23 May – 15 June
European Lexmark Art Award
Al. Ujazdowskie 6,
00-461 Warsaw, Poland
tel: (+48 22) 628 12 71-3,
(48 22) 628 76 83
fax: (+48 22) 628 95 50
For the first
time this kind of event is directed to artists from all the European
The main goal
of the European Art Award is to discover and promote original and
new artistic talents in Europe.
which includes well known artists from many European countries,
will equally judge both the work of professionals and the
painters, which do not have artistic education.
15 June - 26 July
XIII Mozart Festival
ul. Nowogrodzka 49
tel./fax (022) 625-75-10
This is a one
of a kind European festival, which presents all the stage work of
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The concerts will take place on a daily
basis in the Theatre of the Warsaw Chamber Opera, in Palace on the
Water in the Łazienki Park and in the Ballroom of the Royal Castle
18, 21-24 June
XII Warsaw Summer Jazz Days
Plac Defilad 1
tel. (022) 620-50-72
fax (022) 620-63-73
artists of the European contemporary jazz on the polish stage.
will take place in Congress and Concert Hall of PKiN (Palace of
Culture and Science) and at the Royal Castle (Plac Zamkowy).
The Warsaw Summer Jazz Days are held to promote contemporary jazz
no matter of its origins or background, with all its creativity
and new artistic approach. Its specific character of mass event on
the Plac Zamkowy at the Royal Castle with no charge for entrance
at one day and the great prestigious final with all the worlds
jazz stars in Congress Hall at the next day, makes the Warsaw
Summer Jazz Days the most important jazz attraction in Poland. In
the previous years at the WSJD performed such artists as: John
Zorn, Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller, Pharoah Sanders, Vernon Reid,
John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, Steps Ahead, Joe Pass, Steve
Coleman, Modern Jazz Quartet, Al Jarreau, Al Di Meola, Herbie
Hancock, Bela Fleck, Dave Holland, Candy Dulfer, Gil Evans
Orchestra, Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny, Bill Laswell, James Carter,
Michael Brecker, Bobby McFerrin, James Blood Ulmer, Ronald
Shannon Jackson, Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter and many more.
15 April - 25 October
38 International Festival „Wratislavia Cantans”
Międzynarodowego Festiwalu „Wratislavia Cantans”
tel. (071) 342-72-57
tel./fax (071) 343-08-33
During one of the best known festivals in Poland you will be delighted
by symphony, kantata and chamber orchestra concerts, ballet and
opera performances, vocal and instrumental recitals and ethnical and
multicultural events. The motto of the 2003 Festival is „Quo vadis”.
The concerts will take place in the most beautiful, traditional and
historical places in Wrocław and in more than 10 cities of Dolny
Jana Pawła II 6
tel./fax (041) 344-92-97
At the event
you will get acquainted with regional folklore and art.
Demonstration of lead smelting in the original traditional way
together with local, folk groups performance and folk art fairs.
CHEŁMNO woj. kujawsko-pomorskie
Brass Bands Festival
tel./fax (056) 686-00-49
of regional brass bands. You can hear beautiful and strong sound
of various traditional wind instruments. At the end of the event
there is a great parade on Chełmno streets. The night brass bands
concert is considered to be the most attractive part of the event.
14 May - 6 June
World Press Photo 2003
ul. Św. Marcin 80/82
tel. (061) 853 60 81
exhibition takes place in 35 countries of the world annually. The
World Press Photo Foundation organizes it for the 46 time and each
year there is more and more visitors interested in it. This year 4
thousand press photographers from 118 different countries have
presented around 53 thousands photos. Only 2 weeks after the 2003
exhibition premiere in Amsterdam you are able to visit it in
Poznań and see the awarded photos.
International Theaters Festival
„Kontakt” in Toruń
Plac Teatralny 1
tel. (056) 622-50-22
fax (056) 622-37-17
One of the
most prestigious events in Europe, which has been recognized as a
form of special dialog between western and eastern theaters.
Actors of various theaters present great literary adaptations,
open-air spectacles and performances. There are always lots of
visitors from many countries, which are keen on theater art.
World Cup in Sport Rock&Roll
Tańca Sportowego „BUGS”
65-001 Zielona Góra
ul. Cyryla i Metodego 9
tel./fax (068) 326-01-52
mass event, on which participants from about 20 different countries
will present theirs rock&roll skills.
JANIKOWO woj. kujawsko-pomorskie
Championship class 0-700-OPEN
Organizacyjny Zawodów Motorowodnych w Janikowie
ul. Przemysłowa 6
tel (052) 352-24-92
spectacular, international event, which takes place on the
Pakoskie lake each year.
There shall be about 20 competing speedboats. The audience is
estimated for around 3000 people.