This past weekend YouNxt hosted the President of the Polish Promotional Emblem Foundation Mr. Krzysztof Przybyl who travelled to Toronto to discuss details of an exciting new initiative.
For two decades the foundation has been at the forefront of recognizing the best in Polish products and services by recognizing them with the “Poland Now” (Teraz Polska) emblem.
YouNxt along with the Canada-Poland Chamber of Commerce and the Polish Consulate are collaborating with the Polish Promotional Emblem Foundation and hosting the “Wybitny Polak” (Outstanding Pole) contest in Canada.
The contest recognizes the achievements of the most outstanding Pole in Poland and abroad. The contest takes place under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland.
Past winners of the contest have been Wojciech Kilar and Dr. Hilary Koprowski.
Wojciech Kilar is a world renowned pianist and composer who has worked on films such as: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (directed by Francis Ford Coppola), The Pianist (directed by Roman Polanski) and most recently, We Own the Night (starring Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall and Eva Mendes).
Dr. Hilary Koprowski is a Polish virologist and immunologist and the inventor of the world’s first effective live polio vaccine.
Stay tuned for more information about the contest.