Yesterday, October 11 (14:23)
Krakow in an unusual way distinguishes Olga Tokarchuk, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature yesterday. A forest named Praveake will be built in Nova Huta, which comes from one of the writer's books.
We were very pleased of literature – said the mayor of Krakow, Jacek Maechrowski, quoted on the pages of the city. To celebrate the success of the writer, we decided to plant a forest we would call … Prawiek. The name refers directly to Olga Tokarchuk's titled novel Prawiek and Other Times. Well, the Krakow Forest will stay with us for all time – he explained.
Prawiek Forest is to be built in Nova Huta Kuyavia. All residents of the city are invited to participate in tree planting. It will be held on October 29 from 10:00 am. "About 5 hectares of land will be afforested in the Nova Huta region of Kuwait this fall, with 25,000 oak seedlings, small-leaved linden trees and common beech trees arriving," the mayoralty said.
Las Prawiek is a joint initiative of the City of Krakow, the Krakow City Green Council and the Krakow Festival Office.