Episode 47


In this episode you will hear:


• Poppies on Canadian graves in Poland

Nancy Campbell – a Canadian teacher (an great fan of Poland) who initiated an international collaboration between an elementary school in Poland and an organization out of Edmonton called No Stone Left Alone. She recently visited Krakow to attend an event – the result of this unique partnership between Poland and Canada

• A child’s journey from the Arctic to the Equator – Part 2

Irene Tomaszewski – an Ottawa-based writer and editor, talks about the unbelievable story of thousands of Polish children (herself included) traveling from Siberia via Iran and India to Africa during WWII. Part 2 focuses on the African chapter.

•  The man who saved our planet

Slawomir Grunberg – an Emmy-winning director, documentary producer and superb cinematographer, educated in Poland at the renowned Lodz Polish Film School, working in the US since 1981, author of dozens of award-winning films, talks about the film he made about the late Stanislaw Pietrov, who saved the world in 1983.


Also in this episode:

• Being Black In Poland

• Polish Roma (Cyganie)

• “Smacznego! Eating Polish” – salmon salad

• Updates: Andrzej Rozbicki’s Polish-Canadian-Cuban story and Filip Terlecki

• Our music for you – the best of Polish Roma music.





O Autorze:

POLcast is an English language podcast, a colourful audio magazine delivered directly to your smartphone, computer or tablet. POLcast is created for everybody interested in Poland. If you have a Polish customer, colleague, girlfriend or grandmother - you will hear something helping you to enrich these relations. Each episode brings you interesting interviews, historical facts, trivia and more.

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