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Saying good-bye to Andrzej Wajda, an Oscar winning film director and a great friend of Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.19.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Today, with sadness, I am participating in funeral ceremonies of Andrzej Wajda, a world acclaimed film director, and a great friend of Gdansk. He died...

Immigrants. An opportunity, not a problem.

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.17.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

In accord with my ongoing effort to reverse Gdansk's and Polish record of nationalism and to make our city more immigrant-friendly, the Council of Imm...

Gdansk awarded as a CityStar by the European Commission!

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.13.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Regiostars Awards is EU-wide competition that puts the spotlight on the most innovative and inspiring EU funded projects. This year the European Commi...

It's A New Academic Year In Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.07.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Gaudeamus igitur, iuvenes dum sumus! Let us rejoice while we are young! With this Latin song traditionally sung by University Choir at the inaugurat...

Gdansk as a bridge between East and West

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 09.30.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

I feel that we, the countries recently accepted to the European Union, are well positioned to help the aspiring, new democracies reach their dreams of...

Solidarity in times of distrust

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 09.19.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

"Solidarity in times of distrust" was the main theme of the 16th Polish Sociological Congress, which took place in Gdansk last week. It was great "foo...

Eat healthy in Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 09.14.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

I don't need to convince anybody to the benefits of healthy eating, especially in adolescence. Well, maybe except for... our children who are naturall...

Integrating countries and cities around Baltic Sea

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 09.06.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Many times in history our sea was the arena of big wars. Today it is viewed as home and a uniting factor to many nations. With national politics as c...

World War II began in Poland 77 years ago

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 09.01.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

This morning in Gdansk we celebrated the 77th anniversary of the beginning of Second World War. In our city, on Westerplatte peninsula, on September 1...

Foreign students in love with Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

You can meet them on the streets of the city more and more frequently. Young people talking in Swedish, English, and other foreign languages. It is ea...

St. Dominic's Fair has already begun

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 08.02.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Gdansk has always been a city attracting tourists, but this year can be record-breaking, as we have already noticed an increase in the numbers of visi...

Gdańsk - a city of solidarity with immigrants

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 07.25.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Gdańsk - a city of solidarity with immigrants "(...) We have a Christian duty to welcome everyone in need who knocks at our door. This basic express...

How to Change "500+" Program for the Better

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 07.11.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Law and Justice ruling party in Poland has recently introduced the so called "500+" program in Poland. For every second and next child under eighteen ...

Through innovative application the city of Gdansk helps homeless animals

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 06.23.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Innovative cities of the world are coming up with innovative animal shelter and care solutions. In Gdansk, an application for adopting pets from city ...

Poland and Germany Together in United Europe

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 06.16.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Exactly 25 years ago, on June, 17, Poland and Germany signed Treaty of Good Neighbourship and Friendly Cooperation. It was a milestone for Polish-Germ...

Gdansk Labor Market Among the Fastest Growing in the EU

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Gdansk has been currently experiencing a great time for its economy and labor market. The number of employed persons in the Pomorskie region grew by m...

Technologies of the future on infoShare

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

When I look into the future, I don't know what it will be like. I don't know how self-driving cars will affect Gdansk and its traffic. I don't know ho...

Tourists increasingly love Gdansk. We know why

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 05.16.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

It's a summer season in Gdansk! I hope you can visit. Nearly two million people have visited our city in 2015. Less than half of them came for recreat...

World War II Museum in the Focus of International Attention

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 05.09.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

You probably have heard about nearly finished World War II museum in Gdańsk, since international media, like "Washington Post" or "The Guardian", hav...

Escape to Poland: My Latte in Life, Ep. 11

Robin Rodig | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
Robin Rodig

Dzień dobry! If I am doomed to a life of foamy latte flowing through my veins, sign me up. I'm not sure if one can overdose on it, but I'm quite sur...

Discussing immigration in Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 04.25.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

The immigration is a great challenge for Europe, a challenge we are aware of in Gdansk, too. Currently we are looking for our own model of integrating...

Escape to Poland: Testing the Waters, Ep. 9

Robin Rodig | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Robin Rodig

Cześć! You know the tipsy, suspiciously-chortling, moonshine-filled pirate that carelessly dangles his leg over the edge of the bridge in Disneylan...

Escape to Poland: Everything's Coming Up Row-ses, Ep. 8

Robin Rodig | Posted 04.11.2016 | Travel
Robin Rodig

G'day from Gdansk! A leisurely 5-hour train trip through rolling farmland and forests of stunning Fall color has delivered us to the Baltic coast an...

Poland as a rock star

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

200 people found new jobs in State Street's new branch in Gdansk, and another several hundred may find till the end of 2016. Jay Hooley, CEO of State ...

Innovative Vessels Made in Poland

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 04.05.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Shipbuilding industry has been fundamental to prosperity of Gdansk for centuries. Sometimes the shipyard was the main scene for political events in Poland, like it was in the '80s, sometimes the industry was affected by troubles, like it was in the '90s.