Polish + Culture

Polish + Culture

This course includes 20 Polish language lessons in a closed group plus a variety of activities which include history, art, music and folk design. The participants may attend various events and concerts!

Warsaw Orange Festival is the place to be seen! In previous years , acts such as Linkin Park, The Prodigy, Wyclef Jean, Apollo 440, Nelly Furtado, My Chemical Romance, Skunk Anansie, Moby, Jamiroquai performed here. Who'll be in the line-up in 2013?

Warsaw Summer Jazz Days – is   for those who prefer classical music. Lots of international and Polish musicians have performed here including: Herbie Hancock, Joe Lovano, Joshua Redman, Dave Douglas, Miguel Zenon, Ambrose Akinmusire, Matana Roberts and Mary Halvorson!

Lovers of classical music can also take advantage of the Chopin music concerts. They are organized every Sunday by Warsaw City Council in the lovely Royal Łazienki Park, just opposite   Chopin's monument ! Come and sit on the grass and enjoy the music!

The Warsaw Festival of Singer which is organized by The Shalom Foundation takes place in Warsaw at the end of each summer. It includes a number of interesting theatrical performances, concerts, exhibitions, workshops, film screenings, meetings, art installations, and lectures.

This full-day trip to discover the traditions of the Mazovian Region is an interesting lesson and great fun for everyone . We will see the traditional paper cutting art of vytynanky (Polish cut-out art called “wycinanki”), pottery workshop and bread baking!

An important part of any country's culture is its cuisine and for these reason we include a workshop in the art of Polish cooking. You will learn how to make pierogi and Polish soup or there will be a visit to a typical restaurant.

The programme will depend on the time of year and on the events and festivals which are available. It may also be organized to suit particular requirements.

Minimum length – 1 week, however we strongly recommend at least 2 weeks long courses!

This programme is prepared for closed & organized groups and can be tailor made for individual needs of the group. Some proposals cannot be organized at all dates and need to be confirmed. The additional trips/activities can be removed from the programme or added a la carte according to the group's needs.

Groups with a special cultural interests (festivals, concerts) can book tickets and other services via our office, please contact us well in advance to arrange the details. Groups interested in fixed-dates festivals and cultural events should be aware that not all the trips and activities can be arranged all year long.