On 8 April this year, the Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, Karol Nawrocki, met with the Polish Ambassador to London, Mr Arkady Rzegocki, and Director General of the National Army Museum in London, Mr Justin Maciejewski.
Dr. Karol Nawrocki, Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk and Prof. Jacek Namieśnik, PhD, Rector of the Gdańsk University of Technology are honoured to announce the start of the reception of applications for Lieutenant Colonel Jan Kowalewski Award.
The Lieutenant Colonel Jan Kowalewski Award is a cyclical, international and interdisciplinary event. This year's inauguration of the Award will celebrate the national celebrations of the 80th Anniversary of the Outbreak of World War II.
On 12 March of this year, the Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk met with Eugen Sava, PhD hab., Director of the National Museum of History of Moldova and with Alexandru Chirilenco, Director of the Military Museum of Moldova. The first order of business was a visit to the National Museum of History of Moldova and meeting with Eugen Sava, the Museum’s Director.
A visit in the European Parliament and a meeting with Anna Fotyga, MEP, who had invited the Museum’s employees and volunteers to Belgium, constituted the highlight of the trip. However, prior to the visit and the meeting, the participants of the trip had had a chance to see two of the most interesting cities in Belgium as regards history and architecture – Brussels and Bruges.
The grand opening of the temporary exhibition entitled “Lost Heritage” was held in the Museum of the Second World War. The exhibition is open to the public until 23rd June 2019 in the Temporary Exhibitions Room (level -3).
The exhibition is held under the honorary patronage of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Mr Jarosław Sellin, and the International Committee of the Blue Shield.
Why do we need a cultural heritage? It becomes more and more considered to be a strategical resource in the 21st century. Cities develop various heritage projects like investments, festivals and exhibitions, creating their value, attracting new inhabitants, investors and tourists.