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European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days

The European Heritage Days are organised in most of European countries at the initiative of the Council of Europe, and patronised by the European Union. Poland participates in the event since 1993. The aim of events organised each year in September is the historic and cultural education, promotion of the regional heritage, including presentation of its variety, as well as reminding about the common roots of the European culture.

International Film Festival Tofifest

International Film Festival Tofifest

The International Film Festival "Tofifest" is a real fest for the cinema lovers. It is also one of the largest and the most interesting summer film events in Poland. The Tofifest is sometimes called "the Polish Sundance". Among titles displayed during the review, there are films awarded in Berlin, Cannes and Locarno, as well as promising debuts.

Toruń International Puppets Theatres' Festival "Meetings"

Toruń International Puppets Theatres' Festival "Meetings"

One of the largest international events held in Toruń. Each year, our city is visited by several theatres from all over Europe coming here to present performances, whose main element is the animation. Contrary to stereotypes prevailing in Poland, it is not a festival addressed solely to children. During a week, performances for the youngest spectators are held in the mornings and for adults - in the evenings. The competing performances are evaluated by two juries: children and professionals. Each of the bodies grants its own award.

Forte Artus Festival

Forte Artus Festival

Two evenings a week through the whole October and November are reserved by the "Artus Court" Cultural Centre for the Forte Artus Festival. The event includes meetings with well-known artists, concerts of very different type and even performances.

Toruń Meetings of One Actor Theatres

Toruń Meetings of One Actor Theatres

The three-day review of the best Polish and foreign monodramas, which were presented at other national and international festivals of the one actor theatres. Therefore, is it called the "Festival of Festivals". The Toruń Meetings of One Actor Theatres refer to the tradition of the Polish One Actor Theatres Festival which used to be organised in Toruń some years ago.

The Toruń Book Festival

The Toruń Book Festival

The Toruń Book Festival, held usually at the turn of November, is the largest literary event in our city. It includes numerous meetings with authors, lectures, film screenings, presentations of new publications, exhibitions and concerts. There are also some accents related to Toruń itself.

The Toruń International Violin Competition

Konkurs skrzypcowy

The inauguration of the competition, which is held every three years, was launched in 2007. It is addressed to young violinists, who are under 30 years old.

Special Concert in memory of Grzegorz Ciechowski

Koncert Specjalny Pamięci Grzegorza Ciechowskiego

Each year in December, the Special Concert in memory of Grzegorz Ciechowski is being organised in the Od Nowa club. The invitation to attend the event is accepted by the greatest celebrities of the Polish stage. We hosted, inter alia, Justyna Steczkowska, Kasia Nosowska and Hey, Tomek Lipiński, Maria Peszek, Muniek Staszczyk, Kazik Staszewski, the Mech band and many others.

Toruń Short Film Festival

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Toruń Short Film Festival (TSFF) is the first festival platform in Poland entirely dedicated to the presentation of short films. Each year, the Polish films contest is organised during which spectators select the best production. The TSFF includes also thematic reviews, presentations of artistic achievements, as well as meetings with movie makers and special events.

Cosmopolis Fountain

Cosmopolis fountain

Water shows during the day and colourful lights, water effects and music during the evening and at night. Spectacular shows of the Cosmopolis Fountain are one of the most popular attractions of Toruń, attracting crowds of residents and tourists in the season every day.

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