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New movies in Krakow playhouses. 

Note: Foreign movies are usually showed in their original language with the Polish subtitles (but dubbing happens). 
American:
Jonathan Dayton's and Valerie Faris' "Battle of Sexes" with Emma Stone, Steve Carrell, and Sarah Silverman. Woody Allen's "Wonder Wheel" with Kate Winslet, Justin Timebrlake, and Jim Belushi. Brian Smrzs "24 Hours to Liven" with Ethan Hawke, Pau Anderson, and Rutger Hauer. Sean Anders's "Daddy's Home 2" with Will Farrell, Mark Wahlberg, and Mel Gibson. Kenneth Branagh's "Murder on the Orient Express" with Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, and Penelope Cruz.
British: Tom Paton's "Redwood" with Mike Beckingham and Tatiana Nardone.
British/Irish/American: Yorgos Lanthomos's "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" with Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Barry Keoghan. 
Polish: Tomasz Konecki's "Listy do M. 3" with Agnieszka Dygat, Tomasz Karolak, and Piotr Adamczyk. Jakub Paczek's "Reakcja lancuchowa" with Tomasz Wlosok, Malgorzata Mikolajczak, and Bartosz Gelner.   

Krakow events

Krakow Events in December 2017.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in January 2018/

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This month's concerts of music, festivals, opera, ballet, spectacles, shows, and other events in Krakow. 

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Krakow Christmas market in Rynek Glowny central square goes on through December 26th.

