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  issue 3, year XVIII, 2011
DANUTA HÜBNER CHAIRWOMAN OF THE COMMITTEE OF REAGIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, A FORMER EU COMMISSIONER IN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Interview by Valentin Kostov

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H. E. LESZEK HENSEL THE AMBASSADOR OF POLAND TO BULGARIA OUR BILATERAL RELATIONS ARE BASED ON MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT
Interview by Valentin Kostov

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BILATERAL RELATIONS BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND AND THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA
Ministry of the foreign affairs of Bulgaria,
"European countries" department

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Tadeusz Stanislav Grabowski was the person, who established the first official bilateral relations between Poland and Bulgaria. He was the ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Sofia till 12th February 1925. In 1919 was settled the first Bulgarian mission in Warsaw. The diplomatic relations between both countries are broken off in the beginning of March 1941 immediately after Bulgaria joined the Tripartite Pact and reestablished in October 1944.

THE CHANCE OF POLAND
By doctor Grazyna Chorazykiewicz and Mr. Marchin Mikolaichik, Department of trade and investment promotion to the embassy of the Republic of Poland

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The most successful system for applying of the European funds was established in Poland. The biggest priority of the country is the infrastructure investment. The government has reestablished the mass privatization. The basic trade partners of Poland are Germany, Russia, China, France, The UK, Italy, Hungary, Ukraine, Spain and Bulgaria.

THE BULGARIAN POLONIA
By Karolina Bikovska

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The Polish community in Bulgaria, called Polonia, is about 3000 people. The majority of the poles live in the big cities of the country. There is a polish culture association which helps polish children learn polish and takes care of all of the poles in Bulgaria. A polish culture institute is established in Sofia from the 60s of the 20th century.

NON GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS IN POLAND
By The Polish Institute In Sofia

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The non government organizations (NGOs) in Poland deal with: the consequences from social problems, the education of the youth, culture, preserving of the human rights and ecology. There are professional unions too in the country. Important are the charity NGOs: "The Big Orchestra of Holiday Help", the foundation of the polish television "You are not alone" and Anna Dymnas foundation "Against the Odds".

THE BULAGRIAN MISSION OF PROF. TADEUSZ GRABOWSKI: DELEGATE OF RESURRECTING POLAND
By Magda Karabelova

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Doctor Tadeusz Stanislaw Grabowski is sent to Sofia in 1915 as a journalist. To this time Poland is still fighting for freedom and independence. Bulgaria is still unstable as a result of a couple of wars. Grabowski leaves Bulgaria in 1926 and becomes first official minister in the Republic of Poland. In 2011 Poland celebrates the 130th anniversary from Grabowskis birth.

IOHANNES PAULUS II - DIVINE, PHILOSOPHER, POPE
By The Polish Institute In Sofia

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Karol Jozef Wojtyla was born on 18th May 1920 in Wadowice. On 3rd October 1978 Wojtyla took part in the funeral of Pope Iohannes Paulus I, where he is appointed for a Pope and accepts the name Iohannes Paulus II. 13th May 1981 during a common audience on St. Peter square in Rome, the Pope was shot in the stomach and in the arm by the Turkish bomber Mehmet Ali Ağca.

UNESCO TREASURES
By The Polish Institute In Sofia

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The objects marked with the sign of UNESCO are the treasures of the world. In Poland these are: the Old town in Krakow, the cities Warsaw, Zamosc and Torun, the salt mine in Wieliczka, the concentration camp Auschwitz, the national park of Bialowieza, the park of Muzhakow and the building complex Kalwaria Zebzydowska.

TOURISM IN POLAND
By doctor Grazyna Chorazykiewicz and Mr. Marcin Mikolajczyk

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KRAKOW
The most visited places in Krakow are the castle "Vavel", the Cathedral "The Holy Trinity" and the quarter Kazimierz.

ZAKOPANE
The city of Zakopane is well known by its summer opportunities for touristic walking and the good conditions for winter sport.

