The Rabka Festival 2017 will be held on 12-15 July 2017

Workshops and meetings for children will be organised in the morning, afternoon, and evening on all days of the festival. Meetings and presentations for the adults (parents, librarians, and teachers) will be held in Liceum im. Romera (Secondary School) from 10am to 3pm on 14 July (Friday).

Admission to all festival events is free. Participation in the workshops requires registration at the Miejskia Biblioteka Publiczna w Rabce-Zdroju (i.e. Rabka Public Library) by phone: +48 18 2677 449, e-mail: rabkabiblioteka@wp.pl or in person).

The process of registration is divided into two rounds to 20 June (2/3 participants) from 9 July (1/3 participants)

Festival venues:

Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna [Public Library in Rabka], ul. Orkana 27 (Railway Station)
Muzeum im. Władysława Orkana (Museum in the Old Church), ul. Orkana 2
Pracownia teatru „Rabcio” [Studio of the Rabcio Theatre], ul. Podhalańska 6
Akademia Malarstwa na Szkle [Glass Painting School], ul. Sądecka 6
Muzeum Górali i Zbójników [Museum of Highlanders and Highwaymen], ul. Sądecka 4
Pracownia Ceramiczna Klajser-Majster [Klajser-Majster Pottery Studio], ul. Sądecka 15
Altana „Pod  Grzybkiem” [The Bower “under the Mushroom”], Park Zdrojowy [City Park] Amfiteatr [Amphitheatre], ul. Chopina 17
Zakład Przyrodoleczniczy (Natural Therapy Centre) – “Wypoczywalnia”, 1st floor, ul. Orkana 49
”Śnieżka” Cinema, ul. Nowy Świat 8
„Pod Aniołem” Gallery, ul Parkowa 5
Centralna Stacja Ratunkowa Grupy Podhalańskiej GOPR (Central GOPR Mountain Rescue Station), al. Tysiąclecia1

Children’s programme

12 July 2017, Wednesday

HourEvent
9:30 am
Studio in the Rabcio Doll Theatre
Janina Handzel-Karpus: Time Capsule – Let’s Make Masks from Different Periods – doll-making workshops (6–12 years)
9:30 am
Glass Painting Academy
Natalia Klęsk, Małgorzata Wójtowicz-Wierzbicka: Blue Prints, or the Adventures of a Wooden Block – dyeing workshop (8–12 years)
9:30 am
Municipal Public Library
Katarzyna Zych: Step by Step, with the Dragon Ahead – let’s make a module fairy tale (3–5 years)
9:30 am
Pod Aniołem Gallery
Katarzyna Ceklarz, Agata Stasik: Tale of the Dragons from the Mountains and workshop That Bit of the Dragon in Every One of Us (8–12 years)
09:30 amŚnieżka Cinema
Tomasz Samojlik: All You Wanted to Know about Pompik the Wisent, but There Was Nobody to Ask, meeting with the author, combined with film screening (5–12 years)
11:00 amMunicipal Public Library
Official Opening of the Rabka Festival 2017
11:30 amMunicipal Public Library
Opening of an exhibition of book illustrations by Emilia Dziubak; Who Painted such Lovely Books for Martin Widmark, a meeting with Emilia Dziubak (illustrator), Marta Dybula (translator), moderated by: Barbara Gawryluk (8–12 years)
13:00 pmNatural Therapy Centre
Opening of “My Dream Exhibition” and “In the Footsteps of Polish Explorers” exhibitions, guided visit with curators.
2:30 pmMunicipal Public Library
Łukasz Wierzbicki: Cycling across Africa, Motorbiking to China, or What Fascinates me in Explorers (8–16 years)
4:00 pmMunicipal Public Library
Tomasz Samojlik, Adam Wajrak: Oż ty w dziuplę! Wajrak and Samojlik on Wild Forest Life (6–100 years)
7:00 pmThe “Mushroom” Bower (Altana Pod Grzybkiem)
Goodnight reads. Radosław Krzyżowski reads an excerpt of Gianni Rodari’s "Gelsomino w krainie kłamczuchów".

