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Katowice 2016: Investment in future

August 31, 2010 Katowice the City 0

Representatives of the European Capital of Culture 2016 Office of Katowice presented today the City’s application which had been filed yesterday in the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Katowice rivals 10 other Polish cities to become the capital of culture in 2016.

Between 13th and 15th of October 2010 all eleven cities will present their motions in Warsaw.

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Return visit from Colorado

August 29, 2010 Katowice the City 0

The Upper Silesia region and the state of Colorado will have a following chance to tighten cooperation between the two regions. After a Silesia-Colorado trade mission in 2009, W. E. Loopesko & Associates, Inc. (WELA) is organizing on behalf of the City of Katowice a follow-up meeting this year. Businesspersons and other community representatives, mostly from Colorado, will visit Katowice and the Agglomeration from September 12th to 18th.

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Erbud will extend SCC

August 26, 2010 Katowice the City 0

Erbud was chosen as a prime contractor and will conduct construction works of new Silesia City Center (SCC). A contract agreement was signed today and amounts PLN 126,5 million. The construction works will start on 6th of September 2010 and will take a one year – Erbud has to finish its works until 6th of September 2011. At present, preparatory works are progressing at the construction site.

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Time for (Pious) school

August 24, 2010 Katowice the City 0

Millenium Inwestycje Sp. z o.o., a developer of the „Bażantów” housing estate, delivered a school building, where a first inauguration of a school year will take place in a few days. The school is an integrated part of the housing development.

The school will be managed by the Congregation of the Pious Schools established in Rome in 1600 by Saint Joseph Calasanctius. It is going to be the first of Pious Schools in the Upper Silesia region.