Why Does Poland Celebrate Independence Day on 11th November?

On 11th November 1918, Poland regained its independence after 123 years of partitioning by Russia, Prussia and Austria. But what actually happened on that historic day?
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  • 10Nov'19 - 23Nov'19

    8th Poland Film Festival Launches in Japan

    On the centenary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and Japan, Poland Film Festival presents a special programme dedicated to relations between the two countries. The audience in Tokyo and Kyoto will have the opportunity to watch twenty two Polish films presented at the event. More #asia
  • 08Nov'19 - 10Nov'19

    ‘Always Coming Home’ to Premiere at Festival/Tokyo

    Do future and utopia have to be mutually exclusive? This is what the authors of the Polish-Japanese theatre production ‘Always Coming Home’ reflect on. The performance is co-produced by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, TR Warszawa and Festival/Tokyo as part of the celebrations of the centenary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and Japan. It will premiere on 8th November 2019 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre as the culmination of this year’s Festival/Tokyo. More #asia
  • 24Oct'19 - 09Jul'20

    Weinberg in London

    A complete cycle of Weinberg’s 17 string quartets performed by Quatuor Danel over two seasons at Wigmore Hall commences on 24 October. More #music
  • 31Oct'19 - 04Nov'19

    Rafał Blechacz & Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra’s Japan Tour

    At the turn of October and November, this year’s largest music event supported by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute will be held. As part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and Japan, the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in five Japanese cities, accompanied by pianist Rafał Blechacz during concerts in Tokyo and Yokohama. More #asia
  • ‘Möbius’: World Premiere of Sinfonia Varsovia’s Latest Release

    ‘7800 km apart, connected by culture’ – the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and the Republic of Korea is commemorated by a unique album that documents the musical collaboration between the two countries. Möbius, the strip, stretches across geographic, stylistic and temporal borders to show how compositions by Krzysztof Penderecki, Jeajoon Ryu and Geonyong Lee blend together. More #asia

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