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FOCUS:: Remembering the 1944 Warsaw Uprising

04.08.2022 21:00
On August 1st Warsaw and Poland remebmbered the outbreak of the Warsaw Rising of 1944, the heroic drive against the Nazis which ended in the annihilation of the Polish capital 
Varsovians singing Uprising songs
Varsovians singing Uprising songsZbigniew Furman/MPW

On the night of August 1st,  Varsovians gather in Piłsudski Square, in the centre of the Polish capital, to listen and sing along to songs that accompanied the freedom fighters in 1944.The annual concert,is  called "Warszawiacy Śpiewaja Niezakazane Piosenki" -Varsovians sing un- forbidden songs- and has become something of a tradition,initiated by the Museum of the Warsaw Rising..