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Check out these exciting events happening in Gdynia Poland 2014
Museums at Night 17-18 May
Annual event which seeks to encourage visitors into museums and galleries by throwing their doors open after hours and putting on special evening events. http://www.gdynia.pl/kalendarz/imprez/szczegoly/4244_81979.html
Open’er Festival 2-5 July
Music Festival that has become one of the most successful music events in the central Europe gathering over 50,000 people each day. Amazing variety of top international dance, rock and pop artists being supported by Poland’s finest bands. www: http://opener.pl
Gdynia Design Days July
The biggest summer design festival in Poland, filled with exhibitions, workshops and meetings, dedicated not only to professionals from design and business sector, but also to inhabitants and tourists.www: http://www.centrumdesignu.gdynia.pl/en/project
Globaltica World Cultures Festival 23-27 July
The main goal of the World Cultures Festival is showing the multicultural contents in different parts of culture and coming closer to traditions and religions. What is important, the festival aims to show all of these not as a museum exhibition, but as a living culture, a part of today’s life.
Red Bull Air Race 25-27 July
An international series of “Air racing” air races in which competitors have to navigate a challenging obstacle course in the fastest time, established in 2003 and created by Red Bull. This year for the first time in Poland. http://www.redbullairrace.com
European Men’s Handball Championship 14-24 August
Gdynia Arena, the modern and multi-functional venue, will host the EHF Men’s 18 European Championship.
Volvo Gdynia Sailing Days 8-24 August
Every year thousands of sailors come to Gdynia, called the Polish sailing capital, to take a part in the spectacular event. The program includes World, European and Polish Championships. This year Volvo Gdynia Sailing Days will be held for the 15th time. http://www.gdyniasailingdays.org
Operation Gdynia Sails 15-18 August
Gdynia will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Tall Ships’ Races. In 1974 in Gdynia the West met the East. In the world divided into two enemy blocks, sailing built a bridge to mutual understanding. It turned out that the sea could bring people together and Gdynia proved to be an open city. This year port will be packed with tall ships and yachts once again. www.gdynia.pl/zagle
Gdynia Film Festival 15-20 September
Gdynia Film Festival is one of the biggest film events in Poland and the only one which promotes the Polish cinema to such a large scale. Every year the newest Polish films compete in Gdynia for the Golden Lions award. www: http://www.fpff.pl
Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information &
Engineering Systems 15-17 September
The 8th international conference encompasses a broad spectrum of intelligent systems.
ISOCARP International Planning Congress 23-26 September
The 50th edition of the annual World Congress focuses on a planning theme of foremost international interest. The Congress takes place in a different city every year. ISOCARP has held congresses on vital topics in the field of city and regional planning in every year since 1965. http://www.isocarp.org
Modernism in Europe – Modernism in Gdynia 20-22 September
4th International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 20th Century Architecture until the 1960s and its preservation. www: http://modernizmgdyni.pl
Gdynia Classica Nova International Festival of Sacred Music 27 September – 18 October
Series of concerts of baroque music performed by distinguished national and European musicians. Gdynia’s churches will resound with the most beautiful works of sacred music. www.ckgdynia.pl