He was a heavy drinker who won the Civil War by slinging vast numbers of hapless Union soldiers at the outnumbered Confederacy. But that definition has become more complex. That too, may be changing.
Highlights of the Year: Each film was screened to a full house peoplewith accompanying commentary and post-film discussion.
As was a year of special historic milestones in Poland, the festival featured films highlighting these momentous events and included: Held at the Polish Center for Discovery and Learning on October 10th, the highlight of the evening was a performance by two local young Polish jazz musicians, as well as a champagne toast and a display of museum memorabilia.
Recently shown at the UN in NYC, the exhibit was well received by the community and many field trips and tours for high school students were arranged. The gala luncheon celebratedthe accomplishments of students and graduate students who had received scholarships from the Kosciuszko Foundation and are of Polish descent, or who are studying in disciplines related to Poland or Eastern Europe.
Also honoredweregrant recipients from Poland doing research at universities in New England. The day concludedwith a solo piano concert by internationally acclaimed Czech pianist Martin Kasik.
The Chapter has sponsored 9 Awards Concerts honoring recipients of Kosciuszko Foundation scholarships and grants, 3 Szopka Competitions, has presented 5 Polish Film Festivals to celebrate October as Polish Heritage Month and numerous lectures and concerts. Annual Programs and Events Inaugural Concert: Elsner String Quartet at Elms College.
Polish Heritage month celebration at Elms College featuring poetry reading, films and documentaries, Polish dinner, Polish Choir and Polish folk tales. Trip to Baltimore, MD: Polish art exhibit Land of the Winged Horsemen.
Art exhibit of New England Polish-American artists. Elms College exchange program established with 2 colleges in Warsaw. Two Polish students graduated from the Elms in May.
Chapter Website set up. Spotlight On Youth, concert featuring young local musicians of Polish heritage at St. Opera Halka by Moniuszko at Hunter College. A wreath was placed at the base of the Kosciuszko statue in Boston Gardens.
Concert at Carnegie Hall to commemorating 60th anniversary of death of Paderewski.
Documentary of the 1. Gallery of Polish Christmas Traditions featuring a Polish Christmas tree with ornaments handcrafted by Chapter members. Christmas Concert with Anna Szalapak, cabaret singer and dinner at the Foundation.
Stanislaus School, Chicopee, MA. Christmas pageant Mikolaj cancelled due to storm. Chapter initiated and financially supported this documentary. Poland's Future Role in Europe: European Union and and Beyond: Awards VI Luncheon and Concert:During World War II, a contingent of Polish soldiers were stationed in Iran.
It was there that the soldiers found a small bear cub wandering around by himself. The soldiers adopted the . Born in Austria in , he served in the German army during World War I. Like many anti-Semites in Germany, he blamed the Jews for the country’s defeat in Like many anti-Semites in Germany, he blamed the Jews for the country’s defeat in The work of the British codebreakers at Bletchley Park during World War II is now a famous tale of genius, perseverance and success that saved the lives of civilians and troops alike and.
An interesting dispute has in July arisen over whether the Polish government in exile in London during World War II attempted to warn Britain and its allies of the ongoing murder of Polish. About Chasing Portraits. The memoir of one woman’s emotional quest to find the art of her Polish-Jewish great-grandfather, lost during World War II.
Moshe Rynecki’s body of work reached close to eight hundred paintings and sculptures before his life came to a tragic end. Dec 12, · Having survived World War II, the Menorah symbolizes the Jewish peoples' resilience and perseverance to survive.
The Jews of Ukraine share a similar history to those of their Polish counterparts.