WARSAWESOME AT HOME:
WEEKEND IN WARSAW
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Here are the best online events of the coming weekend in the following categories: film, concert, workshops, and museum. It seems we have to brace ourselves ‘cause there is a lot to see!
This weekend will be to all movie buffs likings. We literally can’t wait for:
- 14th Grand OFF Festival showcasing short films nominated for World’s Independent Cinema Awards. The organizers also invite you to a Friday directing workshops with Tomasz Drozdowicz (FB). Participation in film screenings and workshops is free.
when: till Monday, November 30
- HumanDOC Festival – giving a chance to watch documentaries touching upon important social topics. We particularly recommend “It’s Okay to Panic” (prof. Szymon Malinowski talks about the ongoing ecological disaster) and “The Wall of Shadows” (about the attempt of Polish climbers to climb the Jannu/ Khumbakarna wall for the first time). The schedule also includes meetings with the moviemakers. Participation is free
when: until Sunday, November 29
- Watch Docs – Human Rights – will show films in four categories: “Who’s Afraid of the Rainbow”, “Immersed in Ideology”, “Law Against Rights” and “Panorama”, which covers a wide range of issues. After the screenings, there will be discussion panels with the authors. Participation is free after a prior reservation.
when: until Sunday, November 29
The last weekend of November also turns out to be a great time to attend online concerts. We would love to listen to:
- Leszek Możdżer playing Krzysztof Komeda’s compositions as part of the Niewinni Czarodzieje Festival
when: Friday, November 27, from 20:00
- Oddźwięki – a concert during which we will hear, among others, Krzysztof Penderecki’s Entrata and Bogusław Schaeffer’s Analogies for 4 French horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 4 percussions performed by Sinfonia Varsovia.
when: Saturday, November 28, from 20:00
- performers on Garaże 2020 festival, namely Sylwia Grzeszczak, Strachy na Lachy, and sanah. There will also be a concert of the participants of the National Young Generation Bands Review.
when: Saturday, November 28, from 19:00
- John Porter performing songs from the last solo album “Honey Trap”, the legendary album “Helicopters”, a duet with Anita Lipnicka, as well as projects with Adam Nergal Darski, Wojtek Mazolewski or Alicja Domańska solo at Dom Kultury Zacisze.
when: Sunday, November 29, from 6 p.m.
It feels like this weekend is the right time to master new skills, doesn’t it? We will learn:
- how to make less-waste Christmas decorations with Kasia Ogórek – the creator of the Twójdyi.pl blog. On Saturday, a workshop on transforming paper bags into a Christmas star. On Sunday, we will prepare beautifully fragrant lanterns and a Christmas tree chain made of orange peel. Free participation.
when: Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29, at 16:00
- the basics at the flat embroidery workshop from Uliha Haft – who runs a thematic blog. During the meeting, she will tell us more about flat embroidery and show us the basic stitches.
when: Friday, November 27, from 18:00
4) Museum (and Planetarium)
- Thanks to Centrum Nauki Kopernik, you can look at the stars even with the ceiling above your head. Star shows from under the Planetarium’s dome are a way to forget that Monday is just around the corner on early Sunday evening. This weekend we will learn more about the moons orbiting around other planets.
when: every Sunday at 18:00
- The National Museum invites you to a virtual walk around the “Poland. The Power of Image.” exhibition. It thematizes the culture-creating and myth-making role of Polish painters in the 19th century. Among the presented works we will see works by Stanisław Wyspiański, Jan Matejko, Olga Boznańska.
when: until Sunday, December 20
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