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SPORT IN ART !

MOTIVATION, DETERMINATION, TALENT, PERSISTENCE, PASSION Sport in Art after History in Art, the second exhibition in the series which shows how artists see the issues that matter in people’s everyday lives. Sport in Art, an international exhibition which presents over forty artists, takes on … Continue reading

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Recycling Festival 2012

Recycling Krakow Festival 2012 22 – 23 JUNE 2012 On Błonie Park (next to the Fun Zone Krakow) you can find Recycling Festival. This is the 10th anniversary edition of this event. This is a series of projects to promote … Continue reading

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EURO 2012

KRAKOW EURO 2012 Today (June 12) u will see next matches of the UEFA European Football Championship. This day will be extramely important for Poles because of the match with Russia. You are all welcome to the common zone  -Krakow … Continue reading

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***National Integration Day and Festival of Magical Song***

9 – 10 JUNE 2012 !!! KRAKOW 7:30 P.M. If you can dream it. You can do it! DO you like music? Do you like good music? If yes, then Main Market Square on 9th and 10th is a place … Continue reading

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FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL IN KRAKOW

The Festival of Film Music in Krakow, organised by the Krakow Festival Office and RMF Classic is the one of the most important and the greatest cultural festivals in Krakow. FMF is the unique combination of the highest quality film … Continue reading

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Polish food ;-))

What do you know about polish cuisine? Have you ever tried polish food? We can strongly recomend you couple of dishes which are worth to TRY! PIEROGI (DUMPLIGS) Most enduring of Polish culinary traditions are the PIEROGI, which the recourse to … Continue reading

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4 YEARS OF MOSQUITO !!!

We are pleased to announce that in this weekend MOSQUITO HOSTEL is celebrating his 4th birthday 🙂 Our hostel is growing up, and year by year is becoming better and better! Our hostel is not only made by beds and … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun 😉

21st of March – first day of spring ;-))

Sun is coming, flowers are growing and warm wind is blowing! Everything seems to be nicer and better just feel the spirit of sprint!

In every first day of spring in Poland we are practicing old pogan tradition of spring – SINKING OF MARZANNA

Sinking of Marzanna is an old pagan custom. According to some sources “Marzanna” was a goddess which was offered grains after harvest in hope to ensure good crop the following year. According to other sources she was a goddess or death or winter. The name of “Marzanna” could originate from “marzec”, Polish name for month “March” since the ceremony was taking place in March.

Usually children and young adults took part in the ceremony. Marzanna puppet doll was walked through the houses of the village. In the evening she was taken away from the village illuminated by burnt jupiter branches which partly burned her. The burned marzanna was finally sunk in the river. This ceremony would be probably long forgotten if not an attempt to restore old pagan habits in place of Christian tradition by a communistic government.

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