"The Orange Alternative" Foundation has existed since July 2007. One of the Foundation`s main goals has been to collect, preserve, describe and promote the history and heritage of the Polish legendary artistic and opposition movement from the 1980`s, that is worldwide known as the "Orange Alternative". Its other goals include among others: international artistic and cultural exchange, promoting art and artists, preserving natural environment and animal welfare. The principal registration numbers of the Foundation are:
REGISTRAR No: 0000285669
From October 8th till 30th, an exhibition of Waldemar "Major" Fydrych`s paintings took place in Gallery XX1 in Warsaw, Despite the difficulties caused by the epidemics, its official opening took place in an "open formula", with the artist present and welcoming guests onsite until late hours.
We are happy to announce that the children`s book on Father Boym "How Michał from Lviv traveled to China" written by professor Monika Miazek-Męczyńska is already available in print. One thousand printed copies will be distributed for free among public school libraries.
One thousand printed copies will be distributed for free among public school libraries. The book received financing of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, The Fund for Promotion of Culture.
The e-book version of this publication (Polish language only) is available for download at this link.
With a great pleasure we inform that our application to the program "Literature" of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage requesting financial support for a publication of a children`s book (ages 8 to 12) about Michał Boym, SI, a great Polish scientist, seventeen century jesuit and missionary to China, has been qualified to receive public support.
Over the period of its existence the Foundation has often cooperated with public institutions, including the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, National Audiovisual Institute NINA and National Center for Culture, while executing projects and reporting on time to account for all public monies received for such activities.I n addition the Foundation has been regularly assisting other Polish and foreign institutions in preparation of expositions about the Orange Alternative. To learn more about our current and past activities, please read the folder WHAT WE DO!