Capital and largest city of Lower Silesia Region, fourth largest city in Poland (630 000 citizens) and biggest economic, academic and cultural centre of Silesia Region. Oldest preserved record of Wrocław may be found in the papal edict from 1000 under which the bishop’s office was established in the settlement. Over its rich history the city was incorporated within borders of Poland, Czech, Habsburg Kingdom, Prussia, France, Germany, and finally after World War II again fell to Poland. Wrocław is distinguished by unique and original architectural style. Despite major devastation […]
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None of the stadiums built for Euro 2012 cannot boast about such a diversified and rich repertoire for the stadium opening. Despite its short history, the Wroclaw stadium has already been found in the center of attention around the world. Construction of the modern stadium in the capital of Lower Silesia was finished in September 2010. Initially, the contractor of the multi-functional stadium was the Mostostal company, but later on the company Wrocław 2012 gave it to the Boegl Max company. This decision was due to the growing threat of […]
The stadium in Wroclaw is prepared to organize a friendly match between Poland and Portugal, scheduled on February 29 – said Paweł Czuma, a spokesman of the City of Wroclaw, on Monday. At the end of January, Grzegorz Lato, the president of the Polish Football Association said that if the friendly match between Poland and Portugal is not held on February 29 at the National Stadium in Warsaw, it will take part in Wroclaw. Grzegorz Lato has already contacted Rafał Dutkiewicz, President of Wroclaw, on this matter. “We express interest […]
Olympic Stadium built in the interwar period is a stadium proposed by Wrocław in the official offer of Poland and Ukraine on Euro 2012. According to conception of stadium conversion it is expected to reach capacity over 40 thousand seats and is expected to be a part of sports center, with a swimming pool, a sports hall, a shooting range, tennis courts and also shop centres and gastronomic centres. Below you can see graphic symbols of Olympic Stadium after planned conversion. Organizers of the European championships make plans for playing […]
Despite the difficulties, the stadium ready on time. Opening is planned in October. On 10 September Polish top boxing star Tomasz Adamek will have an unequaled chance to defeat the current WBC World Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko and win for his country the most coveted championship. On 17 September, George Michael will perform at the Wrocław Stadium. This will be one of the big events honouring the opening of the Arena in Wrocław. fot. Marek Przybyło
A group of twenty UEFA experts visited on Thursday the construction site of the stadium in Wroclaw for Euro 2012. They were mainly interested in the issue of handling business guests of UEFA and the media. Experts have suggested that during the tournament in the eastern grandstand of the facility there should be an additional area for business partners of the soccer federation – informed Magdalena Malara, Wroclaw 2010 Company’s spokeswoman. The representatives of UEFA also checked how the stadium will be prepared for the media, including places of broadcasting […]
The assembly of 4-thousand-ton steel roof construction began on Thursday on the construction site of the Wroclaw stadium for Euro 2012. Works will last until March 2011. As PAP was informed by Magdalena Malara, Wroclaw 2012 company spokeswoman, the first elements of the construction arrived to the capital of Lower Silesia in late September and then assembly started, including trusses, which are key elements of the roof construction and they will be arranged radially around the stadium. Their length is about 75 m. – Installation of roof trusses is logistically […]
The new contractor, Max Boegl company has taken over officially and formally the construction site in Wroclaw stadium. According to the contract regulations, the substitute investor, Wrocław 2012 company has formally handed over the construction site to a new contractor – Max Boegl company. The note of construction site handover for Max Boegl company was signed by Astrid Wardemann, the contract’s director. The company undertook to begin preparations to further building works, which was start at the beginning of March, immediately after the takeover. Up to that time the new […]
Wroclaw Euro 2012 stadium presentation. Here’s how it will look like: Advantages of Wroclaw stadium: Excellent location near Wroclaw new ring road highway. Convenient access to the city center and airport. About 7 thousand parking spots near the stadium. Stadium capacity of 42 thousand people. Rehabilitation center, fitness and spa club, casino, the disco pubs and many restaurants.
The experts from special UEFA committee finished their three-day visit to Wroclaw which was devoted to the issues of air transport during the European Football Championships in 2012. The UEFA delegation discussed this issue with airport and city-host representatives. – The progress in currently run works was discussed. The experts asked for detailed information concerning among others the capacity of the airports” said the office manager dedicated to Euro 2012 in the Municipal Council of Wroclaw – Hanna Domagala. The following meeting concerning the air transport is planned for the […]