Feels like coming home...
The festival was kicked off by its founder and creative director - Jurek Owsiak. In a passionate and heated speech, the chairman of the biggest and most esteemed NGO in Poland - the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation, appealed to the thousands of people gathered in front of the Main Stage to stand united, in order to build a tolerant, open society based on mutual trust and respect. Pol'and'Rock Festival officially commences with a performance of a brass band lead by an old station master from Żary train station. Żary was the location of one of the first For an event this seeped in tradition, with a dictionary of festival lingo, full of inside phrases and jokes, change of name could not affect the spirit of the place as it is the free spirit of the people that creates it.
Image credit: Anna Migda, Ola Drukowska, Szymon Aksienionek
Dorota Wellman, Jacek Fedorowicz, Chris Niedenthal, Artur Barciś. Photo credit: Basia Lutzner, Lucyna Lewandowska.
Dubioza Kolektiv opened Main Stage. Photo by Anna Migda.
The Inspector Cluzo. Photo by Bartek Muracki.
Alestorm. Photo by Michał Kwaśniewski.
Hunter. Photo by Paweł Krupek.
Gojira. By Szymon Aksienionek
Wojtek Mazolewski. By Marcin Michoń.
Tabu. Photo by Bartek Muracki.
Goo Goo Dolls. By Damian Mękal.
Press Office at The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity