Federation: Congress of Polish Diaspora in Austria was registered at the Federal Headquarters for Police in Vienna on 20 December 2000.
The reason for establishing a second umbrella organization in Austria was the conflict among the most active organizations: the Polish Intelligentsia Club in Austria, Zofia Beklen and the President of the Vienna-Cracow Association of Culture from Forum of Polish community.
It takes an active part in organizing by the Austrian environments and the international press conferences with the representatives of Australia’s political parties, distributes the newspaper Jupiter (the edition accounts for over 200 numbers), which informs about cultural and social life in both Austrian and Polish communities (not only from the area of Austria)
The federation also organizes many events, including:
– Slavic Cultural Festival
– Golden Owls Awards – Polish Diaspora Oscars
– Marek Hłaski Literary Contest
More information is available on the website: www.kongrespolonii.eu