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  • Celebrate Culture - Theatre, Music, Avant-garde - Investors quide
    theater thanks to Jerzy Grotowski s Laboratory Theater Henryk Tomaszewski s Pantomime Theater and the International Open Theater Festival The musical traditions of the city where Chopin Brahms and Paganini gave concerts are still alive today Annually the Wratislavia Cantans festival attracts large numbers of discerning classical music fans from around the world Wrocław also continues to make headlines for its presentations of super productions of classic operas in atypical venues In 2004 the Wrocław Opera Company drew more than 30 000 spectators when it staged Gioconda on the Odra River Performances of Aida La Traviata and The Ring of the Nibelung also played to sell out crowds in the historic Centenary Hall which holds an audience of 5 000 But Wrocław s annual cultural fare is constantly being augmented and enriched by fresh initiatives A new addition to the city s cultural calendar is the festival wrocławnonstop During this two week cultural marathon the city is transformed into a vast stage for a full range of the performing and plastic arts which are presented by local artists as well as specially invited talents from Poland and around the world Today as in the past Wrocław is a city that

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/27/Celebrate-Culture-Theatre-Music-Avant-garde (2016-04-28)
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  • Getting Out - Enjoying Life - Investors quide
    pool of young professionals and students living in the city the demand for quality entertainment activities is high The historic center of town serves as a magnet for visitors and residents alike More than 150 restaurants cafes and pubs can be found in and around the Market Square alone The round the clock street life is particularly vibrant from late spring through early autumn when outdoor cafes and restaurants fill up with local residents and tourists Even the neighborhoods off the Market Square are becoming increasingly popular such as the area surrounding old White Stork Synagogue Apart from featuring a large multi cinema complex nearby Włodkowica Street is becoming a popular place for galleries fashionable boutiques cafes and restaurants As Poland s trendiest city Wrocław is increasingly being dubbed by the press and the vox populi as the country s entertainment capital Year round Wrocław is a town that never sleeps And with restaurants specializing in a variety of international cuisines even the pickiest of eaters will quickly discover a new favorite haunt If you don t want to club hop after a good meal you can always catch the latest film at one of several popular movie theaters conveniently

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/28/Getting-Out-Enjoying-Life (2016-04-28)
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  • Quality of Life - 14/Quality-of-Life - Investors quide
    city in Poland czytaj dalej Exploring the Region Natural Beauty 2008 04 24 One of the lures of life in Wrocław is the easy access the city offers to the historic sites and unspoiled nature of the surrounding province of Lower Silesia Whether you want to pop out of town for an evening meal and a drive through the countryside or pack up and spend a weekend away from home

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/podkategoria/14/Quality-of-Life?_roll_ArtykulyPodkategoria_14-ActivePageNumber=1 (2016-04-28)
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  • Poland for Investors - Youthful, Determined, Qualified - Investors quide
    part at strengthening it s attractiveness to foreign investors But it s the youth determination and excellent qualifications of the workforce that drive the economy and continue to lure FDI Boasting the largest working population in Central Europe Poland also has one of the youngest populations on the continent 50 of Poles are under the age of 34 and 35 are under the age of 25 Favorable demographics a superb

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/25/Poland-for-Investors-Youthful-Determined-Qualified (2016-04-28)
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  • Fastest Developing Industries - Investors quide
    has established its own European accounting administration centre in the city Automotive Industry The world s automotive leaders are investing in Lower Silesia Wrocław is the European bus manufacturing centre for Volvo The city is also Volvo s global production centre for backhoe loaders Toyota investments in Lower Silesia have made the region a major world hub for the production of automotive components Volkswagen too has been manufacturing engines for several years in Polkowice a city located 100 km from Wrocław Industry partners such as Bosch Wabco GKN Faurecia Metzeler Takata Petri NSK and Autoliv have followed in the footsteps of these prestigious automotive concerns and set up shop here Household Appliances Lower Silesia is fast becoming a major European household goods production centre due to a cluster of world leaders now operating in the region Two of the largest white goods manufacturers in Poland are located in Wrocław Whirlpool produces washing machines and refrigerators at the former Polar factory and Wrozamet Fagor operates a cookers factory Sweden s Electrolux has set up dishwasher and washing machine manufacturing facilities in both Żary and Oława Such a concentration of investments in the household goods industry brings tangible benefits to other related companies that have chosen to follow suit and locate their production facilities here Take LG Electronics for example The South Korean giant has launched construction of a plant near Wrocław that will produce washing machines and two door refrigerators Logistic Centre Wroclaw stands the chance of becoming the major logistic centre in this part of Europe taking the reigns from Prague and Dresden The large investments in the automotive household goods and consumer electronics sectors mean that the Wrocław agglomeration could become a hotspot for logistic companies With superb location on the A4 motorway the city connects Germany with the Ukraine and beyond Prologis recently completed an 18 000 squaremetre hall in Bielany Wrocławskie with nine more on the way Portugal s Tiner has a 20 000 square metre facility open in Pietrzykowice Parkridge CE Developments has tapped the agglomeration s potential by investing at the strategically located Kątecka Junction The company plans to develop a total of 86 000 square metres of warehouse and logistic centre space at that site Hi Tech Electronics The Wrocław agglomeration hit the international headlines at the end of 2005 when LG Philips LCD and their suppliers announced they would invest 780 million by 2011 in a major cutting edge production complex just south of Wrocław The South Koreans chose Lower Silesia to build a large facility that will produce liquid crystal display LCD modules for televisions the first of its kind in Europe Construction started in 2006 and the plant is slated to be operational by 2007 In sum nine factories will be located at the Biskupice Podgórne facility LG Philips LCD s choice is expected to serve as a magnet for other cutting edge investments 3M an LG supplier has already announced plans to follow suit and launch its second investment in

