Browsing: Poles abroad

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.

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.