WEEKEND IN WARSAW
MARCH 6 – 8
The weekend ahead of us shall be a sunny prelude to International Women’s Day. Therefore, we prepared a selection of the TOP 7 events that will set the festive mood for the holiday. No matter if you get your thrills from food, films, music, shopping, or urban studies, we’ve got you covered. Dig in!
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1) Master international delicacies: pizza and ramen workshops
Well, gentlemen, there is no way to win a woman’s heart like cooking a meal she can’t resist. And ladies, you yourselves know well that mastering a new dish is as satisfactory as it gets. Therefore, the masters of pizza and ramen invite us to their cooking masterclasses. Rumor has it, they are most enjoyable in couples.
The one dedicated to pizza is organized by Mąka i Woda, a leading Warsaw pizzeria, and will take place online. The price includes ingredients for two pizzas and a bottle of wine delivered to your place.
price: 230 PLN
when: Saturday, March 6, from 18:00
If you desire to learn the ins and outs of vegan ramen recipes, you will need to go to Wilanów. Cook by Samsung organizes a workshop with Daniel Snecz. The price includes 4 types of ramen and drinks.
price: 279 PLN
when: Saturday, March 6, from 12:00
2) Films you must watch: HERstories in Ninateka and Kill It and Leave This Town
Looking for movies that inspire? Then your go-to address is ninateka.pl. Until the end of this week, we are getting free access to documentaries presented at the HER Docs Film Festival in 2020. We particularly recommend “The Story of a Panty” about the lives of those who work in the shadow of the textile industry.
when: until Monday, March 8
If you are more into animated pictures, you should check out the exclusive screenings of Kill It and Leave This Town. It is a personal story of Mariusz Wilczyński that he was working on for 14 years. There are a stellar voice-over cast and a soundtrack by one of the best Polish guitarists – Tadeusz Nalepa. Most of the voices and sounds you’ll hear are the last recordings from these artists.
FB event in Kino Praha (ul. Jagiellońska 26); Friday, March 5, at 20:30 and Sunday, March 7, at 18:30; tickets at 19 PLN
FB event in Kino Iluzjon (ul. Narbutta 50a); Friday, March 5, at 18:00, Saturday, March 6, and Sunday, March 7, at 20:00; tickets at 17 PLN
3) Krzysztof Zalewski live in concert
Krzysztof Zalewski has earned his way on top of the Polish music industry through meticulously crafting the sounds and lyrics of his songs. In 2019 he dominated the Fryderyki ceremony by winning 6 awards. In other words – he is a star with priorities set at artistic value. Thus, he is the perfect choice for a Sunday evening prelude to Women’s Day. His last album “Zabawa” was just teeming with hits. The concert will be live-streamed on FB and YouTube.
when: Sunday, March 7, from 18:00
4) Family Purim Time brought to you by POLIN Museum
Purim (Festival of Lots) is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from the Persian Empire. It is celebrated by exchanging gifts of food and drink. To learn more and join the fun, tune in to online events organized by the POLIN Museum. There will be a film presenting the origins of the holiday, a culinary workshop presenting the recipe for Haman’s ears (a sweet delicacy), prim masks workshop, and a concert. Recommended for families, but who wouldn’t enjoy a shortbread with a sweet filling?
when: Sunday, March 7, from 11:00 to 18:00
5) States of Mind Festival – online edition
The leitmotiv of this slowlife event is rebirth in spring. The itinerary comprises lectures, workshops, and an online market organized by Polish craft brands. The items sold will fall within jewelry, accessories, cosmetics, interior design, and textile categories. Check it out if you are looking for high-quality designer’s products.
when: from Saturday, March 6, to Monday, March 8, from 11:00 to 20:00
If you happen to be looking for a chance to enlarge your vinyl records collection, pop round to Hala Gwardii. There will be new releases, classics, bargains and sales.
where: Hala Gwardii – plac Żelaznej Bramy 1
when: Sunday, March 7, from 10:00 to 20:00
6) Girl Ask Boys – techno party in Kino Luna
Simple as it gets – wanna party to some good-ole techno? This party has achieved legendary status in the pre-pandemic era and, hopefully, this year’s edition will live up to expectations. The line-up features the up-and-coming Polish female electronic music creators. If you feel safe with partying in a club-like setting, that’s where you should be heading.
where: Kino Luna – ul. Marszałkowska 26
when: Saturday, March 6, from 21:00
7) Wola post-1989 – exhibition in Museum of Wola
If you are a Wola resident or would simply like to see how the district has evolved in the last 30 years, cease the chance to do it now. Until the end of the week, admission to “Changes. The Landscapes of Wola after 1989” is free. Indeed, Wola is now the fastest developing part of the city and it is worth learning how it all came to be.
where: Muzeum Woli – ul. Srebrna 12
when: until Sunday, March 7, from 11:00 to 21:00
For more ideas for spending time with increased social distancing, see WHAT TO DO AT HOME: THE 18 BEST IDEAS FOR BOREDOM DURING A PANDEMIC and our list of 35 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN WARSAW IN 2021