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Calendar 24 May 2016
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Girugamesh, photo from band's archive
Girugamesh at Kwadrat

On 24 May we can expect an incredible combination of nu-metal riffs, aggressive electronics Prodigy-style, scratches and both sharp and poppy vocals.


Concerts at the Royal Chamber Orchestra Hall

Programme of the concerts is composed of best known classical pieces as well as the most popular film melodies.

Cello Recitals at St Giles’ Church

Suites of Johann Sebastian Bach and the mellow sounds of cello resound in the intimate scenery of St Giles’ Church – the concerts are presented by the ART-Production Agency.


9th Film Music Festival

Rosemary’s Baby, The Ninth Gate, Cul-de-sac, Sicario, The Theory of Everything, Drive, Oblivion, How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek, The Lion King; Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, the world premiere of music from the game Witcher 3 – and that’s still far from all the attractions of the 9th FMF!


Polish short films about photography – special screening

All films will be shown with English subtitles.


7. LGBT Film Festival 2016

Kino Pod Baranami invites to the Krakow edition of the 7th LGBT Film Festival - Poland's largest cinema fest of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans.


Concerts of classical and organ music at Bernardine Church – Orchestra of St Maurice

Chamber Orchestra of St Maurice and soloists present classical music concert in the Baroque scenery of the Bernardine Church.

Chopin Concerts at Wierzynek Restaurant

Chopin's etudes, nocturnes, mazurkas and polonaises, as well as works by Liszt, Mendelssohn or Schumann, performed by young, talented, Kraków pianists at the Renaissance Hall of the legendary Wierzynek Restaurant.

Klezmer Music Concerts at the Klezmer Music Venue

The repertoire consists of instrumental pieces, connected with the folklore of Reform Judaism, and of songs performed in Yiddish, belonging to the tradition of Orthodox Judaism.

Klezmer Concerts at Isaac Synagogue

The concerts are an artistic attempt to preserve the heritage of Kazimierz, an area that once flourished with the Jewish culture and tradition. They offer a unique possibility of meeting the Jewish culture and tradition at its very source!


Kraków Folk Music Show at Tradycyja Restaurant

An opportunity to become familiar with polish traditions and its cuisine. Experience and enjoy the show of all Polish national dances such performed by professional group LajkFolk dressed in traditional Polish colorful costumes.

Organ Concerts with Soprano Solo at St Giles’ Church

For organ and soprano: ART-Production Agency presents concerts right at the foot of Wawel Hill – in the intimate interiors of St Giles’ Church.

Concerts at the Chopin Gallery

Concerts dedicated to the oeuvre of Fryderyk Chopin – iconic Polish composer, the genius of the piano.

MercolediFilm

Film screenings at Italian Cultural Institute.


Lara Fabian, photo from organiser's archive
Lara Fabian at Tauron Arenie Kraków

Concert postponed! She freely combines different musical styles from ballads to pop songs – perfect for showing off her unique vocals.


Folk Show at Jama Michalika

Meeting with Polish folklore, traditional and culture: see beautiful folk dances and costumes, listen to traditional Polish songs. During the show you can also try typical Polish dishes.

Concerts at Sts Peter and Paul’s Church – Cracow Chamber Orchestra of St Maurice

The concerts of classical music are held at Sts Peter and Paul’s Church.

Photo by Artur Żyrkowski
Concerts at St Adalbert's Church

Programme of the concerts is composed of best known classical pieces as well as the most popular film melodies.

Fot. Tibor-Florestan Pluto
Matinées – concerts for juniors and seniors

Schoolchildren, seniors (with or without grandchildren!) and anyone else who thinks that mornings are the best time for live music: using contemporary language, that’s the target group of Capella Cracoviensis’ cycle.

Chopin Concerts in Polonia House

The piano recitals in Polonia House take place regularly throughout the year in Polonia House in Kraków.

Poster of event, photo from organiser's archive
Carrier/Lambert/Mazur at Piękny Pies

On 26 May a world class trio will play.


Bishop Erazm Ciłek Place, photo by Mirosław Żak/National Museum in Krakow
Krakow museums on the Feast of Corpus Christii

The Feast of Corpus Christi is (26 May 2016) under Polish law legally considered non-working day. Therefore some museums may be closed. Check it up before you go!

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Krakow Photomonth Festival 2016

“Crisis? What Crisis?!” is the main theme of the 14th edition of Krakow Photomonth, Europe’s leading photography festival, which takes place from May 12 to June 12, 2016. The main program is curated by Lars Willumeit, German curator and cultural anthropologist.


Beethoven extreme

Capella Cracoviensis presents: Beethoven's nine symphonies in one day (27 August) or the most beautiful day of summer!

26th Jewish Culture Festival

26th Jewish Culture Festival will be dedicated to Diaspora and Shabbat – two phenomenon, that have created past, present and future of Jewish life.


Krzysztof Komeda, fot. Marek Karewicz
The Home of Jazz

Kraków is much more than a home to historical monuments! The city is also the capital of Polish jazz.


15. Great Dragon Parade
16th Great Dragon Parade

Parisian blue, Pompeii rose, burnt sienna? Or simply blue, red and yellow? Cracovian dragons come in all colours, and this year their scales will be decorated with fine art tints.

St John?s Fair, fot. Robert Słuszniak / www.spheresis.com
St John’s Fair 2016

We’ll be taken back in to the Renaissance, to the golden age of the late Jagiellonian dynasty with this year’s St John’s Fair. Held between 24 and 26 June, the event will be dedicated to the reigns of kings Sigismund the Old and Sigismund August.


Poster of event, photo from organiser's archive
Pat Metheny at ICE Kraków

This month, the walls of ICE Kraków will shake to syncopated beats. On 26 June, Pat Metheny presents his latest project.


5th Miłosz Festival

Soon, Kraków will once again be the place for an exceptional meeting with poetry. Outstanding artists representing various continents, cultures and languages will invite audiences for shared poetry readings and discussions on the various forms of contemporary nomadism.


Così fan tutte

Capella Cracoviensis starts the month with something altogether lighter: on 2 June the Kraków Philharmonic resounds with a concert version of Mozart’s opera buffa Così fan tutte.

Krakow Photo Fringe 2016

To make it easier to navigate the jungle of events celebrating photography, in 2013 the Visual Arts Foundation and the Lablab Foundation created the Krakow Photo Fringe.


fot. Ryszard Kornecki
20th Kraków Opera Summer Festival

Premiere of theTannhäuser, The Troubadour at the Wawel Royal Castle, famous Madame Butterfly, Tosca and La Bohème – the jubilee 20th Kraków Opera Summer Festival is held under the catchword Wagner – Verdi – Puccini!

Plakat koncertu, fot. arch. organizatora
Lakatos/Bałdych at ICE Kraków

On 11 June, we have a fascinating violin duel in store with the Lakatos/Bałdych Violin Virtuoso Night.


Plakat imprezy, fot. arch. organizatora
Wianki – Fête de la Musique

Three large stages, three smaller ones, around 40 concerts, hundreds of artists – St John’s Night resounds from all corners of the city.


9th Film Music Festival

Rosemary’s Baby, The Ninth Gate, Cul-de-sac, Sicario, The Theory of Everything, Drive, Oblivion, How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek, The Lion King; Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, the world premiere of music from the game Witcher 3 – and that’s still far from all the attractions of the 9th FMF!


 

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