Wednesday, September 16, 2009

EVENTS: World War II Tribute, Kosciuszko Foundation – NYC

Tribute to The Warsaw Uprising, and Poles that fought during World War II
The Kosciuszko Foundation,15 East 65th Street, New York, NY

September 17th, 6 pm
Warsaw, Paris of the North
An exhibition of prewar Warsaw photographs - on loan from the collection of the Warsaw Uprising Museum in Poland.

63 days - an exhibition of photographs taken by insurrectionists during the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis, from the collection of the Polish Army Veterans Assoc. of America.

Warsaw. The City in images, words and music - a dramatic reading of poetry and prose accompanied by a slide show of the Uprising from the collection of the Warsaw Uprising Museum and a performance of patriotic songs of the period by Marta Wryk. Hosted by Grazyna Drabik

Awards ceremony for the historical essay contest on the worldwide significance of the 1939 invasion of Poland

September 18th, 6 pm

Screening of Betrayal: The Battle for Warsaw with commentary by the director, Andrew Rothstein. Questions and discussion after the screening.

Donations at the door.

September 19th, 6 pm

Theatrical performance of the play, Lightning about the famed radio program of the Uprising, by the Polish Theatre Institute in the USA, Inc.

Tickets $20, $15, $5