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  • 10 Sep 2011 12:46 PM | Anonymous

    Visitors to Poland Could Use a Few Official Warning Signs to Help Them Cope



    "Here are twelve signs I would like to see put up at strategic locations around Poland’s tourist spots."



  • 08 Sep 2011 3:10 PM | Anonymous

    Oscar spotlight on Agnieszka Holland’s “In Darkness”


    A new film by Poland’s internationally renowned director Agnieszka Holland is the Polish candidate for an Oscar award in the foreign film category.


    In Darkness is a Polish-German-Canadian co-production, and is based on the true story of Leopold Socha, a small-time crook who hides a group of Jews in the sewers of the Polish town of Lwow (now L’viv, Ukraine) during the Nazi occupation.


    Movie review in Cosmopolitan Review

  • 01 Sep 2011 2:29 PM | Anonymous

    Conference for Teachers at Teatr Groteska


    As a followup to the performance based on the book “The Velveteen Rabbit” by Margery Williams at Groteska Theater, the U.S. Consulate and Groteska Theater have prepared a conference for elementary school teachers. It will be held at the Groteska Theater on Saturday September 10 and will involve presentations by the theater and American studies specialists. The program of the conference will include the following topics:

    • Participation in the cultural event as an opportunity to learn about other countries and their cultures
    • Artistic event – cultural lesson for everyone (practical theater or art worshops for teachers)
    • Truths and Myths – how we learn about other cultures (the example of the United States)

    Also the U.S. Cultural Attaché will present the Consulate’s programs for teachers. For more details, please contact the theater offices or marketing director Olga Lany at

  • 01 Sep 2011 1:59 PM | Anonymous

    Steve Reich, Aphex Twin, Jonny Greenwood, Will Gregory and Adrian Utley – in September, in Kraków


    In September, some of the most eminent international musicians and composers will meet on one stage in Kraków. Musicians performing during the 9th edition of Sacrum Profanum, one of the most prestigious music festivals in Europe, include Aphex Twin, Jonny Greenwood, Will Gregory, Adrian Utley, Leszek Możdżer, Tom Verlaine and the master of minimalism Steve Reich, who will be celebrating his


    75th birthday during this year’s Sacrum Profanum. This year, the festival will be a great feast of American music and will open on the 11th of September, the 10th anniversary of the tragedy in New York. The U.S. Consulate General in Krakow is proud to be a partner of this year’s Sacrum Profanum.



 SF-Kraków Sister Cities Association
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