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Purim – Jewish holiday

Please, have a look at the photo gallery to find out how Purim was celebrated in American Corner Wrocław together with Sznirele Perele – scientific club from University of Wrocław. Purim is one of the most joyous holidays on Jewish calendar. It commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot to… Read more »

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Poetry Corner

“The three oddest words” by Wisława Szymborska   When I pronounce the word Future, The first syllable already belongs to the past. When I pronounce the word Silence, I destroy it. When I pronounce the word Nothing, I make something no nonbeing can hold.     Zakątek poetycki    “Trzy słowa najdziwniejsze” Wisława Szymborska Kiedy… Read more »

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Long Live Science!

On 26th of February we hosted Forum Foundation, which created Mad Inventions Club in American Corner. Children from Primary School #71 constructed Goldberg machine and discovered how chain reactions work. Plastic pipes, DIY tools, spheres and balls were used to conduct scientific experiments.   Niech żyje nauka!    26 lutego gościliśmy Fundację Forum, która rozkręciła… Read more »

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Current exhibition “American West”

Photography exhibition “American West” by Wiesław Pikul just opened in American Corner. First associations that comes to mind when thinking about American West are wild and colorful nature, sometimes beyond imagination. We all know this picturesque landscapes from movies. Wiesław Pikul, author of the photographs, roamed through thousand miles to catch ones of the most… Read more »

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In honor of Native Americans

  Last Wednesday we hosted a group of students from high school # 52 in Wroclaw.  The meeting was devoted to Native Americans – we have learned about their culture, history and spirituality. We also tried to handcraft some traditional headdress.   Na cześć rdzennych Amerykanów   W ubiegłą środę gościliśmy grupę uczniów z wrocławskiego… Read more »