Embassy Supports Oct. 20 Women for Paderewski Concert as Part of 100 Lat Razem Initiative

As part of its ongoing, nationwide 100 Lat Razem initiative to honor Poland’s rebirth in 1918 and the support provided by the United States, the Embassy is supporting the Women for Paderewski concert to be held at 11:00 on October 20 at the Fine Arts Academy Scenography Department.  The concert will feature performances by three ...
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Embassy Supports International Conference on Women’s Art in Gdańsk on October 19

The American Corner and National Museum in Gdańsk are delighted to invite you to attend the international conference Women’s Art – Photography as a Medium of Change which the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk will host on Friday, October 19.  The conference will discuss the importance of photography in feminist art in the 20th ...
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URBANATOR DAYS 2018 Inspires Polish Youth in Łódź and Warsaw

The Embassy once again proudly supported the vibrant Polish-American music project URBANATOR DAYS, a unique opportunity for Poland’s artistically talented youth to unveil their musical skills on stage with top professional jazz musicians from Poland, Europe and the United States.  Thanks to URBANATOR DAYS 2018, a project led by Poland’s world-renowned jazz musician Michał Urbaniak, ...
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The Big Lubuskie Trip

From October 3-5, Assistant Cultural Affairs Attache Scott Whitmore traveled through the Lubuskie Voivodeship for the U.S. Embassy’s 100 years/100 cities and towns outreach effort as part of our Sto Lat Razem campaign.  Stops included school visits to Lubniewice, Sulęcin and Różanki for presentations on U.S. and Polish cooperation over the past 100 years and ...
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Embassy Supports Słupsk Philharmonic’s Centennial Celebration of American Music

On November 23 in Słupsk the Wojciech Kilar Polish Philharmonic Sinfonia Baltica will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the composer Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a special concert of American music.  The Bernstein concert – one in a planned series of classical American music concerts – is also dedicated to the centennial of Poland’s rebirth as ...
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Americans Roxy Coss and Lauren Sevian to perform at Sopot Jazz Festival

The Embassy is pleased to support the 2018 Sopot Jazz Festival, one of the oldest jazz festivals in Poland, that runs from October 4-6.  Two renowned American saxophonists, Roxy Coss and Lauren Sevian, will perform at the festival.  Musician, composer, bandleader, educator and activist Roxy Coss has performed extensively around the world, including headlining at ...
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Ambassador Mosbacher Visits the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York

On September 26 Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher visited the headquarters of the New York-based Kosciuszko Foundation, one of the oldest organizations of the Polish diaspora in the United States.  Invited by the Kosciuszko Foundation’s leadership – President Marek Skulimowski, Chairman of the Board Alex Storozynski and Vice-Chairman of the Board Andrzej Rojek – Ambassador Mosbacher learned ...
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U.S. Ambassadors to Poland: From Hugh Gibson to Georgette Mosbacher – 100 Years and Beyond

Ambassador Mosbacher gave remarks on U.S.-Polish relations before 60 guests and media at residence on September 14 entitled “U.S. Ambassadors to Poland: From Hugh Gibson to Georgette Mosbacher – 100 Years and Beyond.” In her remarks, the Ambassador outlined her policy priorities, including greater economic cooperation and increased trade; energy diversification and security; and strengthening ...
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The Urbanator is Back in Town!

The Embassy is pleased to once again support the Polish – American music project URBANATOR DAYS, a unique opportunity for musical youth to unveil their talent on stage with top professional jazz musicians from Poland, Europe and the United States. The project will include music workshops on Thursday, September 27 and a concert by Michal ...
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Poland and the United States Celebrate Another Return of Looted Art to Its Rightful Home in Poland

On September 14 at the National Museum in Warsaw, the U.S. Embassy, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and Homeland Security Investigations celebrated the return to Poland of the 1628 painting “Portrait of a Lady.”  The painting was stolen by the Nazis from the National Museum in Warsaw during World War II and ended ...
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Ambassador Mosbacher Visits Uprising Museum, Old Town, and Dom Spotkań z Historią

On September 7, a day after Georgette Mosbacher was credentialed by Poland’s President Andrzej Duda, the United States’ new – and 28th – Ambassador to the Republic of Poland familiarized herself more with Poland’s history and culture during a visit to the Warsaw Rising Museum, Castle Square, and Dom Spotkań z Historią.  In between these ...
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Cultural Attaché Supports Embassy and Fulbright Mentorship Program for High School Students

On August 31, 2018 Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings met with the mentees of the EducationUSA Advisory Program. The students came to Warsaw from all over Poland for a training related to preparing their successful application to universities and colleges in the United States. The high school mentorship program was prepared by the U.S. Embassy in cooperation ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Singer Festival Opening at Royal Łazienki Park and Nożyk Synagogue

On August 26th the 15th edition of the Warsaw Jewish Culture Festival named after Polish-American Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer kicked off with two fabulous musicial performances.  On the stage of the Theater on the Water in Royal Łazienki Park, superstar Israeli-American songwriter and guitarist David Broza gave a solo performance (and then played with ...
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Holocaust Teacher Training for Teachers

The U.S. Embassy invites teachers and educators to apply for participation in the Holocaust Teacher Training program which takes place annually in June and July. For more than a decade, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO) in New York, has helped organize summer teacher-training programs in the ...
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American – Israeli Star Composer to Open Isaac Bashevis Singer Festival in Warsaw

To mark the fifteenth anniversary of the Singer Festival, the famous Israeli – American guitarist David Broza will appear for the first time in Poland for a solo concert at the On the Water Theater at the Royal Lazienki Park. A multi-platinum artist, who performs in Hebrew, Spanish, English, and Arabic, Broza is well known for his ...
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U.S. Embassy has Launched the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Mentoring Program

U.S. Embassy has launched the pilot edition of the FLEX Mentoring Program. It is a year-long mentoring program aimed at connecting FLEX program alumni with senior alumni of other U.S. Government sponsored exchange programs for a unique professional development opportunity. It is funded by U.S. Embassy Warsaw and carried out with a partnering organization – ...
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