Jacek Majchrowski
Mayor of the City of Krakow
invites for

the Opening of the 15. Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities

Admission to all events is free of charge

 

2nd June 2019

 

18:00 – Heritage Parade
Barbican – Main Market Square

Participants: people of the city celebrating in the streets and acrobats, jugglers and stilts, dancers and the Krakow residents dressed in traditional folk costumes

 

18:30 – Concert “Towards the sources”
Main Market Square, stage next to the St. Adalbert Church

with appearance of: Alexander Humala & Sinfonietta Cracovia, Kapela Maliszów and Babooshki bands, Muzsikas with Joanna Słowińska with the band

 

21:00 – 22:00 – Dance Party
Main Market Square

With the participation of: Kapela Ze Wsi Warszawa, Muzykanci and Dikanda

3rd-5th June 2019

 

10:00 – 17:00 promotional stands of the OWHC cities, workshops and local traditions performances
ICE Kraków Congress Centre

3rd June 2019

 

10:30 — Opening of the Kraków stand

 

10:30 – 17:00 — Presentations and workshops:

  • Kraków embroidery
  • Polish folk costume embroidery
  • Lace making

 

13:00 – 14:00 — Artistic programme (on the stage):

  • KRAKOWIACY Song and Dance Ensemble
  • Former members of KRAKUS Song and Dance Ensemble

4th June 2019

 

10:00 – 17:00 — Presentations and workshops:

  • Folk sculpture and wooden toys
  • Glass painting

 

13:00 – 14:00 — Artistic programme (on the stage):

  • KRAKOWIACY Song and Dance Ensemble
  • Polish Highlander band

5th June 2019

 

10:00 – 17:00 — Presentations and workshops:

  • Tissue-paper art. Flowers and ornamentation
  • Wreath weaving

 

13:00 – 14:00 — Artistic programme (on the stage):

  • KRAKOWIACY Song and Dance Ensemble
  • Former members of KRAKUS Song and Dance Ensemble

Permanent attractions:

 

  • Photo zone
  • Tasting of obwarzanek krakowski (PGI) bread (while stocks last)
  • Kraków Christmas Cribmaker’s Workshop
  • Printer’s workshop. Traditional print and woodcut
  • Traditional Lemko Krywulka jewellery making shows
  • Lace makers
  • Miniature Kraków Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) made of LEGO
  • Małopolska Tourist Organization
  • Matuula. Modern fashion inspired by folk