The Connoisseur’s Summer Festival continues! Magnetic events in Praga during the summer – Wprost

The Kultura Nieponura Festival runs throughout the month of July. As part of this initiative, art, music and acting workshops are held throughout the month from Wednesday to Sunday. The highlight of the event is the stage concert, scheduled for July 23 on Koneserplein.

On July 11, the Koneser Cinema Festival starts in the cinema hall of the Polish Vodka Museum (free entrance, tickets required). Then the picture “Riders of Justice” (dir. Anders Thomas Jensen) with the genius Mads Mikkelsen is shown. On July 25, a screening of the Korean film “Minari” (5 nominations for the Oscars). Full-length productions are accompanied by short works presented as part of the On Art Festival.

On Saturday (July 16 only, stage under the chimney, 05:30-19:30) the Dexterity Festival awaits children and their carers. These are unique, free circus workshops, where you can have a lot of fun together. However, this is not the end! In August, the Koneser Praga Center hosts the Polish Stand-up Festival, the Good Climate Festival and the Street Art Festival – more information about these events coming soon!

Treats for art lovers

Contrary to appearances, Connoisseur’s Summer Festival is not just at festivals. Art lovers are sure to find something for themselves in the post-industrial space of Centrum Praskie Koneser. The Fantastic Art exhibition in Warsaw will last until September 4 (tickets are available on ebilet.pl and on site), inaugurating the activity of the Museum of Fantastic Art, completely new on the cultural map of Warsaw. More than 60 paintings that have not been shown to the general public before, such as Zdzisław Beksiński, Jerzy Duda-Gracz or Maksymilian Novak-Zempliński, are on display during this exhibition. It is a real treat for both true art connoisseurs and those just starting their fascinating adventure with art.

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The next edition of the Urban Art Area started on 7 July. It’s a great meeting with the biggest street art artists. As part of this event, exhibitions are planned in Butelkownia (entrance fee) and Koneser Square (entrance free). In addition, in the creative zone of Urban Art Area on Koneserplein there are free (limited number of places, tickets required) activities within the creative zone (on July 16, 23 and 30, 12:00-3:00 pm) and encounters with the most notable street artists and experts art (still on 16, 23 and 30 July at 8 p.m.).

Another great event at Centrum Praskie Koneser is the Sculpture Laboratory, organized by the ToTuart Gallery (free entry). It is the largest commercial review of sculpture in Poland. From July 9 (Saturday), the Workshop will present the works of the most prominent representatives of this art trend. At Koneserplein it is worth getting acquainted with the “Windmill Field” (free entrance). It is a series of kinetic sculptures, prepared in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts. Wladyslaw Strzemiński in Lodz. As part of the initiative, a total of 19 spatial compositions are presented, raised to a height of 2 to 4 meters. It is a variety of spatial forms, color palettes, materials (from steel, via mirrors to clothing fabrics) and compositional solutions.

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This is great news for fans of acting with a capital “A”. On July 18, a series of free open-air performances by Och-Teatr and Teatr Polonia will be inaugurated under the direction of the Krystyna Janda Foundation for Culture. At the beginning – “Lament” (July 18 at 6 p.m.). Seven more plays will be performed on the stage of Centrum Praskie Koneser in the coming days and weeks:

• July 26, p.m. 18.00, “Open Union”,

• July 29, 6 p.m., “Little Red Riding Hood”,

• July 30, o’clock. 6 p.m., “Hansel and Gretel”,

• August 2 at 6 p.m., “Old age is beautiful”,

• August 4, o’clock. 6 p.m., “2,000,000 steps”,

• August 7, o’clock. 6 p.m., “Szelmostwa Lisa Witalis”,

• 9 August at 6 pm, “Flamenco Passionate”.

In addition, every Wednesday (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM) the Flying Theater of Body Art (Koneser Square, free admission) will perform on the stage of the Praga Koneser Center.

Other Attractions

Among the other attractions of the Koneser Summer Festival, you will find many interesting events. On Thursdays (4:00 PM – 8:00 PM) – Summer Workshop Series in the “Praga Station” creative zone (free entry, Koneser Square). For the little ones there are in turn (every Thursday in July, 12.00-14.00) workshops Painting with Connoisseur in the House with Art (free entrance tickets required). In addition, in Koneser:

• concert by Joanna Mioduchowska and Krzysztof Tkaczyk, July 19, at 7 pm, Koneser Square (free admission);

• Mornings with Bolek and Lolek, every Saturday at 11.00-12.00, The Gallery of Illustrations and Comics PolishComicArt.pl (free entrance, for children);

• GIGA GIER Zone, available every day, Koneser Square (free);

• Magic Mind Museum Magic Academy, July 12 and 19, noon. 17.30-18.30, Koneserplein (free entrance, for children).

• Przerób-My Garażówka, July 17, am. 11.00-17.00, Koneserplein (free entrance);

• Fashion in Warsaw – Polish Fashion Summer Fair, July 17, noon. 11am-6pm, Filtration (free entry);

• Prague Comic Meetings, July 23 (11am-6pm) and July 24 (12am-5pm), Koneser Passage (free entry);

• Dance party with history, July 22, o’clock. 17.00, Filtration (free event, tickets required);

• # chodzpotańać – Swing Step dance shows, every Sunday in July at. 16.00-19.30, Koneserplein (free entrance).

More information about the Koneser Summer Festival events can be found at: koneser.eu.

Centrum Praskie Koneser is the most award-winning mixed-use investment in Poland and the heart of Warsaw’s resurgent Praga district. Located on the site of a nineteenth-century vodka factory, it brought historic buildings back to life and created a new point on the capital’s entertainment, gastronomic, museum, cultural and shopping map. Here you will find many restaurants and bars serving food from around the world: AZIA, Bombaj Masala, Ferment Praski, Frankie’s, ORZO, Koneser Grill, Syreni Śpiew, as well as unique shops and Polish brands created by local producers, such as Centrum Twórcze Przerób- We . The publicly accessible Koneserplein, which is the core of the investment, is a venue for numerous exhibitions, fairs and various types of events and art exhibitions. Centrum Praskie Koneser is one of the most important places on the cultural map of Poland, with the Museum of Polish Vodka, the Museum of Fantastic Art, the Nova Ars Poloniae Foundation and extraordinary galleries: Art Sułek Space, House with Art, ToTuart, Leonarda Art Gallery and Zwierz.
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