• Chopin Year Celebrations

    A Calendar of Events letting you know what, where and when is happening throughout the Chopin Year:

    • Events: concerts, exhibitions, shows and many others
    • Reports
    • Interviews
    • Kordegarda CHOPIN 2010
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  • Information Resource

    A wealth of information about Fryderyk Chopin’s life and work:  

    • Quizzes and interesting facts
    • Recommended recordings and publications
    • Educational resources  
    • Image bank  
    • Presentation of places connected Chopin  
    • Links to competent sources
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  • CHOPIN For Kids

    An inspiring guide helping children to enter the exciting word of Fryderyk Chopin’s music:

    • Interactive games and activities for the youngest ones
    • Tips and guidelines for parents
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  • Inter:Act

    Engaging social networking initiatives revolving around the Chopin Year.

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  • TV Programme

    An archive of past episodes of the show broadcast on TVP1 plus.

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  • Chopin 2010
    Celebrations Office

    A platform for exchanging information between institutions, journalists and organisers of jubilee events. Brings you official information about:

    • Past, present and planned activities of the Office
    • artProjects: mobile artistic projects
    • Chopin-themed tours
    • Chopin 2010 Press Office

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    Registering at the portal brings you the possibility to:

    • Log on to all six Chopin websites
    • Submit and then update events held as part of the Chopin Year
    • Create a personalised  list of events and print it out in a handy form  
    • Subscribe to a newsletter and take part in competitions with attractive prizes to win
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Honorary Patrons

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Czerwińska-Rydel Anna

My Name is Fryderyk Chopin

Place and date of publication: Warsaw 2010

Language version: Polish

Publisher: The Fryderyk Chopin Institute / Wydawnictwo Sióstr Loretanek

The book My Name is Fryderyk Chopin by Aleksandra Zgorzelska, illustrated by Józef Wilkoń has been published in the series My name is…, where famous people describe their life and achievements. This idea for the series makes the outstanding personalities speak in first person and provide first-hand experience directly to the reader.

The character describes his childhood, loving parents and about performances for he audience in Warsaw. We meet not only the outstanding pianist and composer but also a person who loves and suffers for love. The book offers Chopin portraits, pictures of Warsaw and concert halls.