“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 …

June 12 – President Duda’s visit in Washington

The United States of America (the United States) and the Republic of Poland (Poland) share a history of friendship based on common efforts, shared values, and mutual respect. We have fought shoulder-to-shoulder around the globe, including in Iraq and Afghanistan, to secure peace and security for our nations and the world. This friendship underpins an increasingly close strategic and defense relationship focused on threats to the security, peace, and prosperity of each country and of the North Atlantic Treaty area.

The collapse of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe – 30 YEARS AGO POLAND FIRST BROKE FREE

“Dear viewers, on 4 June 1989 the communism in Poland came to an end,” said Joanna Szczepkowska, an actress, on Polish TV prime time news after the June elections. The first partially free elections triggered the collapse of the system not only in Poland but also in the whole Eastern Bloc. What was the path that led to the elections like? Let’s go back to the key moments of 1989!

Presidential Message in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s First Pilgrimage to Poland

On this day, we commemorate the 40th anniversary of St. Pope John Paul II’s historic celebration of the Mass on June 2, 1979, in Warsaw, the opening of a nine-day visit to Poland that changed the course of history.  As we remember the long struggle of the Polish people against communism, we also acknowledge that millions of people now live in freedom because of St. Pope John Paul II and his extraordinary life as a follower of Jesus Christ and a champion for human dignity and religious liberty.

Wyniki Wyborów do Parlamentu Europejskiego 2019

Na podstawie protokołów wyników głosowania z wszystkich okręgów wyborczych,
Państwowa Komisja Wyborcza ustaliła następujące wyniki głosowania w skali kraju: liczba wyborców uprawnionych do głosowania wyniosła 30 118 852; liczba kart ważnych wyniosła 13 759 701, czyli frekwencja wyborcza wyniosła 45,68%.

WYBORY DO PARLAMENTU EUROPEJSKIEGO W ST. LOUIS, MO. SOBOTA, 25 MAJA, 2019

Obwód głosowania nr 146, siedziba obwodowej komisji wyborczej: Saint Louis, St. Agatha Church Polish Roman Catholic Parish 3239 S 9th Street St. Louis, MO 63118   Osoby zamierzające wziąć udział w wyborach zobowiązane są zgłosić się do spisu wyborców sporządzanego przez właściwego terytorialnie konsula. Wyborca może być wpisany tylko do jednego spisu wyborców. Konsul dokonuje wpisu …

Key anniversaries and patrons of the year 2019

On a yearly basis, Polish MPs vote on “patrons” as well as anniversaries to be commemorated and celebrated in a series of promotional events throughout the following year. In July 2018, the Sejm, the lower house of Poland’s parliament, adopted an act proclaiming 2019 as the year of Stanisław Moniuszko, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński and Anna Walentynowicz; it also brought two major historical events to focus – the Union of Lublin and the Silesian Uprisings.

Source: https://poland.pl

Polish School Picnic on Sunday, May 5th 2019

Come and celebrate the successes of our students. They work very hard giving their Saturday’s mornings to learn Polish language, Polish history and culture. This picnic is a celebration of Polish culture and a fundraiser for our Polish School. 100% of all proceeds go to the school and the education. Please join us and let’s …

Poland celebrates the 228th Anniversary of the May 3 Constitution

Constitution of 3 May 1791, by Matejko. Foreground: King Stanisław August (left) enters St John’s Cathedral, in Warsaw, where deputies will swear to uphold the constitution. Background: the Royal Castle, where the Constitution has just been adopted. Jan Matejko – National Museum of Poland Catalog.