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Celebration of the Polish Video Game Industry – Day of Gaming Fun in Washington, DC

10 maja, 2016

Poland’s booming video game industry which has produced some of today’s biggest names including "The Witcher” series, "Dying Light”, and "This War of Mine”.
Poland’s booming video game industry which has produced some of today’s biggest names including "The Witcher” series, "Dying Light”, and "This War of Mine”.

Join us for a day of fun on Saturday, May 14. Polish Embassy Open House in Washington D.C.. This year we will focus on Poland’s booming video game industry which has produced some of today’s biggest names including "The Witcher” series, "Dying Light”, and "This War of Mine”.

On May 14th, 2016 we will open our doors to the public for the annual European Union Embassies' Open House: a day of family fun, food, culture and more.

On May 14th, 2016 we will open our doors to the public for the annual European Union Embassies' Open House: a day of family fun, food, culture and more. The event offers visitors a rare look inside EU embassies and provides a unique opportunity to experience the cultural heritage and national traditions of the 28 member countries. This year we will focus on Poland’s booming video game industry which has produced some of today’s biggest names including "The Witcher” series, "Dying Light”, and "This War of Mine”.

Enjoy a day of Polish gaming fun:

  • Explore the history of Poland's video game industry with the specially prepared “Digital Dreamers” exhibit
  • Try your hand at our video game stations featuring classics as well as new releases from Poland
  • Check out our game truck featuring some of the latest Polish video games
  • Become enchanted by "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" Original Game Soundtrack and meet the award winning composer Mikołaj Stroiński in person
  • Meet branch expert Maciej Miąsik and learn about some of the biggest Polish names in the industry today
  • Discover the Witcher saga as well as other works by Polish fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski presented by the Polish Library in Washington, D.C.
  • Take a selfie with our incredible cosplayers including Geralt of Rivia and Triss Merigold from “The Witcher” series, or dress up as your own favorite character from Polish video games
  • Enjoy delicious Polish bites and some enchanted Witcher’s potion
  • Enter our many contests and raffles to win great prizes
  • Many more surprises so be sure to check our Facebook page!
  • You will also have a chance to explore our beautiful and historic Embassy building. We have been here since 1919 when the United States and Poland established diplomatic relations and our historic Beaux-Arts building is part of the Adams Morgan Heritage Trail.

Special guests

Mikołaj Stroiński
Mr. Stroiński was born in Kenya, raised in Poland, and lives and writes music in Los Angeles. He has scored and composed music for TV programs on CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, SPIKE TV, Discovery Channel, History Channel, HBO, and SCI-FI Channel. His work is broadcast worldwide.

In addition to his TV music production Mikołaj has expanded to the gaming industry, scoring the trailer for the enormously successful video game “Dark Souls 2.” He has composed the scores for two independent video games (“Mouse Craft” and “WordTrap Dungeon”), as well as for “The Vanishing of Ethan Carter,” which has won critical and commercial acclaim. “Ethan Carter” took 3 nominations at the Annual Game Music Awards 2014, and a nomination for Best Audio at the 14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards.

His most recently finished project is “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,” published by CD Project RED. “The Witcher 3” has won multiple Game of the Year awards from various gaming publications, critics, and game award shows, including the Golden Joystick Awards, The Game Awards, Game Developers Choice Awards, and SXSW Gaming Awards.

Maciej Miąsik
From adventures to role playing games, veteran game developer, producer, designer, programmer, sound designer and co-founder of Detalion and recently Pixel Crow Maciej Miasik fulfilled many different roles in numerous video games projects. Probably the best known is the millionfold sold “The Witcher” series where he worked as a head of production for the first one. A lot of other games he was participating in would be known to adventure game players: “Reah: Face the Unknown”, “Schizm: Mysterious Journey”, “Mysterious Journey II: Chameleon and Sentinel: Descendants in Time” - all known for a few very tricky puzzles. Last but not least one title co-developed by him shall not remain unreferenced: “Electro Man” (1993) being one of the first successful Polish PC games, enjoying a small cult following. Maciej is also actively engaged in different educational efforts, as a Curriculum Director at GameDev School, and as a regular lecturer at Warsaw Film School and Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology.

May 14, 2016, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Embassy of the Republic of Poland
2640 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC, 20009

No reservations required, entrance free of charge.

We recommend that guests avoid bringing oversized bags.
Free shuttle bus service will be provided throughout the day with stops at embassies and selected Metro stations. Our Embassy is located closest to the Columbia Heights Metro station, on the Green bus shuttle line.


Embassy of the Republic of Poland

in Washington D.C.