CHOPIN 2010
  • 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 Chopin2010.pl 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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    Registering at the portal chopin2010.pl brings you the possibility to:

    • 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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THE FRYDERYK CHOPIN MUSEUM

On Tamka Street in Warsaw the most modern biographical museum in Europe was constructed.

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ŻELAZOWA WOLA

In 2010, a large-scale investment project was completed envisaging the transformation of Fryderyk Chopin's birthplace into an attractive and functional museum and tourist centre. 

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The Chopin Centre

At 43 Tamka Street in Warsaw, the Chopin Centre was opened; it faces the Ostrogski Castle, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum's seat. 

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BROCHÓW

At the time of Fryderyk Chopin’s birth, Żelazowa Wola belonged to the parish of Brochów, where, in Saint Roch’s Church, the composer was baptised and where first his parents and later his sister Ludwika got married.

 

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SANNIKI

In the summer of 1828, Fryderyk Chopin spent his holidays at Konstanty Pruszak's, his schoolmate, home at the Palace in Sanniki, Poland. In his letter to his friend, Tytus Woyciechowski, Chopin wrote: "(...) I was in Sanniki at the Pruszaks', I spent the whole summer there (…) I reworked the last Rondo C major for two pianos and practiced it today". 

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The Holy Cross Church

In 2010, renovation of the Holy Cross Church together with the adjoining Congregation House (pl. Dom Zgromadzenia) came to an end. 

 

 

The Visitationist Church

The Visitationist Church in Warsaw, where young Fryderyk Chopin performed on organ, underwent massive external renovation in relation to the 200th anniversary of birth of the composer. 

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Chopin Benches

The multimedia project "Chopin Benches" (pl. "Ławeczki Chopina") realised in 2009 by the authorities of Warsaw constitute one of the most interesting initiatives of the Jubilee Year promoting the capital of Poland as the home city of the composer. 

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Wodiczki Square

In 2010, the Capital City of Warsaw successfully completed the revitalisation of the Bohdan Wodiczko Square.

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Bridge over Tamka Street

In 2009, the Capital City of Warsaw successfully completed the massive modernisation of the bridge adjacent to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum.  

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CONCERT INFRASTRUCTURE IN POLAND

Polish towns and cities have launched construction and renovation works in their concert halls. The large-scale renovations will produce attractive, modern spaces fit to suit different musical and teaching purposes.

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