Opening of an exhibition entitled ‘Fight for Freedom. Warsaw Uprising 1944’.

The exhibition prepared by the Museum of the Warsaw Uprising discusses the phenomenon of the Polish Underground State and Polish insurgents. It presents the realities of the Warsaw Uprising in the context of World War II and the importance and tradition of the Polish struggle for independence. The exhibition shows moving pictures of Warsaw and the daily life of its people against their fighting in 1944 and after.

The opening of the exhibition was accompanied by a lecture by prof. Stanisław Żak entitled “Traditions of modern patriotism” and a discussion with Marek Maciągowski (director of the Center for Civic and Patriotic Thought), a representative of the Training Center for Foreign Missions in Kielce and Fr Jan Oleszk (rector of the Pallotines Monastery at Karczówka). The meeting was preceded by Chopin recital of Jan Bieniasz, a student of the State Music School in Kielce and a winner of numerous piano competitions.