January 26

Scene from the performance "Play it so 17 dances about something" by  Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre, photo: Michał Andrysiak

The artists of the Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre from Gdańsk were invited to participate in two festivals in India - Bharat Rang Mahotsav Festival in New Delhi and Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in Mumbai.Read more »

January 23

Agnieszka Korytkowska-Mazur, photo: Bartek Warzecha

Representatives of the Aleksander Węgierko Drama Theater in Białystok will take part in the Kala Mela Festival in India at the invitation of the Visva Bharathi University.Read more »

Renata Piotrowska, photo: Jakub Wittchen

In February, Renata Piotrowska, along with three other artists, will prepare the performance "Untitled" during her residency at ST Spot and present her latest solo piece "Death. Exercises and variations" at the Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama.Read more »

January 13

Konrad Krzyżanowski, "A Chinese", 1903, oil on canvas, phot. National Museum in Warsaw

For the first time in history, Beijing's National Museum of China will host a thorough and wide-ranging exhibition of Polish art, from that of the Middle Ages up to contemporary art.Read more »

Beata Bilińska, photo: bilinska.pl

This February, Chinese fans of classical music will have the extraordinary opportunity to listen to Chopin's music as performed by the distinguished Polish artist Beata Bilińska. The two concerts will take place in the famous Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing and in Wuhan.Read more »

January 12

2014 Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival - poster

As in the previous years, the 2014 Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival hosted representatives of cultural institutions from Asia, who visited Poland at the invitation of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.Read more »

December 15

 Ditte Berkeley, Kamila Klamut and Matej Matejka in the performance Caesarean Section. Essays on Suicide , The  ZAR Theatre, phot.  Łukasz Giza

The ZAR Theatre is to present their Caesarean Section performance at the 6th edition of the Theatre Olympics in Beijing.Read more »

December 05

MosaiKOREA ensemble, photo: promotion materials

Polish Mosaik ensemble and Korean MosaiKOREA performed together on stage of the Palladium Club in Warsaw. The concert marked the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and the Republic of Korea.Read more »

November 26

November 21

Krzysztof Urbański during the concert

One of the most promising Polish conductors presented the music of Witold Lutosławski and Wojciech Kilar in Japan.Read more »

November 17

A still from the film. On the photo: Zbigniew Cybulski, phot. Polfilm/East News

In the last days of November, the audience of the Poland Film Festival will have an opportunity to see films by Polish artists, as well as a retrospective of films by Wojciech Jerzy Has.Read more »

November 14

Photo from the project "I don't need" by Agnes Janich

Agnes Janich presented her works at the 5th edition of the International Art Edition Fair in Seoul.Read more »

November 05

Stefan Niedziałkowski, photo: David A. Fullard

6th edition of Stefan Niedziałkowski`s International Mime Art Theatre Workshops "Silence of the Body/Milczące Ciało" took place in Theater X in Tokyo.Read more »

October 31

Elements of the "Patch" system by Beza Projekt, photo: press materials

Beza Projekt is a studio in Warsaw run by Anna Łoskiewicz and Zofia Strumiłło-Sukiennik. In October 2014 both designers conducted workshops in Tokyo.Read more »

October 22

Grzegorz Nowak, photo: www.grzegorznowak.com

Polish conductor Grzegorz Nowak led KBS Symphony Orchestra during the final concert of the Jinju Music Festival. The Orchestra performed Karol Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35 for the first time in Korea.Read more »

October 17

Aleksandra Niepsuj's workshop for children, photo: Kazuomi Furuya

+48 Social Club set up in Tokyo’s VACANT gallery hosted a series of open workshops conducted by Polish graphic designers and illustrators. Among them there were workshops for kids and adults led by illustrator Aleksandra Niepsuj.Read more »

Edgar Bąk, photo: Cezary Hładki

The award-winning graphic designer Edgar Bąk, along with other Polish artists, conducted workshop for professionals accompanying the exhibition Polish design in the VACANT gallery in the center of Tokyo.Read more »

Wojciech Smarzowski, photo: Wojciech Druszcz/Reporter
/East News

Meeting with Polish film director Wojciech Smarzowski was held at Tokyo’s VACANT gallery, hosting the project +48 Social Club.Read more »