13 July 2017, Thursday

HourEvent
9:30 am
Glass Painting Academy
Kristina Norvilaite: I Love Music – let’s compose music with wooden blocks and model instruments (6–8 years)
9:30 am
Municipal Public Library
Alexander Steffensmeier: Me and Matylda – illustration workshop (5–10 years)
9:30 am
Pod Aniołem Gallery
Marta Woszczak: Adventure with Adventure – book and botany workshop (5–8 years)
9:30 am
Centrum Zdrowia i Urody
Łukasz Wierzbicki – „Niezbędnik podróżnika” – workshop (6–12 years)
9:30 am
Headquarters of the Podhale Group of the Polish Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue (GOPR), al. Tysiąclecia 1
Lawn Climbing and Meeting with the GOP Are Rescuers – open-air workshop for children with Piotr Karski, author of W góry! (Mountains: let’s go!) (8–12 years)
11:00 am
Studio in the Rabcio Doll Theatre
Janina Handzel-Karpus: Time Capsule – Let’s Make Masks from Different Periods, doll-making workshops (6–12 years)
11:00 amŚnieżka Cinema
How a Book Turned into a Film: meeting and discussion on How Book Became Film with Marcin Szczygielski and director Mariusz Palej (8-100 years)
2:30 amMunicipal Public Library
The Adventures of Tru Bunny: meeting with book’s author Barbara Kosmowska and illustrator Emilia Dziubak (6–12 years),hosted by Katarzyna Stoparczyk
4:00 pmMunicipal Public Library
Why do we Love to be Afraid? Meeting with Marcin Szczygielski (10–100 years)
7:00 pmThe “Mushroom” Bower (Altana Pod Grzybkiem)
Goodnight reads: Marcin Szczygielski czyta fragmenty swojej książki "Czarownica piętro niżej"

14 July 2017, Friday

HourEvent
9:30 am
Municipal Public Library
Into the Sea: graphic workshop for children with Piotr Karski, author of W morze! (8–12 years)
9:30 am
Glass Painting Academy
Joanna Krzyżanek: In the Henhouse of Adele the Chicken: literary and graphic workshop (5–8 years)
9:30 am
Amphitheatre – main stage
Piotr Kolecki: My Dream Adventure – let’s record a CD with a musical interpretation of a tale (10–12 years)
11:00 am
Natural Medicine Centre
Sylwia Żółkiewska: let’s make multimedia smartphone and tablet (10-14 years)
11:00 am
Municipal Public Library
Sigute Chlebinskaite: The Land of Books (5–8 years)
11:00 am
Amphitheatre – rehearsal hall
Krystyna Chołoniewska: Between a Tale and Play: let’s make a script for the radio
11:00 am
Glass Painting Academy
Aleksandra Woldańska-Płocińska: What Vehicle Would you Take for your Great Adventure? (3–5 years)
2:30 pmMunicipal Public Library
Alexander Steffensmeier: How I Became an Illustrator
2:30 pm
Natural Medicine Centre
Tomasz Samojlik: How to Become a Comic Book Prodigy in 40 Simple Steps? (12–16 years)
4:00 pmMunicipal Public Library
Anna Czerwińska-Rydel: To Capture the Crown and Find the Treasure: a meeting about books on Wanda Rutkiewicz and Jerzy Kukuczka (8–100 years)
4:00 pmNatural Therapy Centre (Zakład Przyrodoleczniczy)
Troublemaking is an Adventure! – a workshop with Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało on her book "Nikt nas nie upomni" (7–10 years)
7:00 pmThe “Mushroom” Bower (Altana Pod Grzybkiem)
Goodnight reads: Juliusz Chrząstkowski reads excerpts from Anna Czerwińska-Rydel’s tale of Wanda Rutkiewicz "Pięć skarbów pod wielkim śniegiem"

