American Center Warsaw and the U.S. Embassy Celebrate July 4th in Warsaw!

On July 7, a perfect summer Saturday, the U.S. Embassy Warsaw, American Center Warsaw and Dom Spotkan z Historia (History Meeting House, DSH) jointly organized a public event in downtown Warsaw, celebrating both July 4th and the centennial of Poland regaining its independence.  The picnic took place in the historic center of Warsaw and attracted over 8,000 ...
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U.S. Marines at the Opening of “Kameralne Lato” Festival in Radom

July 1, 2018  U.S. Marines took part in a family picnic in Radom opening the “Kameralne Lato” festival. This year it is the 11th edition of “Kameralne Lato” – the National Film Meetings, which consists of a series of film and educational meetings (more: www.kameralnelato.pl ). During the event there was an opportunity to learn about ...
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Announcing Winners of My America Summer Work Travel Photo Contest 2017

We are pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 2017 edition of the My America photo contest for participants of the Summer Work Travel program. First Prize – Michał Binkiewicz “Wanderer on the road” Second Prize – Karolina Centkowska “Monumental Friendship” Third Prize – Bogusz Kluz “The biggest” The other finalists include the ...
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100 Lat Razem: Ludzie, Historia, Przyszłość

In the coming months, U.S. Embassy Warsaw and U.S. Consulate General Krakow will be commemorating the centennials of Poland regaining independence (2018) and the establishment of U.S.-Polish diplomatic relations (2019).  The Mission will initiate its celebrations of these milestone dates on December 6 and continue commemorating them in Poland and the United States.  These anniversaries ...
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September-October Issue of Zoom in on America

The September-October 2017 issue of Zoom in on America is about the famous expedition of Lewis and Clark at the beginning of the 19th century. If traveling West in today’s America – where every hill, mountain, creek and valley has been measured, photographed and inspected by scientists – can arouse admiration, let us imagine what it ...
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U.S. Mission to Poland Unveils Gnome “Lady Wolność” in Wroclaw

The U.S. Mission to Poland unveiled the newest gnome in Wroclaw on Thursday April 27 at noon outside the American Corner Wroclaw at Rynek 58.  The gnome, named Lady Wolnosc, is one of Wroclaw’s more than 400 gnomes, and is a stylized miniature version of the Statue of Liberty in New York City.  The Statue ...
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U.S. Embassy Warsaw Delivers Hundreds of Books to Trabki Wielkie

In cooperation with the American Corner in Gdansk, the U.S. Embassy Warsaw’s Public Affairs Section donated hundreds of English language books to the middle school in the town of Trabki Wielkie in Pomorskie Voivodship south of Gdansk.  The U.S. Department of Defense provided the books which were mostly young adult literature in order to help ...
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November Zoom in on America

The November issue of Zoom in on America features Colorado, “The Centennial State.” The origins of the name and nickname of the state are explained alongside other interesting facts about Colorado, the Capitol building, the ancient dwelling place – Messa Verde and many other.  You will find a little Colorado quiz and Activity Page with Reading ...
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U.S. Embassy Promotes Baseball in Miejska Gorka

On Monday July 25, 2016, Deputy Press Attaché Stephen Dreikorn threw the first pitch and addressed about 200 fans at Poland’s first game in the European Baseball Championship C-Pool Qualifier in Miejska Gorka, Poland.  Dreikorn explained that U.S.-Polish relations are robust and include sports, education, and culture as well as trade and military partnerships.  Embassy ...
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Robert Dawson Presentation in Warsaw: The Global Library Project

On July 25th, U.S. Photographer Robert Dawson, Professor of Photography at Stanford University, had an enthusiastically received presentation of his Global Library Project: A Photographic Essay at Warsaw’s Main Public Library and the future host the upcoming American Corner Warsaw. The audience consisted of close to 80 Polish librarians, photographers and Warsaw libraries patrons. PAO Christopher Midura ...
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The XI Super Final of the Polish League of American Football (PLFA)

The XI Super Final of the Polish League of American Football (PLFA) took place in Bialystok on Saturday July 16, 2016 and the Wroclaw Panthers defeated last year’s champions the Gdynia Seahawks.   Embassy representatives took part in the American style picnic before the game where American football fans had an opportunity to visit the ...
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New Issue of Zoom in on America

The July-August 2016 issue of Zoom in on America is about summer work. Many students in America decide to take a job during the summer. There is also a program for international students who want to work and travel in the USA during their holidays. The latest issue   (PDF 1,97 Mb).   Read more  about Zoom in on America  ...
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Contests on Zoom in on America in Southern Poland

March and April are the months when trivia contests are held based on the material in the U.S. Consulate monthly publication Zoom in on America ( www.usinfo.pl/zoom ). This year’s contests were organized at the America@YourLibrary in Kielce, The John Paul II High School in Niepołomice, the American Corner in Wroclaw, the Jan Heweliusz High School ...
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Feminism American way? Feminism Polish Way? American feminist writings debated

In cooperation with the Public Library at Koszykowa we are pleased to invite you to an event honoring Women History Month.   On Tuesday, March 22 we will be talking about American feminist books published in Polish in a series called the Library of Congress of Women with the prominent women activists: Agnieszka Graff – ...
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Summer Work Travel Photo Exhibit Opens in Krakow

Consul General Walter Braunohler and Krakow Pedagogical University Deputy Rector Kazimierz Karolczak opened an impressive photographic exhibit showcasing the 25 finalist photos of the 2015 Summer Work Travel Photo (SWT) Contest, which U.S. Consulate Krakow and U.S. Embassy Warsaw jointly organized in fall 2015.  The opening gathered over 200 university students and faculty.  The aim of ...
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Deputy Press Attaché Stephen Dreikorn Discussed U.S. Elections with Students in Lodz, Gorzow Wielkopolski, and Bydgoszcz

U.S. Embassy Warsaw’s Deputy Press Attaché Stephen Dreikorn travelled to Lodz, Gorzow Wielkpolski, and Bydgoszcz this month where he gave presentations to high school students about how the United States elects its President. The American Corner in Lodz, and two america@your library host institutions, the Wojewodzka i Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna in Bydgoszcz and the Wojewodzka ...
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Warsaw PAO Visits American Corner in Katowice

On Monday, December 14, Warsaw PAO Christopher Midura visited the American Corner in Katowice and learned about the variety of programs the Corner offers its wide audience, which includes university students as well as children. The American Corner organizes a variety of events, including public readings, film screenings, speaker programs, workshops, video-conferences and exhibits, and ...
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