• Chopin Year Celebrations

    A Calendar of Events letting you know what, where and when is happening throughout the Chopin Year:

    • Events: concerts, exhibitions, shows and many others
    • Reports
    • Interviews
    • Kordegarda CHOPIN 2010
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  • Information Resource

    A wealth of information about Fryderyk Chopin’s life and work:  

    • Quizzes and interesting facts
    • Recommended recordings and publications
    • Educational resources  
    • Image bank  
    • Presentation of places connected Chopin  
    • Links to competent sources
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  • CHOPIN For Kids

    An inspiring guide helping children to enter the exciting word of Fryderyk Chopin’s music:

    • Interactive games and activities for the youngest ones
    • Tips and guidelines for parents
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  • Inter:Act

    Engaging social networking initiatives revolving around the Chopin Year.

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  • TV Programme

    An archive of past episodes of the show broadcast on TVP1 plus.

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  • Chopin 2010
    Celebrations Office

    A platform for exchanging information between institutions, journalists and organisers of jubilee events. Brings you official information about:

    • Past, present and planned activities of the Office
    • artProjects: mobile artistic projects
    • Chopin-themed tours
    • Chopin 2010 Press Office

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    • Log on to all six Chopin websites
    • Submit and then update events held as part of the Chopin Year
    • Create a personalised  list of events and print it out in a handy form  
    • Subscribe to a newsletter and take part in competitions with attractive prizes to win
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CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations office


Celebrations Committee

The Chopin Year celebrations commemorating the legacy of the great Polish composer and providing an excellent promotion opportunity for Poland around the world, the Chopin Year celebrations have been privileged with the patronage of
The President of Poland Lech Kaczyński
thus attaining the highest profile.

The Chopin Year 2010 Celebrations Committee

On Friday, 13 March 2009, Bogdan Zdrojewski, Minister of Culture and National Heritage ofPoland, appointed members of the Chopin Year 2010 Celebrations Committee. The ceremony took place at midday in the Minister’s Office, in the presence of Waldemar Dąbrowski, Chairman of the CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations Committee, invited guests and coordinators from the CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations Office.

Artur Buczyński     
President of the Mazowsze Region’s Tourist Organisation, member of the Mazowieckie Province Assembly (3rd term), chairman of the Assembly’s Commission for the Promotion of the Mazowieckie Province and for International Cooperation, member of the Commission of Culture and National Heritage as well as the provincial Audit Committee;
Stanisław Bukowski

Director of the Radio Recordings and Concerts Agency of the Polish Radio;
Zenon Butkiewicz

Director of the Department of National Culture Institutions, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage;
Katarzyna Dragović

Communications and promotion specialist, founder and creative director of the Masters of Advertising School at the Koźmiński University in Warsaw;
Antoni  Grudziński

General Director of the Fryderyk Chopin Society, musicologist, author of books and articles on Chopin;
Eleonora  Harendarska

Chair of the Conference of Directors of Polish Philharmonics and Symphonic Orchestras, musicologist, manager of culture;
Zina Jarmoszuk

Director of the Department of State Patronage, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage;
Wiktor Jędrzejec

Prorector of the Fine Arts Academy in Warsaw;
Jerzy Kornowicz

President of the Polish Composers’ Union, composer;
Marek Kraszewski

Director of the Culture Bureau of the Warsaw City Office;
Jerzy Lach

Director of the Department of Culture, Promotion and Tourism, Marshal Office of the Mazowieckie Province;
Rev Krzysztof Niedałtowski

Chaplain of the artistic community of the archdiocese of Gdańsk;
Krzysztof Przybył

President of the Board of the Foundation of the Polish Promotional Emblem „Teraz Polska”;
Roman Rogowiecki

Deputy Director for Art and Entertainment Broadcasts of the Polish Television (TVP)
Anda Rottenberg

Art historian, critic, curator of numerous exhibitions. She organises exhibitions of Polish art in Poland and abroad;
Shoji Sato
Representative of Asian nations
Rafał Szmytke

President of the Polish Tourist Organisation