80 ROCZNICA WYBUCHU WWII / THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF WWII

On the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, some of the world’s top newspapers are to run a special pullout supplement containing historical headlines from 1939 and texts by intellectuals, historians and opinion leaders that tell the Polish war story.
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Why it is important to stop the Acts S. 447?

“The Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act (S.447) passed on December 12, 2017 the U.S. Senate and on April 24, 2018 the House of Representatives. The House vote for S. 447 was highly controversial, as it passed the House on motion to suspend the rules, and in an almost empty Chamber, where a handful …

“POLSKI AUGUST” PICNIC / PIKNIK “POLSKI AUGUST” 2019

Piknik “POLSKI AUGUST 2019” z udziałem wszystkich Organizacji Polonijnych z St. Louis.  ZAPRASZAMY WSZYSTKICH Z RODZINAMI I PRZYJACIOŁMI  NA PIKNIK  W “CREVE COEUR LAKE PARK” (Greensfelder shelter).   DO UDZIAŁU W PIKNIKU  ZAPRASZAMY SZCZEGÓLNIE SERDECZNIE  WSZYSTKIE LOKALNE ORGANIZACJE POLONIJNE.   POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS – MISSOURI DIVISION IS ORGANIZING A “POLSKI AUGUST” PICNIC 2019 AT THE LAKE …

Polish Falcons of America will hold their annual Polish Festival on September 7, 2019

POLISH FALCONS OF AMERICA NEST 45, CELEBRATING THEIR 45th ANNUAL POLISH FESTIVAL AT (NEW LOCATION) DUCHESNE HOME ASSOCIATION GROUNDS, 50 SAINT FRANCOIS STREET, FLORISSANT, MO 63031 (Enter through gates on Washington) ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 AUTHENTIC POLISH FOODS AND PASTRIES, MUSIC, GAMES, FAMILY FUN Lunch & Dinner served 11:00 am till sold out……… Music …

The First Silesian Uprising

Erupting one hundred years ago today, TFN looks back at the story of The First Silesian Uprising. On the night of August 16th, 1919, the First Silesian Uprising broke out. Though it lasted just eight days and ended in a resounding military defeat, it united Silesian Poles and set in motion a train of events …

Prof. Michał Rozbicki died on July 31

Prof. Michał Rozbicki, a leading figure in the cultural history of America and member of the Saint Louis University faculty died suddenly on July 31st, 2019.  Professor Rozbicki was well known and widely respected in the St. Louis Polish community.  He took an active part in its activities by giving public lectures and interviews on …

Elżbieta Baumgartner – POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ WEP / HELP TO REPEAL WEP

Elżbieta Baumgartner –  wydawca Poradnika Sukces, działaczka polonijna włączyła się do akcji “POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ WEP / HELP TO REPEAL WEP” zainicjowanej, w środowisku Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej, w kwietniu 2019 r., przez Oddz. Missouri KPA (patrz link poniżej) POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ „WEP”! Elżbieta Baumgartner – wydawca Poradnika Sukces, działaczka polonijna

Tuwim – “Bal w Operze” w St. Louis (09/28/2018)

TEATR NASZ z Chicago zaprasza na niezwykłą sztukę ” Bal w Operze ” na podstawie poematu Juliana Tuwima. Krytycy nazwali spektakl “Niezapomnianym przeżyciem artystycznym”. Znakomicie przyjęła go publiczność w Chicago i Milwaukee.    Link do wydarzenia: https://www.facebook.com/events/477874926350844/ Bal w Operze – ulotka (front) Bal w Operze – ulotka (back) Bal w Operze – plakat

“POLSKI AUGUST” PICNIC / PIKNIK – „POLSKI AUGUST” (08/24/2019)

      POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS – MISSOURI DIVISION IS ORGANIZING A “POLSKI AUGUST” PICNIC SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM AT THE LAKE IN CREVE COEUR PARK (Greensfelder Memorial Shelter) ALL POLISH-AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS, POLONIA, THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED. Enjoy traditional Polish sausages with sauerkraut, homemade golabkis, pierogis …

Top 10 questions about the Warsaw Uprising

Our host Patrick Ney met up with Aleksandra Duda, a guide at the Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego to discover what historians have called, ‘one of the greatest tragedies of the Second World War.’ Discover: – Why did the Warsaw Uprising take place? – Who fought in the Warsaw Uprising? – Why did the commanders of the …

Niemiecki sędzia zadał pytanie TSUE. Wyrok będzie interesujący dla Polski / The German judge asked the CJEU question. The verdict will be interesting for Poland

“Czy jestem niezależnym sędzią i czy pracuję w niezależnym sądzie?” – tak można streścić pytanie, które sędzia z Wisbaden zadał Trybunałowi Sprawiedliwości UE w Luksemburgu. “Kurier Wnet” pisze o sprawie sędziego Sądu Administracyjnego w Wiesbaden, który zadał TSUE pytanie o niezależność sędziów i sądów w Niemczech. Autor tekstu Zbigniew Kopczyński zauważa, że jest oczywiste, iż …

Trip to Poland with the Piast Institute – May 2020

Visit Poland with Piast in 2020 With such great interest from the public, the Piast Institute is pleased to announce a two week trip to Poland in 2020 that will help you explore your roots and connect with your heritage. You will be taken to the most important and interesting sites in the old country. …

450th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNION OF LUBLIN

The Union of Lublin provided for the merger of the two sovereign countries, Poland and Lithuania, into a single unit that became called ‘the Commonwealth [Rzeczpospolita] of the Two Nations’, to be ruled by a single monarch elected jointly by the two nations in free elections.

Recruitment of young Poles willing to take part in the “POLAND IS IN YOU” program (28 July to 12 August 2019) / Rekrutacja młodzieży polonijnej chętnej do udziału w programie “POLSKA JEST W TOBIE” (28 LIPCA – 12 SIERPNIA 2019 R.)

The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago kindly informs that today recruitment of young Poles willing to take part in the “POLAND IS IN YOU” program, which will take place in Poland from 28 July to 12 August 2019, has been opened. The organizer, which is the “Polish Community” Association, has planned …

STANISLAW MONIUSZKO’S 200th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY

5 May 1819, Ubiel — 4 June 1872, Warsaw. Stanisław Moniuszko was the greatest composer of operas in 19th century Poland. He was born to a family of Polish landowners settled in Ubiel, near Minsk (now Belarus), and his interest in music became evident from his early early childhood. Introduced to the rudiments of music …