It is one of the most active Polish public life institutions. The Office organises the prestigious musical Festivals Misteria Paschalia, Sacrum Profanum, Opera Rara and the Krakow Film Music Festival, as well as literary events – the Miłosz and Conrad Festivals. The Office is also the promoter of such cultural projects as the International Independent Cinema Festival NETIA OFF CAMERA, as well as the ICE Classic and ICE Jazz cycles. The Krakow Festival Office is also the publisher of Karnet magazine, operator of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre and the Krakow Film Commission. The operational strategy of the Office also includes interdisciplinary projects associated with the Krakow UNESCO City of Literature programme. Moreover, the Office manages the InfoKraków Tourist Information Network and runs web portals such as Krakow.travel and Kids in Krakow. The work of the Krakow Festival Office also includes initiatives for the development of creative industries (the Festival Cities Network), cultural and business tourism, the meetings industry (the Krakow Network initiative) and leisure time industry.
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F.A.I.T. presents art in alternative spaces and unusual formats. Its leading activity is a gallery of contemporary art, but F.A.I.T. also implements projects of different nature. Is involved in film production, radio programs and developing an archive of oral history of the Krakow art community from the 1950s to the present day. F.A.I.T. realised, among others, “Radio Głosy” an internet radio about art and culture (2016), film “Comes True” dedicated to Jerzy Bereś (2012), a series of exhibitions “The Campaign of Revaluating Abstraction” researching the phenomenon of returning to abstract painting and traditions of modernism in contemporary art (2009). F.A.I.T. also develops its own collection of contemporary art.
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