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1611, 2019

Contemporary Architecture of Poland

By |November 16th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Saint Louis|0 Comments

Join us at the opening of the new exhibition featuring contemporary architecture of Poland.  Contemporary Architecture of Poland Thursday, Dec. 4, 2019  6 PM to 9 PM Engineer's Club of St Louis 4359 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 Saint Louis Polonia Inc. invites you to the preview event of the exhibition of contemporary architecture of Poland. "POLSKA.ARCHITECTURE", which will be presented at the pop-up event at the Engineer's Club of St. Louis on Dec. 4 from 6-9 PM.   From music to architecture, music, and visual arts, Poland has a vibrant creative scene that anyone with an in interest [...]

1411, 2019

Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Stanislaw Szukalski

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

From Producer Leonardo DiCaprio comes a Netflix original documentary film about Stanislaw Szukalski, an eccentric artist and self proclaimed genius from Poland. After gaining fame leading up to WW2 he fell into obscurity only to be re-discovered late in life. He’s one of the greatest artists you’ve never heard of.

1411, 2019

Literary Evening with Jack Fairweather author of the book “Volunteer” about Witold Pilecki November 14, 2019 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Literary Evening with Jack Fairweather author of the book "Volunteer" about Witold Pilecki November 14, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Jewish Community Center Staenberg Family Complex 2 Millstone Campus Drive St. Louis , MO 63146  The Jewish Book Festival invites you to hear author Jack Fairweather unfold the dramatic, untold story of one of the greatest heroes of World War II. In the Summer of 1940, Witold Pilecki launched his desperately mission to investigate the fate of thousands who had been interred at what the Nazi’s referred to as a new “detention” camp. His mission was to report on the terrible conditions [...]

1411, 2019

“Saint Louis Art Museum with Monument” oil on canvas by Irek T. Szelag

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Saint Louis|0 Comments

"Saint Louis Art Museum with Monument" oil on canvas by Irek T. Szelag is a winner in 2019 MetroScapes Art Contest! Congratulations! MetroScapes 2019 Exhibition and Reception Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:30-7:30 p.m. .ZACK- Suite 303 3224 Locust St. St. Louis, MO 63103 Meet the 2019 MetroScapes Art Contest Winners Join Metro Arts in Transit for the 2019 MetroScapes Art Exhibition and Reception at the .ZACK arts facility in Grand Center on Thursday, November 14. Art lovers and attendees will have the opportunity to meet the 10 artists selected for the 2019 MetroScapes program and see their winning creations. The event [...]

1311, 2019

Listopadowy numer “Mówią Wieki” już w kioskach❗

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Tematem numeru jest: 🇩🇪 upadek muru berlińskiego 🇩🇪 "Mur padł 9 listopada 1989 roku w okolicznościach, o których przeczytacie państwo w listopadowym numerze „Mówią wieki”. I to właśnie mur berliński stał się w kulturze pamięci symbolem Jesieni Ludów, która (miejmy nadzieję) na trwałe zmieniła losy naszego kontynentu. Niesprawiedliwe? Być może, ale kultura pamięci chodzi własnymi ścieżkami i są to niekoniecznie te same ścieżki, którymi wcześniej szła historia." W numerze przeczytacie takie teksty jak: ➡Nie wybiraj, junochu, oczyma, czyli jak (nie) szukać żony według średniowiecznych kaznodziejów ➡Król Amalryk i cuda Egiptu ➡Wojna w kanałach ➡Upadek banków warszawskich w 1793 roku ➡ [...]

1111, 2019

Why Does Poland Celebrate Independence Day on November 11th?

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: History|0 Comments

Why Does Poland Celebrate Independence Day on November 11th ? In the US, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day. In Poland, November 11 is Independence Day.  You can find out why by visiting the link below

811, 2019

An Evening with Stanislaw Moniuszko Saturday, November 9 at 6:00 pm Café of the Church of St. Agatha.