December 10th, Sunday: Poland’s Chor Polskiego Radia choir performs Krzysztof Penderecki’s music in the Willa Decjusza culture centre, 17 A 28 Lipca 1943 roku street, at 5 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko's 'The Haunted Manor' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
December 15th,
Choirs sing Advent and Christmas music in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 7:30 pm (free admission). 
Concert of operetta and pop musci features Poland’s soprano Grazyna Brodzinska, Russia’s tenor Alexander Trofimov, Poland’s pop singers Janusz Krucinski and Marcin Jajkiewicz plus CREO orchestra in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm (tickets from 195 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s singer Ula Lazar plus Italy’s trombonist Aldo Joshua, Poland’s trumpeter Bogdan Wysocki, saxophonist Marek Batorski, pianist Tomasz Piatkowski, guitarist Tomek Kobiela, bassist Michal Rapka, and deummer Wieslaw Jamiol in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
USA’s r'n'b singer Joyce Wrice performs in Zaczek club, 5 al. 3 Maja, at 7:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Iceland’s rock band Solstafir, supported by Denmark’s Myrkur perform black metal in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 90 PLN).
Poland’s pop act Fisz Emade Tworzywo perform in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 6 pm.
December 11th, Monday: Groove jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
December 12th, Tuesday:
Poland's Just Jazz quintet play swing music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
Poland’s pop singer Andrzej Piaseczny performs in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 179 PLN).
December 13th, Wednesday:
Acoustic blues jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Poland’s rapper Robert Piernikowski performs in the Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 25 PLN).
December 14th, Thursday:
Krakow Philharmonic Choir and Boys Choir, Krakow Philharmonic Reed Trio, Poland’s Varsovia Manta ensemble, pianist Monika Plachta, and organist Michal Bialko perform Krzesimir Debski’s Missa brevis and Ariel Ramírez’s Misa Criolla, Navidad Nuestra  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Concert Et expecto features Krakow’s vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, performing early music in Kosciol Arka Pana church, 1 Obroncow Krzyza street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Poland's Groborz Trio of pianist Wojciech Groborz, bassist Wojciech Szwugier, and drummer Wieslaw Jamiol play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s rock bands Sun Dance, Moanaa, and Death Swingers perform in the Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s rock band, Spiral, performs in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's Teskno pop duo perform in Magazyn Kultury (Kolanko no 6) club, 17 Jozefa street, at 9 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Poland’s rapper Quebonafide performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 6:30 pm,
December 15th, Friday:
Krakow Philharmonic Choir and Boys Choir, Krakow Philharmonic Reed Trio, Poland’s Varsovia Manta ensemble, pianist Monika Plachta, and organist Michal Bialko perform Krzesimir Debski’s Missa brevis and Ariel Ramírez’s Misa Criolla, Navidad Nuestra  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Finland’s band, Steve 'N' Seagulls, performs country and bluegrass in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 70 PLN).
Poland’s post-rock bands, Signal From Europa and Transmission Zero, perform in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 7 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Poland’s rock band, Nocny Kochanek, performs metal music in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 8 pm (admission 45 PLN).
Poland’s alt pop band, Kristen, performs in the Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s singer-songwriter Miroslaw Czyzykiewicz gives a recital in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 5:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
December 16th, Saturday:
Russia’s Moscow City Ballet performs Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 165 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 5:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Two heavy-reggae bands, Germany’s Yellow Umbrella and Poland’s Paprika Korps, perform the Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Poland’s pop singer Brodka performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 8 pm (admission 75 PLN).
Poland’s rock band, Body Package, performs in Apoteka Pub, 24 Meiselsa street, at 7 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Poland’s pop band, Rycerzyki, performs in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8 pm.
Poland’s Spare Bricks Tribute Band performs Pink Floyd’s covers in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego avenue, at 8 pm (admission 100 PLN).
Krakow’s singer-songwriter Basia Stepniak-Wilk  gives a recital in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
Village carolers parade takes place in the Old Town historic area of Krakow with culmination in the central square at noon.
December 17th, Sunday:
Concert of classical music features Krakow’s organist Andrzej Bialko and trumpeter Waclaw Mulak in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
South Korea’s soprano Yeyoung Sohn and tenor Wonhyeok Choi sing operetta music in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 5 pm.
Russia’s Moscow City Ballet performs Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake' ballet in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 3 pm and again at 7 pm (admission 165 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 5:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
December 18th, Monday: Italy’s tenor Alessandro Safina sings in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 299 PLN).
December 19th, Tuesday: Concert Dark Matter(s) features Poland’s Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej orchestra performing Piotr Peszat’s The Artist’s Way (2017) and Pawel Mykietyn Herr Thaddaus (2017)  in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 6 pm (admission 130 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am (admission 40 PLN).
December 20th, Wednesday: Traditional jazz and swing jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Switzerland’s rock bands Eluveitie and Silent Circus perform folk metal in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 90 PLN).
December 22nd, Friday: Poland's blues band, Levi, performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
December 23rd, Saturday: Concert SWINGING CHRISTMAS features Krakow’s jazz vocalist Katarzyna Radwanska, saxophonist Leszek Nowotarski, pianist Wojciech Wachulka, and drummer Bartlomiej Szczepanski in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
