Bydgoszcz is a city located in northern Poland, and a part of the metroplex Bydgoszcz-Toruń. With a city population of over 350,000 and an urban agglomeration with more than 470,000 inhabitants, Bydgoszcz is the 8th largest city in Poland. The oldest buildings in the city are grouped in the Old Town, just to mention: the Church of St Martin and Nicolaus, commonly known as Fara Church (a three-aisle late Gothic church erected between 1466 and 1502), the Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin (built between 1582–1602). The three granaries in Grodzka Street, picturesquely located on the Brda River in the immediate vicinity of the old Market Square, are the official symbol of the city. Among the most spectacular and atmospheric places in Bydgoszcz is Wyspa Młyńska (Mill Island), located just a few steps from the old Market Square. It was the 'industrial' centre of Bydgoszcz in the Middle Ages and for several hundred years thereafter, and it was here that the famous royal mint operated thi n the 17 century. The city is mostly associated with water, sports, Art Nouveau buildings, waterfront, music, and urban greenery. It is worth noting that it boasts the largest city park in Poland (830 ha). Bydgoszcz is the seat of Kazimierz Wielki University, University of Technology and Life Sciences, a very prestigious Academy of Music and a conservatory, hosts also the Filharmonia Pomorska concert hall, the Opera Nova opera house. Bydgoszcz is also an important place for contemporary European culture; one of the most important European centers of jazz music and The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE

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March 1st, 2017

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April 30th, 2017

Registration opening:

May 15th, 2017

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May 31th, 2017