American Military Cadets Visit Krakow and Auschwitz

Future American armed forces leaders visited Krakow and Auschwitz as a part of a study tour focused on holocaust and genocide issues.  The delegation included 14 cadets from the West Point Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Coast Guard Academy. U.S. Consul General Walter Braunohler hosted a reception for them at his residence ... Read More»

U.S. Senators Visit Krakow

A delegation of five United States Senators and staff from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence visited Krakow during a week-long trip through Europe to discuss international security issues with European leaders.  Committee Chair Richard Burr of North Carolina led the bi-partisan delegation comprised of Senators Mark Warner of Virginia, Daniel Coats of Indiana, Angus ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

The 73rd Annual Christmas Crèche Contest in Krakow

Each year, on the first Thursday in December, a creche contest is held in the main market square in Krakow. 2015 marks the 73rd contest, but for Consul General Walter Braunohler it was the first he had a chance to experience since he arrived at post in August this year. On the day of the competition creche ... Read More»

Acting Consul General Lays Wreath at Ceremony Commemorating the Warsaw Uprising

On August 1, Acting Consul General Pam DeVolder participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Krakow’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in honor of the 71st anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.  Participants in the ceremony included veterans, local and provincial authorities, diplomatic representatives, and citizens of Krakow. The Warsaw Uprising, which began on August 1, 1944 ... Read More»
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