WIELICZKA
The salt mine in the city of Wieliczka is the most visited attraction with its underground lakes, spa resort and geological national park.

OSWIECIM
Here you can find the biggest Jewish prison for mass execution built by the Germans.

WROCLAW
Here are the Oder river islands, the university of Wroclaw and a lot of museums and theatres.

TORUN
This is the birth place of Nicolas Copernicus. The town is known by its gingerbread and the Castle of the Teutonic order.

BIALYSTOK
The interesting places here are the castle of the Branicki family, the "Saint Rox" churches and the "Fara" Cathedral.

HAJNOWKA
Famous are the "The Holy Trinity" Cathedral and the wood of Belovezh.

THE POLISH SPORT 2011
By Henryk Urbasz

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In 1919 Poland becomes a member of the world Olympic family. Between the athletes that make Poland famous are light athletics sportsmen, boxers, weight lifters, swordsmen, footballers and volleyball players. Famous are the ski jumper Adam Malysz and the ski runner Justina Kowalczyk. Malysz is a four time Olympic, world and world cup champion. Kowalchik has won 4 Olympic medals, 6 medals from world competitions and 3 times she has made it to the play offs of the world cup.



THE PREPARATION OF POLAND FOR EURO 2012 A YEAR AND A HALF BEFORE THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP
By the Association PL.2012

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On 18th April 2007 WEFA appointed Poland and Ukraine the organization of the ղV European Football championship in 2012. It will take place from 8th June till 1st July 2012. The play offs will take place on 8 different stadiums. The polish preparation for Euro 2012 is coordinated by PL 2012 - a special created association by the Ministry of Sports and Tourism. In the organizational committee co work 173 public institutions.

THE POLISH MASTERS OF THE POSTER
By Krzysztof Dydo

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The polish art poster becomes popular worldwide in the second half of the 20th century. There is a Biennial of the polish art poster in Katowice and International Biennial of the poster in Warsaw. A museum of the poster exists in Wilanow from 1968. The first masters of the polish art poster are Tadeusz Gronowski and Tadeusz Trepkowski.

IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD
By Jerzy Armata

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In the beginning there were Jan Lenica and Valerian Borowczyk. In their first movie together, created 1957 and called "Theres upon a time" main characters are geometric shapes, cut out of colored paper, living in a world populated by characters from old magazines. Borowczyk and Lenica started using new techniques - both with cuttings and combined. Both authors made a new way for other artists.

2011 - THE YEAR OF MILOSZ
By Vera Deyanova

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The Celebration of the 100th anniversary of Czeslaw Miloszs birth is an occasion for a deeper look at the poets work.

HOW DID MILOSZ WORK
By Agnieszka Kosinska

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Czeslaw Miloszs secretary Agnieszka Koszinska narrates for her collaboration with the poet in the period of 1996-2004.

FAMOUS PEOPLE FROM POLAND
By The Polish Institute In Sofia

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KAROL SZYMANOWSKI
POLISH NOBEL LAUREATES:
MARIA SKLODOWSKA-CURIE
HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
WŁADYSŁAW REYMONT
WISŁAWA SZYMBORSKA
LECH WAŁĘSA

PHOTOATELIER PRESENTS: THE SEVENTH INETRNATIONAL BIENNIAL "FODAR"

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LITART PRESENTS:
PEOPLE DO NOT WANT TO LIVE FOREVER.
PEOPLE SIMPLY DO NOT WANT TO DIE
By Silvia Borisova

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FROM THE NOVEL "FIASCO"

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AT ONCE FOR TADEUSZ ROZEWICZ
By Jan Stolarczik

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ATELIER PRESENTS:
ESLICA POPOVA: POETRY OF THE TINTS
By Ognian Stamboliev

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DIANA PANOVA: THE RESTORER AND THE ARTIST
By Dochka Kisiova-Gogova

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Translated by Ilina Vasileva
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