National Day of Brazil
In Brazil September 7 - Sete de Setembro - is not just a regular date, it is Independence Day. September 7 is a boisterous celebration in South America, but also in other countries of the world.
Krakow boldly introduces the principles of sustainable tourism
‘I am lucky to live where others can only visit for a short time’ is the motto of "A Sustainable Tourism Policy for Kraków in the Years 2021-2028", a document adopted by the Kraków City Council on March 24 this year, which serves to develop an optimal tourism management model in Kraków after the decline caused by COVID-19.
Uruguay Independence Day
On August 25, Uruguayans celebrate the founding of their country in 1825. This winter holiday (after all, winter is in full swing in the southern hemisphere!) is an occasion for parades and speeches, but also all-night fiestas and fireworks displays.
Kraków in blue and yellow to mark 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
August 24 - the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence by the Verkhovna Rada of the Ukrainian SSR in 1991 - is celebrated as Ukraine’s Independence Day. The 30th anniversary of this event was celebrated in Kraków by lighting up the Bernatek Footbridge (Kładka Bernatka) in the colours of the Ukrainian flag.
З Днем Незалежності, Україно!
City Helpers on the streets of Kraków
In July and August City Helpers will appear on the streets of Kraków to assist tourists and everyone else visiting. Their task will be not only to provide information and promote local events, but also to catch inappropriate behavior in the Old Town Cultural Park and Kazimierz. And all this in the spirit of responsible, sustainable tourism, which is determined, among others, by harmonious coexistence of visitors and residents.
Sub Una Campana - 500th anniversary of the Sigismund Bell
Weighing in at 12,600 kg, with 450 cm of total height including yoke and clapper, producing the sound F-sharp in the Great Octave, audibility up to 30 km, powered by the strength of 12 bell-ringers - this is the Sigismund Bell which celebrates its 500th anniversary this year. On this occasion the City of Kraków together with Wawel Royal Castle, Wawel Cathedral and the Nuremberg House in Kraków organised celebrations under the motto Sub una campana/Under One Bell.
One-Stop Point for Enterpreneurs in Kraków
The Entrepreneur Service Point (POP), i.e. the Krakow “one-stop Point”, has been helping and supporting entrepreneurs for nearly 17 years.
6. Heritage Forum of Central Europe. Heritage and Development
Does counteracting climate change work for or against heritage? What is community archaeology? How to practice responsibility for heritage while minimising the negative effects of its exploitation? Can the answer be offered by sustainable tourism? The 6th Heritage Forum of Central Europe (June 16-18, 2021) took a closer look at the mutual relations between cultural heritage and broadly understood development.
Keep an eye on Kraków!
The unique heritage, the cultural offer of the summer season, the urban greenery, the countless legends or the local cuisine - the tourist values of the capital of Małopolska are presented by the nationwide promotional campaign "And what do YOU see in Kraków?". The project prepared by the Municipality of Kraków in cooperation with the Małopolska Tourist Organisation was launched on 1st June 2021 and will continue until 30th September 2021.
On May 29-31, 2021, the first edition of the International Chamber Music Competition - "KraCamera 2021" took place in Krakow. The competition was organized by the "W Świecie Muzyki" Foundation, based in Krakow. The competition was international in scope and was intended for students of 1st and 2nd degree music schools and students of music academies under 30 years of age.