It’s one of the and oldest Jewish festival in the world. Organized annually since 1988, it propagates contemporary Jewish culture created by diaspora in Poland and around the world. Krakow turns into big Jewish celebration for the whole week!
Krakow is a city that simply loves traditions. Old customs of many types are constantly reviewed and celebrated by new generations. Some of them date back to Medieval or even Ancient times!
It's one of the most important summer events in Krakow that dates black to ancient times. Connected with pagan ceremonies during summer solstice, it's a grand celebration of the shortest night of year. On 22 June the whole city was again filled with cheerful people, music and garlands!
On the 14-th June 1940 Germans sent the first group of prisoners transport to concentration camp in Auschwitz. 728 inmates, including mostly Poles, had no idea where they were heading to… This date gas become an official start of Auschwitz camp functioning. At the same time, it was a beginning of Holocaust terror.
Enthronement of the Fowler King is one of the oldest traditions in Krakow - it has more than 600 years! Check what was happening during this year's edition.
Krakow is a city full of dragons. You'll find thousands of those creatures in the shape of colourful plushy, key rings, statuettes, pillows, pens, rubbers, mugs, chess…Do you know why this creature is so popular?
“Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” is the biggest travelling exhibition about Holocaust in Auschwitz. It will travel to 14 countries to show the history to the whole world! Today it opens in New York at The Museum of Jewish Heritage. Visitors will have time to visit it until 3rd January, 2020.
Wondering if there's something big going on in Krakow in May? Of course it is! Beside that all parks are getting green and Vistula Banks turn into the place of blessed relaxation and social meetings, there are some great events as well. Check out what you can't miss:
Spending Easter in Poland is a great chance to familiarize with Polish traditions. If you are you wondering what to do in Krakow at Easter, we have some propositions for you.
Another proposition for one of your Krakow city breaks: let's fall in love in city's unique street art!
Wondering what to do in Krakow in March? This special month is not only a beginning of spring but also brings new exciting events. Check out which Krakow concerts, movies, exhibitions and happenings you can't miss in March.