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This is final presentation about Lublin, prepared in the project eTwinning This is where I live.

This is final presentation about Lublin, prepared in the project eTwinning This is where I live.

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  • 1. In the maps of Europe
  • 2. The bugle call Lublin is placed in the eastern part of Poland. This capital of province is put over Bystrzyca.Lublin is the member of ‘Union of Polish Metropolis’.
  • 3. InformationsLublin is province capital Lublin, put on theLublin Upland, on the river Bystrzyca.It lies in the eastern part of Poland.The city has 348 961 inhabitantsIts area is 147km².The average annual temperature is + 8.0C .July is the warmest month, with the +18,7Caverage temperature, the coldest is January --5.0CLublin is divided into 27 districts, and for There are many interesting and historicthose present Krzysztof Żuk is its president. building to see. Lublin is interesting city.
  • 4. In 1317, king Władysław Łokietek granted Lublin the city rights.In 1385 there was a very important historical event in Lublin -the act of union between Poland and Lituania was signed. Lublin isa very old town. It has many historical monuments . Lublin has abeautiful old city as well as many historical churches.
  • 5. Long, long time ago the Polish king Stefan Batory gave up his royal privilege to judge the nobility and established the Crown Tribunal - thehighest court of appeal for noblemen. With time the fairness of the verdicts has been questioned more and more often. The wealthier the partythe bigger the possibility of winning the case. One of the two tribunal courts was located in Lublin, city in eastern Poland.Once upon a time there was a poor widow. She lived on what little land she had inherited from her late husband. A wealthy nobleman fromŻytomierz called Kurdwanowski raided widows property, robbed what he could and burned the rest, knowing full well that with no malefamily members alive nobody would defend her. The woman went to city court and demanded compensation but she lost her case. Her lastchance was to appeal to tribunal court.Kurdwanowski arrived to Lublin with a retinue of henchmen and pouch full of gold. The bench gathered and the appellate proceeding began.Invoking Gods name the judges announced the verdict. The magnate won again although it was blatant injustice. The exasperated womanwrung her hands and exclaimed: "Even the devils would have pronounced the fairer verdict!". The judges pretended they didnt hear the insultand filed out of the courtroom.That night at midnight the strangest cortège arrived before the Crown Tribunals building. Big black fiery horses were stamping the groundand snorting impatiently. Elegantly clad gentlemen stepped out of the magnificent carriages. They entered the tribunal to once again examinethe widows case. A court writer they woke up and called to attend the case noticed with a trembling heart that under their long black robesthe hooves could be seen and from under their ornate feathered hats the horns were peeking out. Before the writer decided what to do a newverdict was pronounced, this time to the poor womans advantage. The nobleman was to give her back what he took and pay for the damage.To emphasize the statement the devil slammed his hand on the table leaving the scorched mark on its surface. Some say that it was his way ofsigning the verdict and he burned the parchment through.Seeing that the devils announced a fair judgement when people in his name didnt, the Jesus on the cross averted his face in shame from thescene and shed the tears of blood.Before the first cock crowed to announce a new day the party had vanished.The news of the devils trial spread quickly through the city and people gathered around the tribunal. The unfair judges fell down the stairs intheir hurry to the next trial breaking their legs. The cheering crowd moved the crucifix to the St Michael The Archangel church, where itremained until the church was taken down.
  • 6. Old Town
  • 7. The castle was bulit in the XII century. Inthe XIII century the tower was bulit,which today is a monument. It is the oldestbuilding in this area. When the Polish kingswere restored by the castle, it becamemodern. The castle also held parliament.Today it is a museun.
  • 8. This brick building with its history dates back to the XIV century. After danger for the city of the Tartar invasion in 1341 it was decided to surround the city walls and gates attached to them. One of them is the Cracow Gate, which derives its name from the Tract and the suburbs, which led.
  • 9. Crown Court replaced the old wooden town hall, burnt down in 1389. Since 1578 it houses the Crown Court (highest court for the nobility of Little Poland and Rus). In the XVIII century, it was rebuilt by Domenico Merlini. Now there is a Registry Office
  • 10. Lublin is the largest academic center in eastern Poland. Catholic University of Lublin Medical University of Lublin Agricultural University in Lublin Maria Curie-SkłodowskaLublin University of Technology University
  • 11. Europe Day On 9 and 11-13 May 2012, Lublin The Night of Culture. City Office and Regional European Lublin – Gate of the East Information Centre organise Vth250 events, 3000 authors, 230 edition of Lublin Europe Day, theUkrainian artists, 50 unique Polish- event aimed to commemorate theUkrainian projects, 4 km Avenue of establishment of EuropeanCultures, 10 music spaces, 8 theatre Community.stages, 2 cinema zones, dozens ofexhibitions, public space interventions– that is what the sixth edition of theNight of Culture (2/3 June 2012) isgoing to offer. The event will mark theopening of the European CultureStadium which will link Lublin andRzeszów - two cities which are locatednear Polish-Ukrainian border and whichparticipate in cultural preparations forEuro 2012.
  • 12. The Jagiellonian Fair seeks to creativelycombine traditional Merchant Fair withcontemporary Cultural Fair. It is the most unique in the country meetingof artists, artisans and craftsmen as well aslovers of culture, tradition or good fun.Three days with knights tournaments, oldPolish games, folk music and theatre.Exhibition stalls featuring a wealth of hand-made items, including textiles, ceramics andpottery, lace, sculptures and paintings.The Jagiellonian Fair picks up the traditionof 15th and 16th century Lublin fairs, whichattracted merchants and artists from allcorners of our country, Europe and evenAsia. Nowadays, when we talk about aunified market, we should remember thatLublin Fairs were its prototypes.
  • 13. Cebularz lubelski is a great regionalwheat bread, baked in the shape of a Dumplingsround cake with a diameter of 15-20 Pierogi lubelskie with white cheesecm with a kind of golden brown onionodor and taste. and buckwheat Forszmak lubelski is a nourishing stew with pickles, seasoned tomato concentrate and served in a hollow loaf of bread.
  • 14. Class VdPrimary School no.28 in Lublin Poland