Kosciuszko Foundtation in Washington DC - Upcoming Events

Friday, March 13, 2020

ALL EVENTS POSTPONED

Dear Friends, 

due to the rapid spread of the Coronavisrus all scheduled events at the Kosciuszko Foundation in Washington DC are postponed. 

We will inform you about the new dates.

Stay safe and well! 

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Monday, August 10, 2020

10 Years in Washington DC

In 2010, a beautiful townhouse in the heart of Washington DC which for almost 20 years served as an American Center for Polish Culture has been gifted to the Kosciuszko Foundation. Our almost 100 years old organization found its representation in the US capital.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 11:00 am

Symphony Polonia by I.J. Paderewski

Celebrating Poland's Independence Day:

presenting a program about the very first complete recording of the Symphony in B minor "Polonia" by Ignacy Jan Paderewski,

performed by the Lviv National Philharmonic and conducted by Professor Bohdan Boguszewski.


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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Chopin. The Space Concert

Join us to experience an extraordinary journey into outer space while listening to the music by Frederic Chopin.
Tune in on December 1st, 2020 at 11 am EST to watch the Kosciuszko Foundation episode promoting Adam Ustynowicz's film:Chopin. The Space Concert.
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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Art and Culture During Global Pandemic Looking back on the KF Washington DC Online Programs


The Kosciuszko Foundation's mission of promoting Polish culture in the United States has just gotten a deeper meaning. By being forced to move online, we not only expanded beyond the boundaries of our traditional communities and became a more visible culture carrier on a global scale, but we also contributed to attempts to restore the well-being of our fellow humans in this time of crisis. 
Such is a role of art and culture, among other things: to help us go beyond our individual stories, overcome isolation, and reestablish a feeling of belonging. 
As our entire world got sick, we needed to focus on healing. 
During confusion and chaos, we need art and culture more than ever, to remind us of what's eternal and to bring back some meaning to our lives.
I am extremely grateful to a small group of the Kosciuszko Foundation, Washington DC members, who came on board to help me. Together we were able to produce several series of online programs. We quickly established a well working team, where its members contributed their talents, time, energy, and heart to bring to life 35 virtual programs.
Thank you:
Anna Tarnawska, Iza Eisman, Martin Labazevitch, and Leszek Strzelecki, as well as our media partner Re-Think Classical.
Please watch these programs on the Kosciuszko TV YouTube Chanel
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