• 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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Honorary Patrons

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Horodecka-Wieczorek Jolanta

The Wind Blows About Chopin

Place and date of publication: Warsaw 2010

Language version: Polish

Publisher: Buchmann Sp. z o.o.

Thanks to the author of the book The Wind Blows About Chopin children can learn more about the great Polish composer. The book is a rhymed essay contained in 115 verses presenting Fryderyk Chopin’s biography in a fairytale atmosphere. The style is light and the content is full of professionally inserted information which, unnoticed, introduces the young reader into the fairytale scenery and atmosphere of the world which has disappeared many years ago. The author, who has already written about 160 fairytales rhymed and in prose, makes use of her experience and gives the narration to the rushing Wind, knowing very well that such a composition and form of presenting the tale will keep children focused on longer text than an average story. This book’s asset are also rich illustrations, produced by talented artist Rafał Zawadzki. The poem has educational nature and it is enriched with patriotic accents.