15 lipca 2017, Saturday

HourEvent
8:30 amŚnieżka Cinema, "Kino Śnieżka”
Screening of W pustyni i w puszczy (In Desert and Wilderness, 1973, parts 1 and 2), dir. by Władysław Ślesicki
9:30 am
Natural Medicine Centre
Joanna Krzyżanek: The Fantastic Kitchen of Ignaś Ziółko – literary and tailoring workshop (6–10 years)
9:30 am
Museum of Highlanders and Brigands
Seeking the Highwaymen’s Treasure: family game in the open (5–12 years)
9:30 am
Amphitheatre – rehearsal hall
Marta Kolecka-Hordziej: You Too Can Be a Great Artist: frottage (rubbing) workshop for children (6–12 years)
09:30 am
Klajster Majster Workshop
Grażyna Habieda: The Path to Adventure: ceramic workshop (6–12 years)
09:30 am
Municipal Public Library
Sigute Chlebinskaite: The Land of Books (7–12 years)
09:30 am
Pod Aniołem Gallery
Marta and Cezary Skrocki: Matylda the Cow in Rabka: let’s make an animated movie, with participation of Alexander Steffensmeier (8–12 years)
11:00 pm
Municipal Public Library
(Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna)
Set Your Course for Adventure! Let's Go Treasure Hunting with Heroes of Kroniki Archeo Series –meeting with Agnieszka Stelmaszyk

11:00 pm
Amphitheatre
Monika Rzonca: Holiday Adventure in Rabka painting in the open air (5–12 years)
11:00 pm
Natural Medicine Centre
Wojciech Rzadek: In Desert and Wilderness board game competition (8–100 years)
2:30 pmMunicipal Public Library
Mamuśka, Tsatsiki i ośmiornice: a meeting with Moni Nilsson hosted by Barbara Gawryluk (8–12 years)
4:00 pmPublic Library in Rabka (Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna)
meeting with Rafał Kosik
7:00 pmThe “Mushroom” Bower (Altana Pod Grzybkiem)
Goodnight reads: Dorota Segda reads an excerpt from Moni Nilsson’s "Tsatsiki i Mamuśka".

Admission to all festival events is free. Registration is required to the workshops for children indicated in orange, please register at the Municipal Public Library on or after 19 June 2017.

The festival will be accompanied by:

* Exhibitions:

– of book illustrations by Emilia Dziubak (in the Library)

– In the Footsteps of Polish Explorers – an interactive exhibition prepared during children’s workshops (Natural Therapy Centre)

* In the Footsteps of Explorers city game (Park Zdrojowy, City Park, Saturday, 15 July, from 10am to 6pm)

* Reading Room “Under the Lime Tree” (Park Zdrojowy, City Park, daily from 11am to 2:30pm)

*  “The Cellar of Mysteries” escape room (Train Station Building, entrances daily at 11am and 3pm)

Programme for adults

HourEvent
09.30 amopening of the meeting
09.40 amAnna Czabanowska-Wróbel: Latest Tendencies in Researching Children’s and Young Adult Literature
10.00 amSylwia Żółkiewska: The Use of New Media for Promotion of Readership
10.20 amMarcin Szczygielski: How I Write for Teenagers
10.40 amAnna Maria Czernow: The Magic of Fantasy for the Young
11.00 amAnna Czerwińska-Rydel: In a Quest for a Hero: Biographies Young People Want?
11.20 - 11.40 amcoffee break
11.40 amTomasz Majkowski: The Time of “Worlds – Tales”. Book among New Media.
middayBiserka Cejovic: Games in the Work of a Teacher and Librarian
12.20 pmTomasz Samojlik: Developing Sensitivity to the Environment in New Forms of Children’s Literature (Picture Book, Leporello, Comic)
12.40 pmJoanna Krzyżanek: Unorthodox Workshops in the Library: from Idea to Completion
1:00 - 1:40 pmlunch break
1:40 pmMoni Nilsson: Should the World Spin around Children?
2:10 pmWriters of Literature for Children – What are They Really Like? Barbara Gawryluk, author of Wanda Chotomska. Nie mam nic do ukrycia and Olga Szmidt, author of Kownacka. Ta od Plastusia; discussion moderated by Katarzyna Stoparczyk
3:00 - 6:00 pmSylwia Żółkiewska: Applications and Mobile Games in the Library (workshop, limited number of seats, registration at haberny@agencjaoko.pl required, registration opens on 22 May 2017)

Participation in the presentations for adults is free and does not require registration, unless otherwise stated. Nonetheless, we would be grateful if you could inform the organiser about your intention to participate by emailing haberny@agencjaoko.pl – this will let us welcome you appropriately, and certainly provide sufficient seating and materials.

Realizacja: shoconcept.com