Cultural Information Poland

Official Travel Website

Poland Travel

Culture Gram

Culture Gram

Federal Travel Website

Common Cuisine

  • Bigos Stew
  • Pierogi
  • Zrazy
  • Sernik
  • Szarlotka
  • Makowiec



Recommended Readings

Who's Who?

Frederic Chopin is a world renowned polish composer and piano virtuoso. He composed many of his works in Warsaw before leaving at the age of 20 and moving to Paris.

Pope John Paul II was the leader of the Catholic Church from 1978-2005. He is credited with helping to end Communist rule is his native Poland and eventually all of Europe.  

Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist. She discovered two radioactive ingredients, and was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize.

Lukas Podolski is a football player for Arsenal FC.  He is a left-footed attacker known for his strong shot, technique and probing attacks from the left side.

Nicolaus Copernicus was a renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a heliocentric model of the universe which placed the sun, rather than the Earth, and the center. 


Bronislaw Komorowski has been the president of Poland since 2010.

Donald Tusk is the current Polish prime minister. He has been PM since 2007, and was appointed by the Polish president. 


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