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Polish Community, Saint Louis|0 Comments

An Evening with Stanislaw Moniuszko Saturday, November 9 at 6:00 pm Café of the Church of St. Agatha. On the 200th anniversary of the birth of STANISŁAW MONIUSZKO all lovers of his music are invited to an evening  to celebrate the greatest composer of operas in 19th century Poland. Wine and light refreshments will be served Opera “The Haunted Manor” (video in Polish) wil be played  More information about  Stanislaw Moniuszko : Haunted Manor Synopis: The event is organized by Polish American Congress MO division.   If you are unable to attend, you can stil enjoy the beauty of the "Haunted [...]

1410, 2019

Poland Joins US Visa Waiver Program

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Current Affairs|0 Comments

Poland has officially been entered into the USA’s Visa Waiver Programme, The first country in five years to join the programme, from November 11th Poles can travel to the United States for 90 days business or tourism without applying for a visa.  To enter the Unites States, Polish visitors need to register through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), using the website at  Apart from obtaining ESTA (at least 72 hours before the planned trip), which currently costs 14 dollars, visa-free travellers must have biometric passports valid for at least three months. Once the authorization is given, they can [...]

1409, 2019

Jakub Józef Orliński, countertenor

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Meet Jakub Jozef Orlinski  the Polish countertenor who shot to stardom two years ago in a video by France Musique, sheds light on the younger generation of opera singers. Thanks to his presence on social media, his positive energy, his parallel and complementary career as an elite breakdancer, and his willingness to share his experience with his fans, he's become one of the most in-demand young singers on the world stage.

808, 2019

Aug 8, 2019 Commemoration of Warsaw Uprising 1944

By |August 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, History|0 Comments

Please joins us on n Thursday, August 8, 2019 @ 7:00p.m for an event commmemorating 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. The event is part of We Are St Louis series. The event will feature a screening of an award-winning documentary "A Brave Bunch -The Uprising Through Children's Eyes" Synopsis: When the Warsaw Uprising started in 1944, thousands of children lived in the city. "A Brave Bunch" is about those who survived. A hybrid documentary by Tomasz Stankiewicz tells a story of heroic and tragic 63-day struggle to liberate Warsaw from Nazi Germany occupation during World War II from a [...]

508, 2019

Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D.: 1946-2019

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Polish Community, Saint Louis|0 Comments

by Jeanette Grider on 08/02/2019 Jeanette Grider Saint Louis University Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D., a leading figure in the cultural history of early America and member of the Saint Louis University faculty for 27 years, died suddenly Wednesday, July 31. Prior to joining SLU, Dr. Rozbicki had a highly distinguished career in his home country of Poland, publishing widely in Early American and European history and serving as the director of American Studies Center at Warsaw University, where he was responsible for joint scholarship and faculty exchanges with American universities. Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D. “Michal never tired of his efforts to find [...]

2406, 2019

“Chasing Portraits” in St. Louis – Sunday Aug 18, 2019

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, History|0 Comments

Sun 8/18 4:00pm at the Jewish Community Center theater (Creve Coeur) For tickets, film trailers and more, visit or 314.442.3179 Moshe Rynecki (1881-1943) was a prolific Warsaw-based artist who painted scenes of the Polish-Jewish community until he was murdered at Majdanek. After the Holocaust, Moshe’s wife was only able to recover a small fraction of his work, but unbeknownst to the family, many other pieces survived. For more than a decade his great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rynecki, has searched for the missing art, with remarkable and unexpected success. Spanning three generations, Chasing Portraits is a deeply moving narrative of the richness [...]

2306, 2019

June 20, 2019 World Refugee Day at International Institute of St Louis

By |June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Excerpts from remarks of Anna Crosslin- President & CEO of International Institute of St Louis & Director of Festival of Nations [..] The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reported horrific numbers as of November 2018. 68.5 million individuals have been forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution worldwide. This is an increase of more than 20 million in just 6 years! 85% of the world’s forcibly displaced people are sheltering in developing countries, countries which in many cases are struggling to provide survival services and support for their own residents. The world now claims 25.4 million refugees, 3.1 million asylum [...]

