2012 was announced
The year of Janusz Korczak (resolution of the Sejm of September 16, 2011)
In the year of Fr. Piotr Skarga (resolution of the Sejm of September 16, 2011)
The Year of Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (resolution of the Sejm of September 16, 2011)
The European Year of Active Aging (European Parliament resolution of 7 July 2011)
Events in Poland
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January 1 - an amendment to the Animal Protection Act entered into force.
January 8 - the 20th final of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity took place.
January 24 - Six-month-old Magdalena Waśniewska was killed in Sosnowiec.
January 26 - Poland signed ACTA.
January 29 - The National Stadium in Warsaw was opened.
February 2 - Archbishop Wacław Depo's ingress to the Metropolitan of Częstochowa.
February 9 - the funeral of Polish Nobel Prize winner Wisława Szymborska took place at the Rakowicki Cemetery in Krakow.
February 29 - the first match took place at the National Stadium in Warsaw. Poland drew 0-0 with Portugal.
March 3 - as a result of a head-on collision of two passenger trains near Szczekociny, 16 people died and 57 were injured.
March 24 - Maria Skłodowska-Curie Bridge was opened in Warsaw.
April 21 - protests in Warsaw against the fact that Telewizja Trwam was not granted a place on the 1st TV multiplex.
April 29 - TVP2 broadcast the last edition of the music game show Szansa na succes.
May 11 - the Sejm passed the so-called pension reform, extending and gradually equalizing the retirement age of men and women to 67 years.
May 16 - former Civic Platform deputy Beata Sawicka was sentenced to three years' imprisonment. The court found her guilty of paid protection, demanding and accepting a bribe.
May 17 - sea ferry accident in Gdynia, the ship hit a coastal crane, 3 people were injured.
1st of June:
the President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, signed a pension law extending the retirement age to 67 years.
The First and Second Programs of Polish Television started broadcasting in high definition.
June 5 - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk dismissed Jacek Paszkiewicz from the position of head of the National Health Fund.
June 6 - at the Powązki Military Cemetery in Warsaw, the urn with the ashes of Kazimierz Deyna, who died tragically in 1989 in the USA, was buried.
The European Football Championship - Euro 2012 has started.
"Rainbow" was erected at Zbawiciela Square in Warsaw.
July 14 - a tornado passed over Poland. 1 person was killed, 10 people were injured. The storm has brought destruction.
July 17 - "Puls Biznesu" revealed the recordings of the conversation between Władysław Serafin, the head of agricultural circles, considered to be a close associate of Waldemar Pawlak, with Władysław Łukasik, former president of the Agricultural Market Agency. The interview probably took place in January and reveals a number of irregularities committed by PSL members.
19 July - Puls 2 channel, owned by Telewizja Puls, started broadcasting. Previously, a control image was displayed around the clock.
July 24 - fire at Turów Power Plant. The cause was a coal dust explosion. Two energy blocks were burning. Four people were injured as a result of the fire.
The District Prosecutor's Office in Katowice discontinued the investigation into the disaster at the Wujek-Śląsk mine in Ruda Śląska nearly three years ago. Investigators did not find a link between human actions and the disaster in which 20 miners were killed.
The Central Statistical Office published the detailed results of the 2011 National Census of Population and Housing, which showed that on the reference date of the census, ie March 31, 2011, the actual population of Poland was 38 511 824 people.
July 31 - Stanisław Kalemba joined the government of Donald Tusk.
August 17 - Moscow Patriarch and