December 24th, Sunday: Concert for tourists called Krakow Christmas Music features Royal Chamber Orchestra string quartet playing Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bell Rock,  Let It Snow,  O Holy Night,  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Silent Night, Traditions of Christmas, Walking in a Winter Wonderland, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and What Child Is This plus Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso “Christmas Concerto” in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 and selected parts of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker suite in “Royal Chamber Orchestra Hall”, 14 Slawkowska street, at 5 pm (admission 65 PLN).
An open-air concert of carols take place in front of the Franciscan church at Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens at 10:30 pm (free admission).
Show enacting the Polish Dziady traditional folk rite takes place in Rynek Glowny central square at noon (free admission).
An alfresco live Nativity scene is staged in front of the Franciscan church at Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens (free admission).
December 25th, Monday, Christmas Day: Open-air caroling and Nativity plays take place in front of the Franciscan church at Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens from 2 pm to 6 pm (free admission).
Concert for tourists called Krakow Christmas Music features Royal Chamber Orchestra string quartet playing Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bell Rock,  Let It Snow,  O Holy Night,  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Silent Night, Traditions of Christmas, Walking in a Winter Wonderland, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and What Child Is This plus Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso “Christmas Concerto” in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 and selected parts of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker suite in “Royal Chamber Orchestra Hall”, 14 Slawkowska street, at 5 pm (admission 65 PLN).
Concert LESZEK NOWOTARSKI QUARTET – TRIBUTE TO ADDERLEY features Poland’s saxophonist Leszek Nowotarski, guitarist Jacek Korohoda, bassist Krzysztof Ropicki, and drummer Tomasz Grochot in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 25 PLN).
Poland’s pop jazz singer Michal Kaczmarek performs carols and Christmas songs such as Feliz Navidad, White Christmas, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Jingle Bells, I'll be home for Christmas, etc. in Ko¶ció³ oo. Pijarów church, 2 Pijarska street, at 8:30 pm (admission 95 PLN).
An alfresco live Nativity scene is staged in front of the Franciscan church at Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens.
December 26th, Tuesday, Christmas 2nd Day: Open-air caroling and Nativity plays take place in front of the Franciscan church at Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens from 2 pm to 6 pm (free admission).
Concert for tourists called Krakow Christmas Music features Royal Chamber Orchestra string quartet playing Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bell Rock,  Let It Snow,  O Holy Night,  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Silent Night, Traditions of Christmas, Walking in a Winter Wonderland, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and What Child Is This plus Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso “Christmas Concerto” in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 and selected parts of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker suite in “Royal Chamber Orchestra Hall”, 14 Slawkowska street, at 5 pm (admission 65 PLN).
Concert of carols takes place in Rynel Glowny central square.
Poland's Just Jazz quintet play swing music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
December 27th, Wednesday: Concert of carols takes place in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Blues-rock jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
December 28th, Thursday: Concert Jazz Standards Night starts in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
December 29th, Friday: Jazz concert features Karen Edwards Trio of USA’s vocalist and pianist Karen Edwards plus Poland’s bassist Adam Kowalewski and drummer Patryk Dobosz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
December 30th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Antoni Wit plays Wojciech Kilar’s Polonaise, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s waltz from Swan Lake ballet, Stanislaw Moniuszko’s operatic music, Franz von Suppe’s Light Cavalry overture, Franz Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz op. 79, and Johannes Strauss’s Voices of Spring Waltz op. 410 and Blue Danube Waltz op. 314  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
New Year's concert takes place in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm.
Poland's jazz quintet, Piotr Wylezol Group, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 30 PLN).
December 31st, Sunday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Antoni Wit plays Wojciech Kilar’s Polonaise, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s waltz from Swan Lake ballet, Stanislaw Moniuszko’s operatic music, Franz von Suppe’s Light Cavalry overture, Franz Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz op. 79, and Johann Strauss’s Voices of Spring Waltz op. 410 and Blue Danube Waltz op. 314  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
New Year’s concert features Poland’s mezzo-soprano Malgorzata Walewska, sopranos Ewa Vesin and Natalia Rubis-Krzeszowiak, tenor Krystian Krzeszowiak plus Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej orchestra performing operatic music and Strauss’s waltzes in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 9 pm (admission 310 PLN).
New Year's concert takes place in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6 pm and again at 9:30 pm.
Poland’s vocalist Aga Zaryan. European Jazz Trio, flutist Ewelina Serafin, Cracow Singers vocal ensemble, and Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej orchestra perform jazz standards of the 1950s and the 1960s in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm (admission 290 PLN).
New Year’s hip-hop concert features Poland’s acts Szpaku, Chory Band,  Rasmentalism, Lona, Webber, The Pimps, and Ten Typ Mes in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street from 9 pm on (free tickets).
New Year’s open-air pop concert features Poland’s singers Kasia Mos, Bovska, and Natalia Nykie followed by DJ Olivia in Rynek Glowny central square from 9 pm on (free admission).
New Year’s open-air concert features Poland’s pop acts L.U.C., Krystyna Pronko, and Krakow’s Boba Jazz Band Rynek Podgorski square from 9 pm on  (free admission).
New Year’s open-air pop concert features Poland’s band Companions plus DJs Waldemar Domanski and Michal Wasilewski in Aleja Roz from 9 pm on (free admission).

