Festival Committee

PolArt 2018 is a not-for-profit entity 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 contributions are voluntary and any profit made from the Festival will support the running of future PolArt festivals.

Our wish is to enrich the broader community through the artistic and cultural program of PolArt 2018, leaving a lasting legacy for all Australians.

Festival Patron

Ambasador-RP-w-Australii

His Excellency Mr Michał Kołodziejski

Polish Ambassador to Australia

Executive Committee

Henryk-Kurylewski

Henryk Kurylewski

Founding President & Artistic Director

Chris-Dutkowski

Chris Dutkowski

Committee President

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Alice Langford

Vice President

Agnieszka-Kowal

Agnieszka Kowal

Assistant to the Artistic Director & Fashion

Iwona-Rafalski

Iwona Rafalski

Treasurer

Kasia-Kurylewska

Kasia Kurylewska

Secretary (Minutes)

Ursula-Nadstazik

Ula Nadstazik

Secretary (Communications) & Literature

Sub-Committee Members

Aneta-Bałon

Aneta Bałon

Music & Children’s Day

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Melissa Biedak

Media & Marketing

Krysia-Dutkowski

Krysia Dutkowski

Children’s Day

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Justyna Farbotko

Fashion

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Jessica Fijal

‘Henio’ Lottery Coordinator

Malwina-Hoppe

Malwina Hoppe

Fund Raising & Social Events

Sylvia-Iskra

Sylvia Iskra

Cuisine

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Emma Kłoda

Media & Marketing

Fr-Andrzej-Kołaczkowski

Fr Andrzej Kołaczkowski

Festival Chaplain

Andrzej-Kosiński

Andrzej Kosiński

Theatre

Robert-Kosiński

Robert Kosiński

Venues

Theresa-Lauf

Theresa Lauf

Music

Emi-Majewski

Emily Majewski

Accommodation, Blog & Social Events

Niki-Majewski

Nicole Majewski

Accommodation, Fund Raising & Social Events

Marcin-Metter

Marcin Metter

Webmaster

Dorota-Nazarewicz

Dorota Nazarewicz

Music

Margaret-Skubisz

Margaret Skubisz

Cuisine & Film

Ania-Ślusarczyk

Ania Ślusarczyk

Accommodation & Children’s Day

Dorota-Szweryn

Dorota Szweryn

Music

Jolanta-Szymczyk

Jolanta Szymczyk

Visual Arts

Szczepan-Urbanowicz

Szczepan Urbanowicz

Visual Arts

Daryl Wearne

Daryl Wearne

Scheduling