The National Boxing Gala, announced as the biggest boxing event in Polish history, is to take place at Warsaw’s National Stadium on May 25th. Minister Anna Maria Anders – daughter of the legendary World War II general – who is now the Prime Minister’s plenipotentiary for international dialogue has extended her patronage over the event. Curiously, the gala features Artur Binkowski, a Polish-Canadian neo-Nazi. The bouts are to be accompanied by music performances by pop stars including the famous Polish rapper Liroy who is also a Member of Parliament. The […]
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We have been waiting very long for really well-prepared football stadium. We were jealous of other countries, but in the end we constructed beautiful stadiums. We have in Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw modern facilities for Euro 2012, but the real showcase is the National Stadium in Warsaw. The National Stadium was built in place of the former Tenth Anniversary Stadium, which in recent years has had nothing to do with sports. A place of the largest bazaar in Europe was occupied by an impressive stadium with a red and white […]
Poland – Poland and Portugal drew 0-0 on Wednesday in the first match at National Stadium, the venue for the opening game at the European Championship in 100 days’ time. Portugal dominated the slow-paced game with striker Cristiano Ronaldo twice threatening to score. He shot just past the left post from a narrow angle in the 38th minute, and then forced goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to save his long-range free kick in the 69th. Poland clearly missed injured star striker Robert Lewandowski, who has been riding high with his German club […]
Polish football fans have celebrated the launch of the biggest stadium for this year’s Euro 2012 finals with a free music festival and fireworks display. The newly-constructed National Stadium in Warsaw will host the opening match of the four-yearly tournament on June 8 when co-hosts Poland take on Euro 2004 winners Greece in Group A. The first 40,000 fans to arrive on Sunday were given the chance to see Polish pop acts including VooVoo i Haydamaky, Zakopower, Coma, T. Love and Lady Pank. The at the 50,000-seat arena, which will […]
National Stadium has already become a part of the landscape of Warsaw. Tourists at the Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) are taking photos with the Stadium almost as often as with the column of King Sigismund. Construction of the Stadium ends on November 29. That day the general contractor, a consortium of companies under the command of Hydrobudowa, will finish works and the operator of the stadium, the National Sports Centre, will formally became its user. The user will be like a client of a developer who bought a house in […]
On last saturday night the facade of the National Stadium in Warsaw for the first time flash with lights. Hundreds of LED lights and lamps lit red and white facade. Spectacular show, which started just before 23.00, watched thousands of spectators.
A great interest concerning the first open day at the National Stadium in Warsaw makes the National Sports Centre invite all those who are interested again. The stadium will be ready in all September Sundays. For all of those who in last Sunday did not reach the National Stadium in Warsaw, and for those who would like to see the stadium again, we have good news. A Sunday Walk on the Stadium is the beginning of the cycle of open days which will be held every September Sunday – informed […]
On 24 July 2011, everybody is invited to a Sunday Walk around the National Stadium in Warsaw. On this day the largest stadium in Poland will be opened for the first time to the inhabitants of Warsaw and all people wanting to see the interior of the Stadium. During the walk, everyone will be able to enter the pitch through the passage and see the interior of the Stadium – the two rings of stands for 58 thousand spectators, the 70-metre central spire or the large-size LED screens. On this […]
National Stadium in Warsaw, one of the main arenas of the European Football Championship in 2012, will be officially opened on 27 August. On that day, there will be an artistic event called “Energia pokoleń” (Energy of Generations). Three weeks before it, on 6 August, motocross competitions will be held at the National Stadium, however the opening ceremony will be on 27 August. On 6 September football match Poland-Germany is planned. – Motocross competitions will be the first test sport event, while the official inauguration of the stadium, with speeches […]
The National Stadium in Warsaw which has a capacity of 60 thousand seats will be built in the place where at present is the 10th Anniversary Stadium, or next to Washington roundabout in Prague-South. According to current conception the National Stadium is expected to be the main element of a sports-recreational centre (“the National Sport Centre”) which will including among others: a pool with Olympic parameters, a sports-auditorium hall on 15 thousand seats, as well as commercial part (shop centres, gastronomic centres). The Central Sports Centre in Warsaw is the […]