Gdansk

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Pomeranian Voivodeship

Donald Tusk in Athens for Democracy Forum Oct. 9-10

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will visit Athens on Wednesday and Thursday after an invitation by the Athens Democracy Forum.
On Wednesday, Tusk will meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at 3 p.m., before addressing the Forum at 6.10 p.m. and meeting with Athens Mayor Costas Bakoyannis at 7.40 p.m.

EU27 sign Rome Summit declaration

Leaders hailed the visionary “war generation” of leaders from old foes France and Germany who signed the Treaty of Rome in the same room on March 25, 1957, along with Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; some offered personal memories of their own generation’s debts to the expanding European Union.

Weeping Poles mark Shakespeare's 400th deathday

Four hundred weeping Poles took to the streets on April 23 in a symbolic funeral parade to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.
 
The volunteer thespians in full Elizabethan attire, weeping dramatically in Shakespeare's honour, wove through the streets of the city of Gdansk pretending to pull their hair and tear at their clothes in grief.
 

Bulgaria President to Attend WWII Conference in Poland

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is due to take part in an international conference held in Gdansk, Poland to mark 70 years since the end of World War Two.

President Plevneliev is to be among the speakers in a discussion about the lessons Europe and the world learned after the war, his press office has said.