The 10th Wawel at Dusk Festival 1 July – 26 August 2017

The 10th Wawel at Dusk festival will be starting on 1st July 2017. This extraordinary musical feast is being put on once again by Wawel Royal Castle and the Castello Creative Group (Grupa Twórcza Castello). The honorary patron of the event is Jacek Majchrowski, the mayor of the city of Krakow. The music of Chopin, Verdi, Bach and Strauss, among others, will ring out on Wawel’s historic …

Krakow Film Music Festival 2017: 17th – 23rd May

The Krakow Film Music Festival is being organised by the Krakow Festival Office and RMF Classic Radio for the tenth time! The events will be held in large concert halls which can hold many thousands of people, such as TAURON Arena and the ICE Congress Center. The festival has hosted Oscar winners Alexandre Desplant and Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, among others, as well as Elliot Goldenthal, Hans …

Shanties 2017, International Festival, 23rd – 26th February

The Shanties Festival is taking place in Krakow again between 23rd and 26th February 2017. Although it is a long way from the sea, this project has become one of the biggest in Europe and has come to be regarded as a prestigious event, not just in Poland, but also abroad. For performers of shanties, from Poland and around the world, participating in the festival is seen as a great honour. …

Summer Jazz Festival 2016, 1-23 July

The Summer Jazz Festival at Piwnica pod Baranami is an event that has been part of our lives for 20 years! It means thirty days of celebration for lovers of the best quality jazz, and almost one hundred concerts.  We will be able to enjoy the performances of stars from Poland and abroad on many different stages in Kraków. The creator and director of the festival is Witold Wnuk, who was …

The midsummer Wianki Festival, 25th June 2016

Wianki festival will be happening on the 25th June in Kraków. This event, which harks back to celebrations of Midsummer (or St. John’s Eve), has been held in the city for many years. This year, the outdoor pageant will be back in the form of a musical celebration, or Fête de la Musique. Music of the highest class will be performed at ten locations and from four main stages for 24 hours. …