Department of Culture and National Haritage of the Rzeszow City Hall


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Name of organisation Department of Culture and National Haritage of the Rzeszow City Hall

Country Poland

Organisation website

Contact person Zakia Cieslicka-Majka [email protected],

(+48)177484372, (+48) 609 095 575

Organisation type public organization, local government unit

Scale of the organization 11 employees

Aims and activities of the organisation

The Department of Culture and National Heritage of the Rzeszów City Hall conducts activities related to the development of Rzeszów's cultural life, protection of cultural heritage and supporting projects co-financed from the city budget as part of the granted subsidies.

The department carries out tasks related to supervision over municipal cultural institutions, organization and co-organization of cultural events, and conduct of municipal cultural policy.

The department implements the city's cultural policy in the field of artistic and cultural initiatives. Additionally, it carries out tasks related to the organization of patriotic events, historical memory and the protection of cultural goods.

The city of Rzeszów is the organizer of 6 cultural institutions:

• Estrada Rzeszowska,

• Muzeum Dobranocek im . W. Jamy w Rzeszowie,

• Rzeszowski Dom Kultury,

• Teatr Maska ,

• Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych,

• Galeria Fotografii Miasta Rzeszowa

and 1 co-hosted with the Podkarpackie Province

• Wojewódzka i Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna w Rzeszowie

Each of the city's cultural institutions conducts its own extensive

activities aimed at a wide range of recipients.

Creating an offer of cultural activities

Description or summary of the proposed project in Rzeszów prepared for culture recipients, we draw from all fields of art, i.e. music, theater, performance, fine and visual arts, applied art and many others. The most important cultural events organized in Rzeszów by local government cultural institutions are:

• "East of Cultures/European Stadium of Culture" - international

interdisciplinary festival

• "Sources of Memory. Szajna – Grotowski – Kantor” - theater


• "Birthday Toast for Tomasz Stańko" - a series of concerts

commemorating the outstanding jazzman from Rzeszów, Tomasz


• "Holiday attractions" - a series of local cultural events,

• "Breakout Days" - a series of concerts memorating the

outstanding bluesman from Rzeszów, Tadeusz Nalepa

• "Carpathia Festival" - international music competition

• "Masquerade" - theater festival

• "Karpaty na Widelcu" - an interdisciplinary event promoting the

cultural and culinary heritage of Podkarpacie

• "Christmas Town" – holiday event

• National Acting, Film and Musical Song Festival "Piosenka w

Melonik" - music festival

• "Reggae nad Wisłokiem" - outdoor concert

• "Rockowa Noc" - music festival

• Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Rzeszów

• World Festival of Polish Folklore Ensembles - international

events focusing on Polish folklore

• "Paniaga Festival" - an interdisciplinary cultural event

The main goals of the Department of Culture and National

Heritage of the City of Rzeszów are:

• implementation of activities in the field of protection and

promotion of local and national cultural heritage,

• cultural education and developing the competences of cultural

recipients and staff

• networking of creators and creators of cultural life from Poland,

Europe and the world,

• improving accessibility to culture in architectural and digital


• development and improvement of the quality and organized

cultural events.

Role of the organization in the project project partner

Which kind of projects are you looking for?

We are interested in cooperation on projects focused on:

interdisciplinary cultural education, ethnography, cultural and

national heritage, presentation of traditional art and folk music,

Jewish culture, visual arts, literature, architecture, art and

technology, contemporary art, film festivals , music festivals, theater and performance activities, audience development,

cultural infrastructure, communication and digital accessibility, new technologies in culture

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