#onekrk Community Showcase Event Programme

Bringing Foreigners & Locals Together

The programme has now been published for the #onekrk Community Showcase event, co-hosted by Kraków Expats Directory, which takes place this Saturday, 25th February, at Pauza in Garden.


14:00-14:45   SIETAR Welcome Workshop
The Society for Intercultural Training And Research,  Polska (SIETAR) open the day with a workshop exploring – ‘How do you get to know people in different countries?’  What factors determine levels of openness towards other? How can we create more smiles on the streets of Kraków together?

15:00-15:45   Collaborate, Kraków
A community dedicated to networking and helping expats living in Kraków to volunteer. Featuring presentations by Informator dla cudzoziemców (info-migrator.pl) Kraków and by Internationaler Bund Polska Foundation.

16:00-16:30    Open Coffee Kraków
Organisations or individuals present in 1-2 minutes what they do, why they do it and how to work with them.  (Register here: or sign-up at the event on a first come, first served basis.)

16:30-17:00   BREAK / NETWORKING
Get to know more about various initiatives and organisations contributing to the cultural and business scenes in Kraków.

Share – on video –  your comments, support and feedback regarding #onekrk, the city’s Open Kraków (Otwarty Kraków) programme, issues or concerns affecting foreigners/expats, together with your opinions on local life and culture in Kraków in general, with a video booth provided by Kraków TV.


17:00-18:00    The Krakowist Showcase
Featuring presentations by Your Roots In Poland and Eataway.

18:00-19:00   FuckUp Nights Kraków:  “Failures Anonymous”
Why is failure so sexy? Emilia, co-host and organiser of #FUNKRK will talk to you about the global movement and its cross-cultural appeal, share a fuckup or two, and present you with the launch of a new and mysterious meetup: “Failures Anonymous.”

 A taste of   TEDxKazimierz
Brought to you by Richard Lucas and the TEDxKazimierz Team:
Please note this is *not* a licensed TEDxKazimierz event; but it will feature icebreakers, one or two short TED talks followed with discussion, Q&A, and more information about our activities in Kraków—a format you might be familiar from our regular monthly meetups.

20:00-20:30   Kraków Standup Comedy presents Peadar de Burca
Standup comedian, humor columnist for Gazeta Wyborcza and Elle Poland.

20:30-21:30    Kraków Expats Directory presents Talking Dog International
Hosted by David McGirr and featuring a variety of performances and presentations using the Talking Dog/Gadający Pies format.

21:30-23:00   After Party

What is #onekrk ?
One Kraków is a new  initiative bringing together foreigners and locals in Krakow who work to improve life for all in the city.  You can read more about it here.

Inspired by the Open Kraków (Otwarty Kraków) programme, a number of the most active organisations representing foreigners and serving locals in Kraków are coming together to launch this one-of-a-kind event for all to enjoy.

Join us for a dynamic and entertaining day featuring workshops, presentations, interactive activities, thoughtful discussion, and (of course) plenty of networking and open-mic components.

New and existing initiatives led by and for both the local and international communities will be showcased, along with the diversity and cultural richness that we all love and appreciate in Kraków. See what’s happening in the community, and maybe even meet someone new. There’s always more to discover in Kraków, so come check us out.  Let’s see if Kraków really is a small world, after all. 

Community Consultation
Unfortunately, more than 4 months into the city’s Open Kraków (Otwarty Kraków) programme there has been no consultation with the foreigners community here in Kraków.

We will be offering opportunities  for audience participation and a chance to share – on video –  your comments, support and feedback regarding the wider Open Kraków programme.  The comments will be fed back to the Open Kraków (Otwarty Kraków) programme implementation team.

Essential Info

 icon-day  Saturday 25th February
 icon-time 2pm-11pm 

 icon-location Pauza in the Garden,  Rajska 12, Kraków

 icon-facebook-alt Facebook Event 

 icon-facebook #onekrk on Facebook

 Use the Hashtag #onekrk to join in the discussion.


HOSTS (the #onekrk team):
Collaborate, Krakow!
FuckUp Nights Krakow
Kraków Expats Directory
Richard Lucas (TEDxKazimierz Curator) + TEDxKazimierz Team
Krakow TV
Kraków Standup Comedy
Open Coffee Krk
The Krakowist

Krakow Post
omgkrk (#omgkrk)


Additional notes:

  • The event will be held in English.
  • The programme is subject to change.

Please use the contact form below or email openkraków@krakówexpats.pl to share any comments, feedback or
highlight any specific Expat/Foreigners in Kraków issues in particular or the Open Kraków (Otwarty Kraków) initiative in general.

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