International Interchange
Poland’s first knowledge and networking platform for the restaurant industry takes place on November 18th! Gathering unique and diverse personalities from world gastronomy, speakers from Italy, Germany, Romania, Spain, Poland, Ukraine, UK, France and Slovenia will join forces to paint a current business, social and culinary picture of the... Read more
Hot This August: Otwarta Ząbkowska
More than just another street, Ząbkowska has long been considered Praga’s spiritual gateway – in layman’s terms, a place where ‘things happen’. A celebration of art, literature, film, music, theater and food, the annual Otwarta Ząbkowska festival is the physical manifestation of this, a prism through which the area... Read more
’44 Remembered
Set to be a deeply emotive occasion, the city prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising… Criticized as a bourgeois rebellion fomented by the capitalist West, for decades the 1944 Warsaw Uprising was consigned to footnote status by the Communist government. The years since the political... Read more
Raffles Europejski Anniversary Ball
Raffles Europejski Warsaw is hosting its first Anniversary Ball on June 7th 2019, bringing back a tradition which made Hotel Europejski ‘the it place’ in its heyday. The 1920s and 1930s saw numerous famous ‘Fashion Balls’ in which Queens and Kings of Fashion were crowned, along such other celebrated... Read more
Piłsudski Returns!
A pre-war sculpture of Poland’s de-facto inter-war leader, Józef Piłsudski, has gone on show at Warsaw’s Kordegarda Gallery after being found festering and forgotten in the basement of the National Museum. Designed by the Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, it was to serve as a prototype for a 25-meter tall... Read more
Songs Of Praise

Songs Of Praise

Insider News 25 October 2018 0

Having already sung the Polish national anthem with 20 expats and the former mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Indian expat Razvi Hussaini plans to go a step further this year by raising 100 foreigners to sing the nation’s song alongside a select band of Polish VIPs. Slated to take place on... Read more
Singer Festival

Singer Festival

Insider News 30 August 2018 0

From modest beginnings in 2004, Warsaw’s annual Singer festival has established itself as one of Europe’s best-known festivals of Jewish culture. Expected to attract over 40,000 people, in excess of 200 events have been planned over a nine-day period, including screenings, guided walks, discussions, cookery workshops, literary meetings and... Read more
Fine Dining Week
The fifth edition of Fine Dining Week kicks-off on August 29th, with a record six Polish cities signed up to participate. The basis is straight-forward: for the full duration of the festival, restaurants will offer a custom-made five-course menu that can be enjoyed for PLN 119. Essentially, this is your opportunity... Read more
Warsaw Uprising: 1944
Transformed, in the words of historian Norman Davies, into a “lawless laboratory of Nazi racial ideology,” wartime Poland was a dark place to be – but Warsaw darker still. Viewed as a melting pot of decadence, a hotbed of dissent, a cradle of European Jewry and a symbol of... Read more
Commemorating the Uprising
Throughout the day, August 1st will witness a number of official ceremonies with events kicking-off in earnest at 9 a.m. with the laying of wreaths at the monument to Colonel Antoni Chruściel (commander of the Warsaw district) on Filtrowa 68. More official business will be conducted from 4 p.m.... Read more