Here are a few of the Polish related news stories that caught our attention. Let us know if you’ve noticed anything else that’s interesting.
Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas, who has been on a hunger strike for 15 days in protest against the totalitarian regime in Havana, has asked Walesa to lay flowers on his grave.
WARSAW — On a recent Saturday night at Brave New World, an expansive, smoke-filled bar and leftist club that has become one of the capital’s hippest venues, clutches of stylishly dressed young people expounded on the virtues of Karl Marx and social democracy, in between gyrations on a dance floor and copious shots of vodka.
The first Black Hawk S-70i helicopter was manufactured in Poland. This is first time this aircraft was ever produced outside the United States, Bulgarian media reported on March 15 2010.
Established sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz is to receive Germany’s Federal Cross of Merit from the hands of German Ambassador to Poland, Michael H. Gerdts
The British Embassy in Warsaw said the environmentally minded prince, along with his wife, Camilla, will visit a bison reserve where they will be guaranteed a view of several of the hefty beasts that are Europe’s largest land mammals and less-hirsute cousins of the North American buffalo.