01.07.2020 Festival of stars in Międzyzdroje
1-4 July 2020. The event, thanks to which Międzyzdroje became a city of stars. A variety of artistic programs are prepared. The events are aimed at connoisseurs of cinema, theatre, music, sports and the youngest spectators. The culmination of the event is the gala of hand-pressing artists in The Avenue of Stars.
The first Festival of Stars took place in Międzyzdroje in 1996. The beginning gave him a thought that was born in the head of Waldemar Dąbrowski during the funeral of Krzysztof Kieślowski. He came to say goodbye to the crowds. Also crowds of artists. At a special moment, the cultural environment stood together – many wise and talented people of different ages. At the moment when someone important from this group was successful, there was an impulse to maintain this bond, to feel the strength of their own talents, so that we can, also taste one more aspect not so much freedom as normality. After all, it was a desire to do and experience something "for" and not "against".
The organizers of the first edition of the Festival of Stars placed two stamps on it, with the names of Fellini and Kieślowski, thus emphasizing the character and setting the level of this, as well as subsequent events. The second Festival took place under the slogan "Europe, Europe", with two names on the banner: Wisława Szymborska and Andrzej Wajda. The Third Festival of Stars chose slogans and monumental themes: Adam Mickiewicz and acting art. Subsequent editions brought topics such as Fryderyk Chopin and the diverse presence of his work in modern culture, the historical breakthrough of the late 20th century and the beginning of the new millennium, the 50th anniversary of the Television Theatre, or the celebration of the Gombrowicz Year .
The Festival of Stars is intended to gather the individuality of Polish culture – artists and intellectuals who meet each other in a holiday atmosphere, in order to abandon their daily duties and shape the identity of their environment for a while.
Concerts, author's meetings, theatre performances, theatre workshops for children, meetings with actors, gala of hand presses, autograph sessions.
International House of Culture in Międzyzdroje (contacts of cultural establishments can be found on our culturesubpage)