❤️ A BIG THANK YOU to the Scottish Polish Cultural Association for organising a fantastic concert for me in Edinburgh on 17th March 2024, Mrs Jola Debicka-MacLennan for all your hard work, liasing, organising the artists, the venue, promotion, printing & advertising materials,  Anna Ruszel for keeping our members informed about the event,  the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh,  The Consul General Mr Lukasz Lutostanski and Sylwia Spooner in charge of  Cultural affairs for supporting the event.

Below Katy Carr performs at the Polish Ex Combattants House in Edinburgh, Dom SPK 17th March 2024

Below Scottish Polish Cultural Association Chairman Mrs Izabella Brodzinska presenting Katy Carr poppies for her work and encouragement and leadership at her concert in honour of the memory of the Battle of Monte Cassino 1944

(link to Katy’s Edinburgh concert here : https://www.scotpoles.co.uk/spring-recital-2024)

Mr Marek Straczynski presenting Katy Carr with an honorary rosette of Wojtek the Soldier Bear tartan welcoming her to the Polish Ex Combattants House in Edinburgh and to Scotland. Katy Carr has shared the story of Wojtek for over 10 years across GB, USA and Poland through her song – watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1uEn7dvne8

Picture below – Thank you to Mr Marek Straczynski for the use of the Polish House and provision of accommodation for the artists. Thank you to Katy Carr for her enthusiasm to perform and the recommendation of the Architect of the D-Day Memorial in Normandy Alexander Smaga for his incredible presentation about his Polish Air Force Memorial in Normandy.

Below Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA Architect Alexander Smaga presenting his Polish Air Force memorial before Katy Carr’s concert – for more information please visit https://ipn.gov.pl/en/news/1945,Ceremony-in-honour-of-Polish-pilots-Plumetot-Normandy-France-9-June-2019.html


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