ART BASEL MIAMI, started in 1970 by private gallery owners in the Swiss city of Basel, is a global art fair that connects artists, galleries, collectors and art lovers from all continents. Since 2002, traditionally at the turn of November and December, the fair has its edition in Miami, and since 2013 also in Hong Kong.

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Are We Assertive Enough?
Waldemar Biniecki , 11/27/2022

The tragedy in Przewodów and the death of two Polish citizens clearly showed the scale of problems in bilateral relations between Poland and Ukraine.

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Who has Buried the Dead (Optimum Publishing International) is a richly detailed global thriller set in Second World War Poland. It brings the reality of the pain and suffering of Poles endured in the German/Russian invasions and occupation of that nation and tells the little-known historical tales of the Polish underground and Poles fighting on the Western front. It also discloses one of the last great secrets of the Second World War which, much like Enigma, has a very vital Polish component.

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The threat of China’s political, military, and economic power continues to grow, rapidly moving toward existentially dangerous levels. In comparing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) between the United States and China, the increasing magnitude of the communist country’s threat is clear.

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Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, writer and lecturer, Marek Probosz has once again achieved great success in New York. He performed there at the United Solo Theater Festival, where he played the main role in the play "Powrot Norwida" (Norwid's Return), which he directed.

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The Polish diaspora and influential personalities from Poland are campaigning to prevent the liquidation of the only seminary for the Polish diaspora in the United States. If you agree with the letter to maintain the active status of the 137-year-old only seminar for the Polish diaspora, join us and sign this letter.

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The Catholic observance of All Saints' Day, celebrated on November 1, is one of the most popular holidays in Poland, gathering millions of Poles in cemeteries every year to honour the memory of their deceased loved ones. This practice holds firm, despite the custom of celebrating the so-called Halloween, which is encroaching from the West.

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The role of the Polish media is obviously very important. Thanks to the Polish media, we have the opportunity to reach all corners of the world. I can say that, as the World Association of Polish Media, we went a step further...

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In order to guarantee Polish interests, the reform of the Polish army, political, military and economic cooperation, the idea of ​​the Intermarium, and the strategic presence of the United States on NATO's eastern flank, it is necessary to pursue an active state policy, Polish diplomacy and a coordinated influence of the Polish ethnic group on every administration in Washington.

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A bestselling author Jake Kaminski (this is his pen-name), a Milwaukee native and decorated undercover cop turned writer, will appear for a book signing and discussion of his latest novel Beneath the Polish Moon at the Polish Center of Wisconsin

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Polish story, Polish performance, Polish success. The series 'Wielka woda' has delighted Netflix viewers around the world. Other indigenous productions on this platform are not far behind it. A high wave of Polish series is coming.

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October Is the Polish Heritage Month
Katarzyna Murawska , 10/25/2022

On October 15, in the southern district of Milwaukee, the Polish community and its American friends celebrated the Polish Heritage Month, which they combined with the national reading of excerpts from the masterpieces of Polish literature. The year 2022 is devoted to Polish Romanticism...

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Paweł Zyzak (born 1984 in Żywiec) is — according to Wikipedia — a Polish historian, Americanist, government analyst, publicist, entrepreneur, author of, among others Lech Wałęsa's biography entitled "Lech Wałęsa - Idea and History" (2009), Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago (from September 2022).

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The performance, "The Return of Norwid" (Powrót Norwida), based on the texts of one of the greatest poets of the 19th century, Cyprian Kamil Norwid, who — for many Poles — became a symbol of the fate of an emigrant, will be presented on the stage of the New York Theater Row on Broadway as part of the international festival United Solo.

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The Battle for Polishness in the USA
Waldemar Biniecki , 10/13/2022

The image of an elderly man kneeling and handcuffed, while singing the Polish national anthem, accompanied by American policemen, during a patriotic ceremony, in the presence of the Consul General of the Republic of Poland, a local bishop and other VIPs, went out into the world. Despite many scandals having already surfaced around Orchard Lake over the years, yet another has been triggered.

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The Kidnapping of Polish Children
Waldemar Biniecki , 10/8/2022

The German Nazi plan to kidnap and Germanize children, recognized by the pseudo-scientific assumptions of German eugenics as "racially valuable", was practically institutionalized in the territories of Poland, the USSR, the Czech Republic, and other countries occupied by the Third Reich during World War II. Historians estimate, however, that this process took the greatest intensity in occupied Poland.

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National Pierogi Day
October 8
Andrzej (Andrew) Woźniewicz , 10/8/2022

National Pierogi Day occurs in the United States on October 8 of every year. Sadly, it’s not yet a legally recognized national holiday, but it nevertheless figures in all sorts of calendars and almanacs. The history of the National Pierogi Day is shrouded in mystery. There is very little information about when exactly it came into being, who proposed it, and why October 8 was chosen of all the days in a year.

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Today, it would be his hundredth birthday. Maybe 100 years is a decent age, but for us — his friends — it is still not enough. Images are shifting like in a kaleidoscope — important moments in his life and, at the same time, important moments in the life of Polish emigrants in Milwaukee and the United States.

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Exactly one hundred years after the creation of the representation of Polish nationality living in Germany, on Saturday, August 27, anniversary celebrations took place in Berlin. Over 120 people attended them, from all over the world, from Poland, Germany, USA, and Ukraine.

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Poland would never need a second chance to make a first impression. For three months, I bathed in circumambient natural beauty and unparalleled human kindness.

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The Story of Kuryer Polski
Waldemar Biniecki

The original Kuryer Polski was the first Polish daily newspaper printed in the United States. Its founder was Michał Kruszka who published the newspaper in June 1888 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Stanisław Zwierzchowski was born on April 27, 1880 in Śrem in Wielkopolska (Greater Poland), under the Prussian partition. He graduated from gymnasium in his hometown and technical studies in Berlin-Charlottenburg. In 1905. with a mechanical engineering degree, he came to Poznań and did an internship at the Hipolit Cegielski Factory. Following the footsteps of his countrymen, he went to the United States for further studies and quickly found a job as a structural engineer at the Allis Chalmers Co plant in Milwaukee.

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Kuryer Polski was born in hardship and uncertainty, after all, its creator - Michał Kruszka, had already had two unsuccessful publishing attempts behind him. At the beginning of Kuryer's way, Michał was a truly Renaissance figure - the creator and executor of his idea. Soon he was supported in the implementation of his project by two brothers who came from Słabomierz - Józef and Wacław.

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Historical documents confirm that the Polish people have always been associated with America. The list of great Poles who made an impact throughout the history of the United States is long. It begins with the semi-legendary “John of Kolno” who supposedly came to this continent 16 years before Columbus.

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