in the Meeting Room of Kraków City Council, the World Health Organization (WHO) honored Kraków for its efforts to create an age-friendly environment by officially accepting our city into the Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities. Andrzej Kulig, Deputy Mayor of Kraków, received the certificate from WHO representatives.
Women who built Kraków. New outdoor exhibition
The open-air exhibition Women Who Built Kraków, which has been on display in front of the Wyspiański Pavilion on All Saints' Square since March, is an attempt to remind us of the extraordinary women's input in our local architecture. Come and see it!
National Day of Bulgaria
Bulgarians celebrate their National Day on 3 March.
After year of war Kraków continues to help
On the morning of 24 February last year, news of the outbreak of war in Ukraine broke around the world. Kraków proved far from indifferent in the face of this tragic news and launched relief efforts for Ukraine, which was fighting the aggressor, and for the refugees arriving here in large numbers.
National Day of Estonia
Estonia celebrates Independence Day on 24 February.
National holiday of Japan - Emperor’s Birthday
Emperor Naruhito celebrates his birthday on 23 February and the day is Japan’s national holiday.