On August 15th will be held the ceremonies of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw. The program of the celebration radically changed, the military parade was cancelled this week. But a reconstruction will be held in the National Stadium with 5 dates, on August 15th, 20, 21, 22 and 23rd. Called 1920. Wdzięczni Bohaterom, the video and light show will tell the story of “The Miracle Of The Vistula” and will gather in a 7000 m2 stage full of special effects and giant screens a dozen of artist on the stage, hundreds of reenactors, horses and historical vehicles.
Tickets from 10 to 45 PLN for the premiere (with the National Orchestra) – August 15th, 2020
Tickets from 10 to 40 for the next dates – August, 20 to 23rd.
Tickets here: https://1920.pgenarodowy.pl/bilety
THE BATTLE OF WARSAW – “THE MIRACLE OF THE VISTULA” (1920)
The Battle of Warsaw also called the Miracle of the Vistula is a series of battles from August 12 to 25 won by the Polish Army against one of the strongest army in the world, the Lenin’s Red Army.
The Red Army commanded by Mikhail Tukhachevsky arrived nearby Warsaw from Modlin. On August 16th, the Polish army commanded by the future President of Poland, Józef Piłsudski organized a counterattack from the South disorganizing the Red Army. Almost 10 000 Russian died and 30 000 wounded and 66 000 prisoners from the other side 4500 Poles were killed and 22 000 wounded. Following these events the Polish Army won other battles against the Red Army securing the Polish Independence. A peace treaty was signed between the Soviet Russia and the Soviet Ukraine securing the Polish eastern borders until the WWII.