10 January 2013 An evening of memories of Jacek Woźniakowski

Jacek Woźniakowski – writer, columnist, publisher, translator of literature, art historian, professor at the Catholic University of Lublin, founder and editor-in-chief of many years of the Znak publishing house, as well as the Mayor of the City of Krakow in the years 1990-1991 – will be the central figure of the evening of memories held on the 23rd of January at 6:00 p.m. in the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Krakow (ul. M. Konopnickiej 26). Earlier, at 4:00 p.m., a Holy Mass will be offered for Jacek Woźniakowski at St. Mary’s Basilica.

The evening meeting’s participants will include: Nawojka Cieślińskia-Lobkowicz – art historian, author of the selection, introduction and compilation of Jacek Woźniakowski’s Pisma wybrane, Norman Davies – British historian, Tomasz Fiałkowski – Tygodnik Powszechny’s columnist, Krzysztof Görlich – entrepreneur, former Deputy Mayor of the City of Krakow, Lechosław Lameński – art historian, professor at the Catholic University of Lublin, Jacek Purchla – art historian, head of the ICC, former Deputy Mayor of the City of Krakow, Paweł Skawiński – Tatra mountaineer, director of the Tatra National Park, Teresa Walas – literary critic and professor at the Jagiellonian University, as well as poet Adam Zagajewski. Stanisław Radwan will provide a musical commentary for the memories of Professor Woźniakowski, and the event will be hosted by Jerzy Illg - editor-in-chief of the Znak publishing house.

The meeting’s organisers are the Mayor of the City of Krakow and the Znak publishing house, and its co-organiser – the Krakow Festival Office. Admission by invitation only. Invitations can be collected from the 18th of January at the Znak bookstore (ul. Sławkowska 1) and in the Wyspiański Pavilion (pl. Wszystkich Świętych 2).

The event’s partners are: the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, the Novotel Hotel, the Ars Modi Restaurant.

The event’s media patrons include: Radio Kraków, the KRAKÓW.PL Urban Biweekly.

Photo: Wydawnictwo Znak