Order of the White Eagle for Wojciech Kilar2012-05-03

Composer Wojciech Kilar received the Order of the White Eagle from the President of the Republic of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski in recognition of his service to Polish culture.

The ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on May 3.

Wojciech Kilar Winner of a Golden Fryderyk2012-04-27

Today Polish Television Channel 2 will be broadcasting the Fryderyk Awards gala ceremony. It will be worth watching the moment in which Wojciech Kilar will receive a Golden Fryderyk Lifetime Achievement Award!

Apart from Wojciech Kilar, awards will also by received by Tomasz Stańko and Marek Karewicz. The awards ceremony will be held in Warsaw and the transmission of the gala begins at 19:05. The Fryderyk Awards were given for the first time on March 19, 1995 in the Polish Theatre in Warsaw. In the category of classical music Golden Fryderyks were awarded to: Władysław Szpilman, Antoni Wit, Krystian Zimerman, Ewa Michnik, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jerzy Maksymiuk