Poland’s Day of the Flag

The Day of the Flag is celebrated on 2nd May. On this Day, Poles reflect upon the long history of the red and white national colours and proudly display flags outside their houses.
2 May 2018

Eighth anniversary of the Smolensk plane crash

In the early morning hours of 10 April 2010, a special Tu-154M plane crashed near Smolensk, with Polish President Lech Kaczyński and First Lady Maria Kaczyńska on board, killing all 96 passengers – top state officials, military commanders, and the plane crew.
9 April 2018

The Witness of History Award

The Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) hereby announces the fourth edition of the international „Witness of History" award (deadline: 30th of June 2018).
10 March 2018

March 1968

Jan Żaryn: The Church in Poland and the Events of March 1968
8 March 2018

EUNIC Hungary Intern Call

Internship position open at EUNIC Hungary, a part of the European National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) established in 2006 to increase the visibility and role of European culture around the world. Application deadline: 31st March 2018.
1 March 2018

"Cursed Soldiers" National Remembrance Day

For many soldiers, the dissolution of the Home Army in 1945 did not mean the end of the struggle for a just cause. On the contrary, the Red Army’s occupation of the territories of the Republic of Poland, resulting in the disbanding of the Polish Underground State, was the beginning of a new battle for a free Poland and its good name as well as, in time, a struggle to preserve historical truth.
1 March 2018

Łukasz Ciepliński

1st March marks the National Day of Remembrance of the "Cursed Soldiers" in Poland
28 February 2018

Service note

Our library will open later (from 16.30) on Tuesday, 27 February, due to administrative duties. We appreciate your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
20 February 2018 – Polish Radio’s educational website

The new website is a collection of information related to German, Nazi concentration and extermination camps in the Second World War. The site is available in three languages – English, German and Polish.
2 February 2018

International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust

The German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau is the most recognizable symbol of the Holocaust and the most well-known site of genocide in the world. In 2005, on the 60. anniversary of the liberation of the camp, the UN General Assembly established January 27th as the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust.
27 January 2018