Still from the documentary "Neon", photo: courtesy of producers

+48 Social Club was not only an exhibition of Polish design. Tokyo’s VACANT gallery, where the project was taking place, also hosted open shows of three Polish documentary films.Read more »

October 16

Signing of the Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding at the GPDNET Assembly

Representatives of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute participated in Global Public Diplomacy Network - GPDNET's Inaugural Assembly in Seoul held by the Korea Foundation.Read more »

Soul Service, photo: press materials

Soul Service DJs – Ojciec Karol, Kapitan Sparky and Papa Zura – performed in Tokyo’s VACANT gallery.Read more »

October 15

Small Instruments, photo: press materials

As part of the project +48 Social Club, Małe Instrumenty group gave concert and workshop in Tokyo’s VACANT club and gallery. It was the first chance of this unconventional band, so far known in Japan only from their records, to bring their music closer to the Japanese public.Read more »

October 08

Rebeka band performing at the Zandari Festa, photo: Zandari Festa

Two Polish bands – Rebeka and Non-Human Persons – performed at the Zandari Festa in South Korea.Read more »

October 07

+48 Social Club, press materials

+48 Social Club was a café and club set up in the very heart of Tokyo especially for Tokyo Designers Week.Read more »

September 19

Rafał Sarnecki Quintet performing at Jarasum International Jazz Festival, photo: Jarasum International Jazz Festival

Rafał Sarnecki, a New York-based jazz guitarist with numerous successes on the American music scene, toured across China and Korea with his band.Read more »

September 18

HKIFF Cine Fan poster

Films by the most renowned Polish animators, including Zbigniew Rybczyński, Jan Lenica, Julian Antonisz and others are to be presented in Hong Kong.Read more »

September 16

Performance "Monochrome", photo: Bartosz Kruk

At the invitation of the Chinese Ministry of Culture, Kielce Dance Theatre company performed twice at the Silk Road International Arts Festival.Read more »

September 05

Bartek Mejor, photo: Ela Lempp

He draws inspiration from traditional handicraft, modern technologies and nature. Combining all these influences he creates modern solids which are exceptionally tactile. His cut, wavy and irregular vessels constitute a new young voice in Polish ceramic design.Read more »

Still from the documentary 'Sometimes I Dream I'm Flying', photo: press release

The 6th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival hosted screenings of two Polish documentaries and meetings of filmmakers with the audience.Read more »

September 01

Imagination Quartet, photo: Edyta Foryś

Imagination Quartet played three concerts in south China. The band performed at one of China's biggest jazz festivals – OCT-LOFT International Jazz Festival in Shenzhen. They also gave concerts at two local festivals Zhongshan and Guangzhou.Read more »

Maria Pomianowska with Polish and Korean musicians, photo courtesy of  Maria Pomianowska

Maria Pomianowska, an instrumentalist, vocalist and promoter of traditional music, performed with Polish and Korean musicians at the 2014 Jeonju International Sori Festival.Read more »

August 29

Sylwester Ostrowski Quintet during the concert at Yamaha Jazz Studio in Tokyo, photo: Koji Ota

Polish saxophonist Sylwester Ostrowski and his band returned to Japan to present their latest project Just Music, created in collaboration with Makoto Kuriya. The musicians performed in the country's best jazz clubs.Read more »

August 25


Polish singer Anna Maria Jopek toured China and perform in Shanghai, Wuhan and Beijing.Read more »

August 21

Maciej Fortuna at Jarasum International Jazz Festival, photo courtesy of Jarasum International Jazz Festival

Maciej Fortuna is a multi-talented trumpeter heading two jazz ensembles – Maciej Fortuna Trio and Maciej Fortuna Quartet. In October 2014, the young instrumentalist performed with both bands during a two-week tour of Asia.Read more »

Opera ''Madame Curie'' in Tianjin, photo: S.Ćwikła/Baltic Opera

The project initiating a large series of Polish cultural events in China was the staging of Elżbieta Sikora’s opera 'Madame Curie' performed by the artists from the Baltic Opera.Read more »

August 20

Kazuhisa Uchihashi

The first edition of the New Polish Music Festival took place in Tokyo in November 2011 as part of the cultural programme of Poland's EU Presidency.Read more »