The cultural program is being coordinated by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, a governmental institution whose task is to promote Polish culture abroad and to initiate international cultural exchange with Poland. The program is co-organized with the Polish Embassy in Israel and the Polish Institute.
Some Of The Programs:
The exhibition “Chosen” received a lot of attention from the media and the public. It was open from September 20 to November 15 at the Israeli Center for Digital Art in Holon. Now the project is available for Polish viewers too. It will be shown in the Wyspa Art Institute in Gdansk, Poland, until February 28.
Exhibition “Polin – Thousand Years Of The History Of Polish Jews”
The ultramodern multimedia exhibition, which is a meeting, debate and discussion floor, opened on December 4 at Beth Hatefutsoth, the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv. The exhibition will run through February 20, 2009.
Premiere Of The Polish-Israeli Comics Album
The premiere of the unique comic book “Kompot” took place on December 14 in the Warsaw club on December 18 in the Spaceship Gallery, Tel Aviv and on December 20 in the Cartoon Museum in Holon. Now the Polish-Israeli album is available in bookstores across Poland and Israel.
This exhibition attempts to illustrate the world, which had shaped the characters of future founding fathers of Israel. It shows the specific features of a double, Polish-Zionist patriotism of pre-war Jews in Krakow – their solidarity, social, cultural and religious life as well as various contexts of their relations with non-Jewish neighbors.
Concert Of The Ra’anana Symphonette Orchestra – Homage To Irena Sendler
The Ra’anana Symphonette Orchestra and Ra’anana Municipality, in cooperation with the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, prepared a special project focusing on Irena Sendler. The composition, “A Ray of Light in the Darkness” by Kobi Oshrat made its international premiere on January 6. The orchestra, conducted by Omer Wellber, also performed Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4.
“The Greatest Opera Performances On The Posters”
Rafał Olbiński is often called the Polish Salvador Dalí. President of the Salon International de l’Affice, Andre Parinaud, spoke about his works: “Every drawing by Olbiński opens a new world of joyous discovery. He takes us on a drifting journey through clouds, flowers and beautiful shapes. We are thus led to believe that we are in a fairy tale.” The exhibition of surrealist posters, designed for the greatest operas of the world, will be open until February 28
Mozdzer- Danielsson- Fresco Trio Concert
On January 30 Leszek Możdzer, one of the most characteristic Polish jazz musicians, will perform in the Tel Aviv Opera House. The pianist will present his interpretations of Chopin’s works and will perform with the Swedish bass and cello player Lars Danielsson and the Israeli drummer Zohar Fresco.