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SGSCA/PHA Summer Picnic 2021

SGSCA members are invited to attend the Polish Home

picnic on Sunday, August 22 from 3 pm to 8 pm at Lincoln Park in West Seattle. 


Lincoln Park in West Seattle
This is the main summer picnic for the Polish community of Seattle; it’s organized by the Polish Home Association. Come and share good food and fun! PHA will supply kielbasa, hotdogs, bigos along with beverages and even ice cream for kids! You can bring a salad or dessert to share. Attractions include signing songs for the Soldier’s Day (bring a guitar!) and friendly games and competitions. Everybody is invited to this great event!

2021 Seattle Polish Film Festival Poster Competition Now Open

Win festival passes, plates of pierogi and an invitation to the opening night reception! Submissions due July 31st, 2021.

The Seattle Polish Film Festival (SPFF) is looking for artists, photographers, graphic designers, etc., to submit designs for the 2021 Seattle Polish Film Festival poster. SPFF committee members, in partnership with members of the Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association (SGSCA) are looking for new designs reflecting the essence of Polish/American cinema. All entries must be submitted electronically and will be judged on originality and artistic merit. The winning submission will become the property of SPFF and become the official poster and festival program cover, as well as being featured on the festival website and other promotional material.

There are no entry fees and artists, photographers, graphic designers, etc., are encouraged to submit multiple entries, as long as each entry has a distinct design.

Need some inspiration? Google Polish poster art, polish cinema, etc. You’ll be surprised at what you see!

We look forward to seeing your creativity.

Need the specs? Email [email protected]

Gdynia & Microsoft sign contract

Vice Mayor Bartoszewicz and his delegation not only attended our 25th Anniversary Gala but were busy engaging with Microsoft.

SGSCA President, Z. Konofalski, helped facilitate a meeting between the two in July of 2018, and now the contract between the city of Gdynia and Microsoft is signed. Construction of the first Polish Microsoft Flagship School is under way at Gdynia’s 17th High School, making it one of an elite 18 in the world!

To read more in English:

https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gdynia.pl%2Fco-nowego%2C2774%2Fgdynska-szkola-bedzie-duma-microsoftu%2C533393%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR19d6EpI7gvQjR6VPLV7J-VRjCNLhM1FkjPHrQt0-4Yc55vMYf7vgfeEto

Polish:

https://www.gdynia.pl/co-nowego,2774/gdynska-szkola-bedzie-duma-microsoftu,533393?fbclid=IwAR19d6EpI7gvQjR6VPLV7J-VRjCNLhM1FkjPHrQt0-4Yc55vMYf7vgfeEto