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Polish Jazz London Series

Showcasing the most interesting and highly acclaimed Jazz artists to come out of Poland Thursday 4 July – Thursday 21 November 2019 Some say Jazz is a universal language. It’s lively, expressive, distinctive and diverse just like the people of the Waltham Forest Borough. What you may not know is that some of the best…

Julia Secklehner | 25/06/2019
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Fresh off the Press: ‘Kurier’ (Pasikowski, 2019) “A sensational spy story”– Polska Press

  ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE UK RELEASE OF   KURIER  A film by Władysław Pasikowski    “A sensational spy story”– Polska Press “An instant war film classic”– Wprost IN UK CINEMAS 28 JUNE 2019 STARRING PHILIPPE TŁOKIŃSKI PATRICIA VOLNY JULIE ENGELBRECHT BRADLEY JAMES ZBIGNIEW ZAMACHOWSKI  Bulldog Film Distribution are delighted to announce the UK…

Julia Secklehner | 17/06/2019
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Shakespeare and Poland Festival at the Globe 26 June – 6 July 2019 “A two-week celebration of Poland’s particular affinity and fascination with Shakespeare’s plays, that embraces live theatre, film, illustration, music and song.”

Shakespeare has penetrated Polish tradition in ways few national writers have managed to do. Particularly Hamlet has functioned in Polish politico-cultural consciousness for centuries. Poles often identified their nation’s troublesome fate with the one of the Danish prince, while many Polish literary masters heavily drew from Shakespeare, including Adam Mickiewicz, Stanisław Wyspiański, Zbigniew Herbert, and Sławomir…

Iga Szczodrowska | 12/06/2019
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Constantin Brâncuși, Celebrated by the Romanian Cultural Institute throughout 2019

On 19 February, his birthday, the Romanian Cultural Institute pays homage to legendary sculptor Constantin Brâncuși. Since 2015, when this date was declared Constantin Brâncuși Day, it has been a National Holiday in Romania. The Romanian Cultural Institute will dedicate the renowned sculptor a series of grand scale events within the Europalia 2019 Festival, where…

Julia Secklehner | 05/03/2019
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Polish Heritage Days 2019: Call for Participation

[from the Polish Cultural Institute] Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2019 Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2019 All application forms available here This year, we celebrate the 250th anniversary of the formal establishment of Polish–British diplomatic relations and the centenary of the renewal of Polish–British bilateral relations. In the atmosphere of friendship and cordiality, we…

Julia Secklehner | 19/02/2019
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KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival in London 2019: Opening Night Gala announced as Award-winning Memoir ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE

AWARD-WINNING EXTRAORDINARY ANIMATED MEMOIR ‘ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE’ TO OPEN 17TH KINOTEKA POLISH FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON   WITH SPECIAL INTRODUCTION FROM ACCLAIMED JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR VICTORIA BRITTAIN   “Rarely less than spectacular” The Hollywood Reporter on ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE   Thursday 31 January 2019 – KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival in London is delighted…

Julia Secklehner | 08/02/2019
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Susanna Roth Translators Award 2019 – Call for Entries

Czech Centres and the Literary Section of the Arts and Theatre Institute (ATI), Prague, announce the 5th year of the International Competition for Young Translators – The Susanna Roth Prize, named after the celebrated Swiss translator Susanna Roth (1950 – 1997) who made a significant contribution to the promotion of contemporary Czech literature abroad. The…

Julia Secklehner | 31/12/2018
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Open calls for Czech artists and curators

Delfina Foundation is delighted to announce three new open calls for Czech artists and curators in collaboration with Kunsthalle Praha, Arts and Theatre Institute, and Czech Centre London. The three successful applicants will each be awarded a six-week residency in 2019 – two in winter 2019 (March to April) and one in autumn 2019 (October to…

Julia Secklehner | 31/12/2018