January 2018 entertainment events in Krakow.

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January 1st, Monday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Antoni Wit plays Wojciech Kilar’s Polonaise, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s waltz from Swan Lake ballet, Stanislaw Moniuszko’s operatic music, Franz von Suppe’s Light Cavalry overture, Franz Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz op. 79, and Johann Strauss’s Voices of Spring Waltz op. 410 and Blue Danube Waltz op. 314  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Poland’s vocalist Aga Zaryan. European Jazz Trio, flutist Ewelina Serafin, Cracow Singers vocal ensemble, and Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej orchestra perform jazz standards of the 1950s and the 1960s in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 4 pm (admission 290 PLN).
Poland’s soprano Olga Pasiecznik, baritone Robert Gierlach, and Kamerata Krakowska orchestra perform music by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 4 pm (admission 155 PLN).
New Year’s concert features Poland’s mezzo-soprano Malgorzata Walewska, sopranos Ewa Vesin and Natalia Rubis-Krzeszowiak, tenor Krystian Krzeszowiak plus Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej orchestra performing operatic music and Strauss’s waltzes in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 9 pm (admission 310 PLN).
January 2nd, Tuesday: New Year's concert takes place in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm.
January 3rd, Wednesday: Concert of operetta favorites features soloist singers, choir, orchestra, and dancers of Ukraine’s Kiev Operetta National Theater - in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 150 PLN).
January 4th, Thursday: Concert for tourists called Krakow Christmas Music features Royal Chamber Orchestra string quartet playing Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bell Rock,  Let It Snow,  O Holy Night,  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Silent Night, Traditions of Christmas, Walking in a Winter Wonderland, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and What Child Is This plus Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso “Christmas Concerto” in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 and selected parts of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker suite in “Royal Chamber Orchestra Hall”, 14 Slawkowska street, at 5 pm (admission 65 PLN).
January 5th, Friday: Poland’s pop singers Maryla Rodowicz and Katarzyna Nosowska perfrom in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (tickets from 170 PLN).
January 6th, Saturday, Epiphany: Krakow Philharmonic Choir and Boys Choir plus Poland’s Cracow Brass Quintet perform Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso op. 6 no. 8 in G minor “The Christmas Concerto” and the Polish carols in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
New Year's subterranean concert features the singers and orchestra of Krakow Opera Company in the Wieliczka Salt Mine at 8 pm.
Concert The Beatles Symfonicznie features Poland’s Zuki band covering The Beatles hits in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm (tickets 120 PLN).
Krakow’s pop singer Jaga Wronska performs French evergreens in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
Open-air caroling takes place in Rynek Podgorski square at 7:15 pm (free admission).
January 7th, Sunday: Krakow’s Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra and Choir perform carols plus T. Stolarczyk’s trombone concerto in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
New Year's subterranean concert features the singers and orchestra of Krakow Opera Company in the Wieliczka Salt Mine at 8 pm.
Concert of carols features Poland’s singers Grazyna Brodzinska, Kasia Kowalska, Magda Steczkowska, Olga Szomanska, Krzysztof Cugowski, Marcin Jajkiewicz, Marek Piekarczyk,Marcin Wyrostek, Mateusz Ziolko, Krystian Krzeszowiak, and Natalia Rubis, plus orchestra and Veritatis Splendor choir Cleaver in the Krakow Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6 pm.
Concert of the 20th-century French pop songs features Poland’s soprano Monika Wegiel and Obligato Orchestra in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 3 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Carnival concert features Poland’s Monika Wegiel, Patrycja Gola, Jacek Wojcicki, Michal Szpak, Alexander Martinez, and eMBand plus Obligato Orchestra in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6:30 pm (admission 150 PLN).
Poland’s veteran pop rock band, Lady Pank, performs in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego avenue, at 7 pm (admission 140 PLN).
January 8th, Monday: Krakow’s pop singers perform carols in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 150 PLN).
Poland’s TGD plus singers Katarzyna Cerekwicka, Kuba Badach, and Piotr Cugowski perform carols in the Krakow Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 7 pm (admission 149 PLN).
January 10th, Wednesday: Poland’s singer and comedian Artur Andrus performs his songs alongside Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Podkarpackiej symphonic orchestra in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm.
