Annual events

  • All year: Wawel Evenings; Organiser: Cracovian Philharmonic, ul. Zwierzyniecka 1, tel. 422 94 77. 
  • February: International Festival of Sailors’ Song "Shanties"; Organiser: Cracovian Sailing Foundation of Sports and Tourism "Hals", ul. Straszewskiego 27, tel./fax 423 22 36. 
  • March: International Festival of Alternative Theatres — Cracovian Theatrical Reminiscences; Organiser: Culture Centre "Rotunda", ul. Oleandry 1, tel. 633 35 38, fax 633 76 48. 
  • March/April: Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival; Organiser: Biuro Krakow 2000, ul. Sw. Krzyza 1, tel. 421 86 93, 429 34 87, fax 422 13 81. 
  • March: Organ Music Days; Organiser: Cracovian Philharmonic, ul. Zwierzyniecka 1, tel. 429 13 45. 
  • May: Miedzyuczelniane Juwenalia. Organiser: student administrations.
  • June/July: Jewish Culture Festival; Organiser: Stowarzyszenie Festiwal Kultury Zydowskiej, ul. Jozefa 36, tel. 431 15 17.
  • June: Lajkonik Ceremonious Pageant; Organiser: Historical Museum, Rynek Glowny 35, tel. 422 99 22. 
  • June: Wianki — Traditional annual event of setting wreaths decorated with lit candles afloat; Organiser: Biuro Krakow 2000, ul. Sw. Krzyza 1, tel. 429 34 87. 
  • June: Enthronement of the Marksmen’s King. Organiser: Historical Museum, Rynek Glowny 35, tel. 422 99 22. 
  • July: International Festival of Street Theatres; Organiser: Culture Centre "Dworek Bialopradnicki" — Theatre KTO, ul. Gzymsikow 8, tel. 633 89 47. 
  • July: Traditional Music Festival "Rozstaje"; Organiser: Biuro Krakow 2000, ul. Sw. Krzyza 1, tel. 421 86 93, 429 34 87, fax 422 13 81. 
  • August: Festival of Court Dances; Organiser: Biuro Krakow 2000, ul. Sw. Krzyza 1, tel. 421 86 93, 429 34 87, fax 422 13 81. 
  • September: Krzysztof Penderecki Festival; Organiser: Biuro Krakow 2000, ul. Sw. Krzyza 1, tel. 429 34 87. 
  • October: Festival of Old Music; Organiser: Polish Society of Old Music, ul. Mieszka I 25a, tel./fax 417 20 14. 
  • October: Student Song Festival; Organiser: Academic Culture Association in Cracow, Institute of Art, ul. Rakowicka 27, tel. 429 45 38. 
  • December: Cracovian Christmas Nativity Scenes Competition; Organiser: Historical Museum of Cracow, Rynek G³owny 35, tel. 422 99 22. 
  • December: New Year’s Eve Festivities in the Market Square; Organiser: Cracovian Municipality, Mayor’s Chancellery, pl. Wszystkich Swietych 3/4, tel. 616 13 32.

Detailed information about cultural events in Cracow is available from the Cultural Information Centre (ul. Sw. Jana 2, tel. 421 77 87, fax 421 77 31; Monday — Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4pm). Information about cultural events in Cracow is also provided by the Internet website: www.krakow2000.pl

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