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.
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.
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.
Frans Timmermans in Krakow
On Wednesday, January 23rd, Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski met First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.
XII Gyalwang Drukpa visits Kraków
The Head of the Drukpa Lineage – one of the most influential schools of Vajrayana Buddhism visited Poland to address the international community gathered at the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Katowice. It was the first visit of the Gyalwang Drukpa to Kraków. The atmosphere at a courtesy meeting with Mayor Jacek Majchrowski on December 5th, 2018 was very cordial and and relaxed.
Welcome visit by the U.S. Consul General B. Bix Aliu
On August 24 Mayor of Kraków Jacek Majchrowski welcomed in his office Mr. B. Bix Aliu, the new U.S. Consul General in Kraków.
Discussing the EMF Pollution
On Monday, 24th September, in the Wyspianski Session Chamber of the Krakow City Council, Jacek Majchrowski, the City Mayor, opened the 3rd International Forum on Environment Protection from EMF Pollution. Safe Limits.
Kraków becomes the first European Capital of Gastronomic Culture 2019
In January 2018 the European Gastronomic Academy awarded Kraków the title of the European Capital of Gastronomy Culture 2019. The decision was announced at a press conference held at the Kraków City Hall on 28 June 2018.
Farewell visit by US Consul General Walter Braunohler
On 27 June 2018 the US Consul General in Krakow Walter Braunohler paid a goodbye visit to Mayor Jacek Majchrowski. For the past three years Walter Braunohler represented the USA in southern Poland as Consul General.