Get to know the authors shortlisted for the 2020 European Poet of Freedom Award

On March 21st, 2020, we’ll find out who won the 2020 European Poet of Freedom Literary Award of the City of Gdańsk. This event will mark the end of the 10-year-old publishing series, through which the City Culture Institute has (…)

Funding for projects combining education and culture. Very Young Culture 2019

For the last three years, the City Culture Institute has supported activities in the scope of cultural education in Gdańsk and the region under the Network of Culture project. ‘Very Young Culture 2019-2021 – Pomeranian Province’, the fourth edition of (…)

Holidays at the CCI. Art Tuesdays and architectural Fridays

Looking for creative staycation ideas? Throughout July and August, the City Culture Institute is organising art and architectural workshops. On almost every Tuesday and Friday, between 10 am and 3 pm, Margareta Sobczak will be holding workshops for kids aged (…)

Women’s routes: summer walks around the Gdańsk Shipyard (in Polish and Russian) as well as Stare and Główne Miasto (in Russian)

What did gantry crane operators do? What role did women play in the strikes? Were women proud of working in the shipyard? What did social support and cultural life in the shipyard look like? The CCI is proud to announce (…)

Liberated Opera on the stoops of Główne Miasto and Paria on Targ Węglowy

Stanisław Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor, Halka, Spinning Song and The Goldfish are just some of the musical treats you’ll be able to hear on the narrow Główne Miasto streets. They will act as introduction to the main show of the (…)

Words are free and poetry is invading the city. Read poetry every day

A take-away coffee with a poem, free poem giveaways, reader-friendly areas in Główne Miasto arranged with the support of IKEA Gdańsk, poems on public transport, billboards, poster pillars, in shop windows, on walls, in pubs and restaurants. Poetry in the (…)

Freedom Reading Room on Kobzdeja Square | 1-4 June, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Between 1 and 4 June, the Dariusza Kobzdeja square will turn into a workshop space and a literary meeting place. Agnieszka Michajłow, Jacek Naliwajek, Maciej Kosycarz and Maciej Drzewicki will talk about press articles from 1989–2019. Andrzej Kasperek, Krystyna Chwin (…)

Gdańsk hosts the Festival of Children’s Literature for the fifth time

Gdańsk and Kraków – these cities will host this year’s edition of the Festival of Children’s Literature. A large-scale event with a dynamic programme, packed with diverse, interdisciplinary events: from workshops and meetings with children’s book authors and illustrators to (…)

Sylwia Szymaniak and Sarmen Beglarian are the curators of NARRACJE #11

We know the curatorial duo responsible for the 11th edition of NARRACJE. Sylwia Szymaniak and Sarmen Beglarian have curated the Keret House in Warsaw since 2006, they jointly run the Exhibition Bureau art space of the Polish Modern Art Foundation (…)

Małgorzata Łukasiewicz and Marcin Szuster: winners of the Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński Translation Award of the Mayor of Gdańsk

The Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński Translation Awards of the Mayor of Gdańsk were presented on 12 April. The lifetime achievement award went to Małgorzata Łukasiewicz, whose translations from German include works by Jürgen Habermas, Theodor W. Adorno, Friedrich Nietzsche, Herman Hesse and (…)

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