There are millions of Poles living abroad for various reasons. In almost every single corner of the world we can find our fellow citizens. The series called “Poles abroad” presents the profiles of those of them who have found their home in the foreign country, stay there temporarily, travel there for business purpose, or just like to return to one particular place for vacation.Today we present the story of Przemysław Zaręba.
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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. It will be accompanied by number of events organised between 25th July and 9th August in Warsaw. These will include outdoor concerts, the Warsaw Uprising race, exhibitions, a special performance and a unique cycling event called “Masa Powstańcza”. Polish people living abroad do not forget about the insurgents either – an enormous mural commemorating the Warsaw Uprising is being painted in New York.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland prepared a publication “Atlas of Polish presence abroad”. With the use of maps, short texts, and overall analysis, it presents the presence of our emigration in the world.
May 2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of Poland joining the European Union. To celebrate this important date Polish Consulate in Manchester and Merseyside Polonia organised a classical concert at Liverpool St George’s Hall on the 12th of May 2014, 6.00pm. Many partners, special guests, including the High Sheriff of Merseyside Mrs Abi Pointing MBE DL and Lord Mayor Gary Millar, as well as volunteers joined Merseyside Polonia in their celebration of this great anniversary which coincides with 5th Birthday of the organisation.
Over fifty representatives of the Polish diaspora from the Western Balkans – Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Macedonia – have come together in Belgrade for celebrations of the World Day of the Polish Diaspora.
Merseyside Polonia, encouraged by the successful outcome of the pilot project “Tea or coffee?” revives the Saturday meetings for 50+ members of Polish community.
Macerata – the city of treasures and wonders- this is how the city is called by local citizens. It is also a city of musicians, craftsmen and all of the other professions which have an influence on development of this lovely place on Italian land.
The association „Les Polonaises” (Polish Women) from Toulouse is launching a new project which promotes Polish women in France. Recently released calendar for 2014 presents profiles of twelve Polish women whose social and professional activity is connected with Poland. This project, prepared by the Polish community in France, is unique on a global scale.
Have you wondered what things will be like when planning to travel abroad? What are other cultures and customs are like, how to behave appropriately and how to avoid insulting the locals?