Jan Matejko Józef Chełmoński Stanisław Wyspiański
( 24.06.1838-1.11.1893) Jan Matejko (also known as Jan Mateyko); was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events. His most famous works include oil on canvas paintings like Battle of Grunwald, paintings of numerous other battles and court scenes, and a gallery of Polish kings. He is counted among the most famous Polish painters.
His first drawing teacher was his father (a small leaseholder and administrator of Boczki village). After finishing high school in Warsaw, he studied in Warsaw Drawing Class (1867–1871) and took private lessons from Wojciech Gerson. From 1871 to 1874 Chełmonski lived in Munich. He worked with Polish painters assembled around Jozef Brandt and Maksymilian Gierymski..
Stanislaw Wyspianski (January 15, 1869 in Cracow, died. Ibid. 28 Nov. 1907) - Polish playwright, poet, painter, architect, designer furniture. As a writer associated with the symbolic drama. He worked in the era of Young Polish. Unofficially known as the Fourth Polish bard.
Polonaise (fr. polonaise, la polonaise, la polacca owned, in default: dance Polish) - Polish representative national dance (formerly the court). The prototype was dancing a polonaise walking folk origin, first danced among the people, known in its prototype of - hop from the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, with time taken off the magnate courts. At the courts of Polish kings Polonaise is ceremonial court, being the parade of the nobility before the monarch. He danced on the balls to start, even today inaugurates certain events to underline their solemn nature (such as proms).
Oberek - Polish folk dance, a lively pace and lively melody in the rhythm of odd, popular in the countryside in many Polish regions, especially popular in the Mazowsze and Radomszczyznie. In its natural context (fun, weddings) began to disappear in the second half of the twentieth century, particularly now danced at weddings only for the elderly and at their request.
Krakowiak comes from the region of Cracow. Characteristics: Lively, bouncy, quite a quick pace, time signature casement, beat 2 / 4. This is a very rhythmic dance.
Christmas Eve (December 24) - is the most festive evening begins the year and Christmas, which are among the most family holidays a year, full of all sorts of beautiful traditions and lofty mood and emotions. Meatless Christmas menu must include red borscht, mushroom soup or fish soup.
An oldest and most important holiday Christian, commemorating rising from the dead of the Jesus of the Christ. He is a movable feast, they are being get around on first Sunday after the first spring full moon (between 21 March and 25 April). Week preceding her, during which Church and faithful they recall the events most important for the Christian faith, he is being called the Holy Week. Easter holidays in Poland are unusually colourful, joy is accompanying them after the once closely observed fast, a lot of religious and folk ceremonies.
New Years Eve (December 31) / New Year (January 1) - Poland New Years Eve balls and have fun in the nineteenth century were rare, and the device it only in the cities and in the wealthiest homes. Today, balls and games belong to the tradition and usually spends New Years Eve with family, friends and acquaintances among the discos, clubs and restaurants where space need to book much earlier. This type of games are not a necessity, this evening, you can also spend quietly at home watching television, a Pole, however, it is important not to be in the same day. Actually still wish the old Polish do siego roku, but we play in a European - at balls, crows champagne at midnight to welcome the New Year fireworks.
Wojciech Cejrowski Martyna Wojciechowska Marek Klonowski
Wojciech Daniel Cejrowski (June 27, 1964 in Elblag) - Polish journalist, satirist, explorer, author of books and press releases, a Catholic writer, artistic director of the Library Meet the World. The popularity of the program earned him a quarter toilet. NBC Nightly News traveled so far to 40 countries on six continents. NBC Nightly News traveled so far to 40 countries on six continents. Most goes to the Amazon, documenting her life living Indians and mestizos.
Martyna Wojciechowska, responsible. Marta Wojciechowska Eliza (born September 28, 1974 in Warsaw) - Polish television presenter, journalist, traveler and writer. Educated as an economist. Graduated High School XXII. Jose Marti in Warsaw, a Polish woman has won a second crown of the Earth in a more difficult version of Reinhold Messner. Works in TVN, Where she conducted class with kids programs, Big Brother, Mission Martyn, and with Max Studio Cegielskim Golden Terraces. Since September 2009, woman and the program runs on the edge of the world.
Marek Klonowski (September 18, 1979 Gryfino) - explorer, author of the book describing the journey under the title My Shoes. He graduated from the Maritime Academy in Gdynia on the direction elektroautomatyki ship. He alone among other bicycle trip to the Caucasus and around the Black Sea, during which he Elbrus. For this expedition in 2003 was named Traveller given year by the magazine Travel.
Wawel Royal Castle Pałac Kultury i Nauki Royal Castle in Warsaw
After leaving the castle by the Austrian army in 1905 removed to the barracks building alterations. Damaged parts replaced with new (eg, capitals of columns in the inner courtyard), and found damaged elements are supplemented by window and door frames. The north wing was opened kurdybanami walls of the castle of Moritzburg, purchased from the Viennese antiquarian Simon Schwartz, the ceilings were covered with new ceilings, following the model of the castle in plafonach Pidhirtsi injuries and substituting. The youngest of the oldest gardens, outdoor exhibition in Poland demonstrates gardening renaissance.
The Palace of Culture and Science (Polish: Pałac Kultury i Nauki, also abbreviated PKiN) in Warsaw is the tallest building in Poland, the eighth tallest building in the European Union. From 1955 to 1957 it was the tallest building in Europe. The building was originally known as the Joseph Stalin Palace of Culture and Science (Pałac Kultury i Nauki imienia Józefa Stalina), but in the wake of destalinization the dedication was revoked; Stalin's name was removed from the interior lobby and one of the building's sculptures. It is now the 187th tallest building in the world.
Baroque royal castle is located in Warsaw at the Castle Square. Originally, it was the residence of the dukes of Mazovia, and since the sixteenth century and seat of government of the Republic (Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.) In 1980, Royal Castle, together with the Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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