Why is it worth to visit us? There are many reasons like the fact that it is Poland’s former capital and oldest university town. Settled in 10th century, Kraków is one of the oldest cities in Poland. The choice of cafes and restaurants is huge and each of them has one of a kind spirit. The prices are definately attractive for most of the travelers – you can easly find reasonably priced accomodation (like hostel Mosquito;), bars and restaurants are definately cheaper than in other Europian capitals. English is commonly known language by most locals so it’s easy to get advice or information from passer-by’s.
If you need more, here’s a list of interesting events that will take place in the near future. Because of new art-connected initiatives and new arenas and cultural centers, Kraków is a host of various cultural events like concerts, interesting exhibitions and performances.
4 MARCH – SCORPIONS CONCERT AT ARENA KRAKÓW
After the great success of the concert in May 2015 in Lodz, the legendary Scorpions band comes back to Poland with another concert, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the band activity. Special anniversary show will be held on 4th of March, 2016 in TAURON Arena Kraków. Despite the passage of several decades and plans to end their career, the legendary Scorpions band continually plays in a great way, surprising their fans with an excellent shape and musical perfection. The best proof was this year’s performance in Poland, when on the 9th of May, the band played in Atlas Arena hall in Lódź, filling the venue with over 14 000 spectators. Scorpions have enchanted the gathered audience with well-known hits as well as the songs from their latest album “Return To Forever”. Full audience attendance and a great shape of the musicians was noticeable to the national media. Also Polish fans gave the musicians the understand that they can’t wait for the next visit of Klaus Meine formation in Poland.
7 APRIL – CHIPPENDALES GROUP IN ICE KRAKÓW
And now different kind of event… 😉 In April, the tour of the legendary American Chippendales group will begin. We have great news for all the fans of the sublime men’s show – the dancers will come to ICE Kraków on 7th of April at 7:00 PM! It’s going to be quite a treat for all ladies! Masterful flirting, muscular and tanned bodies, as well as plenty of charm and eroticism – it’s an explosive mix that sweeps audiences along for world-class fun! The legendary Chippendales group from the USA will come to Krakow. These professional dancers can seduce every woman and transport her to a world of fantasies, secret desires and passions. So far, the group has performed over 40 thousand times in 150 countries.
29 APRIL – 8 MAY OFF CAMERA FESTIVAL IN ALL INDEPENDENT KRAKÓW CINEMAS
Just like every year, there will be some international movie stars coming to Krakow but also lots of attractions for the independent cinema lovers who will get a chance to meet up with their favorite filmmakers in the best art-house theatres in the city. Faithful festival audience members will be able to watch new productions shown within our permanent sections: Discoveries and Catching Up. There will be lots of new sections and terrific events that will surprise even the most demanding. International Jury will judge ten first or second features from all over the world that will compete for Krakow Film Award in the sum of $ 100, 000. Polish films, as usual, are presented within Polish Feature Film Competition section.
3 MAY – HANS ZIMMER CONCERT AT ARENA KRAKÓW
Legendary film music composer Hans Zimmer will arrive in Poland. May 3th 2016 on TAURON Arena Krakow. Academy Award-winning music composer will perform in three concerts in Gdansk, Lodz, Krakow, accompanied by The Czech National Symphony Orchestra and a choir. German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood’s most innovative musical talents.Zimmer has composed scores for Hollywood blockbuster films including Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Thin Red Line, Pearl Harbor, The Last Samurai, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, or Interstellar and animated films such as The Lion King, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, The Prince of Egypt etc.