Bialystok Cultural Centre: 400 events a year!
Bialystok Cultural Centre exists since 1975 (named the Municipal House of Culture then), for a long time it included several urban centers, cinema theater, cafes, club and outdoor facilities among others. In the early 90’s, similarly to other institutions, it was reorganized and changed its name to the present Bialystok Cultural Centre. Every year, Bialystok Cultural Centre as the municipal institution organizes or co-organizes about 400 events in which participate an average of over 120,000 people. The Centre offer is addressed to diverse audience, ranging from children through young people and adults, to seniors. The BCC has a wide choice of events which satisfy a variety of tastes, and what is important, taking part in some of them is free. Among proposed by the BCC events the following festivals achieved a great success: Modern Art Days, Autumn with the Blues, the International Short Film Festival Żubroffka, Another Dimension (since 2013 part of the project The Rise of Eastern Culture), Curious about the World, ¿Underground/Independent?, as well as the permanent events, such as Days of Bialystok, Fashionable East, Film Podlasie attacks! (now Film Podlasie Reloaded!, and Film Podlasie Educates!), Classics Cinema shows with live music, Blues All Souls’ Day, Bialystok New Year’s Eve, Comedy Trident, Kids Summer & Winter, Cathedral Organ Concerts, Nationwide Overview of Contemporary Photography “A man next to me”, concerts of numerous Polish and international music stars.