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  • 16 April 2018 (last modification date: 30 April 2018)

    Join us for commemorative events to celebrate 100 Years of Poland's Regained Independence around New Zealand. Find more information about historical background and main figures of Polish Independence.

    JOIN THE EVENTS IN NEW ZEALAND

     

    • Series of piano concerts by a prominent Polish pianist Raphael Lustchevsky - more information HERE 
    • See a commemorative presentation and read an article about Ignacy Jan Paderewski - one of main "icons" of Niepodległa - and impressions of two of his New Zealand tours HERE  

     

     

    HISTORY OF POLAND'S INDEPENDENCE

     

    In November 1918, after 123 years of absence on European political maps, Poland regained its independence. This was mainly due to the perseverance and dedication of the active part of Polish society, who, during the period of servitude, passed down their allegiance to the language and national culture to new generations of young Poles. In the years of the First World War (1914–1918), circumstances favorable to “the Polish question” appeared in the political spectrum. Poland’s partitioners stood against each other, breaking their previous solidarity on the Polish issue. MORE..

     

     

     

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