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Polish Book Club

The Polish Book Club meets on March 23. The March book is Wit Szostak’s recent “Wróżenie z wnętrzności”. For details check the Polish Book Club page.

Polish – Hungarian Friendship Day

6:30 – 8:30 p.m., March 23, 2017
International Institute of Minnesota
1694 Como Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota

The Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota and the Minnesota Hungarians present the first annual Polish – Hungarian Friendship Day. Join us for a celebration of the ancient and continued friendship between these two great nations. Festivities will include music, dancing, crafts, dessert, Hungarian wine, Polish beer and more.

Here is a link to a wikipedia article with background information on Polish–Hungarian Friendship Day.

2017 Polish - Hungarian Friendship Day announcement
Polish – Hungarian Friendship Day Poster ~ 2017

Remembering Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (1923-2017)

A memorial service for Stanisław Skrowaczewski will be held at Orchestra Hall at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The service will include remarks and musical performances, including one by the full Minnesota Orchestra. The service is open to the public. Full details are here.

There is a nice story at the NPR site here and one in Polish in the Gazeta Wyborcza here.

Chamber Music Society of Minnesota honors Maestro Stan

The Chamber Music Society of Minnesota will pay homage to Maestro Skrowaczewski through his wonderful chamber music. A new work by Steve Heitzig in memory of Maestro will be premiered as well.
  Sunday, April 2, 2017
  4:00 p.m.
  Sundin Concert Hall
  1531 Hewitt Ave, St. Paul, Minnesota
Buy tickets at http://www.chambermusicmn.org or call 612-450-0527. A flyer with more details is here.

Polish-American Tradition of Palm Braiding

Saturday, April 8, 2017
10:00 a.m.
PACIM Library
43 Main Street S.E., Suite 228
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Join us for the next workshop in the “art is a living thing” series on April 8. You will learn the Polish-American art of palm braiding at this class. Materials will be provided. The registration deadline is April 1st. Seating limited to 15. The cost is $10 for PACIM members and $15 for non-members. To register call 651-428-9625 or send an email to office@pacim.org.

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.