36th Polish Esperanto Congress

Schedule:

Friday, April 12th, 2017

  • 9.00-12.00 scientific conference: “Esperanto. Idea – Language – Creator”, Książnica Podlaska, 14A Skłodowska Street
  • 13.30 dinner at the Esperanto Cafe, 10 Kościuszki Square
  • 14.00-18.00 shortwave radio communication to commemorate the Ludwik Zamenhof’s Year, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 14.45 a group photo in the Branicki Palace’s courtyard
  • 15.30 opening ceremony of the 36th Polish Esperanto Congress, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
    • new arrangement of the anthem “La Espero” (lyrics: L. Zamenhof, music: L. Mazurek)
    • concert of the children’s ensemble Uku-Donaco Bjalistok
  • 16.00 lecture and presentation of the book by Roman Dobrzyński “Zamenhof in Warsaw” , Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 16.30 Szilva Szabolcs: Why is Hungarian language “different”? , Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 17.00 Robert Kamiński: ZEO – monuments or places linked to Esperanto or Ludwik Zamenhof, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 17.30 Johann Pachter: Esperanto in German libraries, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 18.00 Shinziro Yamato: A Japanese man in the Polish countryside, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 18.10 Ilona Koutny: Interlingual studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 18.30 Zuzanna Kornicka’s concert, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 20.00 concert of Warsaw Sentimental Orchestra, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Fama Club, 5 Legionowa Street

From 16.00 to 17.20 it will be possible to take part in the 20-minute-long Esperanto lesson, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street (free entry).

Saturday, April 13th, 2017

  • 9.00-13.00 general assembly of the Polish Society of Esperantists, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 10.00-12.00 city walk in the footsteps of Zamenhof with a guide, start at the Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 12.30 Jewish cuisine workshops, “Z pieca” restaurant, 18 Dąbrowskiego Street
  • 14.00-18.00 shortwave radio communication to commemorate the Ludwik Zamenhof’s Year, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 15.00-16.00 Mass in Esperanto, Assumption BVM church, 2 Kościelna Street
  • 16.00 Przemysław Wierzbowski: Training of trainers of the Esperanto movement. Erasmus+ Programme, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 16.30 Natalia Żebrowska: Esperanto in Africa, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • 17.00 presentation of new Esperanto publications, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street
  • Esperanto in film:
    • 18.00 screening of short films from the festival “Teo kaj Amo”, Bialystok Cultural Centre / Fama Cub, 5 Legionowa Street (free entry)
    • 22.00 screening of the film “Incubus” (1966, dir. Leslie Stevens), Bialystok Cultural Centre / Fama Cub, 5 Legionowa Street (free entry)

Sunday, April 14th, 2017

  • 9.00-16.30 a trip to Tykocin, European Stork Village, and Narew National Park
  • 14.30-16.30 walk in the footsteps of Jakub Szapiro, start and end the walk at the headquarters of the Białystok Society of Esperantists, 3 Piękna Street

On May 12th – 15th participants of the congress will have the opportunity to visit the “Białystok of young Zamenhof” exhibition at the w Bialystok Cultural Centre / Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, 19 Warszawska Street for free.

Events highlighted in green are conducted in Esperanto only.

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