Press article fom 02.07.2004
...to the "Warsaw Culture Summer"
Frankfurt-Hahn, 2. July 2004 – Effective as of today, Air Polonia has a tempting offer for would-be passengers - with sunny prices for flights to the Warsaw's Culture Summer", which runs in this lively capital city until the end of August. This special offer of Air Polonia's entails flying from Frankfurt-Hahn from 39 Euros per single trip per person, plus taxes and fees. These bargain prices will remain on offer even after the Culture Summer has ended - until the end of October 2004. Departure times are Fridays and Mondays at 21:20 from Hahn and 19:00 from Warsaw. Bookings can be made from today at the telephone hotline +48 22 575 000 in English and at the website www.airpolonia.com.
Together with the Polish Tourist Board and the Warsaw Destination Alliance (WDA), Poland's first low-fares airline, Air Polonia, is advertising for this huge culture and entertainment highlight in the capital for the summer months - the "Warsaw Culture Summer". The many events are guaranteed to enthral the hordes of national and international visitors.
A special highlight will be the one-off concert of "The Doors" in Poland. This legendary band will rock you at the Warsaw racecourse on the 20th of July.
Lover of classical music shouldn't miss the Mozart Festival - it runs until the 26th of July: Here famous operas like "The Marriage of Figaro", "The Magic Flute" and "Cosi fan tutte" will be performed in the opera house. Concerts in the Warsaw opera are also planned. And in Warsaw the Sunday piano concerts in the Lazienkipark with works by Chopin are also a delight for the listener. Then of course there are more marvellous piano concerts to be enjoyed in the house where Chopin was born, in the nearby town of Zelazowa Wola.
Jazz fans will also be more than happy with the Festival "Jazz in the Old City" - it runs from the 3rd of July until the 28th of August: Each Saturday, Polish and international artists perform at this open-air event. Included among the all-star performers are none other than the James Weidman Trio from the USA and Tomasz Stanko and Leszek Mozdzer from Poland. Until the 29th of August, the "Summer Jazz Festival" will also run parallel to these events - famous names like Bobby McFerrin (on the 7th of July) will be appearing on stage.
The exhibitions on offer include the show "New New Yorkers", which shows the work of Polish artists living in the USA. Important drafts of the star architect Daniel Libeskind (born in Lodz) will also be shown in the Gallery Zacheta until the 15th of August.
The Warsaw Destination Alliance (WDA) is an association of four and five star hotels. Their aim is to market Poland on a more international level. The WDA is offering attractive prices for overnight and weekend stays in many member hotels - during the "Warsaw Culture Summer" for as little as 75 Euros per night. You can find out more about these hotels at www.destinationwarsaw.com.
Further information on the "Warsaw Culture Summer" can be found at the website of the Polish Tourist Board, www.polen-info.de.
You'll find Air Polonia's informative website at www.airpolonia.com.
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