Gifts that promote Polish design
Representatives arriving at the meeting of the Presidency traditionally receive a small gift ... Polish Presidency opted for mtodych, Polish designers, minimalist, traditional materials, referring to the tradition of modernity and nature.
Winning projects were: • Sideburns (Monika Wilczyńska) • Portfolios (Ania Kuczyńska) • Milk and Honey (Beza project) • clips of striped flint (Dorota Kempko)
National Cultural Programme
Art for Social Change: 1000 art projects, 170 partner organizations, 60 recurring events, 184 days of culture • Special projects in the cities of Krasnogruda, Warsaw, Sopot, Białystok, Katowice, Wroclaw, Lublin, Krakow, Poznan • The European Culture Congress September 8-11, Wroclaw • grassroots cultural initiatives and the Eastern Partnership • debates, workshops, design, music, theater
The cultural program abroad I, Culture: 400 projects, 10 capital cities, 10 time zones, 100 days • Projects in: Brussels, Berlin, Kiev, London, Madrid, Minsk, Moscow, Paris, Beijing, Tokyo. • The pillars of the program: Karol Szymanowski, Czeslaw Milosz, Stanislaw Lem, Beats of Freedom, I, Culture Puzzle. Modern crafts workshop and I, Culture Orchestra. • Polish projects prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in cooperation with Polish and foreign partners will be presented in the best art galleries, theaters, clubs and festivals: Bozar, La Monnaie in Brussels, the National Theater, Whitechapel Gallery, London Jazz Festival, London, Martin Gropius Bau in Berlinie, Teatro Real in Madrid. www.culture.pl • A number of Polish Institutes cultural projects in 22 cities in Europe and the USA, and hundreds of projects in the field of public and cultural diplomacy carried out by more than 100 Polish diplomatic missions in all continents.
Nowocze MModern, original and highly functional guide to Poland. The attractive, lightweight way to help foreigners understand Poland and Poles, discover the best places recommended by a group of public figures and entertainers. At 208 pages presents a consistent, transparent and timely overview of the main areas of economic, social and cultural Polish (8 chapters). Draws attention to the places, people and events that support the image of Polish as a country with rich traditions, while creative, modern and dynamic.
Internet, social media
PL Cuisine The Polish Presidency is a great opportunity to promote Polish cuisine. One of the most cherished Polish chefs, Adam Chrząstowski, oversees the creation of exquisite menu of Polish dishes, native products based on high-level meetings in Poland and Brussels. Foreign delegations and journalists visiting Poland during the presidency also receive a package of laws on the Polish cuisine, modern arranged for 16 chefs, including three foreigners, every day working in the best Polish restaurants. The starting point for each of the rules is the product generally evocative of Polish cuisine (such as herring, cucumber, buckwheat, poppy, game). Each recipe precedes foreign customers understand the product description, including its cultural context. The publication even more enjoyable contemporary illustrations.
The publication is available on the website of the Polish Presidency
The Polish Presidency can write a long and entertaining. Taking care of the environment, this brochure consciously limit, however, to identify key terms, concepts and statistics. For more information, visit the official web portal www.pl2011.eu.
The Polish Presidency is a Green Presidency.