Trendy Autumn In The City: Independent Polish Designers Showcase Their Goods At Krakow’s ‘KIERMASH’

Tired of shopping at Galeria Krakowska? Looking for unique styles from independent designers that you won't find anywhere else? Then make sure to check out KIERMASH this weekend. This exceptional event, which takes place between 16th-17th of September, is all about fashion, style, heritage, quality, and design. The Museum of Municipal Engineering with its expansive hall is the perfect place for the autumn...

2 Million Kilometers Ridden On Wavelo Bikes

In under a year of operation, riders of Krakow's Wavelo city bikes have collectively accumulated over 2 million kilometers, reports Gazeta Wyborcza. Krakow was the first city in Poland to introduce urban bikes although the system has changed several times. The Wavelo network has 150 docking stations with 1,500 bikes and is managed by private operator BikeU which gives 1% of...

Community Organization ‘Collaborate Krakow’ Celebrates First Anniversary

Moving to a new country where you don't speak the language is a challenging experience. Getting your head around bureaucracy, finding your way around, making new friends... After sometime you get these bases covered. You've got a job. You attend parties. There's plenty of events happening in the city. But still something is missing in your life here. Something...

The Debut Of Krakow Fringe Festival

Krakow’s newest arts and culture festival is set to take place June 15-18th with the inaugural Krakow Fringe Festival. The Krakow Fringe is a performing arts festival which aims to promote spoken word performances and culture by offering attendees a variety of interesting and engaging shows across multiple genres. To kick things off the 2017 Krakow Fringe features over 50...

“From Kraków with Love — Journey to a New Paradigm”

  “The fact that life is problematic shows that the shape of your life does not fit into life’s mould. So you must change the way you live and, once your life does fit into the mould, what is problematic will disappear.”  - Ludwig Wittgenstein Kraków is a city with a soul. Whether it is a hot summer’s day, a misty...

Story Party Kraków | Dating Stories Told Live (ft Rachman Blake)

On Monday, May 15th Krakow Standup Comedy has a very special type of standup event featuring New York comedian Rachman Blake as your host for the evening. Story Party is a unique event where people can connect and hear courageous storytellers speak about a time they got played, made, or just tangled up in that love stuff. When you arrive, check in, hang...

Krakow Gallery Weekend April 21-23 2017| DIRECTIONS OF TENSION

The Cracow Gallery Weekend KRAKERS is a project promoting contemporary art in Cracow that has KRAKERS 2017, like its past editions, aiming to create a communicative platform and become a meeting spot for independent art venues and the citizens. Aside from private galleries, the CGW has invited public institutions, foundations, associations, project rooms and informal groups and initiatives to...

The Value Of Knowing Our Ancestry: How The Genealogists At ‘Your Roots In Poland’ Ground Us In History

As the author and main character in the narrative of our life, it can feel as though we are writing our own independent novel. Yet genealogists, with their longer perspective, see ours as just the most recent chapter of a great series, with many volumes where tremendous events have transpired which set the scene for our arrival. The pen...

Scott Lee ‘The Anglik’ Headlines Krakow Standup Comedy

  When it's Sunday night at Szpitalna 1, it is time for Krakow Standup Comedy as locals and foreigners come together to listen to standup comedy in English. The friendly atmosphere and social community mean you’re guaranteed to meet people and have an enjoyable evening while listening to a mixture of local and international performers such as UK born comedian Scott Lee. Since...

Independent Polish Designers Showcase Their Goods At Krakow’s ‘KIERMASH’

KIERMASH is to take place between 25th-26th of March and is all about fashion, style, heritage, quality and beyond. The Museum of Municipal Engineering has been chosen by the organizers to hold this edition of KIERMASH. The amazing interior will complement displays of many independent fashion designers. The contrast of tradition meeting young and independent creative spirits will be...