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Opening of the Polish Culture Festival in Beijing in 2013. Two Dragons fashion show by Polish designer Katarzyna Skórzyńska. Photo: Malina Kosakowska

For people thousands of miles away, Poland can seem a little bit far – if you can’t be there physically, perhaps one of these 8 major festivals abroad will satisfy your hunger for a bite of Poland.

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"Lenok" – dance from the area of Nowogródek (now Belarus), 1937, by Janina Wasiewicz, photo. Łukasz Zandecki

The "From Sources to Inspirations, Ethnic Motifs in Polish Design" exhibition to be presented in China's capital is the National Museum of Ethnography's biggest in many years.

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'Treasures from Chopin’s country. Polish Art from the 15th - 20th Century’ is an exhibition opened on February 6, 2015 in the National Museum of China in Beijing. Polish art is presented over 2000 square metres, covering the Middle Ages (14th–15th century), Old Polish art (16th–17th century), the times of the Partitions (19th century), and the Young Poland period (turn of the 19th and 20th centuries), as well as contemporary pieces.  For English subtitles press CC button.

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Selected objects presented at the exhibition Treasures from Chopin's Country in 2015 in Beijing.

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The Musicacoustica Festival in Beijing will feature a 12-member ensemble from Poznań and a musical selection from Polish composers including Lutosławski.

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The Chinese edition of the I, CULTURE Contemporary Crafts project crowned the finale of the 798 Art Festival in Beijing. The artists Feng Lin and Deng Dafei conducted two phases of the project, following which Feng Lin produced a piece of the I, CULTURE quilt in cooperation with Monika Jakubiak.

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The Beijing International Karol Szymanowski Festival put the works of Karol Szymanowski in the spotlight, introducing Chinese audiences to the composer's sophisticated, individual musical style.

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First Asian Stopover of "Poems on the Underground"

After the launch of the international tour in Europe, Poems on the Underground made its first Asian stop in Beijing. Meetings with poets, Spoke'n'Word festival, slam poetry workshops and a haiku competition take place in 8 different countries across the globe, promoting Polish poetry and inciting international exchange among young poets

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Chinese Bookworm Hosts Polish Spoke'n'Word

During the fourth edition of "Poems on the Underground", the Warsaw Spoke’n’Word festival went beyond the capital of Poland. Apart from Warsaw, the event visits six cities taking part in the project: London, Paris, Madrid, Kiev, Beijing and Tokyo

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The second half of 2011 sees up to 400 events promoting Polish culture across Europe and beyond.From the opening of the "Golden Age of the Polish Republic" in Madrid in early June through major artistic, theatrical, literary and musical events in Paris, Brussels, Kiev, Moscow, Tokyo, Beijing and more...

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The symphonic concert is dedicated to two of Poland's most accomplished composers. The programme includes Fryderyk Chopin's "Grande Valse Brillante E-major, Op. 18" (transcribed for orchestra by Zdzisław Szostak) and "Concert e-moll for piano and orchestra, Op. 11" as well as Karol Szymanowski's "I Violin Concerto, Op. 35"...

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A special concert performed by five young Polish pianists combines new and classical techniques of piano to create an innovative tribute to Fryderk Chopin. Classical pianist Katarzyna Borek was joined on stage by jazz musicians Joanna Duda, Sławek Jaskułke, Paweł Kaczmarczyk and Pawel Tomaszewski.

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"Children and Youth Cinema Festival. Made in EU, Powered by Poland" comprises the most interesting European films for children and young people produced after the year 2000...

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In early August Beijing hosts the International Karol Szymanowski Festival. The event, themed "Karol Szymanowski – an Artist Before his Time" comprises a cycle of five concerts showcasing different themes and styles within Szymanowski's oeuvre. Performances illustrate the Polish composer's works in the context of the various cultures and societies in which he thrived

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A symphonic concert featuring the music of Polish composer Karol Szymanowski will include the 'IV Symphony "Symphonie Concertante", Op. 60" for piano and orchestra as well as "II Symphony B-major, Op. 10"...

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Two Asian capitals - Beijing and Tokyo - host a six-month programme of cultural events showcasing Poland's most prominent artists and the country's most promising new talents in music, theatre, visual arts, crafts, film and literature..

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As part of the Polish 2011 Milosz Year, the September edition of China's Poetry magazine distributes a recording of Miłosz's works recited by actor Tang Guoqiang. Following the September release a further 50,000 copies of the audiobook will be distributed by the Xinhua Book Store chain in Beijing, Shanghai and Canton.

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A documentary film dedicated to Polish poet Czesław Miłosz premiered in Beijing in July. A special, Chinese-language version of the film was prepared as part of a wider initiative to promote the poet by the Polish Embassy in Beijing

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Szymanowski concerts were held in Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music as well as five other Chinese and Japanese cities...

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