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Festival of Nations

May 4 to 7 RiverCentre, St. Paul

Help us showcase the best that we Polish Americans have to offer— volunteer in our Polish Café kitchen, serve at the counter, help setup or cleanup. Go to the Volunteer Opportunity page to Volunteer. Contact Marie Przynski at Przynski@comcast.net today to be part of a great team. Call Renata Stachowicz 651-428-9625 to volunteer for the Culture Exhibit.

Conversation with Polish Author Filip Springer

On Saturday April 29, which is Indie Bookstore Day, Filip Springer, author of History of a Disappearance: The Story of a Forgotten Polish Town, will appear at Common Good Books in St. Paul. Krystyna Borgen, co-head of the Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota Library, will join Springer in conversation.

This event is co-presented by the PACIM and the Polish Cultural Institute of New York.

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Where: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave., St Paul, MN 55105

Here are a couple of options for more information about Filip Springer in both Polish and English:   At Culture.pl   At the author’s site

36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
April 13 to 29

The 3 Polish films below are included this year.

Afterimage – A biopic of avant-garde painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, Polish director Andrzej Wajda’s final film, and Poland’s official entry to the 2016 Academy Awards.

The High Frontier – A border guard takes his teenage sons to a cabin on the Polish border. He hopes to bond with them, but a man emerges from the forest, pushing the family to its breaking point.

Memories of Summer – Twelve year old Piotr’s life disintegrates piece by piece when his father is away on business during an endless summer in the 1970s.

For general information about the Film Festival click on Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival .

For details on Polish films click on the following link. Polish Films

Polish Book Club

The Polish Book Club meets on April 27. The April book is Szczepan Twardoch’s recent “Król”. For details check the Polish Book Club page.

PACIM Awards and Scholarships 2017

Procedures for applying for the 2017 PACIM Awards and Scholarships have been released. The deadline is May 1. The details are on the PACIM Scholarship page.

Each spring a quarter of the world’s white storks migrate to Poland

Join the Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota in celebrating and promoting Polish culture and heritage.


Click here to go to the Volunteer Opportunities page.