WARSAWESOME: YOUR WARSAW WEEKEND GUIDE – Jan 18-20
The usual mix of culture, parties, and markets. Warsaw once again does not disappoint us. Check out the full post below.
1) Listen to the Queen like you’ve never done before
The Queen Symfonicznie will play with a full orchestra composed of over 60 artists in the National Philharmonic. During the two-part concert on the stage, we will hear the most outstanding pieces from the Queen.
When: Sunday 20.01 from 20:00 to 22:00
Where: The National Philharmonic – Jasna 5, Warsaw
Price: from 149 to 199 PLN
2) Fall under the spell of PRL at this themed party
A nostalgic return to the PRL times. The repertoire will be composed of Polish (80%) as well as international music (20%) from the years 1945 – 1989.
Dress code: the best PRL clothes you can find!
When: Sunday 20.01 from 22:00 to 04:00
Where: Dzik – Belwederska 44A, Warsaw
Price: 10 PLN before 23:00, 20 after 23:00
3) Watch an incredible silent movie with live music
Henryk Szaro’s “A Strong Man”, lost during World War II and found in a Belgian film archive in 1997, is regarded as the peak achievement of pre-war Polish cinema.
This psychological drama, adapted from Stanisław Przybyszewski’s 1912 novel of the same title, shows subsequent stages of moral decay on the example of a journalist overcome with lust for fame and money. In order to achieve his goal, the protagonist will stop at nothing.
The film will be accompanied by two talented artists: pianist Piotr Orzechowski and saxophonist Kuba Więcek. While both musicians have often performed together, this will be their first silent film score.
When: Friday 18.01 from 20:00 to 21:15
Where: National Mueum – al. Jerozolimskie 2, Warsaw
4) Go to the Opera at the Grand Theatre
Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play “Le roi s’amuse” by Victor Hugo. Rigoletto will be performed in the original language (Italian) with Polish subtitles.
When: 19-20 January
Where: the Grand Theatre – Pl. Teatralny 1, Warsaw
Price: 145 PLN
5) Head to the Arab Culture Festival
At the Arab Bazar, you will find crafts from various countries from the Middle East and Northern Africa: jewelry, carpets, ceramics, interior design elements, as well as sweets, spices, dishes, and cosmetics.
When: Sunday 20.01 from 11:00 to 18:00
Where: Museum of Asia and the Pacific – Solec 24, Warsaw
6) OFF Wedding – an Alternative Wedding Fair
A non-stereotypical wedding fair for a non-stereotypical Polish wedding.
When: Sunday 20.01 from 10:00 to 18:00
Where: Szwedzka.com – Szwedzka 2/4, Warsaw
Price: 5 PLN
7) Participate in a foosball tournament
A foosball tournament with cash prizes for the winners. It will be divided into three categories: novices, amateurs, and pros.
When: Saturday 19.1 from 10:00 to 23:00
Where: House of Pool – Marynarska 13, Warsaw
Price: 10 PLN (novices), 25 PLN (amateurs), 40 PLN (pros)
8) Watch or Shop: the Warsaw exotic exhibition and market
An exhibition with a variety of exotic insects, spiders, amphibians, reptiles, and plants. You can also buy anything that is exhibited.
When: Sunday 20.10 from 10:00 to 16:00
Where: OSiR Praga Południe – Angorska 2, Warsaw
Price: 10/15 PLN
9) Silent Disco at Wozownia
Silent Disco with three music channels to choose from: House & Techno, 80’s Disco & Electronic, and Rap.
When: Saturday 19.01 from 20:00 to 04:00
Where: Wozownia Bar – Plac Trzech Krzyży 16, Warsaw
10) The opening of Hałas Vinyl+Coffee
Hałas Vinyl+Coffee opens a new location in Saska Kępa. Expect great coffee, grains from the best European smoking rooms and good music!
When: Saturday 19.01 from 11:00
Where: HAŁAS Vinyl+Coffee – Elsterska 10, Warsaw
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Check all the (past) Warsaw Weekend Guides here.