National Day of Iceland
On June 17 Icelanders celebrate their National Day. The union with Denmark was dissolved and Iceland was declared an independent republic on this day 1944.
Kraków is officially the Applicant City for EU Green Capital 2024 Award
Kraków and seven other european cities were officially qualified as applicants for EU Green Capital 2024 Award. Now the applications will be assesed by the group of experts appointed by the European Commission.
National Day of Denmark
On 5 June the Kingdom of Denmark celebrates Constitution Day. It is the most important national holiday and marks the signing of Danish Constitution in 1849 and establishing the constitutional monarchy and the bicameral parliament.
The Queen's Official Birthday and Platinum Jubilee
Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II was born on 21 April 1926. The British monarch usually spends her actual birthday with her family. The official celebration, broadcasted live on the BBC, takes place in June.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) visits Kraków
'I have been involved in humanitarian aid and refugee affairs for 40 years and I never imagined that I would visit Poland and Kraków in this context,' said United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, who visited Krakow's city hall on 30 March 2022.
National Day of Croatia
On 30 May Croatians celebrate Statehood Day (Dan državnosti) commemorating the constitution of the first modern multi-party parliament in 1990.
Together for Ukraine - activities of the voivodeship and the city / Разом за Україну – діяльність воєводства та міста
An update on the aid activities of Kraków and the Małopolska Region. The voivode's office has invited mayors and district chiefs to work together to create a Regional Coordination Centre for Ukrainian Aid. The aim of the initiative is to prepare aid depots in each poviat. The actions taken will also concern services connected with transport and accommodation.
National Day of Norway
On 17 May Norwegians are commemorating the signing of the constitution on that date in 1814 in Eidsvoll. The document declared Norway to be an independent kingdom and constitutional monarchy.
UNICEF to help Kraków
UNICEF has once again offered to help Kraków care for refugees from Ukraine who have found shelter in our city. On 30 March its representatives, the so-called emergency team and UNICEF Poland Director-General Marek Krupiński, visited the Mayor of Kraków. The purpose of the meeting was to present the possibile UNICEF's support for the activities of the local government of Kraków in the area of caring for the youngest refugees.
Appeal and fundraising for the protection of Lviv's cultural heritage
In the wake of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as well as the destructive brutality of the war, the Lviv City Council and the Board for the Protection of the Historic Environment of Lviv, have appealed for support.