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/26/Fastest-Developing-Industries (2016-04-28)
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  • Introduction of Wroclaw Agglomeration - Investors quide
    are the key drivers of the economy information technology financial services automotive production consumer electronics The Wroclaw agglomeration is one of diverse landscapes and varied natural resources Situated in the fertile Odra River valley at the edge of the Sudety Mountains the area offers favorable conditions to carry out a variety of investments The strong industrial heritage of the region has given rise to a strong work based culture where

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/13/Introduction-of-Wroclaw-Agglomeration (2016-04-28)
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  • Infrastructure - Investors quide
    junctions along with the international transport network are a natural consequence of many international transport routes running across Wrocław including the so called 3rd Pan European Transport Corridor Three major Wrocław bypass routes are slated for completion in the next three to five years the Wrocław Bypass the Inner Wrocław Ring Road and the County Bypass Railway Connections The following communication routes pass through Wrocław E 30 Leipzig Dresden Wrocław Cracow Lvov Kiev E 9 Ystad Świnoujście Szczecin Poznań Wrocław Katowice Bratislava Vienna C E 59 Szczecin Berlin Zielona Góra Wrocław Prague Three lines of national importance directions Łódź Warsaw Jelenia Góra and Opole Air Transport The Wrocław International Airport has grown significantly over the last decade and continues to expand its services for business and tourist travelers Airline connections from Wroclaw City Airport Airline Flights per week Londyn Stansted Ryanair 10 Gatwick Centralwings 5 Frankfurt am Man LOT 7 Hahn Ryanair 7 Warszawa Okęcie LOT 43 Centralwings 3 Direct Fly 11 Monachium Lufthansa 20 Kopenhaga Cimber Air 6 Sztokholm Norwegian 3 Oslo Norwegian 2 Rzym Campio Centralwings 3 Mediolan Bergamo Ryanair 3 Kolonia Centralwings 4 Glasgow Ryanair 3 Dublin Ryanair 4 Centralwings 4 Dortmund Wizzair 4 Cork Centralwings 2 Liverpool Ryanair 3 Nottingham East Midlands Ryanair 4 Shannon Ryanair 3 Gdańsk Direct Fly 5 18 cities 20 airports 8 airlines 159 flights Telecommunication The expansion of the telecommunication and IT sector in Wrocław is particularly dynamic Investments carried out since the 1990s in the fiberoptic networks and digital teletransmission systems brought both the scope and standard of voice and data transmission services provided by the main telecommunication operators to the level of the most affluent West European countries Initially IT networks covered higher education and scientific institutions subsequently they reached the private sector starting from banks through service companies

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/14/Infrastructure (2016-04-28)
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  • Human Resources - Investors quide
    production of advanced technology goods has driven the region s economy for more than a century Since the middle of 19th century Wrocław was transformed into a dynamic industrial centre for diverse industries Modern Linke Hofmann Werke AG locomotives Heckmann steam tractors Ruffer steam machines became products known and appreciated all around the world After the Second World War a new era in the economic history of the city began Wrocław based companies were on the cutting edge in the development of electronics and the production of digital machines The city was a Polish leader in the mechanical and electrical industries and was also a key centre for white goods production At the end of the 1980s 60 of people employed in the Wrocław region worked in the mechanical and electrical industries Higher Education Wroclaw is a leading academic centre in Poland alongside Warsaw and Cracow and is home to many of Poland s top research and higher education institutions Wrocław students represent 7 of the overall number of students in Poland and 86 of students in Lower Silesia More than 130 000 students are enrolled here in 22 higher education institutions public 10 nonpublic 12 Last year 23 000

    Original URL path: http://araw.eu/artykuly/15/Human-Resources (2016-04-28)
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