804, 2019

April 23, 2019 Ralph Modjeski Documentary – St Louis Screening

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|Comments Off on April 23, 2019 Ralph Modjeski Documentary – St Louis Screening

Bridging Urban America:  The Story of Ralph Modjeski.  Join us for the St. Louis premiere of an intriguing documentary BRIDGING URBAN AMERICA - THE STORY OF RALPH MODJESKI TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019. » 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Social Hour (Drinks & Appetizers) » 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Intro by Filmmakers Basia & Leonard Myszynski » 7:00- 8:35 p.m. Movie » 8:35 - 9:30 p.m. O&A/Networking Tuesday, April 23, 2019.Tickets $20.00  RSVP : Penetrating the scientific mind and artistic soul of an impassioned immigrant, the film showcases the life and work of one of the most prolific bridge engineers of his era. [...]

804, 2019

April 10, 2019 Editorial about Saint Louis Polonia published in “Town and Style”

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture|Comments Off on April 10, 2019 Editorial about Saint Louis Polonia published in “Town and Style” DOROTHY ABOUT TOWN: 4.10.19 April 8, 2019 By: Dorothy Weiner As nonprofits go, Saint Louis Polonia is not widely known. Unless you’re of Polish heritage, you may not even be aware of the group of academicians, professionals and other St. Louisans—both Jewish and Christian—who put together programs about Polish history and culture. The group publishes a monthly newsletter that lists upcoming events and generally informs folks about opportunities to experience Polish culture around St. Louis. Everyone is welcome, and most programs are free. For example, in last month’s postings, I found out that before Lent, it is traditional to [...]

2701, 2019

April 5, 2019 Polish American Fellowship Night

By |January 27th, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on April 5, 2019 Polish American Fellowship Night

Polish American Fellowship Night  Friday, April 5, 2018   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Norman K. Probstein Golf Course Club House at Forest Park 6141 Lagoon Drive, St. Louis MO 63112 Free Parking Join us for a great night of fellowship in a beautiful ambiance offered by a premiere venue in beautiful Forest Park. No fanfares, just talk, mingle, meet old and make new friends. Great All You Can Eat Buffet with Lenten fare options Traditional Polish sweets Networking opportunity - you never know who you'll meet! Bring your business cards along with a good mood to share your story [...]

2701, 2019

Jan 27 – International Holocaust Remebrance Day

By |January 27th, 2019|Categories: History|Comments Off on Jan 27 – International Holocaust Remebrance Day

On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp, was liberated by the Red Army. In 2005 January 27 was designated by the United Nations General Assembly to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp and the end of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 8.7 million Slavs, 1.8 million ethnic Poles, 220,000 Romani people, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, 312,000 Serb civilians, 1,900 Jehovah's Witnesses, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime [...]

2701, 2019

Jan 25 – New play “Wittenberg” opens at the Upstream Theater

By |January 27th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture|Comments Off on Jan 25 – New play “Wittenberg” opens at the Upstream Theater

REVIEWS "Wittenberg" Tragical-Comical-Historical play by David Davalos St. Louis Premiere directed by Philip Boehm Featuring Alan Knoll, Steve Isom, Caitlin Mickey, and Casey Boland. From Dramatists Play service: It is October 1517 in northern Germany. The beginning of another fall semester at the University of Wittenberg finds certain members of the faculty and student body at personal and professional crossroads. Hamlet (senior, class of 1518) is returning from a summer in Poland spent studying astronomy, where he has come in contact with a revolutionary scientific theory that threatens the very order of the universe, resulting in psychic trauma and [...]

611, 2018

Nov. 2018 – Magazyn Mowią Wieki WYDANIE SPECJALNE

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture, History|Comments Off on Nov. 2018 – Magazyn Mowią Wieki WYDANIE SPECJALNE

      Numer Specjalny „Mówią wieki” 02/2018 pt. „Polskie dziedzictwo za granicą” Numer powstał we współpracy z Instytutem „Polonika”. We wstępie prof. Michał Kopczyński pisze: w ostatnich trzech stuleciach polskie dzieje tak się układały, że wielu Polaków znalazło się poza granicami kraju. Pozostały pamiątki po ich obecności. Często zapomniane, niekiedy celowo niszczone, stopniowo znikały z naszej pamięci kulturowej. To wydanie „Mówią wieki” to jeden z elementów przywracania owej pamięci! Od Redakcji   Magazyn " Mowią Wieki" jest do nabycia w wydaniu elekronicznym w portalu:    E-kiosk     Czytaj : Polskie dziedzictwo w USA - koscioły w tak zwanym stylu polskich katedr [...]

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