New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


Prof Andrzej Koss and Dr Lukasz Bednarz, renowned Polish experts in conservation of historic sites, visited New Zealand between November and December 2013.


To mark the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Poland,  the New Zealand Ambassador Wendy Hinton hosted a concert featuring music and musicians from both countries on 15  September at the Polish Music Publishing House in Warsaw.


Adding to the New Zealand music fest enjoyed by Polish music lovers in September, the New Zealand Ambassador Wendy Hinton hosted a concert featuring the distinguished New Zealand contemporary music group, the NZTrio.


Ambassador Wendy Hinton visited the City of Płock on 29 August. She met with the Mayor of Płock,  Mr Andrzej Nowakowski, and took part in a “New Zealand Family Picnic”  event to mark the culmination of the programme of New Zealand studies undertaken by city children .


The "Warsaw Cross Culture Festival", which took place between 25-29 September at the Parade Square in Warsaw, was celebrating its 9th anniversary. For this year's festival, the organisers chose the covering theme "Islands of the World" and hosted 170 artists from 54 countries.


The New Zealand Embassy in Poland, with the support of the New Zealand Ministry of Culture and Heritage and in cooperation with the Warsaw Autumn 2013 Festival and Krakow Musical Academy, invites you to experience New Zealand contemporary music performed by the internationally - acclaimed NZTrio. The concerts will be held on 27 September in Warsaw and 28 September in Kraków and will be free to the public. 


Continuing the celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Poland and New Zealand, Moana and the Tribe will perform in Warsaw on Saturday 28 September, at the invitation of the Warsaw Cross-Culture Festival. The group will also feature during the “Masters and Shamans” concert on Friday 27 September.


The New Zealand Embassy will host a special concert at the Polish Music Publishing House in Warsaw on 15 September. The concert will feature music and musicians from both countries, including distinguished New Zealand violist Professor Donald Maurice.  He will be accompanied by Polish pianist Urszula Szyrynska and joined by fellow violist, Marcin Murawski (Poland). 


A Winemaker’s Degustation event will be held in Warsaw at the Sowa & Przyjaciele Restaurant on 12 September. Four hand-made wines will be served with selected amuse bouches prepared by Polish Chef Robert Sowa.


The New Zealand Ambassador Wendy Hinton hosted a promotion of New Zealand cuisine and presentation of a new cook book by professional chef Ilona Zdziech on 26 June .

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