Warsaw before, during and after UEFA EURO 2012 Warsaw Tourist Office Warsaw, 26.11.2011

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Warsaw before, during and after UEFA EURO 2012 Warsaw Tourist Office Warsaw, 26.11.2011 Slide 2 Why Warsaw? rich history modern and dynamic full of music green open minded SURPRISING! Slide 3 The OLD TOWN on UNESCOs World Heritage List Royal Route castle and palaces, Royal azienki Park The city of noble people - Chopin and Skodowska- Curie Artistic Praga district Warsaws highlights Slide 4 In 1980 the Old Town in Warsaw was inscribed into Unesco World Heritage List. It is the only place in the world that gained this status due to its faithfull reconstruction (after 2nd World War) Warsaw on Unesco World Heritage List Slide 5 The Royal Route from the Old Town to Wilanw palace Slide 6 The greatest Polish composer lived for 20 years in Warsaw Urn with composer's heart in the Saint Cross Church Monument in azienki Krlewskie Park and Palace Complex Modern and interactive Fryderyk Chopin Museum Many different festivals and concerts 'Playing benches' tourist route Warsaw the city of Fryderyk Chopin Slide 7 Notable inhabitants of Warsaw Maria Sklodowska - Curie Maria Sklodowska- Curie was born and lived in Warsaw for over 20 years. Year 2011 has been announced the International Year of Chemistry by UNESCO and UN, and the Year of Maria Skodowska-Curie, commemorating the 100 th anniversary of receiving the Nobel Prize. Slide 8 Warsaw the green city 25% of city area is covered by parks, forests, nature reserves Slide 9 Cultural Warsaw More than 100 cultural events each month most of them are of international standard, open and free of charge w The Capital of Music - Chopin, jazz, classical, pop and rock music The Beethoven Festival The Mozart Festival (the world only festival with all operas of Mozart in the programme) Chopin and his Europe Festival Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music Art Night of Museums, International Poster Biennale, Warsaw Film Festival Other - Warsaw Fashion Days, Warsaw Cross Culture Festival Slide 10 Warsaw in 2012 more beautiful and modern NEW CULTURE AND SPORT SITES Fryderyk Chopin Museum Copernicus Science Centre Praga district Museum Museum of the History of Polish Jews Remodelling of Vistula river banks Fountain Park, bike path Royal Route modernized National Stadiium and Legia stadium Grzybowski Square new and modern public area Slide 11 Warsaw after 2012 - City of modern museums Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej Muzeum Historii ydw Polskich Muzeum Warszawskiej Pragi Muzeum Historii Polski New investments: Museum of Modern Art Museum of the Polish Jews Museum of Praga district Museum of Polish History Slide 12 12 Warsaw Match Schedule 8.06.2012 opening ceremony, group match 12.06.2012 group match 16.06.2012 group match 21 06.2012 quarter final 28.06.2012 semi-final Warsaw the Host City of UEFA EURO 2012 TM New National Stadium Capacity 55 000 seating places Great location 3 km from the centre Opening ceremony mid December 2011 Slide 13 Slide 14 UEFA EURO 2012TM in Warsaw - thousands of fans and journalists INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING CENTER for UEFA EURO 2012TM Venue - EXPO XXI Warsaw Conference Center Staff appx. 1 000 people Main TV and radio stations Own website OFFICIAL FAN ZONE The biggest fanzone during the tournament - for appx. 100 000 fans! Centrally located - 3 km from the National Stadium, in front of Palace of Culture and Science Area of 120 000 square meters Free of charge: open 2 PM 24.00 PM 6-8 screens, 2 stages UNLIMITED FUN! Slide 15 Warsaw Tourist Information points: Palace of Culture and Science Warszawa Centralna train station Chopin Airport - Terminal A, exit 2 Old Town Market Square 19/21/21a Kordegarda, Krakowskie Przedmiecie 15 During UEFA EURO 2012: 4-5 temporary IT points mobile information on bikes Infokiosks wolontariusze Warsaw Tourist Information 15 Slide 16 Currently Warsaw Tourist Office offers more then 20 kinds of free of charge brochures in up to 10 language versions For UEFA EURO 2012tm: Warsaw before 2012 (4 language versions) City guide and fan-zone guide (2012 r.) mulitple language versions planned City map Hotels & accomodation Warsaw and region Updates of all leaflets in different language versions Leaflets and brochures 16 Slide 17 Warsaws Official Tourist Website www.warsawtour.pl Slide 18 Information about the services will be placed on the official Host City of Warsaw website www.uefaeuro2012.um.warszawa.pl. It also will be found on:www.uefaeuro2012.um.warszawa.pl 1.Polish Pass accommodation, transport and insurance to be bought 2.Polish Guide complete information about all Host Cities 3.www.warsawtour.pl official tourist website in 5-language versions: polish, english, german, french and russianwww.warsawtour.pl Solution planned for the tournament: - complete information about accommodation in Warsaw and the region on www.warsawtour.pl www.warsawtour.pl - send a question form to be used by fans for help in searching free sleeping beds (form will be operated by volunteers and tourist information employees) All the services mentioned above will be after finals draw on the 2 nd of December Fan's accommodation sleeping beds booking Slide 19 Learn more at: www.uefaeuro2012.um.warszawa.pl info@warsawtour.pl www.warsawtour.pl