What’s Up, Warsaw? FRIDAY, November 1st, 2013

#WALK It’s All Saints’ Day – act like a local!  November 1st is when all museums, shops and even most restaurants will be closed – it’s one day of the year when the dead become more important than the living. Poles return to their hometowns to pay tribute to those who passed on. Use this […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? THURSDAY, October 31st, 2013

#ART  Polish your British  Late 1980s and 1990s saw the revival of modern art, both in Poland and Great Britsain. Artists from what was later called the group of Young British Artists and representatives of Polish critical art used controversy, provocation and mass media techniques to attract attention and start the discussion on such topics […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? WEDNESDAY, October 30th, 2013

#MUSEUM  Chopin’s drawing-room  Missed the free Tuesday in the Chopin museum? Don’t worry, Wednesday gives you another opportunity to see a place connected with the famous Polish composer without having to reach for the wallet. Chopin’s Drawing Room is a branch of the main museum, giving you an opportunity to see what the composer called […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? TUESDAY, October 29th, 2013

#FOOD Everything but chicken breast  Feel like trying something different than pierogi, but still 100% Polish? Head for “Piąta ćwiartka” inside Kubicki Arcades of the Royal Castle to try some of the best viscera (i.e. animal parts you would not normally consider eating) out there. The fancy interiors call for equally fancy cuisine; menu includes […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? MONDAY, October 28th, 2013

#MUSEUM&PARK Make the most of the weather and see the lesser-known royal summer residence and park! Jan III Sobieski was the Polish king who stopped the Ottoman army in the battle of Vienna in 1683 – but when he was not fighting, he made sure his life in Warsaw was comfortable, building a French-Polish palace […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? SUNDAY, October 27th, 2013

#FASHION  Stock up on Polish design!  Over 100 local designer brands will be presentting at the 5th edition of Need for Street market taking place this weekend. Apart from catching up with the latest fashion trends, you’ll have a chance to chat to the designers themselves as well as see the latest (and most traditional) […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? SATURDAY, October 26th, 2013

#FASHION  Stock up on Polish design!  Over 100 local designer brands will be presentting at the 5th edition of Need for Street market taking place this weekend. Apart from catching up with the latest fashion trends, you’ll have a chance to chat to the designers themselves as well as see the latest (and most traditional) […]

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What’s Up, Warsaw? FRIDAY, October 25th, 2013

#CONCERT  Alternative Polish music finally sung in Polish!   „Łagodna Pianka” (Gentle Foam) is Polish indie music’s new sensation; 2013 saw the release of their debut album „Najmniejsze hity” (Smallest hits), the 4 young men charmed the crowds at a host of summer festivals with their melodic tunes and are now heading for a nationwide tour. […]

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WHAT’S UP WARSAW? THURSDAY, October 24, 2013

#EVENT  Finnish houses marching!  Just a few hundred meters from the Polish Parliament, you will discover a true and most unexpected treasure: a small village with traditional country-side like Finnish houses. The village was built after World War II and was a gift from the Soviet Union, who first received it from the Finnish government […]

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WHAT’S UP, WARSAW? WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013

#CONCERT  Torque Trio live  Modern jazz mixed with Balkan sounds? Why not! Performed by the Torque Trio, which is composed of talented and energetic musicians. Dominik Strycharski (flute) from Poland Kenneth Knudsen (double bass) from Denmark and Valentin Schuster (drums) from Austria use their cultures as a foundation to create something truly international!  Where: Pardon, To […]

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