The accordion trio will feature in a presentation celebrating the opening of the European Solidarity Centre, which will be held on 18th February, 2014, in Brussels.
Europejskie Centrum Solidarności in Gdańsk (The European Solidarity Center), photo. www.ecs.gda.pl
In connection to the opening of the new headquarters of the European Solidarity Centre (Europejskie Centrum Solidarności - ECS), 2014 will be full of events promoting the building itself as well as the permanent exhibition of the history of Solidarity and the changes in Central and Eastern Europe it houses.
From 18th to 20th February, 2014, an exhibition devoted to the activities of the ECS will be held at the European Parliament.
Many well-known public figures have been invited to take part in this event, including Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure and Development - Elżbieta Bieńkowska and the founders of ECS - Minister of Culture and National Heritage - Bogdan Zdrojewski, the head of Pomorskie district (located in the north of Poland) - Mieczysław Struk and Paweł Adamowicz, mayor of the city of Gdańsk.
The origins of the ECS lie in the signing of their Letter of Intent in 2005, but the centre itself arose created in autumn 2010 on the former grounds of Gdansk shipyard, near the monument of Fallen Shipyard Workers. The first stone was laid in the foundations in mid-May 2011.
Motion Trio was founded in 1996 and consists of musicians Janusz Wojtarowicz, Paweł Baranek and Marcin Gałażyn. They have been influenced by a variety of genres – jazz, classical and rock, amongst others. The trio has collaborated with many famous musicians, such as Krzysztof Penderecki, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Bobby McFerrin, Tomasz Stańko and Wojciech Kilar. They have released 9 albums which were well- received by critics.
ed. and translated: Katarzyna Maksimiuk, 17.02.2014