Festival Committee

PolArt 2018 Brisbane is a not-for-profit entity and is responsibly managed by a committee comprised of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers.

We bring together a range of skills and qualifications from our professional careers as well as longstanding experience in organising Polish community events and festivals.

The Festival is financed by the generosity of corporate sponsors, the Polish community, government and private grants with all money raised used to pay for the costs incurred in staging the Festival.

All contribution is on a voluntary basis and any profit made from the Festival will support the running of future PolArt festivals.

Our wish is to enrich the broad community through the artistic and cultural programs of PolArt 2018 Brisbane, thus leaving a lasting legacy for future Australian generations.

The Festival Committe is thrilled to announce that Mr Michał Kołodziejski, Poland’s Ambassador to Australia, has agreed to be Patron of PolArt 2018 Brisbane.
Michał Kołodziejski

Michał Kołodziejski

Ambassador of Poland and Patron of PolArt 2018 Brisbane

Henryk Kurylewski

Henryk Kurylewski

Founding President & Artistic Director

Biography

Agnieszka Kowal

Agnieszka Kowal

Assistant to the Artistic Director & Fashion

Alice Langford

Alice Langford

Vice President

Kasia Kurylewska

Kasia Kurylewska

Secretary (Minutes)

Fr Andrzej Kołaczkowski

Fr Andrzej Kołaczkowski

Festival Chaplain

Iwona Rafalski

Iwona Rafalski

Treasurer

Ula Nadstazik

Ula Nadstazik

Secretary (Communications) & Literature

Committee Members

Chris Dutkowski

Chris Dutkowski

Committee President

Aneta Bałon

Aneta Bałon

Music & Children's Day

Dorota Szweryn

Dorota Szweryn

Music

Krysia Dutkowski

Krysia Dutkowski

Children's Day

Theresa Lauf

Theresa Lauf

Music

Malwina Hoppe

Malwina Hoppe

Fund Raising & Social Events

Sylvia Iskra

Sylvia Iskra

Cuisine

Dorota Nazarewicz

Dorota Nazarewicz

Music

Andrzej Kosiński

Andrzej Kosiński

Theatre

Robert Kosiński

Robert Kosiński

Venues

Gosia Urbanowicz

Gosia Urbanowicz

Committee

Halina Winters

Halina Winters

Committee

Emily Majewski

Emily Majewski

Accommodation, Blog, & Social Events

Nicole Majewski

Nicole Majewski

Accommodation, Fund Raising, & Social Events

Marcin Metter

Marcin Metter

Webmaster

Margaret Skubisz

Margaret Skubisz

Cuisine & Film

Ania Ślusarczyk

Ania Ślusarczyk

Accommodation & Children's Day

Jolanta Szymczyk

Jolanta Szymczyk

Visual Arts

Szczepan Urbanowicz

Szczepan Urbanowicz

Visual Arts

Justyna Farbotko

Justyna Farbotko

Fashion

Jessica Fijal

Jessica Fijal

'Henio' Lottery Coordinator

Daryl Wearne

Daryl Wearne

Committee

Ania Urbanowicz

Ania Urbanowicz

Grants