For me Christmas will always smell of citrus.
Agnieszka, born in 1980s

Music Facts

As the famous Polish Scientific Publishers PWN Encyclopedia states ‘During the 1980s Poland saw a sharp development of rock music, quite stylistically diverse’. ‘Stylistically diverse’ becomes an understatement if we consider bands like Papa Dance, Republika or Kult…

‘I was going to marry the vocalist out of Papa Dance’, Basia, born in 1980s


Basia, born in 1980

I remember that my parents’ friend had a name-day and they were invited to a party. They took me with them. All adults were in one room and I and the two other girls were playing in the other room. We had a fight over who is going to marry the vocalist out of Papa Dance and two guys out of Modern Talking. I was the youngest, so I got stuck with Dieter out of MT.

I am thirty years old and I dream of going back to fairytales.
Bubble Revolution, Julia Holewińska
Far, far away there’s a land called Poland. Its history is full of powerful Polish men and, in general, remains silent about powerful women…
All the changes are blurring into one… Faces, protests, throwing furniture from the Polish United Workers’ Party’s buildings… So many people died for that freedom.
Stasia’s memory, born in 1930s

All the changes..

Stasia’s memory, born in 1930s

All the changes are blurring into one… Faces, protests, throwing furniture from the Polish United Workers’ Party’s buildings… So many people died for that freedom.

Wszystkie przemiany zlewają się w jedno… Twarze, protesty, wyrzucanie mebli z budynków PZPR-u… Tyle ludzi zginęło za tę wolność…

The end of communism... Imagine that Spain would suddenly get a huge snowfall... We weren’t ready for that... We didn’t know what to do...
Bogusia born in 1950s

Anatoly Kashpirovsky

Anatoly Kashpirovsky carried out extremely popular hypnotic sessions on Polish TV. These sessions were meant to cure the audience in the studio and homes out of any sickness including cancer, addictions, and baldness…