Polish News Translated - Tourn-Zagan-Bols May 23

By Bethany HuffMay 23, 2024

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Editor's Note: These are courtesy translations of local news provided by the U.S. Army Garrison Poland Public Affairs team for the benefit the military community stationed here. Views or opinions are not endorsed by USAG Poland or the U.S. Army.

Elegant Bicycle Mass Ride Through Toruń Streets

On Saturday, May 25, 2024, the Elegant Bicycle Mass will traverse the streets of Toruń, commencing at 4 p.m.,

from the New Town Square.

The Elegant Bicycle Critical Mass ride, organized by the Toruń Bicycle Association, aims to foster cycling culture among residents while emphasizing the elegance achievable through bicycling during everyday commutes. Participants are encouraged to cycle to work, school, or cultural events.

The approximately 15 km route will be undertaken regardless of weather conditions.

For further details, visit www.rowerowytorun.pl.

International Hanza Day Celebrations at Toruń Castle

Toruń Castle will host a myriad of attractions on Saturday, May 25, 2024, in honor of International Hanza Day.

The event commemorates the medieval merchant union of European commercial cities known as the Hanseatic League, which included Toruń among its members. The festivities will highlight the enduring traditions of the Hanseatic League, featuring various games, a VR journey around the Castle, and guided tours.

For more information, attendees are encouraged to visit Toruń Castle on the day of the event.

Coming soon a Starbucks Café in Toruń

Starbucks is set to make its mark in the heart of Toruń with the opening of a new café later this summer.

Following the successful launch of the first Starbucks café in Toruń at the Toruń Plaza Shopping and Entertainment Centre last July, the renowned American coffee chain is expanding its presence to the Old Town Square.

Although the official opening date has not been announced, preparations are underway, evident from the installation of the company's signage and the appearance of its characteristic logo on the windows. Additionally, plans for a summer garden are in motion, indicating that the café is poised to commence operations in the upcoming summer season.

Bolesławiec Festival of World Cuisine Delights Food Enthusiasts

From May 24 - 26, 2024, Piłsudski Square in Bolesławiec will host the Festival of Tastes of the World, featuring an array of food trucks offering culinary delights from around the globe.

Food enthusiasts can indulge in a diverse selection of international cuisines, including popular dishes from Arizona, New York, Greece, Spain, Mexico, and Georgia. For younger participants, Thai ice cream and twisted potatoes will be available, while beverage options range from natural lemonades to locally brewed craft beers, ciders, and wines.

Attendees can savor the flavors of the world amidst the vibrant atmosphere of Piłsudski Square for three days.