January 11th, Thursday: Krakow Opera Company produces Johann Strauss's 'The Bat' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 12th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Gabriel Chmura plus Poland’s soprano Joanna Freszel render Nicola Porpora’s Nobil onda aria from Adelaide opera, Gyorgy Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre aria from Le Grand Macabre opera, and Alexander Alyabyev’s The Nightingale in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Johann Strauss's 'The Bat' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Concert Great Strauss Gala and Friends features Poland’s Orkiestra Symfoniczna Collegium F orchestra, actors Wojciech Malajkat and Zbigniew Zamachowski, violinist Mariusz Patyra, tenor Dariusz Stachura, pop singers Krystyna Pronko and Zofia Nowakowska, and rocker Marek Sosnicki in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 250 PLN).
January 13th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Gabriel Chmura plus Poland’s soprano Joanna Freszel render Nicola Porpora’s Nobil onda aria from Adelaide opera, Gyorgy Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre aria from Le Grand Macabre opera, and Alexander Alyabyev’s The Nightingale in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Johann Strauss's 'The Bat' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 14th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Johann Strauss's 'The Bat' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 18th, Thursday: Concert Les Enfers features France’s baritone Stephane Degout singing Rameau’s and Gluck’s operatic arias plus Ensemble Pygmalion with concductor Raphael Pichon the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am (admission 40 PLN).
January 19th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Lukasz Borowicz plus Poland’s violinist Maria Slawek play Aleksander Tansman’s Four Polish Dances, Sergei Prokofiev’s violin concerto no. 2 in G minor, and Nikolai Tcherepnin’s Narcisse et Echo op. 40 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Concert The Song of the Night & Erwartung features soprano Evelina Dobraceva and, tenor Andrzej Lampert plus Krakow’s Orkiestra Festiwalowa orchestra and Capella Cracoviensis choir render Arnold Schoenberg’s Erwartung and Karol Szymanowski’s symphony no. 3 The Song of the Night in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am (admission 40 PLN).
January 20th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Lukasz Borowicz plus Poland’s violinist Maria Slawek play Aleksander Tansman’s Four Polish Dances, Sergei Prokofiev’s violin concerto no. 2 in G minor, and Nikolai Tcherepnin’s Narcisse et Echo op. 40 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Concert The Song of the Night & Erwartung features soprano Evelina Dobraceva and, tenor Andrzej Lampert plus Krakow’s Orkiestra Festiwalowa orchestra and Capella Cracoviensis choir render Arnold Schoenberg’s Erwartung and Karol Szymanowski’s symphony no. 3 The Song of the Night in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 7 pm.
Carnival concert takes place in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm.
January 21st, Sunday: Belgium’s soprano Celine Scheen, France’s tenor Cyril Auvity and soprano Mailys de Villoutreys, Canada’s tenor Kevin Skelton, alto Floriane Hasler, and bass Renaud Bres plus Ensemble Desmarest with conductor Ronan Khalil render M. A. Charpentiera’s Les arts florissants and La descente de l’Orfee aux Enfers opera in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 5:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 22nd, Monday: Concert The Song of the Night & Erwartung features soprano Evelina Dobraceva and, tenor Andrzej Lampert plus Krakow’s Orkiestra Festiwalowa orchestra and Capella Cracoviensis choir render Arnold Schoenberg’s Erwartung and Karol Szymanowski’s symphony no. 3 The Song of the Night in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 7 pm.
January 23rd, Tuesday:
England’s baritone Christopher Maltman gives a recital called The Soldier - from Severn to Somme in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am (admission 40 PLN).
January 26th, Friday: Krakow Opera Company produces Emmerich Kalman's 'Countess Maritza' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 27th, Saturday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Emmerich Kalman's 'Countess Maritza' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 28th, Sunday: Concert of classical music features Poland’s organist Filip Presseisen and trumpeter Tomasz Slusarczyk in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland’s pianist Szymon Nehring gives a recital in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Emmerich Kalman's 'Countess Maritza' operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
January 30th, Tuesday: Sweden’s contralto Anna Larsson sings songs by Mahler and Schumann in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm.
January 31st, Wednesday: Concert Il gran teatro del mond features Belgium’s soprano Sophie Junker and Spain’s tenor Juan Sancho plus Spain’s Accademia del Piacere ensemble with conductor Fahmi Alqhai performing operatic arias by the Spanish and Italian baroque composers in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm.

