Brexit is real – Great Britain leaves European Union

Brexit became a reality. 51.9 percent of Britons chose to vote for leaving the UK from the European Union. Financial markets plummet.

Brexit is real – Great Britain leaves European Union

Brexit became a reality. 51.9 percent of Britons chose to vote for leaving the UK from the European Union – according to final results published by the electoral commission on Friday morning. 48.1 percent voters voted for staying in the EU with the total turnout of 72.2 percent of people eligible for voting. “The will of the British […]

Andrzej Duda wins presidential elections in Poland

Andrzej Duda wins presidential elections in Poland

According to first exit polls Andrzej Duda won Presidential Elections 2015 and will replace Bronislaw Komorowski at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Andrzej Duda received about 53 percent in contrast to current President Komorowski with 47 percent. It means that after ten years Law and Justice’s candidate will become Poland’s next President. Today, there was one incident that […]

French Market in downtown Katowice

French Market in downtown Katowice

French products’ fair market in Katowice’s main square will continue from 20th to 24th May, 2015. You can buy there various original products, including: French wine, cheese, candies, textiles, soaps, scents and many other. All products are coming from various provinces of France, and are sold by native Frenchmen. It is great opportunity to try out new tastes […]

President of Hungary János Áder visits President Komorowski in Katowice

President of Hungary János Áder visits President Komorowski in Katowice

– We can count on the full implementation of the Hungarian EU commitments on sanctions against Russia, despite the diversity of political attitudes of our countries in terms of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis – said President Bronislaw Komorowski after a meeting with the President of Hungary Janos Ader in Katowice. President Ader and his wife arrived […]

First Press Conference of the VII European Economic Congress in Katowice

First Press Conference of the VII European Economic Congress in Katowice

Press conference announcing the VII European Economic Congress (EEC) took place yesterday at the recently opened International Congress Centre in Katowice. The briefing was attended by Jerzy Buzek, former president of the European Parliament; Marcin Krupa, recently elected president of Katowice; Marcin Korolec, Secretary of the State, and supervisor of the climate policy; and Wojciech Kuśpik, the […]

New connection from Katowice to Prague

New connection from Katowice to Prague

LEO Express, a Czech railway company, launched a new connection from Krakow to Prague via Gliwice and Katowice. A trip from Silesia to the Czech capital will take less than six hours. LEO Express is a new railway company that offers modern trains designed by Swiss railway vehicle concern Stadler. Trains are low-deck, fully conditioned, […]

Rawa Blues Festival rocks the blues in Silesia

Rawa Blues Festival rocks the blues in Silesia

Billed as the world’s biggest indoor blues festival, Rawa starts today with a very special concert that includes a collaboration between Irek Dudek, the event’s patron and director, and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra at their newly opened concert hall in Katowice. Rawa Blues Festival is a two-day event and will run until October […]

Wizz Air opens new connections in Katowice Airport

Wizz Air opens new connections in Katowice Airport

Good news for Wizz Air customers: the airline announced plans to develop a new base at Katowice International Airport, including new connections to Belfast, increased destinations (including London and Scandinavia) and the addition of another Airbus A320 to its fleet. Wizz Air, a Hungarian low-cost airline, has enjoyed increased interest and popularity in Poland and […]

‘Parasite’ wins the 2014 Ars Independent film competition

‘Parasite’ wins the  2014 Ars Independent film competition

‘Parasite’ by Anna and Wilhelm Sasnal and Tomasz Popakul’s ‘Ziegenort’ are the biggest winners of the latest Ars Independent as they received the Black Horse and the Black Horse of Animation awards. After six days of screening nominated films, ‘Parasite’ was chosen “festival’s best film” and was presented with the Black Horse award. The jury […]

The Black Horse campaign begins with Ars Independent underway

The Black Horse campaign begins with Ars Independent underway

The Black Horse race began yesterday as Ars Independent festival started with the ‘Afterlife’ screening, a Hungarian film directed by Virág Zomborácz. The event takes place in Katowice and will last until Sunday. Ars Independent is an audio-visual festival concentrated on varied aspects of art, such as film, animation, music, and video games. Festival’s core […]