Chopin 2010 Celebrations - Canberra
Fryderyk Chopin - discoverer of the soul of the piano
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This project is a Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT Inc. initiative as a community service for all Australians.

It celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin Poland’s famous composer of piano music. The purpose of the project is to promote Chopin, Poland and the culture of its Polish citizens to Australia. 
The Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT Inc gratefully acknowledges the Celebrations Office Chopin 2010, Poland for the use of their logo & the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Canberra.
This project was made possible by the financial support of the ACT Government’s Multicultural Grants Program 2009-10, the Polish Ex-Servicemen’s Association in Australia, the Gen. J. Kleeberg Perpetual Fund of the Polish Community Council of Australia, the Polish Women’s Association in Canberra, the Polish Seniors Club of the ACT Inc., the Polish-Australian White Eagle Club, the Australia Poland Business Council Inc. including donations from individual members of the Polish community in Canberra.



Act Government's
Multicutural Grants
Program 2009-10
Department of Housing
 and Community
Polish Community 
Council of 
 Polish Women's
Association in
Polish Seniors Club
of the ACT Inc. 
  Polish-Australian White Eagle
Club in the ACT 

The Council gratefully acknowledges the following institutions for their support & events: Federation of Polish Associations in New South Wales, Puls Polonii Cultural Foundation, National Library of Australia, Canberra International Music Festival, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Alliance Francaise Canberra, Australian National University & the ANU School of Music, Insight Development Services.

The Council thanks Artsound for broadcasting the Chopin Year 2010 & being its Media partner.

The Council thanks its member organisations for some of the events: Cultural Foundation, Polish Arts & Craft Society, Polish Language School, Phillip.

The Council is indebted to the members of its Chopin Committee for organising the Chopin Year: 
Yvonne Adam, Barbara Alwast, Eugene Bajkowski, Aleksander Gancarz OAM, Wanda Horky, Rosanna Horn, Wanda Calka-Kiljanska, Stan Kowalski, Aska Moir, Eta Rogoyska, Eva Roslan, Bernard Skarbek, Marek Stawski, Sally Wodzinska. 

The Council greatly appreciates the efforts of many others with special mention to Aleksander Gancarz, Rosanna Horn, 
 Dr. Jolanta Kalandyk-Gallagher, Witold Krzesinski, Aska Moir, Wojtek Plazinski. 

The Council gratefully acknowledges Wanda Horky, the Coordinator of the Chopin Year who initiated the project.


Polish Language School
in Phillip, Canberra
 Polish Arts & Crafts
Cultural Foundation of
Sek Sekalska
Puls Polonii
Cultural Foundation
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