Events in Krakow in February 2018 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Most Valuable. The Princes Czartoryski Collection.

 Roughly 350 exhibits from Krakow’s famed Czartoryski Museum, including some of the most valuable items, e.g. Rembrandt’s ‘Landscape with the Good Samaritan’. A cross-section of the Czartoryski collections, the show contains not only works of art but also antiquities, memorabilia connected with great men and Polish history, documents, and ancient functional art.
The
Arsenal building at 8 Pijarska street, till April 8th, 2018.

#heritage.

 A bold attempt to define the true Polish national identity through works of art, varied memorabilia, artifacts, etc.
Main building of the National Museum in Krakow at 1, 3 Maja street till January 7th, 2018. 


Krakow Festivals
Krakow Lajkonik parade
Hardly a month passes in Krakow without some time-honored occasion for common festivities or colorful ceremony. Krakow residents have their own unique way of celebrating
Christmas, carnival, Easter etc. The city is also famous in Poland for its many spectacular festivals unknown elsewhere, such as the wild Lajkonik parade (see the picture above). 
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Krakow's music 
The city resounds with music of every kind. Its lively club scene is divided between hip-hop, house, funky, techno, traditional rock and still more traditional jazz. And demanding audience may choose among frequent concerts and recitals of classical music. 
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Krakow Theater
Krakow features prominently on the theater map of Europe. Its legendary National Stary Theater counts among the continent’s best companies of players. As the rest of the city's repertory theaters it runs several playhouses of varied capacity. 
 
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Krakow Nightlife 
There is no shortage of places to drink, eat, and stay merry late into the night in Krakow. 
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Sport in Krakow 
You can see the best soccer in the country. Or try paragliding instead.  
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Krakow's Regular Culture Events
There are over fifty culture festivals in Krakow every single year. Some of them have been held for decades, some are relatively fresh calendar entries. Among the most prestigious such events count the
Music in Old Krakow’ International Festival, the International Biennial of Architecture, the International Graphic Art Triennial, and the Krakow Film Festival. 
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Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine
Museums in Krakow
Krakow boasts the best collections in Poland, and some of its treasures are the envy of every museum in the world. 

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Opera in Krakow 
The new Krakow Opera House, seat of the Krakow Opera Company, boasts three auditoriums, being the city's most popular venue for opera, operetta, and ballet shows. 
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Krakow Folk Traditions
Krakow region has always been rich in colorful folk traditions, handed down from generation to generation, with almost every village cultivating its own set of time-honored customs. Nowadays, as new lifestyles spread, some ancient practices are dead but many flourish. 
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Krakow Food Festivals

 

 
Selected events and festivals in Krakow this year

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Krakow is Poland's tourist Mecca, and also a gateway to many other must-see sites in the region.


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