In this episode you will hear:
Maple syrup, Leonard Cohen, hockey – these are Canadian icons. There is one more, very special – Anne of Green Gables, the red-haired orphan whose life in Avonlea in Prince Edward Island was described by author Lucy Maud Montgomery (aka L.M. Montgomery). Bernadeta Milewski is a Pole living in the US, whose life has been influenced by Anne of Green Gables in many ways.
After the successul premiere of hs feature debut “22 Chaser” starring Brian J. Smith, we talk to Polish Canadian filmmaker – Rafal Sokolowski, an award-winning film and theatre director whose short films have been shown worldwide.
The Jeopardy-style 2nd annual multi-stage contest (Olimpiada Wiedzy o Polsce) tests elementary and high school students of Polish language schools in Canada and the US on their knowledge about Poland – its history, geography, culture, traditions (and this year also sports) – all in Polish. At the finals in Mississauga I met the team from Chicago.
• Great Poles – about themselves and their recent accoplishments and projects
• Smacznego! Eating Polish – Polish sauces
• We leave you with: Leonard Cohen in Polish: “Dance me” – “Tańcz mnie po miłości kres”